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New CAD productivity features for 2017

Learn about the new mechanical design productivity and documentation features in AutoCAD® Mechanical 2017. Updates include enhancements to layer groups, leader notes, and rectangle gallery.

Mechanical design productivity

  • New

    Layer groups: isolate, restore, and more feature

    Isolate and restore layer groups and specify linetypes. (video: 51 sec.)

  • New

    Drawing rectangles is easier

    Create rectangles from the ribbon.

Mechanical engineering documentation

  • New

    Leader notes enhancements

    Edit leader notes directly in the drawing area.