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Beginning AutoCAD 2017

Exercise Workbook
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Book Description

The best-selling title that has been helping AutoCAD® users

for more than two decades is better than ever!

For new users of AutoCAD, or those simply brushing up on their skills, there is no better resource than the Beginning AutoCAD® 2017 Exercise Workbook by Cheryl Shrock and Steve Heather.


This highly effective text provides step-by-step instructions with corresponding screen shots illustrating exactly what the user will see when using the software. All of the new bells and whistles of AutoCAD 2017 are featured. For instance, users can now directly import a .PDF drawing, including both the geometry and text, into drawing entities that can be modified within AutoCAD.

A Game-Changer!  

For the first time, this top-selling Workbook and the companion title Advanced AutoCAD® 2017 Exercise Workbook now include both METRIC and INCH measurements, so that readers worldwide can benefit from all of the instructions and exercises.

New and Improved Features

  • New function that allows users to convert an imported .pdf drawing, which can then be modified and customized in AutoCAD as usable geometry.
  • Two new dimension commands, Associative Centerlines and Associative Center Marks, which are both fully editable.
  • Dialog Box enhancements that enable custom resizing of many of the dialog boxes.
  • Share Design View command, which lets users publish views of drawings to the Cloud and share them with others, while still protecting the original drawing files.
  • Autodesk Home, a companion application delivering updates and patches to AutoCAD software.
  • A refreshed cover design highlights the latest editions of the AutoCAD Exercise Workbook series.
  • Many redrawn illustrations and improved instructions.


To download a file containing the supplied preset drawings mentioned and used in this book click here