eBook AutoCAD Platform Customization: User Interface and Beyond, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118906950
  • ISBN-13: 9781118906958
  • DDC: 006.6869
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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AutoCAD Platform Customization is a unique learning resource that teaches readers how to customize and personalize such programs as AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Civil 3D, Inventor, Plant 3D, and other programs built on Autodesks AutoCAD platform. Written by an Autodesk insider with years of customization experience, the book features detailed discussions backed by real-world examples and tutorials. This e-book features personalization options that offer crucial outcomes such as enforcing drawing and CAD standards, manipulating the drawing environment, automating repetitive tasks, and customizing buttons, ribbons, and palettes on the interface. The book includes an additional resources appendix and features downloadable datasets and customization examples.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
About the Authors.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Establishing the Foundation for Drawing Standards.
2: Working with Nongraphical Objects.
3: Building the Real World One Block at a Time.
4: Manipulating the Drawing Environment.
5: Customizing the AutoCAD User Interface for Windows.
6: Customizing the AutoCAD User Interface for Mac.
7: Creating Tools and Tool Palettes.
8: Automating Repetitive Tasks.
9: Defining Shapes, Linetypes, and Hatch Patterns.
10: Using, Loading, and Managing Custom Files.