Mastering AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006
by George Omura (Author)
"Award-winning author George Omura has been writing about AutoCAD almost as long as we've been making it, and the depth of his knowledge shows." --Shawn Gilmour, AutoCAD Product Line Manager
"Omura's explanations are concise, his graphics are excellent, and his examples are practical." --Cadalyst
The world's best-selling AutoCAD author is back with a fully updated and revised version of his Mastering AutoCAD masterpiece. Mastering AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD LT 2006 teaches AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT essentials using concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects. This detailed resource works as both a tutorial and stand-alone reference. Part I introduces the basics of the interface and drafting tools; Part II moves into such intermediate skills as effectively using hatches, fields, and tables; Part III details such advanced skills as attributes, dynamic blocks, drawing curves and solid fills; Part IV explores 3D modeling and imaging; and Part V discusses customization and integration. The CD includes all the project files necessary for the tutorials, a trial version of AutoCAD, and five chapters of advanced material on such topics as Active X and VBA.
From the Back Cover
The world's best-selling, definitive guide to AutoCAD has been updated for the latest software! Once again, acclaimed author George Omura delivers the most comprehensive and comprehensible coverage for all levels of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users, including discussion of dynamic blocks and all the new features. Throughout, Omura provides concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and hands-on projects. The CD offers the AutoCAD demo version, five chapters of advanced material, files for all the drawing exercises, plus general-purpose utilities for better productivity with AutoCAD, including symbols libraries and demos. You'll also find a Foreword by Shawn Gilmour, AutoCAD Product Manager.
About the Author
George Omura is an architect, illustrator, and animator who has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems. He has written numerous other AutoCAD books for Sybex, including Just Enough AutoCAD, Mastering AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD LT 2005, Mastering AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004, and Mastering Autodesk VIZ 4.