This book guides readers through the AutoCAD interface and commands and is updated for the latest version of AutoCAD. Both beginner and experienced AutoCAD users can benefit from the through exploration of the features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT and the review of the basics, such as creating drawings, using commands, and specifying coordinates. Tackles more advanced topics including 2D and 3D drawing techniques, using layers, creating dimensions, 3D coordinates, rendering, and more. Investigates the complex issues of customizing commands and toolbars and programming AutoCAD using VBA and AutoLISP. The DVD features before-and-after drawings for each tutorial, bonus appendices, freeware and shareware programs, the book in PDF format, and a 30-day trial version of AutoCAD.