AutoCAD Pocket Reference, Seventh Edition


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AutoCAD Pocket Reference, Seventh Edition

AutoCAD Pocket Reference, Seventh Edition

 

Cheryl R. Shrock and Steve Heather

 

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AutoCAD Pocket Reference, Seventh Edition 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 2015 or later.

 

Overview

 

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 a copy of Beginning AutoCAD Exercise Workbook by the same authors. 

 

Features

 

  • All sections updated to reflect AutoCAD 2015/2016 styles, including all new images and many amended and new illustrations.
  • The revised “How to …” section reflects the new methods of selecting objects in AutoCAD 2015/2016, and shows how to select status bar tools and control the display of ribbon tabs and panels.
  • The “Dimensioning” section now reflects the new DIM command in AutoCAD 2016, which allows you to create dimensions based on the object you select.
  • The expanded “Drawing Entities” section includes the new Revision Cloud commands in AutoCAD 2016.
  • New appendixes have been added for metric conversion factors and frequently asked questions.

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.

 

Cheryl Shrock Biography

 

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 neaSteve Heatherr Canterbury, England and welcomes taking your questions at:  steve.heather@live.com  


 

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
  • Concepts
  • Dimensioning
  • Drawing Entities
  • How To
  • Layers
  • Input Options
  • Miscellaneous
  • Plotting
  • Settings
  • Text
  • UCS