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Up and running with AutoCAD 2014 : 2D and 3D drawing and modeling

Author: Elliot Gindis
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Academic Press, [2014]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot Gindis
ISBN: 0124104924 9780124104921
OCLC Number: 822894419
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 762 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: LEVEL 1 Chapters 1--10 --
ch. 1 AutoCAD Fundamentals Part 1 --
1.1. Introduction and Basic Commands --
1.2. The AutoCAD Environment --
1.3. Interacting with AutoCAD --
Method 1 Type in the Commands on the Command Line --
Method 2 Select the Commands from the Drop-down Cascading Menus --
Method 3 Use Toolbar Icons to Activate the Commands --
Method 4 Use the Ribbon Tabs, Icons, and Menus --
1.4. Practicing the Create Objects Commands --
Line --
Circle --
Arc --
Rectangle --
1.5. View Objects --
Zoom --
Pan --
Regen --
1.6. Practicing the Edit/Modify Objects Commands --
Erase --
Move --
Copy --
Rotate --
Scale --
Trim --
Extend --
Offset --
Mirror --
Fillet --
1.7. Selection Methods --
1.8. Drawing Accuracy--Part 1 --
Ortho (F8) --
1.9. Drawing Accuracy--Part 2 --
OSNAPs --
1.10. Osnap Drafting Settings --
Summary --
ch. 2 AutoCAD Fundamentals Part II --
2.1. Grips --
2.2. Units and Scale --
2.3. Snap and Grid --
To Set Snap --
To Set Grid. Contents note continued: 2.4. Cartesian Coordinate System --
2.5. Geometric Data Entry --
Dynamic Input --
Manual Input --
2.6. Inquiry Commands --
Area --
Distance --
List --
ID --
Radius and Angle --
2.7. Additional Drafting Commands --
Explode --
Polygon --
Ellipse --
Chamfer --
Templates --
Limits --
Save --
Help Files --
Tangent OSNAP --
Time --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Architecture --
ch. 3 Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties --
3.1. Introduction to Layers --
What Are Layers? --
Why Use Them? --
Creating and Deleting Layers --
Making a Layer Current --
Assigning Layer Colors --
Layer Freeze/Thaw and On/Off --
Layer Lock/Unlock --
3.2. Introduction to Linetypes --
3.3. Introduction to Properties --
Properties Palette --
Match Properties --
Layers Toolbar --
3.4. In-Class Drawing Project: Floor Plan Layout --
Basic File Preparation --
Starting the Floor Plan --
Drawing the Inner Wall Geometry --
Drawing the Doors and Windows --
Summary. Contents note continued: ch. 4 Text, Mtext, Editing, and Style --
4.1. Introduction to Text and Mtext --
4.2. Text --
Editing Text --
4.3. Mtext --
Formatting Mtext --
4.4. Style --
4.5. Spell Check --
4.6. In-Class Drawing Project: Adding Text and Furniture to Floor Plan Layout --
NEArest OSNAP --
Summary --
ch. 5 Hatch Patterns --
5.1. Introduction to Hatch --
5.2. Hatch Procedures --
Step 1 Pick the Hatch Pattern you Want to Use --
Step 2 Indicate Where you Want the Pattern to Go --
Step 3 Fine-Tune the Pattern by Adjusting Scale and Angle (If Necessary) --
Step 4 Preview the Pattern and Accept it if OK --
5.3. Working with Hatch Patterns --
Exploding Hatch Patterns --
Hatch Pattern Layers and Colors --
Advanced Hatch Topics --
5.4. Gradient and Solid Fill --
Solid Fill --
5.5. In-Class Drawing Project: Adding Hatch to Floor Plan Layout --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Mechanical Engineering --
ch. 6 Dimensions --
6.1. Introduction to Dimensions --
6.2. Types of Dimensions. Contents note continued: Linear Dimensions --
Aligned Dimension --
Diameter Dimension --
Radius Dimension --
Angular Dimension --
Continuous Dimensions --
Baseline Dimensions --
Leader and Multileader --
Secondary Dimensions --
6.3. Editing Dimensions --
6.4. Customizing Dimensions --
Dimstyle --
6.5. In-Class Drawing Project: Adding Dimensions to Floor Plan Layout --
Summary --
ch. 7 Blocks, Wblocks, Dynamic Blocks, Groups, and Purge --
7.1. Introduction to Blocks --
Difference between Blocks and Wblocks --
