AutoCAD is used across a wide range of industries, by architects, project managers, engineers, graphic designers, import pdf to dwg many other professionals. It was supported by 750 training centers worldwide in 1994.
As Autodesk’s flagship product, by March 1986 AutoCAD had become the most ubiquitous CAD program worldwide. Autodesk, for publishing CAD data. Autodesk’s logo and, respectively, AutoCAD icons have changed for several versions through the years. Last version to run without a math co-processor. DWG 2010 file format introduced. Mesh 3D solid modeling introduced.
Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010 are compatible with and supported under Microsoft Windows 7. Surface modeling, surface analysis and object transparency introduced. AutoCAD 2011 for Mac was released. Associative array, model documentation, DGN editing.
Support for complex line types in DGN files is improved in AutoCAD 2012. For example, jagged edges may appear. Several vendors provide on-line conversions for free such as Cometdocs. CAD commonly use in all purposes.
The extent of localization varies from full translation of the product to documentation only. The AutoCAD command set is localized as a part of the software localization. 3D objects, such as walls, doors and windows, with more intelligent data associated with them rather than simple objects, such as lines and circles. The data can be programmed to represent specific architectural products sold in the construction industry, or extracted into a data file for pricing, materials estimation, and other values related to the objects represented.