This best-selling Exercise Workbook is the perfect resource for learning and honing essential AutoCAD skills, whether you are a complete beginner, seeking to improve your 2D drawing skills, or simply interested in learning about the very latest updates.
AutoCAD experts Shrock and Heather share their knowledge of the best use of this versatile program with students and instructors, including plenty of inside tips and numerous exercises to help users get comfortable and see real progress. Readers can download the provided templates used for drawings in the book from Industrial Press’s print or eBook website product pages.
The new AutoCAD 2023 software builds on the features of the previous releases. Design changes include a reinvented icon on the main menus and revisions of the Model
and Layout Tabs
. A new button in the Count Palette
, facilitating creation of a table tallying the elements in your drawing file, along with changes to the Recent Documents List
and Floating File Tabs
, make it easier than ever to keep track of multiple drawing files. New and/or Improved Features in Beginning AutoCAD 2023:
- Options Dialog Box — If you make changes in any of the Options dialog box Tabs and attempt to close the dialog box before selecting the Apply and OK buttons, a warning message dialog box will appear. (Included in the Introduction)
- Recent Documents List — You can now remove a ﬁle from the Recent Documents List in the Application Menu, making this handy list more applicable to your current AutoCAD projects. (Included in Lesson 1)
- Floating File Tabs — Thanks to continued improvements to the Floating File Tabs, you can Pin a Floating File Tab so that it remains on top of any other open or overlapping drawing ﬁle windows. (Included in Lesson 2)