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  • Copyright 2022
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 672
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-678788-6
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Get Productive Fast with AutoCAD 2022: Master the Newest AutoCAD Features and Interface

In this guide, expert AutoCAD instructors and practitioners show how to efficiently use AutoCAD 2022s powerful features in any interior design, architecture, or space planning project. Covering both 2D and 3D drawings, the authors walk you step-by-step through using AutoCAD 2022 prompts and commands, and fully mastering AutoCADs current interface, including the revised Start tab and  floating Drawing tabs.

AutoCAD 2022 for Interior Design and Space Planning has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes since AutoCAD 2015, from importing content with DesignCenter to creating solid modeling walkthroughs with 3DWALK and Animation Motion. Its packed with features for better classroom and self-paced learning:

  • 600+ updated illustrations and 100+ exercises demonstrating AutoCADs role in modern interior design, architecture, and space planning
  • Moves from basic commands to complex drawings, helping learners build on what theyve learned and quickly get productive
  • Numbered step-by-step exercises help students learn in realistic situations, and then practice on their own
  • Includes drawing layouts, plotting drawings, and using architectural scales to measure distances
  • Several projects guide learners to create a tenant space, a hotel room, lecture and conference rooms, and a wheelchair-accessible commercial restroom appropriate for interior design, space planning, and architecture students


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Table of Contents

PART I:  PREPARING TO DRAW WITH AUTOCAD
Chapter 1  Introducing the AutoCAD User Interface     1
Chapter Objectives     1
Introduction     1
Exercise 1-1 Examine the AutoCAD User Interface and Save a Workspace     2
Drawing Window and Graphics Cursor     4
Application Menu Button     7
Inputting or Selecting a Command     8
Ribbon     8
    Expanded Panels     9
    Dialog Boxes and Palettes     9
    Tooltips     10
    Flyouts     10
Command Line Window (<Ctrl>+9)     11
Quick Access Toolbar     11
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar Down Arrow and Showing the Menu Bar     12
Using AutoCAD Toolbars     13
User Coordinate System Icon     14
    Advantage of Using the UCS     14
Viewport Label Menus     14
ViewCube     16
Navigation Bar     17
Infocenter     18
Status Bar     18
    Drawing Coordinates Values (<Ctrl>+I)     18
    Model or Paper Space     21
    Quick View Tools     21
    Annotation Scaling Tools     21
    Workspace Switching     22
    Lock/Unlock Toolbar and Window Positions     22
    On/Off Hardware Acceleration     22
    Clean Screen (<Ctrl>+0 [Zero])     22
Modifying and Saving a Workspace     22
Getting Help in AutoCAD 2022     24
Closing AutoCAD     25
    Chapter Summary     26
    Chapter Test Questions     26