Creating a Block --
7.2. Insert --
7.3. Purge --
7.4. Wblocks --
Inserting Wblocks --
7.5. Dynamic Blocks --
7.6. Groups --
Summary --
ch. 8 Polar, Rectangular, and Path Arrays --
8.1. Polar Array --
Steps in Creating a Polar Array --
Additional Operations with Polar Array --
Legacy Polar Array (Pre-AutoCAD 2012) --
8.2. Rectangular Array --
Steps in Creating a Rectangular Array --
Additional Operations with Rectangular Array --
Legacy Rectangular Array (Pre-AutoCAD 2012). Contents note continued: 8.3. Path Array --
Steps in Creating a Path Array --
Additional Operations with Path Array --
8.4. In-Class Drawing Project: Mechanical Device --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Electrical Engineering --
ch. 9 Basic Printing and Output --
9.1. Introduction to Printing and Plotting --
9.2. The Essentials --
What Printer or Plotter to Use --
What Paper Size to Use --
What Area to Plot --
At What Scale to Plot --
What Pen Settings to Use --
What Orientation to Use --
What Offset to Use --
Miscellaneous --
9.3. The Plot Dialog Box --
Preview --
9.4. Page Setup Manager --
Summary --
ch. 10 Advanced Output--Paper Space --
10.1. Introduction to Paper Space --
What is Paper Space? --
10.2. Paper Space Concepts --
Layouts --
Viewports --
Scaling --
Layers --
Text and Dims --
Annotation --
Summary --
LEVEL 1 Answers to Review Questions --
LEVEL 2 Chapters 11--20 --
ch. 11 Advanced Linework --
11.1. Introduction to Advanced Linework --
11.2. Pline (Polyline) --
Pedit. Contents note continued: Exploding a Pline --
Additional Pline Options --
11.3. Xline (Construction Line) --
11.4. Ray --
11.5. Spline --
11.6. Mline (Multiline) --
Modifying the Mline --
Mlstyle (Multiline Style) --
Mledit (Multiline Edit) --
Other Mline Properties --
11.7. Sketch --
Applications of Sketch --
11.8. Level 2 Drawing Project (1 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
ch. 12 Advanced Layers --
12.1. Introduction to Advanced Layers --
12.2. Script Files --
12.3. Layer State Manager --
12.4. Layer Filtering --
12.5. Level 2 Drawing Project (2 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Interior Design --
ch. 13 Advanced Dimensions --
13.1. Introduction to Advanced Dimensions --
13.2. Dimension Style Manager --
Lines Tab --
Symbols and Arrows Tab --
Text Tab --
Fit Tab --
Primary Units Tab --
Alternate Units Tab --
Tolerances Tab --
13.3. Introduction to Constraints --
13.4. Geometric Constraints --
Types of Geometric Constraints. Contents note continued: Adding Geometric Constraints --
Hiding, Showing, and Deleting Geometric Constraints --
13.5. Dimensional Constraints --
Working with Dimensional Constraints --
13.6. Dimension-Driven Design --
13.7. Level 2 Drawing Project (3 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
ch. 14 Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools --
14.1. Options --
Files Tab --
Display Tab --
Open and Save Tab --
Plot and Publish Tab --
System Tab --
User Preferences Tab --
Drafting Tab --
3D Modeling Tab --
Selection Tab --
Profiles Tab --
Online Tab --
14.2. Shortcuts --
PGP File --
Altering the PGP File --
14.3. Customize User Interface --
14.4. Design Center --
14.5. Express Tools --
Blocks --
Text --
Layout Tools --
Dimension --
Selection Tools --
Modify --
Draw --
File Tools --
Web Tools --
Tools --
Layer Express Tools --
14.6. Level 2 Drawing Project (4 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
ch. 15 Advanced Design and File Management Tools. Contents note continued: 15.1. Introduction to Advanced Design and File Management Tools --
15.2. Align --
15.3. Action Recording --
15.4. Audit and Recover --
15.5. Blend --
15.6. Break and Join --
Break, Method 1 --
Break, Method 2 --
Join --
15.7. CAD Standards --
15.8. Calculator --
15.9. Defpoints --
15.10. Divide and Point Style --
15.11. Donut --
15.12. Draw Order --
15.13.eTransmit --
15.14. Filter --
15.15. Hyperlink --
15.16. Lengthen --
