From the Back Cover
The World′s Best AutoCAD Resource Now for the Mac!
This comprehensive guide has everything you need to quickly become proficient with Autodesk′s exciting new AutoCAD for Mac software. Award–winning author George Omura brings his legendary AutoCAD expertise and approachable style to this Autodesk Official Training Guide so you can quickly build your skills.
With thorough explanations reinforced by real–world examples and pages of step–by–step tutorials, this detailed book will help new users get rapidly up to speed while enabling seasoned users to become experts. It′s the ultimate go–to reference and tutorial on every aspect of AutoCAD for Mac.
Working quickly and productively with AutoCAD for Mac′s interface
Using hatches, fields, and tables effectively
Manipulating dynamic blocks and attributes
Linking drawings to databases and spreadsheets
Customizing AutoCAD′s tools and menus
Modeling complex 3D forms
Rendering 3D views with lighting and materials
Presenting 3D models with cutaway and x–ray views
Exploring parametric modeling with geometric constraints
Quickly Learn to Design and Draft with AutoCAD for Mac
Master Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Techniques
Transform 2D Drawings into 3D Renderings
Practice as You Learn with Step–by–Step Exercises
Reinforce Your Skills with Real–World Examples and Case Studies
About the Author
George Omura is a licensed architect, Autodesk Authorized Author, and all–time bestselling AutoCAD author. He has more than 30 years of experience in architecture and has been using AutoCAD for over 20 years. As a CAD specialist, he has worked on design projects ranging from resort hotels to transit systems to the San Francisco Library project. Rick Graham is a CAD Manager at James R. Holley & Associates, Inc. He has been using, and supporting users of, AutoCAD and other Autodesk products for over 20 years. He coauthored Introducing AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010.