PART II:  TWO-DIMENSIONAL AUTOCAD
Chapter 2  Quick-Start Tutorials: Basic Settings and Commands     29
Chapter Objectives     29
Introduction     29
Following the Tutorials in This Book     30
Tutorial 2-1 Part 1, Beginning an AutoCAD Drawing: Saving Your Work; Setting Units, Limits, Grid, and Snap; Creating Layers     31
Beginning an AutoCAD Drawing     31
Saving the Drawing     32
    Save     32
    Save As     32
    DWT     34
    DWS     34
    DXF     34
    Drawing Name and File Name Extension     35
Units     36
Controlling Your Drawing     36
    Drawing Scale     37
    Drawing Limits and the Cartesian Coordinate System     37
Grid     38
    GRIDDISPLAY     38
Snap     40
Zoom     41
Drafting Settings Dialog Box     41
Layers     42
    Layer Lists     44
Linetypes     46
Lineweights     46
    Lineweight Settings Dialog Box     46
    Lineweight Display     48
Setting the Annotation Scale     50
Saving the Drawing     50
Using the Mouse and Right-Click Customization     51
Tutorial 2-1 Part 2, Drawing Lines, Circles, Arcs, Ellipses, and Donuts     52
Ortho     52
Drawing Lines Using the Grid Marks and Snap Increments     53
Erase and Undo     54
Drawing Lines Using Absolute Coordinates     56
Drawing Lines Using Relative Coordinates     57
Drawing Lines Using Polar Coordinates     58
Drawing Lines Using Direct Distance Entry     59
    DYNMODE     59
Circle     60
    Center, Radius     61
    Center, Diameter     62
    2 Points     62
    3 Points     63
    TTR     63
LTSCALE     63
ZOOM     64
    Zoom-Window     64
    Zoom-All     65
    Zoom-Previous     65
    Zoom-Extents     66
    Zoom-Object     66
    Zoom-Realtime     66
PAN REALTIME     66
Transparent Commands     66
REDRAW     67
REGEN     67
HIGHLIGHT     67
Move and Editing Commands Selection Set     67
    Options for Selecting Objects to Modify     70
    Window (W) and Crossing Window (C)     71
    All (ALL)     71
    Fence (F)     71
    Remove (R) and Add (A)     71
    Last (L) and Previous (P)     71
    Undo (U)     72
Grips     72
UNDO and REDO     73
ARC     74
    3-Point     74
    Start, Center, End     76
    Start, Center, Angle     76
    Start, Center, Length     76
    Start, End, Angle     77
    Start, End, Direction     77
    Start, End, Radius     77
    Continue     77
ELLIPSE     77
    Axis, End     77
    Center     79
DONUT     79
SCALE     80
    Reference     80
Adding Text     82
Command History     82
Tutorial 2-2 Plot Responses for CH2-TUTORIAL1, Using the Model Tab     83
Plot - Name     84
Page Setup     84
Printer/Plotter     84
Plot to File     85
Browse for Plot File     85
Plot Style Table (Pen Assignments)     85
Paper Size     86
Plot Area     87
Plot Scale     87
Annotative Property and Annotation Scale     88
Plot Offset (Origin Set to Printable Area)     89
Shaded Viewport Options     89
Plot Options     89
Drawing Orientation     90
Preview     90
    Chapter Summary     92
    Chapter Test Questions     92
    Chapter Projects     95
Chapter 3  Drawing with AutoCAD: Conference and Lecture Rooms     103
Chapter Objectives     103
Exercise 3-1 Drawing a Rectangular Conference Room, Including Furniture     103
Making a Drawing Template     105
Polyline     107
    Undo     108
OFFSET     108
    Through     109
    Erase     109
    Layer     109
EXPLODE     109
ID Point     109
TRIM     111
Rectangle     111
CHAMFER     114
    Polyline     114
    Undo     114
    Angle     115
    Trim     115
    mEthod     115
    Multiple     115
FILLET     116
COPY and Osnap-Midpoint     117
ROTATE     118
    Reference     119
POINT     119
DIVIDE     120
MEASURE     121
OSNAP     122
    Activating Osnap     122
    Copy, Osnap-Midpoint, Osnap-Node     123
MIRROR     124
Osnap Modes That Snap to Specific Drawing Features     127
Exercise 3-2 Drawing a Rectangular Lecture Room, Including Furniture     130
Running Osnap Modes     129
Osnap Settings: Marker, Aperture, Magnet, Tooltip     130
Making Solid Walls Using Polyline and Solid Hatch     132
From     133
BREAK     133
    First     134
    @     134
Polyline Edit     134
HATCH     136
ARRAY     138
    Rectangular     140
    Path     141
ARRAYEDIT     141
Distance     141
Exercise 3-3 Drawing a Curved Conference Room, Including Furniture     144
Polyline     145
    Width     146
    Half Width     146
    Length     147
    Close     147
POLYGON     148
    Edge     149
GripsAdd Vertex     149
GripsConvert to Arc     151
ARRAY     152
    Polar     152
Exercise 3-4 Drawing a Conference Room Using Polar Tracking     155
Polar Tracking     157
Polyline Edit     159
Specifying Points with Tracking     160
Drawing the Chairs around the Conference Table     162
Completing the Conference Room     164
Using Command Preview     165
Choosing Selection Options     166
    Chapter Summary     167
    Chapter Test Questions     167
    Chapter Projects     170
Chapter 4  Adding Text and Tables to the Drawing     183
Chapter Objectives     183
Exercise 4-1 Placing Text on Drawings     183
