AutoCAD(R) 2002: The Complete Reference

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9780072224290: AutoCAD(R) 2002: The Complete Reference

This comprehensive resource - written by a well-known and experienced AutoCAD expert - covers all key topics including drawing and editing in 3D, managing content with DesignCenter, working with external databases, customizing without programming, and more.

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The Most Comprehensive AutoCAD 2002 Resource Available

Become an AutoCAD expert--no matter what your level of experience--with help from this in-depth, authoritative reference. You'll learn how to maximize all the newest time-saving features of the world's leading drawing software --including connecting with external databases, 3-D editing, enhanced Web publishing tools, and more. Written by recognized AutoCAD expert David Cohn, this complete guide walks you through every aspect of working with this powerful design tool--from simple to complex tasks. Create and manage your drawing projects with confidence and precision and ensure the integrity of your design data by utilizing all of AutoCAD's built-in standards management tools. Ideal as both a tutorial and a desk reference, this book is your ultimate one-stop AutoCAD reference.

  • Create simple and complex 2- and 3-D objects easily
  • Customize AutoCAD menus, toolbars, and commands without programming
  • Produce professional, presentation-quality drawings
  • Modify and extract attributes using new attribute management tools
  • Leverage the Internet for collaboration and Web publishing
  • Work with blocks, attributes, and external references
  • Use the AutoCAD DesignCenter to effectively manage content
  • Plot drawings accurately using layout templates
  • Manage compound documents using Xrefs, SQL, and OLE

About the Author:

David S. Cohn is a computer consultant and technical writer specializing in helping architects, engineers, and designer leverage computer technology. He is also a licensed architect with over 20 years of experience, including 16 years using AutoCAD. A contributing editor ot Desktop Engineering magazine, David was also the executive editor of Architectura, a CD-ROM based magazine for architects and engineers who use AutoCAD, and for over 7 years served as the senior editor of CADalyst, the AutoCAD magazine. In addition, to this book and over a dozen other books on AutoCAD, he has aso written books on Internet web design and his many articles also appear in Cadence, Computer Graphics World, and PC Magazine. Working from his home in Bellingham, Washington - which includes its own LAN and intranet - David also consults to numerous software companies and has written the user manuals engineering programs. When he's not writing or consulting, David can be found skiing, sailing, or working on model railroads, in the company of his wife and four children. You may contact him at

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Cohn, David S.
Published by Osborne/McGraw-Hill (2002)
ISBN 10: 0072224290 ISBN 13: 9780072224290
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