4O-0, 0-13-114842-7, Madsen, David A., Palma, Ron, Autodesk(r) Architectural Desktop 2004: Basics Through Advanced*. Madsen's best-selling comprehensive, easy-to-use and understandable AutoCAD format is applied to Architectural Desktop to aid users through all phases of construction document creation—from the earliest stages of conceptual design, through design development, and finally to the finished set of drawings. This book explains commands and applications, and contains a variety of features that enable readers to effectively use Architectural Desktop 2004 to create real-world construction documents and drawings. Chapter topics include basic drafting techniques; drawing walls, doors, and windows; drawing display commands; the architectural desktop display system; layer management.; architectural symbols and structural elements; dimensioning drawings; editing and modifying walls and wall openings.; creating stairs and railings; creating curtain walls; creating styles; using slab objects; working with reference files; creating roofs; creating elevations and sections; using schedules and creating custom schedule information; layouts and plotting; conceptual design; spaces and space boundaries; and working with areas For Architectural Desktop users.