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The step–by–step, full–color AutoCAD 2018 guide with real–world practicality AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 Essentials provides a full–color, task–based approach to mastering this powerful software. Straightforward, easy–to–follow instruction pairs with real–world, hands–on exercises to help you quickly get up to speed with core features and functions; screenshots illustrate tutorial steps to help you follow along, and each chapter concludes with a more open–ended project so you can dive in and explore a specific topic in–depth.

From 2D drawing and organization to 3D modeling, dimensioning, presenting, and more, this helpful guide walks you through everything you need to know to become productive with AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018. The companion website features downloadable starting and ending files for each exercise, so you can jump in at any point and compare your work to the pros, as well as additional tutorials to help you go as deep as you need to go.
Exercises walk you through the real–world process of drafting while teaching you critical skills along the way.

 

  • Understand the AutoCAD interface and foundational concepts
  • Master essential drawing and visualization tools
  • Stay organized with layers, groups, and blocks
  • Experiment with 3D modeling, add text and dimensions, and much more

AutoCAD is the industry–leading technical drawing software, and complete mastery is a vital skill for any design and drafting professional. AutoCAD 2018 and AutoCAD LT 2018 Essentials is a smart, quick resource that will help you get up to speed with real–world practical instruction.

 

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ISBN-13: 9781119386780
ISBN-10: 1119386780
Pagini: 432
Dimensiuni: 195 x 233 x 22 mm
Greutate: 0.75 kg
Editura: Sybex
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

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AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Essentials′ concise discussions and real–world tutorials make it the perfect resource for architects and other professionals and students needing to quickly learn the world′s #1 drafting software.

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Learn AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Quickly and Easily
AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Essentials provides a full–color, task–based approach to mastering this powerful software. Straightforward, easy–to–follow instruction pairs with real–world, hands–on exercises to help you quickly get up to speed with core features and functions, while screenshots illustrate tutorial steps to help you follow along. From 2D drawing and organization, to 3D modeling, dimensioning, presenting, and more, this helpful guide walks you through everything you need to know to become productive with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.
Learn these AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT essentials and more:

 

  • Using drawing aids
  • Editing entities
  • Shaping curves
  • Controlling object visibility and appearance
  • Hatching and gradients
  • Working with blocks and Xrefs
  • Working with layouts and annotative objects
  • Printing and plotting

This striking Essentials book features:

 

 

  • Chapter–opening learning objectives
  • Step–by–step tutorials
  • Full–color screenshots and illustrations
  • Essentials and Beyond summaries and additional suggested exercises
  • Downloadable exercise files

 


