Appendix B

Installing and Setting Up AutoCAD

This appendix gives you information about installing AutoCAD 2012 on your system and describes the system parameters you should set to configure AutoCAD to meet the needs of your operating environment. Throughout this appendix, the system variable associated with a setting, when available, is included at the end of an option description, enclosed in brackets. System variables are settings that enable you to control AutoCAD's behavior when you're using commands and features. you'll find a detailed description of the AutoCAD system variables in the AutoCAD 2012 Help website.

Before Installing AutoCAD

Before you begin the installation process, be sure you have at least 1 GB of free disk space for the ...

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