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Up and Running with AutoCAD 2011 by Elliot Gindis

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Chapter 20 Isometric Drawing

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Learning Objectives

In this chapter we introduce isometric perspective and how to use it.

  • What isometric perspective is

  • When to use it

  • When not to use it

  • Setting isometric perspective

  • Changing planes (F5)

  • Ellipses in isometric

  • Text in isometric

In the course of the chapter, you will create several isometric designs including a computer desk and mechanical devices.

Estimated time for completion of chapter: 1 hour.

20.1 Introduction to Isometric Perspective

By strict definition, isometric perspective means representing a three-dimensional object in two dimensions. As applied to AutoCAD, it means ...

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