Cuprins

Introduction xiii
Chapter 1 Get ting Star ted 1
Sign In to Autodesk 360 on the Start Tab 1
Exercise 1.1: Configure Autodesk 360  1
Explore the AutoCAD 2018 for Windows User Interface  4
Exercise 1.2: Explore the Graphical User Interface   4
Exercise 1.3: Control the AutoCAD Ribbon   9
Set Drawing Units  13
Exercise 1.4: Set the AutoCAD Drawing Units  14
Chapter 2 Gaining Basic Drawing Skills 17
Navigate 2D Drawings  17
Exercise 2.1: Navigate a Drawing 17
Draw Lines and Rectangles  21
Exercise 2.2: Draw Lines  21
Exercise 2.3: Draw Rectangles 24
Cancel, Erase, and Undo  25
Exercise 2.4: Correct Mistakes 25
Use Coordinate Systems  27
Exercise 2.5: Use Absolute Coordinates  27
Exercise 2.6: Use Relative Coordinates 28
Exercise 2.7: Use Polar Coordinates 29
Draw Circles, Arcs, and Polygons 33
Exercise 2.8: Create Circles   33
Exercise 2.9: Create Arcs  36
Exercise 2.10: Draw Polygons  38
Use Fillet and Chamfer  40
Exercise 2.11: Join Nonparallel Lines  40
Exercise 2.12: Join Crossed Lines with Fillet  41
Chapter 3 Using Drawing Aids 43
Use Grid and Snap  43
Exercise 3.1: Draw with Grid and Snap 44t e n t s
Employ Ortho and Polar Tracking  47
Exercise 3.2: Draw with Ortho and Polar Tracking  47
Use PolarSnap  48
Exercise 3.3: Draw with PolarSnap 49
Select Running Object Snaps   51
Exercise 3.4: Draw with Running Object Snaps  51
Harness the From Snap 54
Exercise 3.5: Use the From Snap 54
Apply Object Snap Tracking  55
Exercise 3.6: Use Object Snap Tracking  55
Chapter 4 Editing Entities 59
Create Selection Sets 59
Exercise 4.1: Create a Selection Set at the Select Objects: Prompt  60
Exercise 4.2: Create a Selection Set Before Deciding on a Command   62
Use Move and Copy  66
Exercise 4.3: Move and Copy  66
Use Rotate and Scale 70
Exercise 4.4: Rotate and Scale 70
Work with Arrays  73
Exercise 4.5: Create a Rectangular Array 74
Exercise 4.6: Create a Polar Array 75
Use Trim and Extend 77
Exercise 4.7: Trim and Measure  77
Use Lengthen and Stretch  78
Exercise 4.8: Lengthen and Stretch 79
Use Offset and Mirror 80
Exercise 4.9: Offset and Mirror 80
Edit with Grips  82
Exercise 4.10: Edit with Grips  83
Chapter 5 Shaping Curves 85
Draw and Edit Curved Polylines  85
Exercise 5.1: Draw and Edit Curved Polylines  85
Draw Ellipses 91
Exercise 5.2: Draw Ellipses   91
Shape Splines 93
Exercise 5.3: Work with Control Vertices 94
Exercise 5.4: Work with Fit Points 98
Blend Between Objects with Splines 101
Exercise 5.5: Blend Splines  102
Chapter 6 Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance 105
Change Object Properties  105
Exercise 6.1: Edit Object Properties  106
Set the Current Layer  109
Exercise 6.2: Choose the Current Layer 110
Alter the Layer Assignments of Objects 113
Exercise 6.3: Assign Layers  113
Control Layer Visibility  116
Exercise 6.4: Toggle Layer Status 116
Exercise 6.5: Isolate Layers  118
Exercise 6.6: Save Layer States  120
Apply Linetype  121
Exercise 6.7: Use Linetype   122
Assign Properties by Object or by Layer 125
Exercise 6.8: Assign Properties  125
Manage Layer Properties  126
Exercise 6.9: Control Layer Properties  126
Isolate Objects  128
Exercise 6.10: Isolate and Hide Individual Objects  128
Chapter 7 Organizing Objects 131
Define Blocks  131
Exercise 7.1: Draw a Chair and Define It as a Block 132
Exercise 7.2: Draw a Door and Define It as a Block  135
Insert Blocks  137
Exercise 7.3: Use Blocks  137
Edit Blocks  141
Exercise 7.4: Edit Block Definitions  142
Exercise 7.5: Assign Floating Properties   143
Exercise 7.6: Nest Blocks  145
Exercise 7.7: Explode Blocks  147t e n t s
Redefine Blocks  148
Exercise 7.8: Redefine Block Definitions   148
Work with Groups  151
Exercise 7.9: Create Groups  151
Chapter 8 Hatching and Gradients 155
Specify Hatch Areas 155
Exercise 8.1: Pick Points to Determine Boundaries 155
