Category: AutoCAD

AutoCAD® software lets you design, visualize, and document your ideas clearly and efficiently. Initially released in late 1982, AutoCAD was one of the first CAD programs to run on personal computers, and notably the IBM PC.

A First Look at What’s New in AutoCAD 2022

This week, Autodesk kicked off its 2022 product launch with the release of AutoCAD 2022. As with all new releases, packed inside is a collection of new features that will impact the way you work. While every new release affects the way we work, the critical

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A First Look at AutoCAD 2021.1

Just as the spring typically brings us a new release of AutoCAD, the end-of-summer and early-fall typically bring us the annual “little-r” or “dot-one” update to our favorite drafting software. This year is no different as Autodesk released its AutoCAD 2021.1 this week. As in past

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Hindsight Is 20/20 and this is AutoCAD 2020

Autodesk just announced and released AutoCAD 2020 to the world. Like the many releases before it, this one introduces many feature-rich enhancements aimed at making you more productive. If you feel like you’ve heard similar promises before, you probably have. Throughout my 23-year tenure as an

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macOS Mojave Support for AutoCAD 2018 Introduced

Keeping with tradition, Apple released the latest update to their desktop operating system macOS Mojave at the end of September. The Mojave update introduced several much-anticipated features including a new Dark Mode to macOS. As with all major operating system updates, it’s best to delay your

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Autodesk 2019 New Feature Webinar Series

Autodesk 2019 New Features Webinars by The CAD Geek

Last week, the technical team at CADD Microsystems came together to put Autodesk’s 2019 products through their paces. I already shared my first impression of AutoCAD 2019 several weeks ago, but the purpose of last week was to look at the holistic portfolio of products. We

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Thoughts About AutoCAD 2019

What People are Saying About AutoCAD 2019

Yesterday Autodesk not only announced AutoCAD 2019, but also major changes about the way AutoCAD is offered to customers. As I shared in my post A First Look at What’s New in AutoCAD 2019, I’m quite excited about this release even as it breaks the typical

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AutoCAD 2019 Guitar

A First Look at What’s New in AutoCAD 2019

Despite the fact there’s snow on the ground where I live in Richmond, VA, the calendar says it’s spring. That’s important because flowers are as synonymous with spring as new releases of AutoCAD. Today Autodesk announced the release of AutoCAD 2019. While in years past the

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Demystifying the AutoCAD Insertion Scale

The AutoCAD Insertion Scale is a mystical creature. Get it right, and the results are magical. Get it wrong, and you’re cursed with a riddle of why AutoCAD objects scale to seemingly random sizes when inserted into a drawing. Though it may seem like a curse,

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