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AutoCAD is commonly used for a wide variety of tasks, including architectural design, engineering, product design, mechanical engineering, and architecture, among others. It is available as a personal or professional subscription version. It is the first CAD software program capable of generating standard drawings up to A-Series format.
AutoCAD’s development began in the late 1970s, and it was first publicly available in 1981. The first version was named AutoCAD 2.02, and was a simple 2D drafting program (AutoCAD 2018 refers to AutoCAD as a 2D drafting program). In 1983, AutoCAD was improved, and in 1986 the major features were added.
AutoCAD is the second-most-popular CAD software program. According to market research firm Gartner, AutoCAD is used by over 11 million professionals and students.
The biggest AutoCAD release in history was AutoCAD 2018. The first public beta release of AutoCAD 2018 was in May 2017.
AutoCAD uses a plugin architecture, with the application running on top of the AutoCAD native client. AutoCAD is most commonly installed on a computer’s hard disk drive or SSD.
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Autodesk introduced a graphical user interface (GUI) for AutoCAD for the first time in 1994. The first version of AutoCAD GUI was able to work with files from AutoCAD 1997 and AutoCAD 2000 on any operating system with Windows 3.x installed. In 1998, AutoCAD version 2.0 was released, and AutoCAD GUI was capable of working with files from AutoCAD 2001. AutoCAD 2010 introduced a new Windows application, replacing the old and outdated AutoCAD 2000 GUI.
In addition to using a new interface, AutoCAD 2010 was released in two versions: AutoCAD LT 2010, which is designed to be used for local area networks, and AutoCAD 2010 Pro, which is designed for installation on Windows PCs with 3D acceleration.
In 2017, AutoCAD became available on the cloud. As part of the move, it is now available in two modes: either as a standalone installation or as a cloud-based service.
In addition to AutoCAD on the cloud, Autodesk unveiled AutoCAD 360, a new cloud-based 3D CAD platform. In 2018, Autodesk released a new subscription tier for
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The AutoCAD.NET Component Library (ACDL) was the foundation for the early.NET-based AutoCAD tools. The AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD Electrical products were built on the.NET platform. AutoCAD Architecture for Windows is a COM-based.NET application that is compatible with the Microsoft Windows operating system, and allows Microsoft Office applications to export their data into the new format. AutoCAD Electrical is a software application and.NET library for architectural design. AutoCAD Architecture is available for Microsoft Windows, the Apple Macintosh, and the Linux operating systems.
Like AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Electrical is based on the AutoLISP language. It has an extensive library of shape functions and components for creating structures and utilities. Its architectural features include a 3D modeling window that works in concert with the AutoCAD Architecture core graphical capabilities. These features enable architects to easily create and modify a 3D model. AutoCAD Electrical requires a 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating system.
A programming language called Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) was developed for Microsoft Office. VBA can be used to write routines to automate many of the actions that would be difficult or impractical to perform using AutoCAD’s drawing manipulation commands. It is mainly used for macro programming. VBA is closely integrated with Microsoft Office, and can easily access Microsoft Office’s features. Visual Basic for Applications is available for Microsoft Windows operating systems.
A middleware interface and a C++-based application programming interface (API) called ObjectARX allows for applications that do not use AutoCAD’s drawing engine to access AutoCAD objects.
One of AutoCAD’s key strengths is its ability to draw and edit raster-based graphics (bitmap images). It uses both vector and bitmap drawing modes to draw images and curves, and provides advanced and unique features that enhance the productivity of these graphics. In vector graphics, AutoCAD, together with AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD Electrical, draws and manipulates a mathematical representation of the image, whereas in bitmap graphics the image is represented in pixels.
AutoCAD Architecture supports a wide variety of tools and methods for applying and editing color, pattern and image effects, as well as procedural images. Its shape-manipulation tools include so-called mesh generators, which can easily and automatically create 3D meshes. These meshes can be quickly converted into drawings using any of the drawing commands.
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Click File, Autocad in the menu bar and click New.
3. Click the 2D tab to open a new drawing. Type the name of your drawing in the drawing name box, and click OK.
4. On the Model ribbon, click the Make Unique button .
5. Enter the key of your product and click OK.
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Import and incorporate feedback from printed paper or PDFs and add changes to your drawings automatically, without additional drawing steps. (video: 1:15 min.) Cut-outs and drawing aids: Easily place cut-outs and see how they relate to your design using new support tools. (video: 3:00 min.)
Take control of your creativity by dynamically displaying existing drawings as guides. Viewed from a different perspective, they become a new way to quickly add information to your drawings.
Easily place cut-outs and see how they relate to your design using new support tools. Viewed from a different perspective, they become a new way to quickly add information to your drawings. Smart 2D features:
Discover the power of CAD 2D and 3D. With new and enhanced features, AutoCAD LT 2020 helps you produce the best 2D and 3D designs.
With new and enhanced features, AutoCAD LT 2020 helps you produce the best 2D and 3D designs. New groups and feature-sets for 2D, 3D, and drawing creation, such as the Inventor tool.
Use vector drawings and export to your 3D printing workflow. (video: 1:15 min.)
Go from 2D to 3D and back. Draw 3D models in 2D and see them come to life as 3D objects in your drawings. (video: 1:00 min.)
Advance your design to bring it to life with new support tools. (video: 1:00 min.)
Create and explore 3D geometry in your drawings. (video: 1:00 min.)
Add 3D geometry in your drawings. (video: 1:00 min.)
Give your drawing a clean, new look by using the Clipboard window to edit copied text. (video: 3:00 min.)
Edit copied text in a new Clipboard window. (video: 3:00 min.)
Choose from a number of fonts and styles to customize the appearance of your text. (video: 1:15 min.)
See and edit variable text with the Standard Text window. (video: 3:00 min.)
Edit variable text with the Standard Text window. (video: 3:00 min.)
Add high-resolution graphics, photos, and images to your drawings. (video: 1:15 min.)
Transform imagery in drawings, whether your own or public domain
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