AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible

Introduction

 

Part I: Introducing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Basics

Quick Start: Drawing a Window

Chapter 1: Starting to Draw

Chapter 2: Opening a Drawing

Chapter 3: Using Commands

Chapter 4: Specifying Coordinates

Chapter 5: Setting Up a Drawing

 

Part II: Drawing in Two Dimensions

Chapter 6: Drawing Simple Lines

Chapter 7: Drawing Curves and Points

Chapter 8: Viewing Your Drawing

Chapter 9 Editing Your Drawing with Basic Tools

Chapter 10: Editing Your Drawing with Advanced Tools

Chapter 11: Organizing Drawings with Layers and Object Properties

Chapter 12: Obtaining Information from Your Drawing

Chapter 13: Creating Text

Chapter 14: Drawing Dimensions

Chapter 15: Creating Dimension Styles

Chapter 16: Drawing Complex Objects

Chapter 17: Plotting and Printing Your Drawing

 

Part III: Working with Data

Chapter 18: Working with Blocks

Chapter 19: Adding Attributes to Blocks

Chapter 20: Referencing Other Drawings

 

Part IV: Drawing in Three Dimensions

Chapter 21: Specifying 3D Coordinates

Chapter 22: Viewing 3D Drawings

Chapter 23: Creating 3D Surfaces

Chapter 24: Creating Solids and Editing in 3D

 

Part V: Appendixes

Appendix A: AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Resources

Appendix B: What's on the Companion Website

 

Index

 

Bonus Chapters on the Companion Website

Bonus Chapter 1: Working with External Databases

Bonus Chapter 2: Rendering in 3D

Bonus Chapter 3: Keeping Control of Your Drawings

Bonus Chapter 4: Working with Other Applications

Bonus Chapter 5: Creating Electronic Output

Bonus Chapter 6: Customizing Commands, Toolbars, and Tool Palettes

Bonus Chapter 7: Creating Macros and Slide Shows

Bonus Chapter 8: Creating Your Own Linetypes and Hatch Patterns

Bonus Chapter 9: Creating Shapes and Fonts

Bonus Chapter 10: Customizing the Ribbon and Menus

Bonus Chapter 11: Understanding AutoLISP and Visual LISP Basics

Bonus Chapter 12 Exploring AutoLISP Further

Bonus Chapter 13 Exploring Advanced AutoLISP Topics

Bonus Chapter 14: Programming with .NET

Bonus Chapter 15: Installing and Configuring AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT