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The software can be used for drafting, tracing, and drawing as well as a CAD database management system for data exchange with other AutoCAD users. The latest release of AutoCAD, 2018, is also available as a subscription service on mobile devices and online.
AutoCAD is the most common AutoCAD product sold through AutoCAD resellers and manufacturers. AutoCAD LT is a line of CAD software and a basic price tier in the AutoCAD family. AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 are considered legacy releases, and they are no longer available for purchase from Autodesk. Users and resellers of Autodesk AutoCAD software are advised to purchase the latest release of AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT 2017. The latest releases of AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 require the use of 64-bit AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT software.
Note: All AutoCAD users should refer to the Autodesk website to keep up to date with Autodesk’s products.
A free trial version of AutoCAD software is available for download.
AutoCAD software can be used for many types of drafting workflows, including
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Creating 2D AutoCAD plans and floor plans
Creating sheet-metal drawings
Creating mechanical drawings, with and without orthogonal views
Creating 3D drawings
Creating CAD models for producing prints and presentations
Using AutoCAD software to develop graphical information for use in trade-shows, seminars and education presentations.
What is the difference between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT?
AutoCAD is a complete CAD package for creating and manipulating 2D drawings, 3D models, and databases. The term AutoCAD is also used to refer to AutoCAD software without the capabilities of the AutoCAD LT license or AutoCAD web-based subscription. All licenses of AutoCAD include a single component of AutoCAD software, which is the same, regardless of which license option is used.
AutoCAD LT is a complete CAD package for creating and manipulating 2D drawings and 3D models. A LT license allows a user to use a single component of AutoCAD software, which is the same, regardless of which license option is used. The difference is that a LT license allows use of AutoCAD software for drafting only, meaning
AutoCAD LT is the industry standard 2D drafting software. It is a free component of AutoCAD, licensed separately, and is available for Microsoft Windows, macOS and Linux.
An ordinary AutoCAD project contains drawings, either in DWG or DWF format. It also includes a database called the DWG/DWF database or.dwg/.dwf, which holds all the information related to the drawings and their parts. After a first iteration, a drawing can be further modified by adding or deleting layers and drawing items or changing their properties. Most of the time, these changes are carried out in the session. When a drawing is completed, the database is checked and automatically saved with the drawing. AutoCAD may display and save drawings in a variety of formats. Among them, the native format of AutoCAD (DWG) and Adobe Illustrator files (AI) may be used to export documents to most other graphic applications.
A CAD project contains multiple drawings and their information, usually presented in the form of layers. The drawings in a CAD project are accessible using the
Drawing Manager (see above) or via the Layers menu. The drawings may be associated to each other either as objects or as groups. When a drawing is displayed in the Drawing Manager, it is possible to select it by clicking on it. This action initiates a closed session. In an open session, the drawings are in the process of being created.
An AutoCAD drawing is made up of one or more layers. A layer can contain drawings, text or block and have different properties. A typical layer may consist of any number of drawings, texts or blocks. For example, one layer may contain a floor plan and its structural members. A layer may also have properties such as color, linetype, lineweight, line style, and line cap style.
A layer has a name that indicates its content. For example, the first layer of a drawing is called the Layer 1, the second Layer 2, and so on. The name of the layer should not be the same as the name of the drawing, because a layer may contain several drawings. If one or more drawings are selected, they will be included in the current layer. Layer properties may be changed in the Properties palette, using the layer context menu.
AutoCAD allows the user to draw objects and combine them with other objects. An object is a specific
Login to the Autodesk account.
From the Autodesk Autocad menu, select File, then choose Open.
Open the Autocad program.
Open the Autocad file.
In the Autocad program, on the File menu, choose Save As.
In the Save As dialog box, navigate to the Save As directory where you want to save the file.
Type a name for the file, such as AutoCAD 2019.
In the File Name text box, type a name for the file, such as AutoCAD 2019.
In the File Type text box, select AutoCAD DWG (*.dwg).
In the Save As dialog box, navigate to the Save As directory.
Type a name for the file, such as AutoCAD 2019.
In the Save As Type box, select Autocad (*.acad).
Using the OEM key
After purchasing your new product, locate the OEM key at the bottom of your manual. If you are an OEM customer, you will have the OEM key for the product you purchase. Otherwise, it will be provided to you by Autodesk upon purchase.
Alternately, there is a utility on the Autodesk website that allows you to generate an OEM key using the website. It is found on the Autodesk Support website.
Updating the file
An update file is provided by Autodesk for its products. It can be updated by downloading the new file directly from Autodesk. You can also use the auto-update utility on your computer.
This update file usually appears in the same directory as the original file on your computer. The new version of the file is named update.exe.
Changing the default settings
To set the default settings for the program, you need to locate the.acad file and open it with Autocad. This can be done from the File menu in the Autocad program.
Once open, navigate to the following path:
Program FilesAutodeskAutoCAD 2019Default
There are default settings for certain features that may be different from the settings you would normally use. You can customize the settings and apply them to a template file or to the file you open with Autocad.
Use the interface
The interface in Autocad is similar to that of other CAD programs. It is generally easier to
What’s New In AutoCAD?
Add and maintain visual consistency across multiple CAD drawings and across designs using design marks. These visual cues provide important details that help you keep your designs consistent and easy to navigate. (video: 1:30 min.)
Add multiple layers for labels in the same drawing. Use layers to view and edit content without altering the other drawing layers. (video: 1:30 min.)
Edit text and bezier paths in a single layer, even when those layers are shared with other drawings. Using the Edit Text tool, you can edit even paths in a shared layer. (video: 1:15 min.)
Smooth out curves and sections with the new Fix Mesh option for improved readability. (video: 1:15 min.)
Architectural Drawing Changes:
Architectural objects are easily identifiable by the white outlines on their boundaries. Previously, these outlines were hard to see in the dark mode. With this release, all building objects are outlined with a white outline when drawn in the dark mode. (video: 1:30 min.)
Architectural drawing outline control points
Now you can create custom control points on the boundaries of architectural objects such as walls, windows, doors, and staircases. (video: 1:30 min.)
Now when you create control points, you can configure the control point type. You can also use the new Edge Angle setting to manually specify the amount of bend in the control point edge. (video: 1:30 min.)
The Outline edge can now be attached to multiple edges, allowing you to highlight the boundary of an object without having to select it first. (video: 1:30 min.)
You can now create multilayer ribbon, which helps to visualize an architectural drawing from multiple perspectives. (video: 1:30 min.)
The drawing border tool now supports multilayer ribbon. (video: 1:30 min.)
Access the Quick Properties tool from the ribbon in Design and Edit mode.
Use the new field selection shortcut, Alt+3, to quickly select all field objects in a drawing.
Use the new Quick Properties tool for field selection. Alt+3 selects all field objects in a drawing, without needing to select any object first.
Paint color palettes are now saved and available to all drawings in the current project. This allows you to use the same colors in
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Processor: Core i5-8300
Memory: 8GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 660 3GB (1GB VRAM)
Hard Drive: 100GB available space (100GB may be reduced to fit game)
Input: Keyboard and mouse
Sound: English Language
Processor: Core i5-8500
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 680 2GB (1GB VRAM)
Hard Drive: 100GB available