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AutoCAD 2010 Instructor: A Student Guide to Complete by James A. Leach

By James A. Leach

AutoCAD 2010 teacher comprises guide in all of the new positive factors of AutoCAD 2010, whereas preserving the pedagogy and whole assurance that experience continuously been a trademark of the Leach textual content. The textual content is command-oriented so chapters are founded round teams of comparable instructions. the complete diversity of AutoCAD instructions, ideas, and lines is defined within the textual content. The author's uncomplicated writing kind allows scholars to understand strategies simply. primary ideas are mentioned first, then extra complicated and really expert gains.

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1-10). Doubleclicking on the icon launches AutoCAD 2010. ” From the list that appears select “AutoCAD 2010” (Fig. 1-11). THE AutoCAD DRAWING EDITOR When you start AutoCAD, you see the Drawing Editor. “Drawing Editor” is simply the name of the AutoCAD screen that allows you to create and edit drawings. The Drawing Editor is composed of a central drawing area, called the “graphics” area, and an array of toolbars, menus, a command line, and other elements, depending on the workspace and other settings that you can change.

The design process requires repeated refinement of an idea or ideas until a solution results—a manufactured product or constructed system. Traditionally, design involves the use of sketches, drawings, renderings, two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) models, prototypes, testing, analysis, and documentation. Drafting is generally known as the production of drawings that are used to document a design for manufacturing or construction or to archive the design. CAD is a tool that can be used for design and drafting activities.

Note that several of AutoCAD’s Modify commands are available on the menu such as Erase, Move, Copy, Scale, and Rotate (Fig. 1-22). NOTE: Edit mode shortcut menus do not appear if the PICKFIRST system variable is set to 0 (see “PICKFIRST” in Chapter 20). qxd 12 5/16/2009 7:02 PM Page 12 Chapter 1 Command-Mode Menu These menus appear when you right-click when a command is in progress. This menu changes since the options are specific to the command (Fig. 1-23). FIGURE 1-23 Dialog-Mode Menu When the pointer is in a dialog box or tab and you right-click, this menu appears.

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