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AutoCAD® 2010 For Dummies® by David Byrnes

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Chapter 21. Ten Great AutoCAD Resources

Much as I want to make a claim to the contrary, you probably do need just a teensy bit more than this book and a copy of the software to reach the very highest peaks of AutoCAD mastery! This chapter lists ten likely suspects if you want to find out more about your favorite software program.

Autodesk's My Feedback

Interested in helping shape future versions of AutoCAD? If so, visit Autodesk's My Feedback Portal (http://myfeedback.autodesk.com) and sign up. In return for small — or sometimes considerable — time commitments, you can contribute your ideas to the AutoCAD Futures group or apply to beta test the next release of AutoCAD.

Autodesk's Discussion Groups

Although there are still some independent, newsreader-based discussion groups out there, the majority of the AutoCAD action nowadays happens on Autodesk's own moderated discussion groups. These are user-to-user groups, but even so, you frequently see Autodesk employees jumping in to answer questions in their areas of expertise — sometimes on their own time!

To see what's there, point your browser to www.autodesk.com/discussion. There are product-based discussion groups for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Autodesk's Own Bloggers

Several of Autodesk's employees run their own blogs through the company's servers, and they're chockablock with tips, techniques, and some occasionally highly entertaining digressions. For a list of all Autodesk's blogs, go to www.autodesk.com/blogs. The AutoCAD-based blogs I ...

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