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AutoCAD 2000 For Dummies (0764505580) cover image
With AutoCAD 2000 For Dummies, you'll quickly discover just how easy it is to create professional-quality designs and drawings. Authors Mark Middlebrook and Bud Smith show you how to set up a design, draw and edit lines, add text and dimensions, even incorporate AutoCAD documents into your Web pages-all while avoiding those common gotchas." Whether you're a new AutoCAD user or you've just upgraded to AutoCAD 2000, this easy-to-use reference delivers ... Read More
AutoCAD 2006 For Dummies (0764599712) cover image
AutoCAD "X" For Dummies is being updated to reflect the new features in the latest release of AutoCAD. ... Read More
AutoCAD 2010 For Dummies (0470433450) cover image
AutoCAD is the hot computer-aided design software known for both its powerful tools and its complexity. AutoCAD 2010 for Dummies is the bestselling guide that walks you through this complicated program so you can build complex 3D technical drawings, edit like a pro, enter new dimensions, and plot with style.

AutoCAD 2010 for Dummies helps you navigate the program, use the AutoCAD Design Center, create a basic layout and work with dimension, and put ... Read More

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AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies (1118603974) cover image

Find your way around AutoCAD 2014 with this full-color, For Dummies guide!

Put away that pencil and paper and start putting the power of AutoCAD 2014 to work in your CAD projects and designs. From setting up your drawing environment to using text, dimensions, hatching, and more, this guide walks you through AutoCAD basics and provides you with a solid understanding of the latest CAD tools and techniques. You’ll also benefit from the full-color illustrations ... Read More

AutoCAD 2011 For Dummies (0470595396) cover image
A great way to get up and running fast with AutoCAD "X"!

If you're just learning AutoCAD, this friendly, For Dummies guide is perfect for you. You’ll get up to speed on all the basics and start creating 2D and 3D technical drawings sooner than you might imagine. Learn how to create a basic drawing, use AutoCAD Design Center, edit your drawings, work with dimensions, add text, and much more. The book is straightforward, easy to follow, and includes ... Read More

AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies (1118281128) cover image

Bring your design vision to life with this full-color guide to AutoCAD 2013!

Used by everyone from engineers and architects to interior designers and draftspeople, AutoCAD 2013 is the world’s leading 2D and 3D technical drawing program. But, with so many options and features available, finding your way around AutoCAD can be a challenge, even for experienced CAD professionals. AutoCAD 2013 For Dummies ... Read More

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AutoCAD 2004 For Dummies (0764540459) cover image
Meet AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT and find out where to draw the line

Tour AutoCAD's new features, make CAD standards rule, and find the friendlier xref

Once upon a time, architectural drawings were created with - gasp -pencils, paper, and T-squares. Then came AutoCAD, with all its capabilities and complications. While this book won't turn back the clock, it will make it easy to explore AutoCAD 2004's new interface, conform with CAD standards, get the lowdown ... Read More
AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies (0471786497) cover image
AutoCAD 2007 is a premiere computer-aided designing program that lets you organize the objects you draw, their properties, and their files. It also helps you create great-looking models. But it’s not always easy to figure out how to perform these functions, and many users end up missing out on AutoCAD’s full potential.

AutoCAD 2007 For Dummies will show you how to perform these tasks and more! This hands-on guide lets you discover how to navigate ... Read More

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (0471752606) cover image
AutoCAD is the leading software tool for creating technical and architectural drawings, but it definitely doesn't lead in the "easy to master" category. That's why there's AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies—the perfect way to break a complex topic into bite-size, easy-to-understand pieces.

Once you get the hang of using AutoCAD and its slightly less feature-rich cousin, AutoCAD LT, you discover that it offers wonderful advantages ... Read More

AutoCAD For Dummies, 18th Edition (1119580080) cover image

Simple steps for creating AutoCAD drawings

AutoCAD is the ubiquitous tool used by engineers, architects, designers, and urban planners to put their ideas on paper. It takes some AutoCAD know-how to go from a brilliant idea to a drawing that properly explains how brilliant your idea is.

AutoCAD For Dummies helps you de-mystify the handy software and put the tools in AutoCAD to use. Written by an experienced AutoCAD engineer and mechanical design instructor ... Read More

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AutoCAD For Dummies, 17th Edition (1119255791) cover image
The bestselling AutoCAD book—revised and updated!

It takes some practice to get handy with AutoCAD—and it doesn't hurt to have a good guide by your side to help get you through the rough spots. Updated to cover AutoCAD releases through the 2017 version, this new edition of AutoCAD For Dummies is an ideal companion when you're learning the basics of the popular software. Written by a former engineer and AutoCAD teacher, the book walks you through the ... Read More

AWS For Admins For Dummies (1119312485) cover image
Easily get your head in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services

With Amazon Web Services (AWS), you can do everything from backing up your personal hard drive to creating a full-fledged IT department in the Cloud. And while major corporations like Adobe and Netflix have turned to AWS for their Cloud computing needs, it isn't just for private companies. Amazon Web Services For Dummies is the singular resource that shows real people with real businesses how ... Read More

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AWS for Developers For Dummies (1119371848) cover image
Everything you need to get running with IaaS for Amazon Web Services

Modern businesses rely on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)—a setup in which someone else foots the bill to create application environments—and developers are expected to know how to write both platform-specific and IaaS-supported applications. If you're a developer who writes desktop and web applications but have little-to-no experience with cloud development, this book is an essential ... Read More

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Ayurveda For Dummies (1118306708) cover image
Rebalance your mind, body and spirit—the natural way!