Making Settings for Text Style     185
    Style Name     185
    Font Name     185
Making a New Text Style     186
Using the Single Line Text Command to Draw Text     189
Setting the Justify Option     191
Using Standard Codes to Draw Special Characters     192
Using the Multiline Text Command to Draw Text Paragraphs in Columns     195
Changing Text Properties     198
Checking the Spelling     202
Exercise 4-2 Using the TABLE Command to Create a Door Schedule     203
Exercise 4-3 Using the TABLE Command to Create a Window Schedule     214
    Chapter Summary     215
    Chapter Test Questions     215
    Chapter Projects     218
Chapter 5  Advanced Plotting: Using Plot Styles, Paper Space, Multiple Viewports, and PDF Files     223
Chapter Objectives     223
Understanding Layer Names, Colors, and Lineweights     223
Choosing a Plot Style     224
    Named Plot Style (STB)     225
    Color-Dependent Plot Style (CTB)     226
Exercise 5-1 Make a Color-Dependent Plot Style to Change Colors to Plot Black     226
Exercise 5-2 Plot a Layout with One Viewport     228
Model, Layout1, and Layout2 Tabs     229
Page Setup Manager     229
Center and Scale the Plan     230
Complete the Layout     232
Exercise 5-3 Plot a Layout with Two Viewports     233
Insert an Entire Drawing into a Current Drawing     233
Page Setup Manager     236
Copy a Viewport     237
Center and Scale the Plans     237
Complete the Layout     239
Exercise 5-4 Plot a Layout with Four Viewports     241
Viewports (VPORTS)     242
Use MVIEW to Restore the Viewport VP4 into Layout1     244
Page Setup Manager     245
Center and Scale the Plans     246
Complete the Layout     246
Exercise 5-5 Make PDF Files That Can Be Attached to E-mails and Opened without the AutoCAD Program     247
    Chapter Summary     250
    Chapter Test Questions     250
    Chapter Projects     253
Chapter 6  Drawing the Floor Plan: Walls, Doors, and Windows     255
Chapter Objectives     255
The Tenant Space Project     255
Exercise 6-1 Tenant Space Floor Plan     256
RECTANGLE     257
HATCH     258
ARRAY     258
Multiline Style     260
    Multiline Command     262
    Edit Multiline Command     268
EXTEND     269
PROPERTIES     269
LIST     270
COLOR     270
Linetype     272
Lineweight     272
Make Objects Layer Current     272
Match Properties     272
Block     273
Wblock     276
Insert     278
    Insertion Point     281
    X Scale Factor, Y Scale Factor     281
Using Annotative Text     282
Inserting Entire Drawings as Blocks     284
Advantages of Using Blocks     284
Exercise 6-2 Hotel Room 1 Floor Plan     285
AutoCAD DesignCenter     287
    Chapter Summary     291
    Chapter Test Questions     291
    Chapter Projects     294
Chapter 7  Dimensioning and Area Calculations     297
Chapter Objectives     297
Eight Basic Types of Dimensions     297
Using Dimension Variables     298
Exercise 7-1 Dimensioning the Tenant Space
Floor Plan Using Linear Dimensions     301
Setting the Dimension Variables Using the Command Prompt     303
Setting the Dimension Variables Using the Dimension Style Manager Dialog Box     304
Using the Fit Tab to Scale for Dimension Features     309
    Annotative     309
    Scale Dimensions to Layout     310
    Use Overall Scale of: (DIMSCALE)     310
Linear and Continue Dimensioning     311
Aligned Dimensioning     315
Baseline Dimensioning     315
Adding a Dimension Break     318
Using Adjust Space     318
Exercise 7-2 Revisions and Modifying Dimensions     319
Setting the DIMASSOC Dimension Variable     319
Understanding Associative Dimension Commands     321
    Oblique     321
    Align Text (Home-Angle-Left-Center-Right)     322
    Override     322
    Update     322
Defpoints Layer     322
Using the PROPERTIES Palette     323
Accessing Match Properties     323
Using Grips     323
Drawing a Revision Cloud     324
Exercise 7-3 Tenant Space Total Square Footage     326
Defining the Area for Square Footage     326
Using the Cal Calculator     329
    Chapter Summary     331
    Chapter Test Questions     331
    Chapter Projects     334
Chapter 8  Drawing Elevations, Sections, and Details     337
Chapter Objectives     337
Introduction     337
Exercise 8-1 Tenant Space: Elevation of Conference Room Cabinets     337
UCS     339
    UCS Icon     340
    Draw the Upper Cabinets     341
Mirror     342
    Draw the Lower Cabinets     344
Stretch     345
    Complete the Drawing     354
Circles to Be Used with Multileaders     357
Exercise 8-2 The Multileader Command     357
Multileader Standard Style     357
Multileader     360
    Multileader Align     362
Change Multileader Style     362
    Multileader Collect     366
Multileader Add     367
Exercise 8-3 Tenant Space: Section of Conference Room Cabinets with Hatching     368
Prepare to Use the Hatch Command with the Add: Select Objects Boundary Option     371
    Use the Hatch Command with the Add: Select Objects Boundary Option     372
    Use the Hatch Command with the Add: Pick Points Boundary Option     373
