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.
AutoCAD use is a demanding and complex task, requiring graphic and drafting skills that have increased in complexity over the last few decades. It is both an art form and a technical skill. AutoCAD uses features of the 2D drafting system of the Bézier curve in a vector mode that allows users to create and manipulate curves, lines, and other geometric shapes. A host of complex coordinate systems (including polar and angular) are used to represent and store information, as well as position drawings on paper and other media. As such, an AutoCAD system provides the technical foundation that the AutoCAD drawing editor is designed to express, through a standardized, intuitive interface.
CAD stands for Computer Aided Design, and describes software that is used to design mechanical and electrical products. This refers to the computer used to draw CAD drawings of these products. Autodesk has been around for a long time, and they make some of the most popular CAD software. The company also makes other software products, like Fusion 360.
AutoCAD is used for a wide range of complex designs, and has evolved into a capable platform for advanced design work, including both architectural and mechanical design. AutoCAD is a “go-to” tool for drafting. Whether you’re a professional or amateur, the majority of AutoCAD users are CAD engineers.
The history of AutoCAD began in 1970, when a project at MIT to develop the first architectural CAD system was funded by the US Air Force. This is when the first CAD systems were developed, like Archicad, Vectorworks, and MicroStation. These CAD systems were very complicated to learn, and had only a limited number of users.
The original users of the CAD system were architects, engineers, and planners. Later the user base expanded to include other engineers, including mechanical, electrical, and civil engineers. Eventually, the AutoCAD system was used by a large number of engineers, and AutoCAD began to evolve into what it is today.
If you want to use the most up-to-date versions of AutoCAD, you should check out the AutoCAD 2020 versions.
Is the version of AutoCAD for your purposes? You can check the Compatibility section on this site to see if the AutoCAD version you need to use is listed.
Additionally, you can develop your own plugins by using C/C++ programming language.
AutoCAD on Autodesk’s website.
Autodesk Exchange Apps (for AutoCAD) on Autodesk’s website.
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DAHA, Nigeria (AP) — The Niger Delta region of Nigeria has launched a ceremony at sea to bury the body of a Nigerian sailor whose death was a scandal in Japan.
President Goodluck Jonathan ordered the burial for the late Robert Francis Ayeni, who died on May 16 in Sasebo, a naval port in Nagasaki Prefecture that is home to an advanced U.S. Navy squadron.
The government said in a statement Friday that Ayeni’s body was brought home from Japan, where it remained until the burial ceremony at sea.
The former child soldier has been hailed as a hero in Nigeria for his courageous battle to survive when his ship capsized in the English Channel in 2009.
Ayeni was well known in Nigeria and was one of the first survivors to be interviewed by a Nigerian media after the ship sank.
The government and Ayeni’s family received criticism in Nigeria for waiting so long to bring the body home. Ayeni’s widow and three young children from a previous marriage also criticized the government for not ordering a more public ceremony.
A planned ceremony in Nigeria also was called off
Step1: Open Autodesk Autocad application and switch to Design mode.
Click on New button on the top menu bar.
Click on the Application menu and select Insert Bitmap.
Click on Browse for the location where you want to install Autodesk Autocad
It will search for the location to install Autodesk Autocad.
Once the application is installed.
Click on the Autocad icon on the top left hand corner.
It will open the application as shown in the above picture.
Step 2: Click on Insert Icon.
It will open the bitmap file dialogue box as shown below.
CAD Plus Libraries:
CAD Plus libraries make it easy to connect to a variety of other CAD software, all in one place. Save CAD models in just about any format (including exchangeable CAD Plus format). (video: 1:21 min.)
CAD Plus Libraries with your old CAD Plus drawings:
Take your existing CAD drawings and library and bring them into the CAD Plus library with minimal effort. Reintegrate your old libraries with minimal work and use CAD Plus for the newest and hottest features as you continue to grow your knowledge and expand your skills. (video: 1:08 min.)
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Animated Drilling & Grinding for Solids and Grids:
You can now drill holes and grind surfaces in an animated fashion, without slowing down the session. Hold the “shift” key and use the arrow keys to control the line-based cursor.
A new feature lets you download and open CAD Plus templates from Autodesk.com:
Access CAD Plus templates and library files from your web browser. Download templates to use later and even get help with a quick chat with one of our experts.
Geometric Holes & Dimensional Locks:
Quickly add and view geometric and dimensional locks with the new command buttons. Locks are now displayed on a highlighted grid that you can move around the drawing window using the up/down arrow keys.
You can now right-click to insert a dimensional snap on the part drawing by simply using the mouse on a line. The mouse is now your tool to create dimensional snaps in many different ways.
Improved Accessibility and Spanish Language Support:
Visually impaired users can work with CAD Plus drawings and libraries the same way they work with any standard CAD drawings and libraries. Automatically convert CAD Plus drawings and libraries into electronic Braille files.
Support for the Spanish language.
Polar Pivot for Rectangular and Non-Rectangular Parts:
You can now choose to turn any rectangular drawing into a rectangular or non-rectangular part drawing. Select a part in the drawing and choose from 3 rectangles that represent the outermost, center, and innermost rectangles.
Polar Pivot enables you to quickly create different ways to turn a rectangular part into a non-rectangular part.
Particle System, Steampunk Style (Airtight Pirates, Vacuum and a Tractor Ball!)
Auto Update, map system
Auto map system
Free roam mode
Tractor ball mode
Spring loaded cannons
Machine guns (Although they are very rare)
Free roam game mode
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