concepts and workflows, for example, for the answer to questions
such as “What is a feature class?” or “What is FDO?” refer to the
book Best Practices for Managing Geospatial Data.
The Best Practices book is available as a printed book and in PDF
format (from the Help menu in AutoCAD Map 3D).
To learn the most important
features of the program using realistic sample data, work through
one or more of the tutorials, which you can also access from the
For answers to questions while you work,
use the search feature of InfoCenter, which references all available
documentation. Or open the separate Help files for AutoCAD Map 3D