15.17. Object Tracking (Otrack) --
15.18. Overkill --
15.19. Point and Node --
15.20. Publish --
15.21. Raster --
15.22. Revcloud --
15.23. Sheet Sets --
15.24. Selection Methods --
15.25. Stretch --
15.26. System Variables --
15.27. Tables --
15.28. Tool Palette --
15.29. UCS and Crosshair Rotation --
Method 1 --
Method 2 --
15.30. Window Tiling and Tabs --
Window Tiling --
Tabs --
15.31. Wipeout --
15.32. Level 2 Drawing Project (5 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Civil Engineering --
ch. 16 Importing and Exporting Data. Contents note continued: 16.1. Introduction to Importing and Exporting Data --
16.2. Importing and Exporting to and from MS Office Applications --
Word into AutoCAD --
AutoCAD into Word --
Excel into AutoCAD --
AutoCAD into Excel --
PowerPoint into AutoCAD --
AutoCAD into PowerPoint --
16.3. Screen Shots --
16.4. JPGs --
16.5. PDFs --
16.6. Other CAD Software --
16.7. Exporting and the Save as Feature --
16.8. Inserting and OLE --
16.9. Level 2 Drawing Project (6 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
ch. 17 External References (Xrefs) --
17.1. Introduction to Xrefs --
What Is an Xrefs? --
Why Do We Need an Xref? What Is the Benefit? --
17.2. Using Xrefs --
17.3. Layers in Xrefs --
17.4. Editing and Reloading Xrefs --
17.5. Multiple Xrefs --
17.6. Ribbon and Xrefs --
17.7. Level 2 Drawing Project (7 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
ch. 18 Attributes --
18.1. Introduction to Attributes --
18.2. Creating the Design --
18.3. Creating the Attribute Definitions. Contents note continued: 18.4. Creating the Attribute Block --
18.5. Attribute Properties and Editing --
Exploding Attributes --
Inserting Attributes --
18.6. Attribute Extraction --
18.7. Invisible Attributes --
18.8. Level 2 Drawing Project (8 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Aerospace Engineering --
ch. 19 Advanced Output and Pen Settings --
19.1. Introduction to Advanced Output and Pen Settings --
19.2. Setting Standards --
19.3. The CTB File --
Step 1 --
Step 2 --
Step 3 --
19.4. Additional CTB File Features --
19.5. The LWT Option --
19.6. Level 2 Drawing Project (9 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan --
Summary --
ch. 20 Isometric Drawing --
20.1. Introduction to Isometric Perspective --
Why Use Isometric Perspective Instead of 3D? --
When Not to Use Isometric Perspective --
20.2. Basic Technique --
20.3. Ellipses in Isometric Drawing --
20.4. Text and Dimensions in Isometric Drawing --
20.5. Level 2 Drawing Project (10 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan. Contents note continued: 20.6. Summary --
LEVEL 2 Answers to Review Questions --
LEVEL 3 Chapters 21--30 --
ch. 21 3D Basics --
21.1. Axes, Planes, arid Faces --
21.2.3D Workspaces, Ribbon, Toolbars, and 3D Options --
21.3. Entering and Exiting 3D --
21.4. Projecting Into 3D --
21.5.3D Dynamic Views --
21.6. Extrude --
21.7. Visual Styles: Hide and Shade --
21.8. View Cube and Navigation Bar --
Summary --
ch. 22 Object Manipulation --
22.1. Introduction to Object Manipulation --
Rotate3D --
3Drotate (Gizmo) --
Mirror3D --
3D array --
3Dscale --
3Dmove --
Fillets and Chamfers in 3D --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Chemical Engineering --
ch. 23 Boolean Operations and Primitives --
23.1. Introduction to Boolean Operations --
Union --
Subtract --
Intersect --
23.2. Introduction to Primitives --
Box --
Wedge --
Cone --
Sphere --
Cylinder --
Torus --
Pyramid --
23.3. Applying Primitives --
Summary --
ch. 24 Solid Modeling --
24.1. Introduction to Solid Modeling --
Revolve --
Shell --
Taper --
Loft. Contents note continued: Path Extrusion --
Sweep --
Summary --
ch. 25 Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges --
25.1. Introduction to Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges --
Polysolid --
Helix --
3D Path Array --
3Dalign --
25.2. Working with Faces --
