AutoCAD 2000 in a Nutshell provides the most complete and comprehensive reference for the newly released AutoCAD 2000, the software that offers users hundreds of new and modified features and commands. This book pulls AutoCAD commands, express tools, and variables into one easy-to-use alphabetical reference. It includes descriptions of nearly every command, including toolbar and command-line launch options and important command dialog boxes with detailed descriptions of the various options available to the user.
AutoCAD 2000 in a Nutshell is intended as a technical reference for both intermediate and advanced users. It will save valuable time and increase productivity with hundreds of tips and warnings culled from the author's years of experience as an AutoCAD user and instructor.
The book contains:
• In-depth descriptions of every command, variable, and express tool, and insights into their interaction with other CAD commands and variables.
• All available methods for accessing each command, variable, or express tool, including entering the command, variable name, or alias on the command line, navigating through the pull-down menu, or selecting the appropriate toolbar button.
• Example sequences and screenshots illustrating how to use commands, variables, and express tools, along with variables for use with menu macros, scripts, and AutoLisp programs.
• Prominent icons that help readers quickly identify commands and variables that are new or have been modified in AutoCAD 2000.