Equipped with the right applications, a computer can be of great help in virtually any domain of activity. When it comes to designing and precision, no other tool is as accurate as a computer. Moreover, specialized applications such as AutoCAD give you the possibility to design nearly anything ranging from art, to complex mechanical parts or even buildings.
Suitable for business environments and experienced users
After a decent amount of time spent installing the application on your system, you are ready to fire it up. Thanks to the office suite like interface, all of its features are cleverly organized in categories. At a first look, it looks easy enough to use, but the abundance of features it comes equipped with leaves room for second thoughts.
Create 2D and 3D objects
You can make use of basic geometrical shapes to define your objects, as well as draw custom ones. Needless to say that you can take advantage of a multitude of tools that aim to enhance precision. A grid can be enabled so that you can easily snap elements, as well as adding anchor points to fully customize shapes.
With a little imagination and patience on your behalf, nearly anything can be achieved. Available tools allow you to create 3D objects from scratch and have them fully enhanced with high-quality textures. A powerful navigation pane is put at your disposal so that you can carefully position the camera to get a clearer view of the area of interest.
Various export possibilities
Similar to a modern web browser, each project is displayed in its own tab. This comes in handy, especially for comparison views. Moreover, layouts and layers also play important roles, as it makes objects handling a little easier.
Sine the application is not the easiest to carry around, requiring a slightly sophisticated machine to properly run, there are several export options put at your disposal so that the projects itself can be moved around.
Aside from the application specific format, you can save as an image file of multiple types, PDF, FBX and a few more. Additionally, it can be sent via email, directly printed out on a sheet of paper, or even sent to a 3D printing service, if available.
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All in all, AutoCAD remains one of the top applications used by professionals to achieve great precision with projects of nearly any type. It encourages usage with incredible offers for student licenses so you get acquainted with its abundance of features early on. A lot can be said about what it can and can't do, but the true surprise lies in discovering it step-by-step.
Though AutoCAD was initially developed for the Apple II, it was an immediate success on the PC platform. With the success of AutoCAD on PCs, Autodesk developed a series of equally successful drafting and design software applications, among which was AutoCAD LT. Released in 1993, the software was designed to run on low-end PCs without any external memory devices and without the ability to save drawings. It was intended for a very different market from the previous AutoCAD offerings.
In 2004, Autodesk acquired Corel, its competitor for CAD software. Corel would later release some of its industry-leading CAD programs as a part of its combined offering. In June of 2016, Autodesk announced the acquisition of Syncfusion, which would provide the company with a suite of cloud-based solutions, including toolbars for Internet Explorer. In November of 2017, the company acquired another cloud-based automation solutions company, Labora.
AutoCAD is a commercial software application that allows users to model and create 3D drawings for 2D architectural drawings or 2D technical drawings. The software operates on Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X platforms and requires a compatible graphics card for graphics functions and a Microsoft Windows-compatible operating system.
AutoCAD is priced as a perpetual license for the Standard Edition (fees for the Lifetime Update are additional) and is available in three versions.
The AutoCAD 2018 is priced at $12,000 for the Standard Edition with a Lifetime Update price of $4,500, the AutoCAD LT 2018 is priced at $6,000 for the Standard Edition with a Lifetime Update price of $1,500, and the AutoCAD LT Standard Edition 2018 is priced at $6,000. The pricing structure for the AutoCAD LT Standard Edition 2018 is the same as that of the AutoCAD LT Standard Edition 2017.
The Standard Edition does not include any add-on software. The Autodesk Access Edition 2018, the Autodesk Design Review 2018, the Autodesk Design Review LT 2018, the Autodesk Design Review LT 2017, the AutoCAD 2018 Access Edition, and the Access Edition 2013 are available at additional costs.
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is built on top of the DXF format and Microsoft Visual Basic.NET. The file format is described in Part 2 of the ISO standard. The DXF format is defined by part 6 of the ISO standard. In.NET, it is represented by the DxfDocument class.
Since AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD has supported Postscript (printable) and EPS (electronic) versions of the drawing files, for production. AutoCAD supports to integrate with other applications through its application programming interface (API) providing such types of capabilities as batch drawing, non-placement component creation, image manipulation, automated text generation, colour maps, colour rendering, reverse engineering, document registration, and mail merge. However, it is not a programming language and cannot be run or edited directly.
combines version-specific code with a version-independent code base to provide a programming language with object-oriented capabilities. Although based on.NET, it is a separate programming language and cannot be edited using a standard text editor. Many of the language’s features are similar to C++, but it uses a mixture of C and ObjectARX. It supports a number of programming paradigms, including multiple inheritance and polymorphism.
provides programming languages and extensibility to AutoCAD through its Visual LISP framework. It is a free integrated development environment (IDE) providing a scripting language and toolset to automate tasks. In November 2013, it was deprecated by Microsoft in favour of Visual Studio 2015.
AutoCAD contains several object-oriented programming (OOP) languages: ObjectARX, Visual LISP, Visual LISP Component Model (CLX), Visual LISP Scripting, Visual LISP Script and Visual LISP Visual Script.
Autodesk released AutoCAD LT (CADLT) in May 1998. The product was aimed at the smaller, independent, mid-size and small business. The software costs less than CAD and also provides a number of tools to assist in architecture. It was followed by AutoCAD LT 2D in 2001, and AutoCAD LT 3D in 2002.
AutoCAD LT 2D (CADLT2D) is available as a part of AutoCAD LT or can be purchased separately. AutoCAD LT 2D is a small CAD system, designed for creation and editing of 2D models and drawings and is based on AutoCAD for
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Revit API for AutoCAD:
Apply 3D modeling functionality to your 2D drawings. Create 3D sections, solids, surfaces, and more. AutoCAD and Revit users can now edit components of a 3D model from a 2D drawing. (video: 4:21 min.)
Introducing the new Revit API:
For designers, there’s a new Revit API that enables designers to easily manipulate 3D models from a 2D drawing. This means that designers can design 3D models directly on a 2D drawing, and they no longer need a 3D model to be open.
The Revit API is the foundation of the new Revit API Experience. It provides a common, consistent set of interfaces to access the Revit 3D API. Designers can create, edit, save, and sync changes to 3D models from a 2D drawing.
Designers can export 3D models from a 2D drawing. The Revit API is used in the new Share panel, which enables engineers and architects to collaborate on 3D models through the Revit API.
Designers can use the new Draw panel to adjust and refine the 3D model’s appearance in the 2D drawing. Designers can now use the Draw panel to apply finishes, textures, and more, which enhances the designer’s ability to see how the design will look when viewed from different perspectives.
Introducing the new Revit API Experience:
In this new experience, a 3D model is integrated into a 2D drawing, so that design feedback can be sent directly to the model from the 2D drawing, rather than having to print it out or import it from an external file.
Designers can now download and import a 3D model directly from the new Revit Share panel. This feature reduces the friction of bringing feedback into a drawing.
Designers can open 3D components of a 3D model directly from a 2D drawing. Designers can use this feature to send and incorporate feedback from a 3D component into the 2D drawing.
Designers can use the new Draw panel to edit and refine 3D components in a 2
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