Delete Faces --
Move Faces --
Copy Faces --
Offset Faces --
Rotate Faces --
Color Faces --
25.3. Working with Edges --
Color Edges --
Copy Edges --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Biomedical Engineering --
ch. 26 Surfaces and Meshes --
26.1. Introduction to Surfaces and Meshes --
26.2. Surfacing Commands --
Planar Surface --
Region --
Rulesurf --
Tabsurf --
Revsurf --
Edgesurf --
3Dface and 3Dmesh --
26.3. Smooth Mesh Primitives --
Mesh Modification 1. Smoothness --
Mesh Modification 2. Filters and Gizmos --
Mesh Modification 3. Additional Tools --
Summary --
ch. 27 Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports --
27.1. Introduction to Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports --
27.2. Slicing and Sectioning --
Slice --
Section --
27.3. Layouts and Details. Contents note continued: Viewbase Establishes the Base (Parent) View --
Viewsection Creates Section Views --
Viewdetail Creates Detail Views --
Additional Layout Options --
27.4. Flatten and Flatshot --
Flatten --
Flatshot --
27.5. Vports --
Summary --
ch. 28 Advanced UCS, Views, Text, and Dimensions in 3D --
28.1. Introduction to Advanced UCS, Views, Text, and Dimensions in 3D --
28.2. Advanced UCS --
UCS --
World --
UCS Previous --
Face UCS --
Object --
View --
Origin --
Z-Axis Vector --
3 Point --
X, Y, and Z --
Named UCS --
28.3. Views and View Manager --
28.4. Text and Dimensions in 3D --
Summary --
Spotlight On: Drafting, Cad Management, Teaching, And Consulting --
ch. 29 Dview, Camera, Walk and Fly, and Path Animation --
29.1. Dynamic View --
CAmera --
TArget --
Distance --
POints --
PAn --
Zoom --
Twist --
CLip --
Hide --
Off --
Undo --
29.2. Cameras --
29.3. Walk and Fly --
29.4. Path Animation --
29.5. Summary --
ch. 30 Lighting and Rendering. Contents note continued: 30.1. Introduction to Lighting and Rendering --
30.2. Lighting --
Point Light --
Spotlight --
Distant Light --
Shadows, Sun, and Sky --
30.3. Materials and Rendering --
Materials --
Rendering --
Summary --
LEVEL 3 Answers to Review Questions --
Appendices --
APPENDIX A Additional Information on AutoCAD --
Who Makes Autocad? --
What is AutoCAD LT? --
How is Autocad Purchased and How Much Does it Cost? --
Are there Significant Differences Between Autocad Releases? --
Is there an Autocad for the Mac? --
A Brief History of Autodesk and AutoCAD --
AutoCAD Releases --
Major Autodesk Products --
Autocad-Related Websites --
APPENDIX B Other CAD Software Design and Analysis Tools and Concepts --
Microstation --
Archicad --
Turbocad --
Other Design Software --
APPENDIX C File Extensions --
Autocad Primary Extensions --
Autocad Secondary Extensions --
Miscellaneous Software Extensions --
APPENDIX D Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns --
Linetype Definitions (Basic). Contents note continued: Linetypes (String Complex and Shape Complex) --
Hatch Pattern Definitions (Basic) --
APPENDIX E Principles of CAD Management --
pt. 1 Know the Seven Golden Rules of AutoCAD --
pt. 2 Know the Capabilities and Limitations of AutoCAD --
pt. 3 Maintain an Office CAD Standard --
pt. 4 Be an Effective Teacher and Hiring Manager --
pt. 5 Stay Current and Competent --
APPENDIX F AutoLISP Basics and Advanced Customization Tools --
Overview 1 Autolisp --
Overview 2 Visual Lisp --
Overview 3 Vba, .Net, Active X, and Objectarx --
Autolisp Fundamentals --
Variables and Comments --
Advanced Features and the Vlide Command --
APPENDIX G PC Hardware, Printers/Plotters, Networks, and the Cloud --
Pc Hardware --
Printers and Plotters --
Networks --
The Cloud --
APPENDIX H What Are Kernels? --
APPENDIX I Lighting, Rendering, Effects, and Animation --
APPENDIX J AutoCAD Certification Exams --
APPENDIX K AutoCAD Employment. Contents note continued: APPENDIX L AutoCAD Humor, Oddities, Quirks, and Easter Eggs --
Real AutoCAD Users --
The Autocad Monkey Joke that Never Goes Away --
Oddities and Quirks --
Easter Eggs.
