upFront.eZine Publishing, Ltd. announced "What's Inside? AutoCAD 2006," the new electronic book for users wondering about upgrading and competitors worrying about AutoCAD 2006. The 96-page e-book is published exclusively in Adobe Acrobat format.

This pre-release e-book details changes in Autodesk's latest release of its AutoCAD flagship software. "What's Inside? AutoCAD 2006" covers these aspects of the new release:

  • Executive overview, plus Autodesk's roadmap of future releases.
  • 43 new commands and 56 new system variables.
  • Changes to 40+ existing commands.
  • Undocumented commands.
  • Important details users should know about the license.
  • New temporary override keys, shortcut keystrokes, and file types.
  • Appendices of commands and system variables.
  • Accurate to Rio beta 4.

      In addition to being up-to-date with AutoCAD 2006 a full week before Autodesk launches its own marketing campaign, purchasers of this e-book receive a free e-book update following the official release of AutoCAD 2006.

      The "What's Inside? AutoCAD 2006" e-book is available now as an Adobe Acrobat file for delivery via email, ftp, or Web browser. The e-book is also available on CD.

      The 96-page e-book features:

      • 60+ illustrations in full color.
      • Formatted for printing on standard 8.5x11 paper.
      • Margin designed for three-hole punching or other methods of binding.
      • Immediate availability.
      Price is $14.10; additional charge for delivery on CD. Prices in US funds. Payment can be made instantly through PayPal, the international Internet payment system, in multiple currencies. If customers prefer, payment can be made by check in three currencies. Also available: corporate and library pricing.

      Also available is the equivalent e-book for those curious about AutoCAD LT 2006. Containing similar content to the larger e-book, "What's Inside? AutoCAD LT 2006" also lists the differences between the two programs. Price is $11.40.

      Source: upFront.eZine, March 8, 2005