Exercise 8.2: Select Objects to Define Boundaries  159
Associate Hatches with Boundaries 161
Exercise 8.3: Associate Boundaries  161
Hatch with Patterns 163
Exercise 8.4: Specify Properties 164
Exercise 8.5: Separate Hatch Areas  165
Hatch with Gradients  168
Exercise 8.6: Create Gradients  168
Chapter 9 Working with Blocks and Xrefs 171
Work with Global Blocks  171
Exercise 9.1: Write a Local Block Definition to a File  171
Exercise 9.2: Insert a Drawing as a Local Block   175
Exercise 9.3: Redefine Local Blocks with Global Blocks  177
Access Content Globally  179
Exercise 9.4: Access Global Content  179
Store Content on Tool Palettes  180
Exercise 9.5: Add to the Tool Palettes 180
Reference External Drawings and Images 183
Exercise 9.6: Use Xrefs  183
Chapter 10 Creating and Editing Text 189
Style Text  189
Exercise 10.1: Create Text Styles 189
Write Lines of Text  191
Exercise 10.2: Create Text to Fit 191
Exercise 10.3: Justify Text   193
Exercise 10.4: Transform and Create Text  194
Write and Format Paragraphs Using MTEXT  197
Exercise 10.5: Write and Format with MTEXT   197t
Edit Text   200
Exercise 10.6: Edit Content and Properties  201
Exercise 10.7: Work with Columns 202
Recognize and Combine Text  203
Exercise 10.8: Import, Recognize, and Combine Text from PDF  204
Chapter 11 Dimensioning 209
Style Dimensions  209
Exercise 11.1: Create Dimension Styles 210
Add Dimensions  215
Exercise 11.2: Use Inquiry Commands  215
Exercise 11.3: Add Dimension Objects  218
Exercise 11.4: Add and Style Multileaders  222
Edit Dimensions  223
Exercise 11.5: Alter Dimension Objects 223
Chapter 12 Keeping In Control with Constraints 227
Work with Geometric Constraints 227
Exercise 12.1: Use Geometric Constraints  227
Apply Dimensional Constraints  230
Exercise 12.2: Create Dimensional Constraints   231
Constrain Objects Simultaneously with Geometry and Dimensions 234
Exercise 12.3: Use Simultaneous Constraints  234
Make Parametric Changes to Constrained Objects   236
Exercise 12.4: Alter Constraint Parameters  237
Chapter 13 Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects 239
Create Annotative Styles and Objects 239
Exercise 13.1: Work with Annotative Text  240
Exercise 13.2: Work with Annotative Dimensions 243
Create Layouts  245
Exercise 13.3: Configure Layouts 245
Adjust Floating Viewports 248
Exercise 13.4: Work on Layout1 249
Exercise 13.5: Work on Layout2 252
Override Layer Properties in Layout Viewports  254
Exercise 13.6: Override Layer Properties   255
Draw on Layouts  256
Exercise 13.7: Lay Out Geometry 256on t e n t s
Introduction xiii
Chapter 1 Get ting Star ted 1
Sign In to Autodesk 360 on the Start Tab 1
Exercise 1.1: Configure Autodesk 360  1
Explore the AutoCAD 2018 for Windows User Interface  4
Exercise 1.2: Explore the Graphical User Interface   4
Exercise 1.3: Control the AutoCAD Ribbon   9
Set Drawing Units  13
Exercise 1.4: Set the AutoCAD Drawing Units  14
Chapter 2 Gaining Basic Drawing Skills 17
Navigate 2D Drawings  17
Exercise 2.1: Navigate a Drawing 17
Draw Lines and Rectangles  21
Exercise 2.2: Draw Lines  21
Exercise 2.3: Draw Rectangles 24
Cancel, Erase, and Undo  25
Exercise 2.4: Correct Mistakes 25
Use Coordinate Systems  27
Exercise 2.5: Use Absolute Coordinates  27
Exercise 2.6: Use Relative Coordinates 28
Exercise 2.7: Use Polar Coordinates 29
Draw Circles, Arcs, and Polygons 33
Exercise 2.8: Create Circles   33
Exercise 2.9: Create Arcs  36
Exercise 2.10: Draw Polygons  38
Use Fillet and Chamfer  40
Exercise 2.11: Join Nonparallel Lines  40
Exercise 2.12: Join Crossed Lines with Fillet  41
Chapter 3 Using Drawing Aids 43
Use Grid and Snap  43
Exercise 3.1: Draw with Grid and Snap 44t e n t s
Employ Ortho and Polar Tracking  47
Exercise 3.2: Draw with Ortho and Polar Tracking  47
Use PolarSnap  48
Exercise 3.3: Draw with PolarSnap 49
Select Running Object Snaps   51
