The AutoCAD team has spent the past year making many improvements and enhancements to the software. The enhancements in this release were designed to match your familiar workflows, making this the ultimate Mac-native AutoCAD release. See for yourself by downloading a free trial today. We redesigned the tool sets to provide you access to more tools in a more organized fashion, and added file tabs to provide an easy way for you to access all the open drawings with just a single click.
Model and Layout tabs were added, the Status Bar has been updated, and the command line is anchored at the bottom of the drawing area. Drafting and Modeling. Not only have we provided you with easy access to tools and commands, but you can also customize these panels to suit your needs and change them as often as you want.
Each tab contains predefined standard panels, grouping related commands together. Click on any standard panel to select which commands to show or hide from that set. For more efficiency, you can collapse, move, reorder, and resize panels, all in real time. For example, you can choose to have your frequently used commands be displayed in the tool sets and get rid of the ones you never use. Create your own panels, easily adding commands by dragging from the complete command list.
PDF files can be attached to drawings, which can be used as references when collaborating on projects. If you select an attached PDF underlay, you can specify a rectangular or polygonal boundary around the objects you want to import, or you can import everything. You can also choose to keep, detach, or unload the PDF underlay after the objects are imported. Now you can. And there are a couple of ways to do so. You can switch to and from Full Screen through: For more details about these and other additional new features including associative centerlines and center marks, text editor visor, parametric menu, and the license manager among others , please check out the complete Preview Guide.
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