As a commercial desktop CAD application, AutoCAD is sold with numerous add-ons and extensions that allow designers to draw to different project specifications and improve the productivity of the software. The add-ons are sold separately as extensions and can be installed in any AutoCAD drawing. They include a variety of features such as dimensioning, symbols, text tools, editing, rendering, and other functions.
In addition to its desktop software, AutoCAD also provides a cloud-based software-as-a-service platform that allows design professionals to use AutoCAD drawings and models for a number of business applications, such as: creating sales presentations, rendering 3D CAD models, visualizing products, enhancing usability, improving efficiency, automating production processes, and so on. In the past, design firms would often send highly-paid architects to make a preliminary set of design drawings to establish a building’s features, materials, and specifications. Today, architects use AutoCAD as a design tool, creating digital models and rendering pictures for clients to approve before construction.
AutoCAD files are saved in a format called DWG (design-ware graphics). DWG is the de facto standard in the CAD industry. To be used in AutoCAD, a drawing must first be converted into DWG format and then must be exported to a data stream that is compatible with the software application. Most companies that make software programs that incorporate CAD use DWG because it can easily be manipulated and moved from computer to computer, making it more versatile than other industry-standard formats.
Advantages of AutoCAD
AutoCAD offers designers a variety of functions that facilitate the productivity of a typical project. Some of AutoCAD’s basic functions are as follows:
Create drawings. When you open AutoCAD, it provides an open dialog box to indicate where the new drawing should be saved. AutoCAD’s default settings are usually fine. However, sometimes you may want to change the default destination because it is somewhere else on your hard disk.
You can also specify a folder on your local machine or on the network for the new drawing.
Drawings created in the Autodesk program can be saved to DWG format.
Edit drawing. With AutoCAD, you can delete or copy-and-paste features, dimension lines, text, and lines. You can also edit most objects.
Supported file formats include: DXF, DWG, DGN, DWT, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP and PSD.
Autodesk Home Page (Autodesk does not provide a comprehensive developer resource for AutoCAD)
BSA Sales & Service Manual (The AutoCAD Users Manual)
BSA Technical Bulletins (AutoCAD Technical Information)
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Select the active tool in the menu bar.
Click the Tools tab and from the popup menu select the Export tool.
A small window will appear to the right of the active tool and it will ask for the name of the database that you are saving the drawing into.
Use the “+” and “-” buttons in the small window to enter a file name for the drawing.
Save the drawing into the database.
Note: Save the current drawing as the default database.
The script file for this function is “ImportCAD.BAT”
This function operates on the draw_cad.dwt file.
This function opens the drawing and modifies the properties of all the existing parts and records (if they are there).
You can then save your drawing as a file from the File menu.
Autodesk Official Website
Autocad Operator’s Guide
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and into your designs. Import feedback from printed paper or PDFs and add changes to your drawings automatically, without additional drawing steps. (video: 1:15 min.) Markup tools work together: Draw a line with the Line tool, then import a feature’s geometry into it with the Import command, and AutoCAD will draw that line perfectly aligned with the feature.
Automatic Line Distance Correction: Use the Distancer or Markup Assist tools with the Import command to place a 3D model into an AutoCAD drawing. AutoCAD recalculates the distances between objects and lines and corrects any errors.
Use the or tools with the command to place a 3D model into an AutoCAD drawing. AutoCAD recalculates the distances between objects and lines and corrects any errors. Transform Precision Advanced: Use the various Transform commands—Offsets, Isometric, Symmetric, Geometric, Grid, and Camera—to make precise 3D changes to your drawings. These commands will enable you to do things like add and remove horizontal layers, change their position, and move or resize a 3D model.
Use the various commands—Offsets, Isometric, Symmetric, Geometric, Grid, and Camera—to make precise 3D changes to your drawings. These commands will enable you to do things like add and remove horizontal layers, change their position, and move or resize a 3D model. Collaborative Sharing: Access Drawings, Sharing Options, and the Prompt for Help without launching a new session. This also opens up new sharing and collaborating options on mobile devices and computers. (video: 1:13 min.)
Access Drawings, Sharing Options, and the Prompt for Help without launching a new session. This also opens up new sharing and collaborating options on mobile devices and computers. (video: 1:13 min.) Type-ahead: Use the Graphic tools—the Polyline, Polygon, Arc, and Rectangles tools—to create 3D objects with a streamlined, faster workflow.
Use the tools—the Polyline, Polygon, Arc, and Rectangles tools—to create 3D objects with a streamlined, faster workflow. Animated Scaling: Use the Geometric Tools – Transform, Snap, Extend, and Scale—to make 3D changes in an animation, using different time scales and speeds. (video: 3:15 min.)
Use the Geometric Tools – Transform, Snap, Extend
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