Exercise 3.4: Draw with Running Object Snaps  51
Harness the From Snap 54
Exercise 3.5: Use the From Snap 54
Apply Object Snap Tracking  55
Exercise 3.6: Use Object Snap Tracking  55
Chapter 4 Editing Entities 59
Create Selection Sets 59
Exercise 4.1: Create a Selection Set at the Select Objects: Prompt  60
Exercise 4.2: Create a Selection Set Before Deciding on a Command   62
Use Move and Copy  66
Exercise 4.3: Move and Copy  66
Use Rotate and Scale 70
Exercise 4.4: Rotate and Scale 70
Work with Arrays  73
Exercise 4.5: Create a Rectangular Array 74
Exercise 4.6: Create a Polar Array 75
Use Trim and Extend 77
Exercise 4.7: Trim and Measure  77
Use Lengthen and Stretch  78
Exercise 4.8: Lengthen and Stretch 79
Use Offset and Mirror 80
Exercise 4.9: Offset and Mirror 80
Edit with Grips  82
Exercise 4.10: Edit with Grips  83
Chapter 5 Shaping Curves 85
Draw and Edit Curved Polylines  85
Exercise 5.1: Draw and Edit Curved Polylines  85
Draw Ellipses 91
Exercise 5.2: Draw Ellipses   91
Shape Splines 93
Exercise 5.3: Work with Control Vertices 94
Exercise 5.4: Work with Fit Points 98
Blend Between Objects with Splines 101
Exercise 5.5: Blend Splines  102
Chapter 6 Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance 105
Change Object Properties  105
Exercise 6.1: Edit Object Properties  106
Set the Current Layer  109
Exercise 6.2: Choose the Current Layer 110
Alter the Layer Assignments of Objects 113
Exercise 6.3: Assign Layers  113
Control Layer Visibility  116
Exercise 6.4: Toggle Layer Status 116
Exercise 6.5: Isolate Layers  118
Exercise 6.6: Save Layer States  120
Apply Linetype  121
Exercise 6.7: Use Linetype   122
Assign Properties by Object or by Layer 125
Exercise 6.8: Assign Properties  125
Manage Layer Properties  126
Exercise 6.9: Control Layer Properties  126
Isolate Objects  128
Exercise 6.10: Isolate and Hide Individual Objects  128
Chapter 7 Organizing Objects 131
Define Blocks  131
Exercise 7.1: Draw a Chair and Define It as a Block 132
Exercise 7.2: Draw a Door and Define It as a Block  135
Insert Blocks  137
Exercise 7.3: Use Blocks  137
Edit Blocks  141
Exercise 7.4: Edit Block Definitions  142
Exercise 7.5: Assign Floating Properties   143
Exercise 7.6: Nest Blocks  145
Exercise 7.7: Explode Blocks  147t e n t s
Redefine Blocks  148
Exercise 7.8: Redefine Block Definitions   148
Work with Groups  151
Exercise 7.9: Create Groups  151
Chapter 8 Hatching and Gradients 155
Specify Hatch Areas 155
Exercise 8.1: Pick Points to Determine Boundaries 155
Exercise 8.2: Select Objects to Define Boundaries  159
Associate Hatches with Boundaries 161
Exercise 8.3: Associate Boundaries  161
Hatch with Patterns 163
Exercise 8.4: Specify Properties 164
Exercise 8.5: Separate Hatch Areas  165
Hatch with Gradients  168
Exercise 8.6: Create Gradients  168
Chapter 9 Working with Blocks and Xrefs 171
Work with Global Blocks  171
Exercise 9.1: Write a Local Block Definition to a File  171
Exercise 9.2: Insert a Drawing as a Local Block   175
Exercise 9.3: Redefine Local Blocks with Global Blocks  177
Access Content Globally  179
Exercise 9.4: Access Global Content  179
Store Content on Tool Palettes  180
Exercise 9.5: Add to the Tool Palettes 180
Reference External Drawings and Images 183
Exercise 9.6: Use Xrefs  183
Chapter 10 Creating and Editing Text 189
Style Text  189
Exercise 10.1: Create Text Styles 189
Write Lines of Text  191
Exercise 10.2: Create Text to Fit 191
Exercise 10.3: Justify Text   193
Exercise 10.4: Transform and Create Text  194
Write and Format Paragraphs Using MTEXT  197
Exercise 10.5: Write and Format with MTEXT   197t
Edit Text   200
Exercise 10.6: Edit Content and Properties  201
Exercise 10.7: Work with Columns 202
Recognize and Combine Text  203
Exercise 10.8: Import, Recognize, and Combine Text from PDF  204
Chapter 11 Dimensioning 209