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   schema:description "Contents note continued: 30.1. Introduction to Lighting and Rendering -- 30.2. Lighting -- Point Light -- Spotlight -- Distant Light -- Shadows, Sun, and Sky -- 30.3. Materials and Rendering -- Materials -- Rendering -- Summary -- LEVEL 3 Answers to Review Questions -- Appendices -- APPENDIX A Additional Information on AutoCAD -- Who Makes Autocad? -- What is AutoCAD LT? -- How is Autocad Purchased and How Much Does it Cost? -- Are there Significant Differences Between Autocad Releases? -- Is there an Autocad for the Mac? -- A Brief History of Autodesk and AutoCAD -- AutoCAD Releases -- Major Autodesk Products -- Autocad-Related Websites -- APPENDIX B Other CAD Software Design and Analysis Tools and Concepts -- Microstation -- Archicad -- Turbocad -- Other Design Software -- APPENDIX C File Extensions -- Autocad Primary Extensions -- Autocad Secondary Extensions -- Miscellaneous Software Extensions -- APPENDIX D Custom Linetypes and Hatch Patterns -- Linetype Definitions (Basic)."@en ;
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   schema:description "Contents note continued: APPENDIX L AutoCAD Humor, Oddities, Quirks, and Easter Eggs -- Real AutoCAD Users -- The Autocad Monkey Joke that Never Goes Away -- Oddities and Quirks -- Easter Eggs."@en ;
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   schema:description "Contents note continued: ch. 4 Text, Mtext, Editing, and Style -- 4.1. Introduction to Text and Mtext -- 4.2. Text -- Editing Text -- 4.3. Mtext -- Formatting Mtext -- 4.4. Style -- 4.5. Spell Check -- 4.6. In-Class Drawing Project: Adding Text and Furniture to Floor Plan Layout -- NEArest OSNAP -- Summary -- ch. 5 Hatch Patterns -- 5.1. Introduction to Hatch -- 5.2. Hatch Procedures -- Step 1 Pick the Hatch Pattern you Want to Use -- Step 2 Indicate Where you Want the Pattern to Go -- Step 3 Fine-Tune the Pattern by Adjusting Scale and Angle (If Necessary) -- Step 4 Preview the Pattern and Accept it if OK -- 5.3. Working with Hatch Patterns -- Exploding Hatch Patterns -- Hatch Pattern Layers and Colors -- Advanced Hatch Topics -- 5.4. Gradient and Solid Fill -- Solid Fill -- 5.5. In-Class Drawing Project: Adding Hatch to Floor Plan Layout -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Mechanical Engineering -- ch. 6 Dimensions -- 6.1. Introduction to Dimensions -- 6.2. Types of Dimensions."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: Path Extrusion -- Sweep -- Summary -- ch. 25 Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges -- 25.1. Introduction to Advanced Solids, Faces, and Edges -- Polysolid -- Helix -- 3D Path Array -- 3Dalign -- 25.2. Working with Faces -- Delete Faces -- Move Faces -- Copy Faces -- Offset Faces -- Rotate Faces -- Color Faces -- 25.3. Working with Edges -- Color Edges -- Copy Edges -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Biomedical Engineering -- ch. 26 Surfaces and Meshes -- 26.1. Introduction to Surfaces and Meshes -- 26.2. Surfacing Commands -- Planar Surface -- Region -- Rulesurf -- Tabsurf -- Revsurf -- Edgesurf -- 3Dface and 3Dmesh -- 26.3. Smooth Mesh Primitives -- Mesh Modification 1. Smoothness -- Mesh Modification 2. Filters and Gizmos -- Mesh Modification 3. Additional Tools -- Summary -- ch. 27 Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports -- 27.1. Introduction to Slicing, Sectioning, Layouts, and Vports -- 27.2. Slicing and Sectioning -- Slice -- Section -- 27.3. Layouts and Details."