Hatch; Hatch and Gradient Dialog Box; Hatch Tab     376
    Type and Pattern     376
    Angle and Scale     377
    Hatch Origin     378
    Boundaries     378
    Options     378
More Options     379
    Islands     380
    Boundary Retention     380
    Boundary Set     380
    Gap Tolerance     380
    Inherit Options     380
Edit Hatch     381
Exercise 8-4 Detail of Door Jamb with Hatching     385
Exercise 8-5 Use Point Filters and Object Snap Tracking to Make an Orthographic Drawing of a Conference Table     386
Point Filters     388
Object Snap Tracking     389
    Chapter Summary     393
    Chapter Test Questions     393
    Chapter Projects     396
Chapter 9  Drawing the Furniture Installation Plan, Adding Specifications, and Extracting Data     401
Chapter Objectives     401
Introduction     401
Exercise 9-1 Tenant Space Furniture Installation Plan with Furniture Specifications     402
Draw the Furniture Symbols     403
Define Attributes (ATTDEF)     403
    Constant Attribute     408
    Variable Attribute     410
    Verify Attribute     412
Edit Text (TEXTEDIT)     413
QP (Quick Properties)     414
Properties Palette     414
WBLOCK the Furniture with Attributes Symbol     414
Insert the Furniture Symbols with Attributes into the Drawing     416
Complete the Tenant Space Furniture Installation Plan     418
Edit Attribute, Single     418
Edit Attribute, Global     420
Attribute Display (ATTDISP)     422
Redefining an Inserted Block with Attributes Using the BLOCK Command     422
Block Attribute Manager (BATTMAN)     423
Synchronize Attributes (ATTSYNC)     423
Exercise 9-2 Extracting Attributes from the Tenant Space Furniture Installation Plan     424
Data Extraction     425
    Chapter Summary     430
    Chapter Test Questions     430
    Chapter Projects     432
Chapter 10  DesignCenter, Dynamic Blocks, and External References     435
Chapter Objectives     435
Introduction     435
Exercise 10-1 Reception Area Furniture Installation Plan Using the DesignCenter     435
The DesignCenter     436
    DesignCenter Tabs     436
    DesignCenter Buttons     437
Exercise 10-2 Training Room Furniture Installation Plan Using DesignCenter and Dynamic Blocks     440
Use Block Editor to Make Dynamic Blocks     445
Exercise 10-3 Attach an External Reference to an Office Plan     456
XATTACH (Attach External Reference)     456
External Reference (XREF)     457
XBIND     457
Features of External References     457
    Chapter Summary     463
    Chapter Test Questions     463
    Chapter Projects     465
Chapter 11  Drawing the Reflected Ceiling Plan and Voice/Data/Power Plan     471
Chapter Objectives     471
Introduction     471
Exercise 11-1 Part 1, Tenant Space Lighting Legend and Reflected Ceiling Plan     471
Tenant Space Lighting Legend Symbols     473
Tenant Space Reflected Ceiling Plan     473
Exercise 11-1 Part 2, Tenant Space Voice/Data/Power Legend and Plan     474
Tenant Space Voice/Data/Power Legend Symbols     474
Tenant Space Voice/Data/Power Plan     476
    Chapter Summary     478
    Chapter Test Questions     478
    Chapter Projects     480
Chapter 12  Creating Presentations with Layouts and Making a Sheet Set     485
Chapter Objectives     485
Exercise 12-1 Make a Printed Presentation of the Tenant Space Project by Combining Multiple Plans on One Sheet of Paper     485
Use Create Layout Wizard to Set Up Four Viewports on a Single Sheet     486
Complete the Title Block     487
Use Layer Properties Manager to Freeze Viewport Layers     490
Scale and Center the Plans     492
Using MVSETUP to Align the Plans     492
Complete the Presentation     494
Exercise 12-2 Making a Four-Sheet Presentation of the Tenant Space Project Using a Sheet Set     495
Make New Layout Tabs and Rename the New Layout Tabs     496
Prepare the Layout Tabs for Plotting Drawings     496
Use MVSETUP to Insert a Title Block     498
Quick View Tools     500
New Sheet Set and Sheet Set Manager     501
    Chapter Summary     504
    Chapter Test Questions     504
    Chapter Project     507
Chapter 13  Isometric Drawing and Gradient Hatch Rendering     509
Chapter Objectives     509
Axonometric Drawing     509
Isometric Drawing     509
Exercise 13-1 Fundamentals of Isometric Drawing     510
Drafting Settings Dialog Box     512
Shape 1: Drawing the Isometric Rectangle     512
Shape 2: Drawing Isometric Ellipses     513
Shape 3: Drawing a Chair with Ellipses That Show the Thickness of a Material     515
Shape 4: Drawing a Shape That Has a Series of Isometric Ellipses Located on the Same Centerline     518
Shape 5: Isometric Detail with Rounded Corners     520
Shape 6: A TV Shape with an Angled Back     521
Shape 7: Isometric Detail: A Hexagonal-Shaped Vase     524
Exercise 13-2 Tenant Space Reception Desk in Isometric     525
Dimensioning in Isometric     532
Gradient Hatch     532
Exercise 13-3 Using Gradient Patterns to Render the Shapes of Exercise 13-1     533
    Chapter Summary     540
    Chapter Test Questions     540
    Chapter Projects     543

