Chapter 1. AutoCAD Productivity

Considering the complexity of AutoCAD, it's not surprising that many people who use it miss something important along the way. Many users had little training on the software before being expected to start producing useful work, and these users in turn have trained others based on what they figured out on their own. Even the most experienced AutoCAD users have likely forgotten some useful things they once knew.

This chapter is the result of the many questions I've been asked by AutoCAD users over the years while teaching, training, consulting, and responding to e-mails and phone calls. Here I'll offer advice on using AutoCAD, with an emphasis on features and techniques that are often overlooked or forgotten by users. ...

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