Date: Tue, 09 Nov 1999 10:17:14 -0500

Author: Vacek Miglus

Subject: Re: illustrating lab and demo manuals


At 08:53 AM 11/9/1999 -0500, Steve W. wrote:

>What recommendations do you have for software for illustrating your lab
>and demo manuals? I don't frequently draw, but I will be doing so a lot
>more in the coming year. I've been using AutoCAD, because the original
>drawings in our lab manual were done in AutoCAD, but AutoCAD is cumbersome
>to use at first...and since I don't frequently do drawings, I forget
>what I have learned. It would be nice to have a more intuitive, easier to
>use program.
>I use Paint Shop Pro for pictures, but it's not conveninent for drawing
>pictures of apparatus.

As I have the same problem as Steve, that being that my autocad skills are
a bit lacking.
But my fingers can still hold a pencil! I just draw the picture on paper
and then scan it.