AutoCAD 2008 is more than just another drawing pro-
gram; it’s a complete environment for drafting and
design. So if you’re new to AutoCAD, you need to know
several things to get off to a good start — especially how
to use the command line area and how to set up your
drawing properly. These key techniques are described in
this part of the book.
A great way to get up and running fast with AutoCAD "X"! If you're just learning AutoCAD, this friendly, For Dummies guide is perfect for you. You’ll get up to speed on all the basics and start creating 2D and 3D technical drawings sooner than you might imagine. Learn how to create a basic drawing, use AutoCAD Design Center, edit your drawings, work with dimensions, add text, and much more. The book is straightforward, easy to follow, and includes practical tips and notes that demystify this complex software even further....
Because I’ve been the product manager of Adobe Illustrator, people frequently
approach me who, prior to attending a demo or workshop on Illustrator,
either thought they had no need for the program or were under the impression
it is used only for designing logos.
The truth is, Illustrator is essential to a broad range of professionals and
hobbyists, and it has an incredible number of uses—so many that it’s hard
to defi ne exactly what Illustrator does.