Wiley Announces AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible

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Latest book in the popular Bible series gets readers up and running with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2013

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announces the availability of AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible (Wiley, 978-1-1183-2829-3, July 2012). Written by AutoCAD expert Ellen Finkelstein, this comprehensive guide is ideal for both novice and experienced users. From basic 2D and 3D drawing techniques to customizing the user interface, the AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible gets readers up and running with AutoCAD 2013 or AutoCAD LT 2013.

With the AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible, readers will be able to quickly create their first drawing with the Quick Start tutorial and then dive into the more advanced features and functionality. The chapters begin with the basics of creating drawings, using commands, and specifying coordinates. The author builds on this these chapters to cover more complex 2D and 3D drawing techniques, including using layers, creating dimensions, 3D coordinates, solids and rendering. Additionally, the book discusses advanced topics such as customization of commands and programming AutoCAD using AutoLISP and .NET. A companion website for the AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible features before-and-after drawings for each tutorial, 15 bonus chapters, over 400 pages of additional content, video tutorials and additional resources.

Author Ellen Finkelstein explains, “The AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Bible editions are unique in that they are so complete, covering virtually every AutoCAD feature. Another special feature is that they function both as a resource book and a tutorial. As a resource book, full explanations cover all of the commands and their features, as well as scenarios for how to use them. As a tutorial, most features come with a step-by-step exercise; the companion website provides real-world drawings for each exercise.”

AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide in both print and all e-book formats. For a full list of retailers, visit http://www.wiley.com/buy/9781118328293.

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Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.

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