Saving Trees in 2011

Ever since AutoCAD quit shipping with physical manuals, I have still ordered my fair share at I understand the reasons for digital help files and such, but there are times when I just like the feel of a real book in my hands.

AutoCAD 2008 Users Guide

I guess those days are over as far as AutoCAD manuals from Autodesk are concerned. I ran across this KB article (TS14913682) published a few days ago which says pretty plainly... "Printed manuals are not available for 2011 products."

What do you think? Are you OK with digital only?


I'm fine with it. There are many "aftermarket" books available and most are more helpful than the original manual ever was anyway.

I don't mind, actually prefer, on-line help but recently baulked at trashing a (third party) User Guide for an application that doesn't even exist any more. Reason was the receipt for over $100 taped to the inside cover...


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