The Tailoring AutoCAD 2009 ebook is now available for purchase for US$42.00. The 8th Edition is 420 pages long, and has these changes:
- Added new chapter specific to the Options dialog box.
- Added material new to AutoCAD 2009:
- Ribbon tabs and panels
- Menu Browser
- Quick Access toolbar
- Quick Properties palettes
- Rollover tooltips
- miscellaneous changes
- Removed chapter on DXF (will be added to the AutoLISP-DCL ebook), CAD management command, and the introductory chapter.
The Web page www.upfrontezine.com/ta9 has more on this new edition, including information on how to purchase it -- through PayPal or by mail.
Note to Educators
eBooks are a great way to fight back against the high cost of textbooks on behalf of your students. upFront.eZine Publishing offers significant discounts for bulk sales of our ebooks. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information, including tips on how to keep students from copying ebooks illegally.
TIP: Wondering how to handle the ribbon? For students new to AutoCAD, the ribbon is no problem. For existing students, however, switch AutoCAD's workspace to "AutoCAD Legacy" to vanquish the ribbon, and bring back the familiar menu bar and toolbars.