AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies

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Wiley, Apr 5, 2012 - Computers - 592 pages
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Bring your design vision to life with this full-color guideto AutoCAD 2013!

Used by everyone from engineers and architects to interiordesigners and draftspeople, AutoCAD 2013 is the world’sleading 2D and 3D technical drawing program. But, with so manyoptions and features available, finding your way around AutoCAD canbe a challenge, even for experienced CAD professionals. AutoCAD2013 For Dummies is here to help. You’ll learn to build asolid foundation for all your projects, use standard CADtechniques, get familiar with new tools and features, and startsharing your models and designs in no time with this easy-to-followguide.

  • Covers the latest AutoCAD features and techniques, includingcreating a basic layout, navigating the AutoCAD Ribbon, drawing andediting, working with dimensions, adding text, creating 3D models,and more
  • Walks readers through setting up a drawing environment,applying visual styles, managing data across several drawings, andshowcasing your designs to potential clients and customers
  • Features full-color illustrations that mirror what you’llsee on your AutoCAD 2013 screens plus a companion website withdownloadable drawing files so you can put your CAD skills to thetest

Whether you’re an AutoCAD amateur or a modeling master,AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies has something for you.

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About the author (2012)

David Byrnes is a structural and civil drafter for a major international engineering company. Bill Fane is a retired professional engineer and Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) certified instructor.

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