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The first point to note about AutoCAD Product Key is that, although its focus is on design and drafting, it has both technical and marketing goals. AutoCAD is intended to be as capable for the professional user as possible, but a small proportion of the potential market for the program is non-professional users. The technical reason for this is that AutoCAD is used in 2D and 3D design, and therefore it must be capable of both technical and drafting functionality, as well as high-level graphic functions. By design, many things about AutoCAD are not intuitive, but it is important to bear this in mind when trying to master the program.

AutoCAD is an expensive software package, costing from £1100 and upwards. This is due to the high level of technical support which is provided, to enable users to design or draw technically-complicated drawings. AutoCAD can also be a very slow program to run, particularly on low-end systems. This is due to a number of the technical enhancements which are required to support various CAD design features.

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In 2003, Autodesk introduced a new version of AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT. This is an entry-level product, costing about £1050 and enabling users to complete a very basic level of drafting and 2D design. The ‘LT’ version has a number of simplified tools, a user-friendly interface, and fast drafting. By comparison with a version of AutoCAD LT costing over £2000, the ‘fully featured’ version of AutoCAD is cheaper. The ‘LT’ version is available with AutoCAD’s traditional stand-alone installation, or as an add-on for AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, and other Autodesk software.

For a further review of AutoCAD, see the Autodesk AutoCAD Tutorial.


A paper entitled “A Computer-Aided Drafting System” by Dick Norman and Paul Bennie was published in the journal Engineering Applications of Computer Graphics in 1977. This, along with Norman’s PhD dissertation, was used as the basis for the development of a real-time computer-aided drafting (CAD) system. AutoCAD was initially developed by a team in the mechanical engineering department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and later by a team in the mechanical engineering department at Stanford University.


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Autodesk has offered and still offers more symbols than any other author. These include the ability to create and manipulate “color curves” (fades or shades of one color to another) for use as color schemes and to build and edit symbols for use as fill patterns.

In Autodesk AutoCAD, symbols can be either 2D or 3D. 2D symbols can be added to a 3D object, and 3D symbols can be added to a 2D object. Symbols also include 3D shapes, 2D shapes, hyperbolic text and non-text items. The regular 2D shapes can include polylines, arcs, circles, rectangles, and ellipses. The 3D shapes can include planes, cylinders, cones, torus, spheres, capsules, and spheres. More advanced shapes include shells, cubes, and tetrahedrons. 2D text items include regular text and hyperbolic text. 3D text includes 3D text and structural text. The regular 2D shapes can also include freehand items, spline shapes, and spline text. Hyperbolic text includes text that can not be displayed in the regular view of the user.

3D symbol creation is achieved through a drawing window that can be displayed by the user, or automatically hidden by the computer. 3D symbol editing is achieved through 2D editing and is limited to movement, rotation, and scaling. 3D symbol colors are achieved through mixing colors, color curves and color maps. The design of these layers and the colors are user-configurable.

Symbol creation is generally done either directly in the drawing window, or through a layer. A layer can contain one or more symbols, and can be placed anywhere within the drawing. The user can “delete” a symbol from the layer or hide it. A layer can be associated with a data set, and the symbols associated with that data set can be changed without changing the layer.

The user may create their own symbols to create fills, outlines, and hatchings, but the ability to create custom symbols is limited. While 3D symbols have traditionally been considered to be the center of AutoCAD in architecture, in 2010 the company introduced an automated architecture feature, called Architectural Library, which allowed users to create their own custom-designed symbols for walls, doors, windows, and other architectural components.

Other features of AutoCAD:

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Step 1: Open Autodesk Autocad from the Start Menu and hit the Activate button.

Step 2: You will see a registration window, do the registration process.

Step 3: Close the Autocad software.

Step 4: Press the Windows + R key and then type “regedit” and press Enter.

Step 5: Find the “Autodesk Autocad and Autodesk Inventor” entry in the list and double-click it to open the “Autodesk Autocad and Autodesk Inventor” file.

Step 6: Press the “Delete” key on the keyboard to find and delete the “autocad.exe” file.

Step 7: Double-click the “Inventor Autodesk.ini” file to open it and find the following line: “[GlobalParams]”;”CDVPath”=”D:\app\Inventor\Inventor.exe” and delete the “Inventor.exe” parameter from it.

Step 8: Press the “OK” key on the keyboard to close the Registry Editor.

Step 9: Close the Task Manager.

Step 10: Open the file “app\Inventor\Inventor.exe” from the system root drive using the “Start -> All Programs -> Autodesk\Inventor 2017\Inventor.exe”.

Step 11: Click on the “File” option from the “Open menu” and search for the Autocad parameter: “CDVPath”.

Step 12: Click on the “Replace” button and enter the following value: “c:\app\Autocad\Autocad.exe”

Step 13: Click on the “OK” button to save the changes and exit the file.

Note: If you are using Windows 8.1, make sure that you have installed Autodesk Architectural Desktop

Step 14: Now double-click the Autocad.exe file that you just edited and press the “Start” button.

Step 15: Click on the “Import…” option from the “File” menu and choose the Autocad installation from “c:\app\Autocad\

What’s New in the?

Improved Rotation and Markup Tools:

Now you can rotate objects to their absolute orientation, even if they are not set to planar and you can rotate between planar and non-planar objects with one tool. You can also add measurements to objects directly from the command line, or click to edit text on shapes and measure them. (video: 1:55 min.)

New Clipping and Cursor Tools:

The new Clipping Tool helps you build more complex objects by allowing you to adjust the geometry of shapes you create, such as cuts, cuts and fills, shapes, and selections. (video: 1:15 min.) The new Cursor Tool enables you to quickly navigate to objects by using a text-based user interface. You can navigate in 2D and 3D. (video: 1:15 min.)

New Modelling and Label Tools:

The new Modelling tools help you create more complex models with realistic materials. (video: 1:15 min.) You can create meshes and use the brand new Mesh Tool to define the mesh and make your own custom meshes. (video: 1:15 min.) The new Label Tool lets you create dynamic text labels and place them easily and precisely on your model. (video: 1:15 min.)

Enhanced Fillet and Chamfer Tools:

Use the new Fillet and Chamfer tools to create smooth surfaces. The new Chamfer tool adds new features to chamfer an edge or corner, and the new Fillet tool adds new features to fillet an edge or corner. Both tools can now create surface bulges, using the new Feature Toggle. (video: 1:15 min.)

And more:

The new Properties and App Commands panel (video: 1:30 min.) lets you modify all your properties at once.

The new import-image feature lets you incorporate images directly into your design.

The new Time Preview feature lets you see the effect of your tool changes in a preview window immediately as you make them.

The new Block Generator feature lets you create the geometry of your design and place it easily.

The new Measure Tool helps you create more precise measurements directly on your objects.

The new Constrain Tab menu in the Properties panel lets you easily lock and unlock features in your drawing.

The new 3D Arrange and Edit Layers commands let you change the layer order of 3D objects

System Requirements:

OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3 or Windows 7
Processor: Intel Pentium® D processor or AMD Athlon™ processor with 64MB of RAM
Video Card: 128MB of RAM
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Hard Disk: 2GB available space
Internet Connection: Service Pack 2 required
Sound Card: DirectX 9 compatible
Input Devices: Keyboard and Mouse
Processor: Intel Pentium