The contents of this chapter are designed to introduce the following topics:
1. The mouse as a digitiser. 2. The AutoCAD coordinate system. 3. Opening AutoCAD 2004 and the AutoCAD 2004 window. 4. Methods of calling tools. 5. Using the Line, Circle, Arc, Erase, Undo, Redo and Regen tools. 6. Toggling with the function keys. 7. Help. 8. The A3_template.dwt as the basis for drawings throughout the
book. 9. Simple drawing methods based on the coordinate system.