Ayurveda is an ancient system of prevention and treatment of illness by maintaining balance in the body, mind, and spirit according to your individual body type.

Ayurveda For Dummies provides you with a comprehensive introduction to this area of complementary medicine, considering the origins and history of Ayurveda as well as practical guidance on utilizing the correct balance of nutrition and exercise ... Read More

Baby Massage For Dummies (0764578413) cover image
Explains massage for preemies, newborns, and toddlers

Soothe your baby and promote well-being the all-natural way

Curious about baby massage? Featuring illustrations and step-by-step instructions, this friendly guide makes it easy to use techniques that can reduce your baby's stress; ease the discomfort of colic, constipation, and teething; and create a strong attachment between the two of you. You'll also find suggestions for making massage part of ... Read More
Baby Names For Dummies (0764543407) cover image
The fun and easy way to name the new bundle of joy
Brimming with over 5,000 names, from traditional to unique, this is the perfect reference for parents-to-be looking for naming guidance. It features a an impressive assemblage of options for both boys and girls-from Biblical, medieval, and Shakespearean names to musical and international names-along with a list of today's most popular names and the favorite names of previous decades. Each entry contains ... Read More
Baby Signing For Dummies (0471773867) cover image
Have you thought about signing with your baby or toddler? Parents and caregivers are discovering the benefits of using American Sign Language (ASL) to communicate with children long before they can speak. Some studies show that signing babies talk sooner, have larger vocabularies, and have fewer tantrums!

Baby Signing For Dummies gives you the skills to connect in a meaningful way with your hearing baby or toddler. Packed with more than 150 illustrated ... Read More

Back Pain Remedies For Dummies (0764551329) cover image
Back pain is such a common condition that many doctors andresearchers consider the complaint a normal part of life, similarto having an occasional cold or flu. If you are a back painsufferer, you are not alone:
* Back pain affects more than 80 percent of the population atsome time during their lifetime.
* Back pain is second only to the common cold as a reason forvisits to the doctor and it is second only to childbirth as areason for hospitalization ... Read More
Backgammon For Dummies (0470770856) cover image
A comprehensive and fun guide to Backgammon!

Backgammon is one of the oldest games in the world, the origins of which date back some 5000 years – and it's still going strong. It enjoyed a huge resurgence in the 1970s, and then again in the 1990s with the popularity of the Internet, where millions of people play tournaments online every day.

Today, backgammon's following in the UK is huge, with a dedicated British Isles Backgammon Association, and hundreds ... Read More

Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies (1119550750) cover image

Live a more sustainable lifestyle 

Historically referred to as a government program for revitalizing undesirable living areas, "homesteading" today has come to mean the pursuit of a self-sufficient lifestyle. Homesteading can include everything from keeping bees, growing vegetables, and composting to installing solar panels, creating a rain barrel, and canning your own food,—plus much more.

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Baking For Dummies (0764554204) cover image
Ever walk past a bakery window and marvel at the assortment of cookies, tarts, pies, and cakes and wonder how they did it? Wonder no more. The secrets to creating them can now be yours. With Baking For Dummies, You'lll discover how simple (and fun!) whipping up any sort of baked good from a chocolate layer cake, a classic apple pie to a plateful of scrumptious chocolate chip cookies or black-and-white brownies actually is. ... Read More
Balanced Scorecard Strategy For Dummies (047013397X) cover image
A practical, easy-to-understand guide to Balanced Scorecard for busy business leaders

The Balanced Scorecard method is an analysis technique designed to translate an organization's mission and vision statement and overall business strategies into specific, quantifiable goals, and to monitor the organization's performance in achieving these goals. Much less technology driven then other analysis approaches, it analyzes an organization's overall performance ... Read More

Ballet For Dummies (0764525689) cover image
Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique.

Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy all that the dance forms offers – as an onlooker who wants to get a leg up on the forms you're likely to see or as an exercise enthusiast ... Read More

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Banjo For Dummies: Book + Online Video and Audio Instruction, 2nd Edition (1118746333) cover image
Play your way to banjo-playing expertise

Traditionally associated with country, folk, and bluegrass music, the banjo is accessible to anyone with the patience and willpower to learn it. This second edition of Banjo For Dummies does the rest of the work for you with updated practice lessons, teaching techniques, and step-by-step examples. With this guide, you will learn tips and techniques for selecting the right instruments and accessories, how to ... Read More

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