Applying AutoCAD 2008

Paperback | July 23, 2007

byTerry Wohlers

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Applying AutoCAD 2008 introduces new features and enhancements to existing capabilities.

What's New in 2008?
* A new default workspace called 2D Drafting & Annotation has been added.
* The new 2D Drafting and Annotation workspace employs a new Dashboard containing panels and toolbars for drawing and dimensioning in two dimensions, while new panels and features improve the Dashboard for the 3D Modeling workspace.
* New dimensioning capabilities are introduced, including a new Multileader tool and easy alignment and spacing control of dimension lines.
* New commands and features to control drawing annotations are added to simplify and improve Multiline text, text styles, tables, and the creation of bill of materials.

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Applying AutoCAD 2008 introduces new features and enhancements to existing capabilities.What's New in 2008?* A new default workspace called 2D Drafting & Annotation has been added.* The new 2D Drafting and Annotation workspace employs a new Dashboard containing panels and toolbars for drawing and dimensioning in two dimensions, while n...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10 × 8.1 × 1.5 inPublished:July 23, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0078801532

ISBN - 13:9780078801532

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Groundwork

Chapter 1: Exploring AutoCAD

Chapter 2: Workspaces

Chapter 3: User Interface

Chapter 4: Command Entry

Chapter 5: Basic Objects

Chapter 6: Object Selection

Chapter 7: Entering Coordinates

Chapter 8: Getting Help

Chapter 9: File Maintenance

Part 2: Drawing Aids and Controls

Chapter 10: Object Snap

Chapter 11: Helpful Drawing Features

Chapter 12: Construction Aids

Chapter 13: Zooming

Chapter 14: Planning and Viewing

Part 3: Drawing and Editing

Chapter 15: Solid and Curved Objects

Chapter 16: Adding and Altering Objects

Chapter 17: Moving and Duplicating Objects

Chapter 18: Modifying and Maneuvering

Chapter 19: Hatching and Sketching

Part 4: Text and Tables

Chapter 20: Notes and Specifications

Chapter 21: Text Editing and Spell Checking

Chapter 22: Tables

Part 5: Preparing and Printing a Drawing

Chapter 23: Drawing Setup

Chapter 24: Layers and Linetypes

Chapter 25: Plotting and Printing

Chapter 26: Multiple Viewpoints

Part 6: Dimensioning and Tolerancing

Chapter 27: Basic Dimensioning

Chapter 28: Advanced Dimensioning

Chapter 29: Fine-Tuning Dimensions

Chapter 30: Tolerancing

Chapter 31: Calculations

Part 7: Groups and Details

Chapter 32: Groups

Chapter 33: Blocks

Chapter 34: Dynamic Blocks

Chapter 35: Symbol Libraries

Chapter 36: Attributes

Chapter 37: Bills of Materials

Part 8: 3D Drawing and Modeling

Chapter 38: Isometric Drawing

Chapter 39: The Third Dimension

Chapter 40: Drawing Objects in 3D

Chapter 41: User Coordinate Systems

Part 9: Solid Modeling

Chapter 42: Primitives

Chapter 43: Basic Modeling

Chapter 44: Boolean Operations

Chapter 45: Adjusting Solid Models

Chapter 46: Documenting Solid Models

Chapter 47: Visualization and Navigation

Chapter 48: Benefits of Solid Modeling