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: Exploding a Pline -- Additional Pline Options -- 11.3. Xline (Construction Line) -- 11.4. Ray -- 11.5. Spline -- 11.6. Mline (Multiline) -- Modifying the Mline -- Mlstyle (Multiline Style) -- Mledit (Multiline Edit) -- Other Mline Properties -- 11.7. Sketch -- Applications of Sketch -- 11.8. Level 2 Drawing Project (1 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan -- Summary -- ch. 12 Advanced Layers -- 12.1. Introduction to Advanced Layers -- 12.2. Script Files -- 12.3. Layer State Manager -- 12.4. Layer Filtering -- 12.5. Level 2 Drawing Project (2 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Interior Design -- ch. 13 Advanced Dimensions -- 13.1. Introduction to Advanced Dimensions -- 13.2. Dimension Style Manager -- Lines Tab -- Symbols and Arrows Tab -- Text Tab -- Fit Tab -- Primary Units Tab -- Alternate Units Tab -- Tolerances Tab -- 13.3. Introduction to Constraints -- 13.4. Geometric Constraints -- Types of Geometric Constraints."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: Linear Dimensions -- Aligned Dimension -- Diameter Dimension -- Radius Dimension -- Angular Dimension -- Continuous Dimensions -- Baseline Dimensions -- Leader and Multileader -- Secondary Dimensions -- 6.3. Editing Dimensions -- 6.4. Customizing Dimensions -- Dimstyle -- 6.5. In-Class Drawing Project: Adding Dimensions to Floor Plan Layout -- Summary -- ch. 7 Blocks, Wblocks, Dynamic Blocks, Groups, and Purge -- 7.1. Introduction to Blocks -- Difference between Blocks and Wblocks -- Creating a Block -- 7.2. Insert -- 7.3. Purge -- 7.4. Wblocks -- Inserting Wblocks -- 7.5. Dynamic Blocks -- 7.6. Groups -- Summary -- ch. 8 Polar, Rectangular, and Path Arrays -- 8.1. Polar Array -- Steps in Creating a Polar Array -- Additional Operations with Polar Array -- Legacy Polar Array (Pre-AutoCAD 2012) -- 8.2. Rectangular Array -- Steps in Creating a Rectangular Array -- Additional Operations with Rectangular Array -- Legacy Rectangular Array (Pre-AutoCAD 2012)."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: 18.4. Creating the Attribute Block -- 18.5. Attribute Properties and Editing -- Exploding Attributes -- Inserting Attributes -- 18.6. Attribute Extraction -- 18.7. Invisible Attributes -- 18.8. Level 2 Drawing Project (8 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Aerospace Engineering -- ch. 19 Advanced Output and Pen Settings -- 19.1. Introduction to Advanced Output and Pen Settings -- 19.2. Setting Standards -- 19.3. The CTB File -- Step 1 -- Step 2 -- Step 3 -- 19.4. Additional CTB File Features -- 19.5. The LWT Option -- 19.6. Level 2 Drawing Project (9 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan -- Summary -- ch. 20 Isometric Drawing -- 20.1. Introduction to Isometric Perspective -- Why Use Isometric Perspective Instead of 3D? -- When Not to Use Isometric Perspective -- 20.2. Basic Technique -- 20.3. Ellipses in Isometric Drawing -- 20.4. Text and Dimensions in Isometric Drawing -- 20.5. Level 2 Drawing Project (10 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan."@en ;
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   schema:description "Contents note continued: Viewbase Establishes the Base (Parent) View -- Viewsection Creates Section Views -- Viewdetail Creates Detail Views -- Additional Layout Options -- 27.4. Flatten and Flatshot -- Flatten -- Flatshot -- 27.5. Vports -- Summary -- ch. 28 Advanced UCS, Views, Text, and Dimensions in 3D -- 28.1. Introduction to Advanced UCS, Views, Text, and Dimensions in 3D -- 28.2. Advanced UCS -- UCS -- World -- UCS Previous -- Face UCS -- Object -- View -- Origin -- Z-Axis Vector -- 3 Point -- X, Y, and Z -- Named UCS -- 28.3. Views and View Manager -- 28.4. Text and Dimensions in 3D -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Drafting, Cad Management, Teaching, And Consulting -- ch. 29 Dview, Camera, Walk and Fly, and Path Animation -- 29.1. Dynamic View -- CAmera -- TArget -- Distance -- POints -- PAn -- Zoom -- Twist -- CLip -- Hide -- Off -- Undo -- 29.2. Cameras -- 29.3. Walk and Fly -- 29.4. Path Animation -- 29.5. Summary -- ch. 30 Lighting and Rendering."