AutoCAD Pocket Reference Seventh Edition by Cheryl R. Shrock and Steve Heather pdf download

AutoCAD Pocket Reference 7th Edition by Cheryl R. Shrock.

Table Of Contents:

SECTION 1 — Action Commands
Copy — Array Option
Copy — Using Drag
Match Properties
Measuring Tools and ID Point
Move — Using Drag
Undo and Redo

SECTION 2 — Concepts
Model and Layout Options
Model and Layout Tabs
Why Layouts are Useful
Creating Scaled Drawings
Adjusting the Viewport Scale

SECTION 3 — Dimensioning
Dimension Styles
Creating a New Dimension Style
Creating a Dimension Sub-Style
Editing Dimension Text Values
Editing the Dimension Position
Modify an Entire Dimension Style
Override a Dimension Style
Edit an Individual Existing Dimension
Linear Dimensioning
Baseline Dimensioning
Continue Dimensioning
Aligned Dimensioning
Angular Dimensioning
Dimensioning Arc Lengths
Dimensioning a Large Curve
Dimensioning Diameters
Dimensioning Radii
Flip Arrow
Quick Dimension
Dimension Breaks
Jog a Dimension Line
Adjust Distance Between Dimensions
Create a Multileader Style
Ignoring Hatch Objects
Ordinate Dimensioning
Creating Ordinate Dimensions
Jog an Ordinate Dimension
Quick Dimension With Ordinate Dimensioning
Alternate Units
Geometric Tolerancing
Geometric Tolerances and Qleader
Datum Feature Symbol
Datum Triangle
Typing Geometric Symbols
Dim Command

SECTION 4 — Drawing Entities
Inserting Blocks
Redefining a Block
Purge Unwanted and Unused Blocks
Multileader and Blocks
Collect Multileader
Hatch Properties
Hatch Types
Editing Hatch
Drawing Lines
Editing Polylines
Creating a Freehand Revision Cloud
Convert a Closed Object to a Revision Cloud
Revision Cloud Style
Creating a Rectangular Revision Cloud
Creating a Polygonal Revision Cloud

SECTION 5 — How to….
Add a Printer / Plotter
Create a Page Setup
Create a Viewport
Reach Into a Viewport
Lock a Viewport
Create a Layout
Create a Template
Using a Template
Opening an Existing Drawing File
Open Multiple Files
Saving a Drawing File
Automatic Save
Back Up and Recovery
Starting a New Drawing
Create an Autodesk Account
Save a File to A360 Drive
Open a File From A360 Drive
Exiting AutoCAD
Customizing Your Wheel Mouse
Methods of Selecting Objects
Selecting Status Bar Tools
Control the Display of Tabs and Panels
Design Feed Palette
Tag a Colleague in the Design Feed

SECTION 6 — Layers
Controlling Layers
Layer Color
Assigning Lineweights
Creating New Layers
Loading and Selecting Layer Linetypes
Layer Transparency
Match Layer

SECTION 7 — Input Options
Coordinate Input
Absolute Coordinates
Relative Coordinates
Examples of Coordinate Input
Direct Distance Entry (DDE)
Polar Coordinate Input
Polar Tracking
Polar Snap
Dynamic Input

SECTION 8 — Miscellaneous
Background Mask
Back Up Files
Object Snap
How to Use Object Snap
Running Object Snap
Properties Palette
Quick Properties Panel
Customizing the Quick Properties Panel
Command Line Enhancements

SECTION 9 — Plotting
Background Plotting
Plotting from Model Space
Plotting from Paper Space

SECTION 10 — Settings
Drawing Setup
Annotative Property
Annotative Objects
Assigning Multiple Annotative Scales
How to Remove an Annotative Scale
Annotative Hatch

SECTION 11 — Text
Creating New Text Styles
How to Select a Text Style
Delete a Text Style
Change Effects of a Text Style
Multiline Text
Tabs, Indents and Spelling Checker
Paragraphs and Line Spacing
Editing Multiline Text
Single Line Text
Editing Single Line Text
Special Text Characters

Displaying the UCS Icon
Moving the Origin
Examples of Moving the Origin

SECTION 13 — Constraints
Parametric Drawing
Geometric Constraints
Dimensional Constraints
A Metric Conversion Factors
B Frequently Asked Questions

AutoCAD Pocket Reference Seventh Edition by Cheryl R. Shrock and Steve Heather

About this Book:
The AutoCAD Pocket Reference, 7th Edition, includes all the important fundamental Commands, Concepts, and How to information for the every day use of AutoCAD 2015 or 2016. It is not designed to take the place of larger textbooks but rather to supplement them as a quick reference.
Note: If you are using AutoCAD 2013 or 2014, please refer to the Sixth Edition of the AutoCAD Pocket Reference.

Why do You Need this Book?
Refresh your memory or learn something new.
No need to memorize.
Handy size and easy to use.
“I originally wrote this book for myself. Occasionally I forget commands and ‘How to’ steps also. Its convenient small size allows me to toss it in my briefcase or set it beside my monitor. No need to memorize anymore.”
Cheryl Shrock
How to use this Book:
The information in this book has been organized in 13 sections. Each section contains related material. For example, if you needed information regarding dimensioning, you would go to: Section 3: Dimensioning AutoCAD has two color themes, Light and Dark. The Light color theme has been used throughout this book. To change the color theme refer to Appendix B.

About the Authors:
Steve Heather has 30-plus years of experience as a practicing Mechanical Engineer and has taught AutoCAD to Engineering and Architectural students at the college level. He is an authorized AutoCAD beta tester and member of the AutoCAD Customer Council. Steve lives near Canterbury, England.

Cheryl R. Shrock, is a retired Professor and was Chairperson of Computer Aided Design at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California. She is also an Autodesk® registered author. Cheryl is always trying to think of new ways to make it easy to learn AutoCAD. The Pocket Reference series is the latest in that endeavor.

Book Details:
Edition: Seventh edition
⏩Authors: Cheryl R. Shrock and Steve Heather
⏩Publisher: Industrial Press, Inc.
⏩Puplication Date:  November 24, 2015
⏩Language: English
⏩Pages: 552
⏩Size: 12.7 MB
⏩Format: PDF

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