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Beginning AutoCAD 2016 Exercise Workbook


Beginning AutoCAD® 2016 Exercise Workbook

Cheryl R. Shrock and Steve Heather

 

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Overview

Beginning AutoCAD® 2016 Exercise Workbook is the right book for users new to AutoCAD® or who want to brush up on the basics. This is a clear, no nonsense, easy-to-follow text that helps user learn AutoCAD quickly and easily. All exercises print easily on a standard 8 ½” x 11” printer. For Use with the PC version of AutoCAD 2016 only

 

Beginning AutoCAD® 2016 leads you step by step through 30 lessons that:

  • Provide detailed instructions, followed by exercises (which print on
  • 8 1/2” x 11” paper) for practicing the commands you just learned.
  • Start very simple and progress to higher level skills.
  • Introduce you to the drawing commands first.
  • Show you how to create your own setup drawings.

 

Features

  • Start Tab page, containing two sliding content frams called Learn and Create, enabling you to quickly access recent drawing files, templates, product updates, and online resources.
  • DIM command, allowing you to create dimensions based on a selected object.
  • Text Frame property, used to easily create a border around text.
  • Text Wrap in dimensions.
  • Closed Polyline Snapping.
  • Rectangular and Polygonal Revision Clouds.
  • Enhanced Status Bar, giving you greater control of the tools you want displayed
  • The Command Preview also is enhanced to allow for the Blend, Erase, Scale, Stretch, and Rotate commands.
  • Improved graphics include Line Smoothing and the display of perfect curves.

Cheryl Shrock

 

Cheryl Shrock is a retired Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College in California. She developed the world-reknowned AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks for classroom and self-study use as a result of both her teaching skills and extensive industry experience. An acclaimed AutoCAD expert, she is an Autodesk® registered author.

 

 

Steve Heather

Steve Heather is a former Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Aided Design in England. For the past 8 years, he has been a Beta Tester for Autodesk®, testing the latest AutoCAD® software. Previous to teaching, and for more than 30 years, Heather worked as a Precision Engineer in the aerospace and defense industries. In addition to co-authoring the Beginning and Advanced AutoCAD® Exercise Workbooks and the AutoCAD Pocket Reference, he also is author of AutoCAD 3D Modeling and the Engineers Precision Data Pocket Reference and is a key engineering consultant and contributor to the Machinery's Handbook. Steve welcomes emails about his books at steve.heather@live.com.

 

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