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AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015: No Experience Required: Autodesk Official Press by Donnie Gladfelter

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Chapter 1 Getting to Know AutoCAD for Windows

Opening either the Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® program for the first time presents you with an expansive canvas of tools, settings, and more. Faced with this seemingly endless landscape of options, you are probably wondering where you should start. This chapter faces that question head on and breaks down the many components of the user interface into manageable segments, introducing you to essential operations, such as opening drawings. Even if you’ve used earlier versions of AutoCAD, you’ll still want to review this chapter to become acquainted with changes that have taken place in recent years.

The 2015 release continues the evolution of the user interface seen in recent versions ...

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