Style Dimensions  209
Exercise 11.1: Create Dimension Styles 210
Add Dimensions  215
Exercise 11.2: Use Inquiry Commands  215
Exercise 11.3: Add Dimension Objects  218
Exercise 11.4: Add and Style Multileaders  222
Edit Dimensions  223
Exercise 11.5: Alter Dimension Objects 223
Chapter 12 Keeping In Control with Constraints 227
Work with Geometric Constraints 227
Exercise 12.1: Use Geometric Constraints  227
Apply Dimensional Constraints  230
Exercise 12.2: Create Dimensional Constraints   231
Constrain Objects Simultaneously with Geometry and Dimensions 234
Exercise 12.3: Use Simultaneous Constraints  234
Make Parametric Changes to Constrained Objects   236
Exercise 12.4: Alter Constraint Parameters  237
Chapter 13 Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects 239
Create Annotative Styles and Objects 239
Exercise 13.1: Work with Annotative Text  240
Exercise 13.2: Work with Annotative Dimensions 243
Create Layouts  245
Exercise 13.3: Configure Layouts 245
Adjust Floating Viewports 248
Exercise 13.4: Work on Layout1 249
Exercise 13.5: Work on Layout2 252
Override Layer Properties in Layout Viewports  254
Exercise 13.6: Override Layer Properties   255
Draw on Layouts  256
Exercise 13.7: Lay Out Geometry 256on t e n t s
Chapter 14 Printing and Plot ting 261
Configure Output Devices  261
Exercise 14.1: Set Up a System Printer  262
Exercise 14.2: Set Up an AutoCAD Plotter  262
Create Plot Style Tables  265
Exercise 14.3: Create a Named Plot Style Table  265
Use Plot Style Tables  267
Exercise 14.4: Configure New Drawings for Named Plot Style Tables  267
Exercise 14.5: Assign Plot Styles by Layer or by Object  270
Plot in Model Space 273
Exercise 14.6: Plot from Model Space 273
Plot Layouts in Paper Space   277
Exercise 14.7: Plot from Paper Space 277
Export to an Electronic Format 280
Exercise 14.8: Export to DWF 281
Exercise 14.9: Export to PDF 282
Exercise 14.10: Share Design Views 284
Chapter 15 Working with Data 287
Geolocate Projects  287
Exercise 15.1: Geolocate a Drawing  288
Import SketchUp Models  292
Exercise 15.2: Import a SketchUp Model   292
Define Attributes and Blocks   293
Exercise 15.3: Define Attributes and a Block  294
Insert Attributed Blocks  298
Exercise 15.4: Insert Block References with Attributes  298
Edit Table Styles and Create Tables 300
Exercise 15.5: Alter a Table Style and Make a Table  300
Use Fields in Table Cells  305
Exercise 15.6: Create Fields  305
Edit Table Data  308
Exercise 15.7: Alter Table Data  308
Chapter 16 Navigating 3D Models 317
Use Visual Styles  317
Exercise 16.1: Explore Visual Styles  318
Work with Tiled Viewports  322
Exercise 16.2: Tile Viewports 322
Navigate with the ViewCube   324
Exercise 16.3: Use the ViewCube to Navigate  324
Orbit in 3D  326
Exercise 16.4: Orbit  326
Use Cameras 328
Exercise 16.5: Utilize Virtual Cameras  328
Navigate with SteeringWheels  331
Exercise 16.6: Use SteeringWheels to Navigate  331
Save Views 334
Exercise 16.7: Save Views  334
Chapter 17 Modeling in 3D 337
Create Surface Models  337
Exercise 17.1: Make Planar Surfaces  338
Exercise 17.2: Revolve a 2D Profile to Create a 3D Model  339
Exercise 17.3: Sweep Out 3D Geometry 340
Exercise 17.4: Extrude 2D Geometry into 3D   342
Edit Surface Models  344
Exercise 17.5: Trim Surfaces with Other Surfaces 344
Exercise 17.6: Project Edges on Surfaces  345
Exercise 17.7: Trim Surfaces with Edges  348
Create Solid Models 350
Exercise 17.8: Extrude Solid Objects 350
Exercise 17.9: Loft Solid Objects 354
Edit Solid Models  356
Exercise 17.10: Perform Boolean Operations  356
Exercise 17.11: Edit Solids   359
Smooth Mesh Models  363
Exercise 17.12: Create, Edit, and Smooth Mesh  363
Live–Section Models 365
Exercise 17.13: Create and Edit a Section Plane   365
Chapter 18 Presenting and Documenting 3D Design 369
Assign Materials  370
