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  • 2D drafting and documentation
  • 2D drafting and documentation
  • 3D modeling and collaboration
  • 2D drafting and documentation
  • 3D BIM tools
  • 2D drafting and documentation
  • 3D mechanical CAD
  • Multi-device editing and collaboration
  • Portable file access lets you document changes in the field
  • 2D drafting and documentation tool with a specialized Mac interface and feature set
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Support for common file formats    

Multifunctional grips    

Command line    

Object and layer transparency    

Tool palettes    

Dynamic blocks    

Sheet set manager/project manager    

Content Explorer    

Revision cloud enhancements    

Smart Dimensioning    

Enhanced PDFs    

Sysvar monitor    

File tabs    

   

Parametric constraints    

Automatic view creation    

Automatic section views    

Express tools    

   

Base, projected, section, and detail views    

Data extraction to tables    

Automatic dimensioning    

Automatic schedules    

Material takeoff    

GPS integration    

Stunning Visual Experience    

Associative arrays    

3D solid/surface/mesh modeling    

ViewCube    

Visual styles    

   

 

Materials    

Lighting    

Rendering    

3D modeling    

In-canvas controls    

Import SKP files    

Coordination Model    

Reality computing    

Real-time 3D visualization    

Design options    

Conceptual sketching and design tools    

Smartpen    

TrustedDWG™ technology    

A360    

   

 

DWG convert    

Design feed    

Geolocation coordinate system and online maps    

Connect to third-party storage    

DGN import/export/underlay    

Import third-party CAD data    

3D printing    

Offline support    

Easy-to-use interface    

Support for CUI customization    

Online license transfer utility    

Secure load    

Migrate custom settings    

Application Programming Interface    

Real-time cloud collaboration    

Autodesk Exchange Apps    

   

 

Network licensing    

Action recorder    

CAD standards tools