Customizing AutoCAD 2013   
 
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet and 
CADCIM Technologies, USA
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 978-1-936646-31-9
Paperback, 528 Pages

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Customizing AutoCAD 2013 is a comprehensive textbook that provides detailed descriptions of the techniques used for customizing the AutoCAD software. This textbook covers all levels of customization techniques starting from the basic techniques used for creating template drawings to advanced techniques used for modifying the AutoCAD environment. Every chapter of this textbook has several examples that illustrate some possible applications of the customizing techniques explained in the chapter. The exercises at the end of the chapter will help the users assess their knowledge of the techniques learned in the chapter. Live projects and examples will further help the readers understand the concept clearly and master the customizing techniques of AutoCAD 2013.

Some of the features of this text book are:

         A comprehensive textbook that consists of 18 chapters, covering all major customizing techniques of AutoCAD          Detailed explanation of Scripting, AutoLISP, Visual LISP, DIESEL, etc to help user customize AutoCAD efficiently          Additional information is provided in the form of tips and notes
        The first page of every chapter summarizes the topics covered in that chapter 
        The procedures of various customizing techniques are explained in steps
      Each customizing technique is thoroughly explained and is supported with examples and illustrations
      Self-Evaluation Test, Review Questions, and exercises are provided at the end of each chapter to help the reader
     assess their knowledge of the tools and techniques learned in the chapter

 
Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1:
 Template Drawings
Chapter 2:
  Script Files and Slide Shows
Chapter 3:  Creating Linetypes and Hatch Patterns
Chapter 4:  Customizing the ACAD.PGP File
Chapter 5:  Customizing Menus and Toolbars
Chapter 6:  Customizing Ribbon, Workspaces, and Palettes
Chapter 7:
 Shapes and Text Fonts
Chapter 8:  Working with AutoLISP
Chapter 9:  Working with Visual LISP
Chapter 10: Visual LISP: Editing the Drawing Database
Chapter 11: Creating Programmable Dialog Boxes Using the Dialog Control Language
Chapter 12: DIESEL: A String Expression Language
Chapter 13: Using VBA in AutoCAD
Chapter 14: Accessing External Database
Chapter 15: Geometry Calculator

Chapter 16: Image Tile Menus
Chapter 17: Button Menus
Chapter 18: Tablet Menus

Index

 

Evaluation Chapters of Customizing AutoCAD 2013 textbook (zipped pdf files)
 
  c01_cust_2013_eval.zip                    c02_cust_2013_eval.zip
toc_cust_2013.zip
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Customizing AutoCAD 2013 Files (zipped files)
Files used in tutorials and illustrations of the book

 
  c01_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c02_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c03_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c04_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c05_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c08_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c09_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c10_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c11_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c12_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c13_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c15_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c16_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip             c17_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
c18_cust_acad_2013_prt.zip
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