Exercise 18.1: Apply Materials  370t e n t s
Place and Adjust Lights  376
Exercise 18.2: Add Artificial Lights  376
Exercise 18.3: Simulate Natural Light  382
Create Renderings 383
Exercise 18.4: Make Realistic Renderings in the Cloud 383
Document Models with Drawings  387
Exercise 18.5: Document Models 387
Appendix A Making Isometric Drawings 393
Appendix B Autodesk AutoCAD 2018 Certif ication 399
Index 403
Configure Output Devices  261
Exercise 14.1: Set Up a System Printer  262
Exercise 14.2: Set Up an AutoCAD Plotter  262
Create Plot Style Tables  265
Exercise 14.3: Create a Named Plot Style Table  265
Use Plot Style Tables  267
Exercise 14.4: Configure New Drawings for Named Plot Style Tables  267
Exercise 14.5: Assign Plot Styles by Layer or by Object  270
Plot in Model Space 273
Exercise 14.6: Plot from Model Space 273
Plot Layouts in Paper Space   277
Exercise 14.7: Plot from Paper Space 277
Export to an Electronic Format 280
Exercise 14.8: Export to DWF 281
Exercise 14.9: Export to PDF 282
Exercise 14.10: Share Design Views 284
Chapter 15 Working with Data 287
Geolocate Projects  287
Exercise 15.1: Geolocate a Drawing  288
Import SketchUp Models  292
Exercise 15.2: Import a SketchUp Model   292
Define Attributes and Blocks   293
Exercise 15.3: Define Attributes and a Block  294
Insert Attributed Blocks  298
Exercise 15.4: Insert Block References with Attributes  298
Edit Table Styles and Create Tables 300
Exercise 15.5: Alter a Table Style and Make a Table  300
Use Fields in Table Cells  305
Exercise 15.6: Create Fields  305
Edit Table Data  308
Exercise 15.7: Alter Table Data  308
Chapter 16 Navigating 3D Models 317
Use Visual Styles  317
Exercise 16.1: Explore Visual Styles  318
Work with Tiled Viewports  322
Exercise 16.2: Tile Viewports 322
Navigate with the ViewCube   324
Exercise 16.3: Use the ViewCube to Navigate  324
Orbit in 3D  326
Exercise 16.4: Orbit  326
Use Cameras 328
Exercise 16.5: Utilize Virtual Cameras  328
Navigate with SteeringWheels  331
Exercise 16.6: Use SteeringWheels to Navigate  331
Save Views 334
Exercise 16.7: Save Views  334
Chapter 17 Modeling in 3D 337
Create Surface Models  337
Exercise 17.1: Make Planar Surfaces  338
Exercise 17.2: Revolve a 2D Profile to Create a 3D Model  339
Exercise 17.3: Sweep Out 3D Geometry 340
Exercise 17.4: Extrude 2D Geometry into 3D   342
Edit Surface Models  344
Exercise 17.5: Trim Surfaces with Other Surfaces 344
Exercise 17.6: Project Edges on Surfaces  345
Exercise 17.7: Trim Surfaces with Edges  348
Create Solid Models 350
Exercise 17.8: Extrude Solid Objects 350
Exercise 17.9: Loft Solid Objects 354
Edit Solid Models  356
Exercise 17.10: Perform Boolean Operations  356
Exercise 17.11: Edit Solids   359
Smooth Mesh Models  363
Exercise 17.12: Create, Edit, and Smooth Mesh  363
Live–Section Models 365
Exercise 17.13: Create and Edit a Section Plane   365
Chapter 18 Presenting and Documenting 3D Design 369
Assign Materials  370
Exercise 18.1: Apply Materials  370t e n t s
Place and Adjust Lights  376
Exercise 18.2: Add Artificial Lights  376
Exercise 18.3: Simulate Natural Light  382
Create Renderings 383
Exercise 18.4: Make Realistic Renderings in the Cloud 383
Document Models with Drawings  387
Exercise 18.5: Document Models 387
Appendix A Making Isometric Drawings 393
Appendix B Autodesk AutoCAD 2018 Certif ication 399
Index 403


Notă biografică

About the Author
Scott Onstott is a consultant, former university professor, author, and independent video producer with more than 19 years of experience teaching and writing about design visualization software. He is the author of the six previous editions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Essentials, Photoshop CS6 Essentials, Enhancing Architectural Drawings and Models with Photoshop, and five other software training books published by Sybex.