AUTO CAD Where Dreams Meet Reality

AUTO CAD Where Dreams Meet Reality


Updated on 2018-10-14

In Autocad


To a designer’s advantage is AutoCADAutoCAD is computer-aided design software that allows professionals from various fields to use it to their advantage. Project managers, Architects, product designers, engineers are among various professionals who use AutoCAD. AutoCAD is originally founded developed, marketed by Autodesk.  They train persons on AutoCAD in more than 750 facilities worldwide. Its first version was realized in 1992 and currently its 18th generation is being marketed which is known as Auto 360. AutoCAD uses .dwg extension hence anyone can identify an AutoCAD drawing/design by its extension file. Though its interchange file format is .dxf

AUTO CAD Where Dreams Meet Reality

 

 

AutoCAD is being used in various industries ranging from constructions plants, civil departments, mechanical departments, educational institutions to name a few.

Variants: There are few but efficiently upgraded variants of AutoCAD such as AutoCAD LT, AutoCAD 360 and Student versions.

Languages: Versions of AutoCAD such as AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014 are available in Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

Although it is being planned to launch AutoCAD versions in Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Russian languages the extent of localization would vary from full translation of the product to documentation only. The AutoCAD command set is localized as a part of the software localization.

The 2 Features in Auto CAD has added to its popularity worldwide are the ‘Polyline’ and ‘Curve Fitting’ function.The Polyline or PLINE command creates a chain line with multiple vertexes and straight or circular segments between the vertexes. You can even draw a closed shape with the pline command.

Hatching is used to add shaded patterns to objects and shapes within an Autocad drawing. Hatch patterns is used to indicate a material to be used, for example a concrete hatch. Alternatively it could be used to make an area of a drawing stand out. And you would require pattern, ponits, shape and angles.

Drawing Solids is anothet feauture in AutoCAD . Solids mean the mass properties of 3D objects. One can use the Solids toolbar for readily accessible objects such as Box, Cone, Cylinder, Sphere, Torus and Wedge. Though the AutoCAD world is 3 dimensional but one can even draw a 2d object, such as a plan or a section using 2 dimensions coordinates such as  (x and y).

AutoCAD has been able to make its mark in the design software industry due to its accessibility, easy to learn characteristics, demonstrations’, and handling features whereas its differential pricing systems add to its market strategy to tap maximum coverage.

Its usability depends on the learning ability if students who in turn use this in their professional areas. Hence to tap the potential market, teachers and students can avail the AutoCAD software with a 36-month license available at significant discounts over commercial retail prices.

Auto CAD is not only a software designed for commercial purposes, or to be taught in educational institutions but one can simple buy a basic version and learn with it the fundamentals of drawing.


Tags

Autocad

Article Category Autocad

If this post inspired you, share it with others so that they can be inspired too!!

gsingal

written on Sun, 07/06/2014 - 10:38

(Click to Expand)

Relevant Articles

Advantages of AUTOCAD: Discovering The Best

In Autocad

Advantages of AUTOCAD: Discovering The Best

gsingal

AutoCAD is computer design software that provides a great deal of…

Read more

Ways to improve your 3D Modeling Skills

In Architecture, Autocad

Ways to improve your 3D Modeling Skills

bella.zaara_94376

The unfolding of 3D software has revolutionized the way in which…

Read more

5 Tricks To Enhance Your AutoCad Experience

In Autocad

5 Tricks To Enhance Your AutoCad Experience

kdesigns

For all of us design techies, AutoCad is a working Bible. We live by…

Read more

Benefits of AutoCAD Drawings in Interior Designing

In Autocad

Benefits of AutoCAD Drawings in Interior Designing

techie07

Interior designing is an aspect which is the best way to create new…

Read more

The importance of Autocad knowledge and beyond

In Autocad

The importance of Autocad knowledge and beyond

techie07

Introduction For any software developed by the IT industry,…

Read more

Why is Autocad popular in the Architectural and Construction Industry

In Autocad

Why is Autocad popular in the Architectural and Construction Industry

techie07

Introduction With time of project implementation becoming very…

Read more


Most viewed articles

The Brick Wall Decor Is Always Classy & Different From The Ordinary One
The Brick Wall Decor Is Always Classy & Different From The Ordinary One

Time to focus on the "wall decor, rather the ‘’wall’’. Wall decor…

Tips to choose the Right Lighting for your Bedroom
Tips to choose the Right Lighting for your Bedroom

The bedroom spaces, that corner of the home where we love to reach…

Do's and Don't while installing a Modular Kitchen
Do's and Don't while installing a Modular Kitchen

With the launch of modular kitchen designs in Indian homes, the…

What are the Best Ideas for Renovating your Living Room?
What are the Best Ideas for Renovating your Living Room?

The living room, that space of the home which is well connected to…

Black and White Bedroom with a splash of color
How to Decorate a Black and White Bedroom with a Splash of Color?

If you want to play safe or wish to create a dramatic look, in either…

Awesomely Designed TV Units Steal The Show Of Any Living Room
Awesomely Designed TV Units Steal The Show Of Any Living Room

The house is an interpretation of spaces and every space corresponds…