AutoCAD 2011/12 - the customizing e-book by ralph grabowski
Tailoring AutoCAD is one of our most popular e-books. It is part one
of a three-part series that describes how to customize every aspect of AutoCAD
--from user interfaces to dynamic blocks:
- Tailoring AutoCAD 2011/12
Tailoring CUI for AutoCAD 2011/12
Tailoring AutoLISP - DCL - Diesel and scripts.
The 266-page PDF book is now updated for AutoCAD 2011 and 2012. And when the
next release of AutoCAD for Mac ships, we'll release a dual-OS version of this
ebook, for Windows and OS X.
The ebook provides detailed descriptions -- more detailed than the
documentation provided by Autodesk -- and step-by-step tutorials in the
- Starting AutoCAD
- Changing AutoCAD's Environment
- Tweaking Options
- Customizing Linetypes
- Making Hatch Patterns
- Creating Shapes and Fonts
- Writing Command Aliases
- Coding Field Text
- Managing CAD
The ebook features:
- All illustrations in full color.
- Formatted for printing on standard 8.5x11 paper.
- Margins designed for three-hole punching.
- Complimentary subscription to
About the author
Ralph Grabowski has authored and co-authored
140+ books on CAD
management, ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Generic CADD, IntelliCAD, MicroStation, TurboCAD,
VDraft, Visio, HTML, and VRML. He is the editor of
and WorldCAD Access.
Mr Grabowski received his B.A.Sc ('80) degree in civil engineering from the
University of British Columbia. He currently works and lives in the beautiful
Central Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, Canada.