The new interface has an updated look and feel that helps improve the design process. The darker interface is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it also reduces eyestrain by making fine lines, buttons, and text easier to see.
Visually access drawing content directly from the ribbon, saving time and clicks. The Ribbon gallery offers a fast and intuitive workflow. For example, suppose you want to add a block to your design. Using the Ribbon gallery, hover over the ribbon for a block insertion. The Block gallery will display thumbnails of all the blocks. You can insert your selection right away, without having to use a dialog box.
Preview the outcomes of frequently used commands before you commit to them. Command preview helps you reduce the number of Undo commands you make by letting you evaluate the potential changes of commands such as Offset, Fillet, and Trim.
The Help window now displays tool locations within the interface. An animated arrow points to the tool in the ribbon, saving you time and keeping you productive.
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The command line interface includes AutoCorrect, Adaptive Suggestions, and Synonym Suggestions. AutoCorrect spellchecks your input and offers suggestions from a synonym list, so you never have to see the Command Not Found message. AutoComplete supports mid-string search.
Easily access tools for creating Section and Detail views. Choose from common section methods including full, half, offset, and aligned.
Establish and maintain a set of relationships between arrayed objects, such as windows on a building or trusses on a bridge. After you select the objects you want to array, you can dynamically preview the array while you modify its properties.