AutoCAD Pocket Reference, Sixth Edition
Cheryl R. Shrock and Steve Heather
This is the Right Reference for You If …
- You need help in using the right commands on the job or in the classroom.
- You need a compact reference that you can take with you anywhere and find what you need quickly and easily.
- You need a reference that includes all basic AutoCAD commands and concepts.
- You are using AutoCAD release 2013 or later.
Organized in 13 sections, this indispensable aid and handy reference is perfect for students, teachers, and all on the job AutoCAD users who are on the go and need an occasional reminder on how to use a command. This pocket reference is not intended to be a substitute for an introductory textbook. To learn AutoCAD quickly and easily, you'll want to obtain IP's Beginning AutoCAD 2014 Exercise Workbook. More experienced users should select Advanced AutoCAD 2014 Exercise Workbook. Both are by the same authors. Also available are Shrock's exercise workbooks for prior versions of AutoCAD. See all of IP's choices here.
- All sections updated to reflect AutoCAD 2013/2014 styles, including all new images and many amended and new illustrations.
- Totally revised and reformatted Table of Contents and Index, making it much easier to pick out the correct page number for the topic you need.
- All “Arc” illustrations have been redrawn to eliminate the need to rotate pages
- “Hatch” command coverage updated to reflect the new methods in AutoCAD 2013/2014
- A new section on opening multiple files in AutoCAD 2014.
- A new section on creating an Autodesk 360 account, plus how to save and open files to Autodesk 360 Cloud.
- All the new commands and additions to the “Command Line” in AutoCAD 2014.
Cheryl R. Shrock recently retired as Professor and Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College (CA) where she had taught since 1990. She is an Autodesk® registered author. Previous to teaching, she owned and operated a commercial product and machine design company, using CAD to create and document designs. This book draws upon both her teaching and industry experience.
Steve Heather has 30-plus years of experience as a practicing mechanical engineer and has taught AutoCAD to engineering and architectural students at the college level. He is an authorized AutoCAD beta tester and a member of AutoCAD Connected Desktop Customer Council. Steve lives near Canterbury, England and welcomes taking your questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cheryl R. Shrock is a retired professor and chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast Coll ege in Costa Mesa, California. She is an Autodesk registered author/publisher and has written 20 books on AutoCAD.
- Action Commands
- Drawing Entities
- How To
- Input Options