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Electrical software that helps boost productivity

Create architectural drawings, documentation, and schedules more quickly and easily. Built for architects, AutoCAD® Architecture has design and documentation features that help automate tedious drafting tasks, reduce errors, and increase efficiency.

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Electrical documentation

  • Automatic report generation

    Generate and update customized reports.

  • Customer and supplier collaboration

    Easily share DWG™ drawings with stakeholders.

  • File and project organization

    Use folders to organize drawings.

  • Flexible drag-and-drop file organization

    Reorder files for electrical drafting projects.

  • PDF publishing

    Publish schematics to multipage PDFs.

  • New

    Location View tab on Project Manager

    Flexibility with new Location View tab

Electrical panel layout

  • Smart electrical panel layout drawings

    Bring components into your panel for layout.

  • Terminal design

    Increase accuracy with the Terminal Strip Editor.

  • Marking menus for faster edits

    Use marking menus to shorten editing time.

  • Terminal Strip Export/Import

    Create 3D models with terminal data.

Electrical schematic design

  • Auto wire numbering and component tagging

    Reduce errors with automatic numbers and tags.

  • Circuit design and reuse

    Use Circuit Builder for simple electrical design.

  • Electrical schematic symbol libraries

    Select from a rich library of electrical symbols.

  • Real-time error checking

    Catch problems before the build phase begins.

  • Usability improvements

    Numerous enhancements support ease of use.

  • New

    Improved capabilities with wires

    Drawing and project property for sort includes wire sequence.

Electrical Controls Design

  • Real-time coil and contact cross-referencing

    Keep track of parent/child contacts.

  • PLC I/O drawings from spreadsheets

    Define a project's I/O assignments in a spreadsheet.

  • Standards-based libraries

    Be compliant with manufacturer content libraries.

  • Catalog Browser previews and inserts parts

    Enhanced preview and direct component insertion.

  • Edit parts in Catalog Browser

    Edit parts and assign symbols to the catalog.

  • Inventor parts integration

    Integrate with 3D electrical parts within Inventor.

  • New

    Interoperability with Autodesk Inventor

    Seamless mechatronics solution with Inventor.