Ellen Finkelstein

  • The bestselling guide to AutoCAD, fully updated for the 2013 version AutoCAD, the number one architectural drawing software, can be challenging to learn. This comprehensive guide has sold more than 160,000 copies in previous editions and is the go-to resource for architects, engineers, drafters, interior designers, and space planners who need to learn and use AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. From the basics of creating drawings and using commands to 2D and 3D drawing techniques, using layers, rendering, and customizing the program, this book covers it all. A Quick Start guide allows even newcomers to create an actual drawing on their very first day. Expert AutoCAD author Ellen Finkelstein presents more than 150 tutorials illustrated with real-world drawings from AutoCAD pros. The companion website includes before-and-after drawings, bonus chapters, video tutorials, and more! The comprehensive, soup-to-nuts reference that even some Autodesk employees keep on their desks Covers AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT in complete detail, from using the interface and commands to customizing and programming AutoCAD with AutoLISP and VBA Begins with a Quick Start guide to help novices create a real drawing on their first day with the program Covers creating drawings, using commands, and specifying coordinates; working with complex 2D and 3D drawing techniques; using layers; and creating dimensions, 3D coordinates, solids, and rendering Discusses customizing commands and toolbars and programming AutoCAD with AutoLISP and VBA Includes a companion website with bonus content, video tutorials, and before-and-after drawings AutoCAD 2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013 Bible is the comprehensive, one-stop AutoCAD resource for newcomers and veterans alike.

  • The perfect reference for all AutoCAD users AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the book you want to have close at hand to answer those day-to-day questions about this industry-leading software. Author and Autodesk University instructor Ellen Finkelstein guides readers through AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 with clear, easy-to-understand instruction and hands-on tutorials that allow even total beginners to create a design on their very first day. Although simple and fundamental enough to be used by those new to CAD, the book is so comprehensive that even Autodesk power users will want to keep a copy on their desks. Here is what you'll find inside the book: Part I: Introducing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Basics Part II: Drawing in Two Dimensions Part III: Working with Data Part IV: Drawing in Three Dimensions Part V: Organizing and Managing Drawings Part VI: Customizing AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Part VII: Programming AutoCAD Part VIII: Appendixes Appendix A: Installing and Configuring AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Appendix B: AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Resources In addition, the book also explores advanced techniques like programming with AutoLISP and VBA, and demonstrates AutoCAD 2015 customization that can smooth workflow. The companion website contains real-world drawings for each tutorial, plus bonus chapters and video tutorials. If you need to become an AutoCAD guru, AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Bible is the one resource that will get you there quickly.

  • 10th anniversary edition of the bestselling AutoCAD Bible Even AutoCAD developers turn to this book for answers! Find out what fans of all the previous bestselling editions of this book already know: this is the top all-in-one guide to everything you need to master AutoCAD. Whether you're a novice looking to start with the basics and progress to programming, or an AutoCAD veteran exploring what's new or seeking a quick refresher, every feature is covered. Start drawing today in AutoCAD 2010 with the one book you need to succeed. Start drawing right away with a Quick Start project Draw, view, and edit in 2D, then add text and dimensions Reference other drawings and link data to objects Build, view, and present complex 3D drawings Customize commands, create shortcuts, and use scripts and macros Program AutoCAD using AutoLISP® and VBA What's on the DVD? Trial versions of both AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 Over 300 before-and-after drawings from working AutoCAD professionals A selection of helpful add-on programs The entire book in searchable PDF Videos on the two big new features of AutoCAD 2010- Parametric Constraints and Mesh Solids System Requirements: Please see the DVD appendix for details and system requirements. Control your drawings with the new parametric constraints
    Draw and display sophisticated 2D and 3D models
    Create organic, molded solids with 3D meshes Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

  • Uses the straightforward For Dummies style to show Linux and Windows users how to use the OpenOffice.org desktop productivity suite OpenOffice.org has a user interface and feature set similar to that of other office suites and works transparently with a variety of file formats, including those of Microsoft Office Explains how to download, install, and set up both the Linux and Windows versions of OpenOffice.org Organized by the four key desktop applications provided in the OpenOffice.org suite: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), and Draw (graphics) Other topics covered include creating and formatting documents with Writer, using templates and styles, creating spreadsheets with Calc, manipulating spreadsheet data, creating a presentation with Impress, and creating and editing images with Draw

  • Pack pizzazz into your Web sites with Flash! Start with simple animation, or create whole pages in Flash The newest version of Flash offers all sorts of cool options for designing Web sites that stand out from the crowd, and this handy guide makes it easy. Enhance your site with animated graphics, boxes, or buttons; morph shapes; create text with exotically changing colors; add sound or video; and watch visitors flock to your site!

  • La première partie de ce livre est dédiée au logiciel de conception de sites Web le plus utilisé au monde Dreamweaver. Vous découvrirez tout, de la création de formulaires, en passant par l´intégration de graphiques, l´utilisation de HTML, Dynamic HTML, et les feuilles de style en cascade. Ce livre est axé sur les nouveautés apportées par Dreamweaver CS6.
    Dans la seconde partie, vous apprendrez à développer avec Flash CS6, l'outil de développement préféré des professionnels de l´animation sur Internet. Cette nouvelle version de Flash dépasse le cadre de la programmation pure. Elle rend la création de nouvelles applications web accessible aux développeurs comme aux designers. Découvrez les effets de scénarios et comportements, la nouvelle extension API et le nouveau langage ActionScript, ainsi que les nouveaux outils d´exportation. Les intégrations JavaScript et Ajax sont également traitées en profondeur.
    Une partie complète est dédiée à l'interaction entre tous les logiciels de la suite CS6 : Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, FireWorks et InDesign.