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  • Familiar AutoCAD functionality
  • Plus a complete set of electrical design CAD features
  • 2D drafting and documentation features
  • 3D modeling and collaboration features
  • 3D tools for product design, simulation, and visualization
  • Includes AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD, Fusion 360, and more
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Powerful drafting tools

DWG compatibility

Automatic report generation

PDF publishing

File and project organization

Location View Tab

Electrical schematic symbol libraries

Real-time error checking

Schematic design tools

Standards-based drafting

PLC I/O tools

Inventor Interoperability

Terminal Strip Export/Import

Terminal design

Panel layout tools

Cinematic-quality rendering and 3D animation

Compelling visuals and presentations

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