Introduction. Part 1. The Basics. Chapter 1. Exploring the AutoCAD LT Interface. Chapter 2. Creating Your First Drawing. Chapter 3. Setting Up and Using Auto CAD's Drafting Tools. Chapter 4. Organizing Objects with Blocks and Groups. Chapter 5. Keeping Track of Layers, Blocks, and Files. Part 2. Mastering Intermediate Skills. Chapter 6. Editing and Reusing Data to Work Efficiently. Chapter 7. Mastering Viewing Tools, Hatches, and External References. Chapter 8. Introducing Printing, Plotting, and Layouts. Chapter 9. Understanding Plot Styles. Chapter 10. Adding Text to Drawings. Chapter 11. Using Fields and Tables. Chapter 12. Using Dimensions. Part 3. Mastering Advanced Skills. Chapter 13. Using Attributes. Chapter 14. Copying Pre-existing Drawings into AutoCAD. Chapter 15. Advanced Editing and Organizing Chapter 16. Laying Out Your Printer Output. Chapter 17. Using Dynamic Blocks. Chapter 18.Drawing Curves and Solid Fills. Chapter 19. Getting and Exchanging Data from Drawings. Part 4. 3D Modeling and Imaging. Chapter 20. Creating 3D Drawings With Surfaces. Chapter 21. Using Advanced 3D Features. Chapter 22. Rendering 3D Drawings Chapter 23. Mastering 3D Solids. Part 5. Customization and Integration. Chapter 24. Using the Express Tools. Chapter 25. Exploring AutoLISP Chapter 26. Customizing Toolbars. Menus, Linetypes, and Hatch Patterns. Chapter 27. Managing and Sharing Your Drawings. Chapter 28. Keeping a Project Organized with Sheet Sets. Appendices. Appendix A. Installing and Setting Up AutoCAD. Appendix B. Hardware and Software Tips. Appendix C. System and Dimension Variables. Appendix D. New Features. Index.
George Omura is an architect, illustrator, and animator who has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to metropolitan transit systems. He has written numerous other AutoCAD books for Sybex, including Just Enough AutoCAD, Mastering AutoCAD 2005 and AutoCAD LT 2005, Mastering AutoCAD 2004 and AutoCAD LT 2004, and Mastering Autodesk VIZ 4.