Press Release: AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible published

Just Published!

AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible by Ellen Finkelstein

Invaluable Reference Book is the Leader in AutoCAD Guides

June 29, 2007 —

About the book:
The new AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible, the 8th edition of Ellen Finkelstein’s indispensable reference-tutorial book, is a comprehensive guide to the latest AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 releases.

Published by Wiley, this “Bible” brings veterans up to speed on the latest features and brings novices from the basics right up to programming in AutoLISP and VBA. Some Autodesk employees even keep a copy at their desks.

The Quick Start tutorial starts beginners with real-world work immediately. Following chapters cover the basics of creating drawings, complete 2D and 3D drawing techniques, using data in drawings, managing drawings, customization, and programming.

The book includes a DVD with before and after drawings for each tutorial, collected from AutoCAD professionals. The DVD also contains a 30-day trial version of AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008, the entire text of the book in a searchable PDF format, and a selection of valuable add-on programs.

“Whether you’re new to AutoCAD or a veteran, you will undoubtedly find this book to be an excellent resource,” Abhi Singh, AutoCAD Product Manager, Autodesk, Inc.

AutoCAD 2008 and AutoCAD LT 2008 Bible (ISBN 978-0-470-12049-1, 1251 pages, $49.99) is available in bookstores, from, from, as well as from the author’s Web site at
For quantity or corporate purchases, international inquiries, or media or user group review copies, please contact:

Jeff Gould, Acct Rep/Wiley Publishing

For , artwork or excerpt permissions, please contact:
Stephanie McComb, Sr. Acquisitions Editor

About Ellen Finkelstein: Ellen Finkelstein has written several books on AutoCAD, PowerPoint, and Flash. She is the Senior Editor of “Inside AutoCAD,” a monthly, printed newsletter published by Eli Journals. She teaches classes in eBusiness. Her articles have appeared on numerous AutoCAD-related web sites. Finkelstein maintains a web site that includes tips, tutorials, and news on AutoCAD and PowerPoint at
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