Mastering AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006eBook - 2005
"Omura's explanations are concise, his graphics are excellent, and his examples are practical." --Cadalyst
The world's best-selling AutoCAD author is back with a fully updated and revised version of his Mastering AutoCAD masterpiece. Mastering AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006 teaches AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT essentials using concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects. This detailed resource works as both a tutorial and stand-alone reference. Part I introduces the basics of the interface and drafting tools; Part II moves into such intermediate skills as effectively using hatches, fields, and tables; Part III details such advanced skills as attributes, dynamic blocks, drawing curves and solid fills; Part IV explores 3D modeling and imaging; and Part V discusses customization and integration. The CD includes all the project files necessary for the tutorials, a trial version of AutoCAD, and five chapters of advanced material on such topics as Active X and VBA.
Coverage includes:Efficiently using the improved AutoCAD interface Creating and developing AutoCAD drawings Keeping track of your projects with the Sheet Set Manager Using and manipulating dynamic blocks Importing spreadhsets and editing tables with the enhanced Table tool Updating text automatically with the field command Controlling printed output Mastering 3D modeling Customizing AutoCAD using AutoLISP Linkings drawings to databases and spreadsheets Managing custom symbols Securing and authenticating your files Aligning and coordinating layout views