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: 2.4. Cartesian Coordinate System -- 2.5. Geometric Data Entry -- Dynamic Input -- Manual Input -- 2.6. Inquiry Commands -- Area -- Distance -- List -- ID -- Radius and Angle -- 2.7. Additional Drafting Commands -- Explode -- Polygon -- Ellipse -- Chamfer -- Templates -- Limits -- Save -- Help Files -- Tangent OSNAP -- Time -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Architecture -- ch. 3 Layers, Colors, Linetypes, and Properties -- 3.1. Introduction to Layers -- What Are Layers? -- Why Use Them? -- Creating and Deleting Layers -- Making a Layer Current -- Assigning Layer Colors -- Layer Freeze/Thaw and On/Off -- Layer Lock/Unlock -- 3.2. Introduction to Linetypes -- 3.3. Introduction to Properties -- Properties Palette -- Match Properties -- Layers Toolbar -- 3.4. In-Class Drawing Project: Floor Plan Layout -- Basic File Preparation -- Starting the Floor Plan -- Drawing the Inner Wall Geometry -- Drawing the Doors and Windows -- Summary."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: 8.3. Path Array -- Steps in Creating a Path Array -- Additional Operations with Path Array -- 8.4. In-Class Drawing Project: Mechanical Device -- Summary -- Spotlight On: Electrical Engineering -- ch. 9 Basic Printing and Output -- 9.1. Introduction to Printing and Plotting -- 9.2. The Essentials -- What Printer or Plotter to Use -- What Paper Size to Use -- What Area to Plot -- At What Scale to Plot -- What Pen Settings to Use -- What Orientation to Use -- What Offset to Use -- Miscellaneous -- 9.3. The Plot Dialog Box -- Preview -- 9.4. Page Setup Manager -- Summary -- ch. 10 Advanced Output--Paper Space -- 10.1. Introduction to Paper Space -- What is Paper Space? -- 10.2. Paper Space Concepts -- Layouts -- Viewports -- Scaling -- Layers -- Text and Dims -- Annotation -- Summary -- LEVEL 1 Answers to Review Questions -- LEVEL 2 Chapters 11--20 -- ch. 11 Advanced Linework -- 11.1. Introduction to Advanced Linework -- 11.2. Pline (Polyline) -- Pedit."@en ;
   schema:description "Contents note continued: Adding Geometric Constraints -- Hiding, Showing, and Deleting Geometric Constraints -- 13.5. Dimensional Constraints -- Working with Dimensional Constraints -- 13.6. Dimension-Driven Design -- 13.7. Level 2 Drawing Project (3 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan -- Summary -- ch. 14 Options, Shortcuts, CUI, Design Center, and Express Tools -- 14.1. Options -- Files Tab -- Display Tab -- Open and Save Tab -- Plot and Publish Tab -- System Tab -- User Preferences Tab -- Drafting Tab -- 3D Modeling Tab -- Selection Tab -- Profiles Tab -- Online Tab -- 14.2. Shortcuts -- PGP File -- Altering the PGP File -- 14.3. Customize User Interface -- 14.4. Design Center -- 14.5. Express Tools -- Blocks -- Text -- Layout Tools -- Dimension -- Selection Tools -- Modify -- Draw -- File Tools -- Web Tools -- Tools -- Layer Express Tools -- 14.6. Level 2 Drawing Project (4 of 10): Architectural Floor Plan -- Summary -- ch. 15 Advanced Design and File Management Tools."@en ;
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