The book Beginning AutoCAD 2007, first edition, by Bob McFarlane, published by Elsevier Ltd. for 2007, aims to help readers with using AutoCAD 2007 to generate 2D drawings. The book provides interactive exercises for readers to practice the skills being demonstrated. Sample chapter headings include "The AutoCAD 2007 graphics screen," "Using the Modify commands," and "Drawing assistance and information." The latter, for example, discusses some methods to position objects on the screen including point filters, construction lines, and ray lines. The chapter also explains commands that give users useful information contained in drawings such as coordinate data, distance between points, and area of shapes.

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