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Two New eBooks Released for AutoCAD 2007

April 17, 2006
Abbotsford, BC Canada: April 12, 2006 -- upFront.eZine Publishing, Ltd. releases two more ebook titles for the new AutoCAD 2007 software from Autodesk: the updated edition of Tailoring AutoCAD 2007 and the brand-new Tailoring Visual Styles.

Updated! Tailoring AutoCAD 2007
(302 pages; US$30.20)

Now in its 5th edition, Tailoring AutoCAD 2007 is the popular e-book that shows step-by-step how to customize the best-selling CAD (computer-aided design) software. The e-book covers these tutorial subjects:
  • Modifying AutoCAD's user interface.
  • Creating aliases, keyboard shortcuts, toolbars, tool palettes, and menus.
  • Writing toolbar and menu macros.
  • Creating custom linetypes, hatch patterns, shapes/fonts, and templates.

Learn more about Tailoring AutoCAD 2007, read the full table of contents, and view select pages at http://www.upfrontezine.com/ta7.



New! Tailoring Visual Styles
(74 pages; 130 illustrations; US$11.10)

Tailoring Visual Styles is the brand-new mini-ebook on how to work with the new visual styles feature in AutoCAD. Contents include:
  • Guided tour of visual styles.
  • Working with the Tool Palette, Dashboard, Visual Styles toolbar, and Visual Styles palette.
  • Commands and system variables that affect visual styles.
  • Coverage of the perplexing Background and Ground Shadow options.
  • Two full-length tutorials on creating visual styles.
  • Dozens of tips.

    Learn more about Tailoring Visual Styles at http://www.upfrontezine.com/tvs.



    Availability and Distribution

    Both new e-books are available now as Adobe Acrobat file PDF for delivery via email, ftp, or Web browser. The e-book is also available on CD. The e-books feature:
    • Illustrations in full color.
    • Formatted for printing on standard 8.5x11 paper.
    • Margin designed for three-hole punching.
    • Immediate availability.