PART III:  THREE-DIMENSIONAL AUTOCAD
Chapter 14  Solid Modeling     547
Chapter Objectives     547
Introduction     547
Creating Primitive Shapes with Solid Commands     548
Creating Composite Solids with Solid Commands     548
Editing Solids with Solid Commands     548
Controlling UCS in Three Dimensions     549
    Dynamic UCS     549
Viewing Solids     549
    3D Views Menu Options     549
    SteeringWheels     551
    ViewCube     552
Editing Solids with Other Commands     552
Controlling Solids Display     552
Exercise 14-1 Part 1, Drawing Primitive Solids     553
Box     555
Sphere     555
Wedge     556
Cone     556
Cylinder     557
Torus     557
Exercise 14-1 Part 2, Using Extrude to Draw Extruded Solids     558
Drawing an Extruded Circle     558
Drawing an Extruded Polygon     558
Drawing an Extruded Rectangle     559
Drawing an Extruded Structural Angle     560
Drawing an Extruded Shape     561
Exercise 14-1 Part 3, Using REVOLVE to Draw Revolved Solids; Using 3DROTATE to Rotate Solids about the X-, Y-, and Z-Axes     562
Drawing Revolved Shape 1     562
Drawing a Revolved Rectangle     564
Drawing a Revolved Paper Clip Holder     565
Using 3dROTATE     565
Exercise 14-1 Part 4, Using CHAMFER and FILLET to Form Chamfers and Fillets on Solid Edges     566
Chamfering and Filleting the Top Four Edges of Two Separate Boxes     566
Chamfering and Filleting the Top Edge of Two Separate Cylinders     567
Exercise 14-1 Part 5, Using UNION to Join Two Solids; Using SUBTRACT to Subtract Solids from Other Solids     568
Drawing Solid Shape 1     568
Drawing Solid Shape 2     569
Joining with Union     570
Using Subtract     570
Performing a Hide     571
Exercise 14-1 Part 6, Using Sweep, Helix, Subtract, Loft, Planar Surface, Thicken, and Polysolid to Draw Solid Shapes     571
Sweeping an Object     571
Using Loft     574
    Creating a Bowl-Shaped Object     575
Using Planar Surface     575
Using POLYSOLID     576
Exercise 14-1 Part 7, Using Intersection to Form a Solid Model from the Common Volume of Two Intersecting Solids     577
Drawing Two Extruded Shapes at Right Angles to Each Other     578
Using Intersect     579
Wblocking the Intersected Model     580
Completing Exercise 14-1     581
    Chapter Summary     583
    Chapter Test Questions     583
    Chapter Projects     586
Chapter 15  Advanced Modeling     593
Chapter Objectives     593
Introduction     593
Exercise 15-1 Creating a Solid Model of Chair 2     594
Exercise 15-2 Creating a Solid Model of a Patio     597
RENDER     608
    Render Quality     608
    Destinations     608
Lights     608
Materials     609
Other Commands Available to Render, Animate, Attach Scanned Files, and Shade 3D Models     609
Exercise 15-3 Use Render Commands to Make a Photo-Realistic Rendering of the Solid Model in Exercise 15-2     610
Exercise 15-4 Create a Walk-Through AVI File for the Rendered 3D Patio     621
    Chapter Summary     627
    Chapter Test Questions     627
    Chapter Projects     630

PART IV:  APPENDIXES
Appendix A  Keyboard Shortcuts     633
Appendix B  Shortcut and Temporary Override Keys     641
Glossary     643
Index     647

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Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

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Last Update: November 17, 2020