George Omura, Brian C. Benton
The bestselling guide to AutoCAD; updated and expanded for the AutoCAD 2017 release
Mastering AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 (PDF) is the premier guide to the world’s leading CAD program. With clear explanation; focused examples; and step-by-step instruction; this guide walks you through everything you need to know to use AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 effectively. From basic drafting tools to 3D modeling; this ebook leaves no stone unturned in exploring the full repertoire of AutoCAD capabilities. Hands-on instruction allows for more productive learning and provides clarification of crucial techniques. Effective as both a complete tutorial and a dip-in reference; the broadly-applicable concepts and instructions will appeal to AutoCAD users across industries and abilities. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to align with the software’s latest features and capabilities; giving you a one-stop resource for getting up to speed. AutoCAD is the leading software for 3D and 2D technical drawings; and AutoCAD LT makes the software’s tremendous functionality more accessible for smaller businesses and individuals. This guide shows you how to take full advantage of this powerful design platform; with expert guidance every step of the way.
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- Get acquainted with the interface and master basic tools
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- Utilize hatches; cures; fields; dynamic blocks; solid fills; and more
Whether you’re learning AutoCAD for the first time; upgrading from a previous version; or preparing for a certification exam; you need a thorough reference designed for the way professionals work. Mastering AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 is your ideal guide; with complete tutorials and expert advice.