AutoCAD 2012 Instructor

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/15/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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AutoCAD 2012 Instructor includes instruction in all the new features of AutoCAD 2012, while maintaining the pedagogy and complete coverage that have always been a hallmark of the Leach text.The text is command-oriented so chapters are centered around groups of related commands. The full range of AutoCAD commands, concepts, and features is explained in the text.The author's simple writing style enables students to grasp concepts easily. Fundamental concepts are discussed first, then more advanced and specialized features.

Table of Contents

1 Getting Started

2 Working with Files

3 Draw Command Concepts

4 Selection Sets

5 Helpful Commands

6 Basic Drawing Setup

7 Object Snap and Object Snap Tracking

8 Draw Commands I

9 Modify Commands I

10 Viewing Commands

11 Layers and Object Properties

12 Advanced Drawing Setup

13 Layouts and Viewports

14 Printing and Plotting

15 Draw Commands II

16 Modify Commands II

17 Inquiry Commands

18 Text and Tables

19 Grip Editing

20 Advanced Selection Sets

21 Blocks, DesignCenter, and Tool Palettes

22 Block Attributes and Data Links

23 Internet Tools and Collaboration

24 Multiview Drawing

25 Pictorial Drawings

26 Section Views

27 Auxiliary Views

28 Dimensioning

29 Dimension Styles and Variables

30 X References

31 Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)

32 Raster Images And Vector Files

33 Advanced Layouts, Annotative Objects, and Plotting

34 Sheet Sets

35 3D Basics, Navigation, and Visual Styles

36 User Coordinate Systems

37 Wireframe Modeling

38 Solid Modeling Construction

39 Solid Model Editing

40 Parametric Drawing

41 Rendering [Web-only chapter]

42 Creating 2D Drawings From 3D Models [Web-only chapter]

43 Miscellaneous Commands and Features [Web-only chapter]

44 Basic Customization [Web-only chapter]

45 Menu Customization [Web-only chapter]

46 CAD Management [Web-only chapter]

47 Express Tools and Batch Plotting [Web-only chapter]

Appendix A AutoCAD Command Alias List Sorted by Command

Appendix B Buttons and Special Keys

Appendix C Command Table Index

Chapter Exercise Index

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