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Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® 2015

Competitive selling guide
Top 5 talking points

How AutoCAD LT
stands apart
DraftSight
• Missing key user interface
elements including contextual
right-click menus, file tabs, and
multi-functional grips
• Missing dynamic authoring tools
including dynamic blocks,
associative arrays, and
parametric constraints
• Loss of fidelity with underlays,
hatches, complex line types, and
plotting

ZWCAD

Missing collaboration tools such
as design feed and sheet sets

Lacks support for external data
such as PDF underlays, Excel
data links, and live map data

Loss of fidelity with underlays,
hatches, complex line types,
plotting and transparency

TrustedDWG™: not all “dwg” files are created
equal. Preserve design information with TrustedDWG
technology, one of the most accurate ways to store
and protect designs. Can your customers be sure that
CAD software that uses a “.dwg” file format that is not
built with TrustedDWG will not experience fidelity loss,
incompatibility and data gaps?
• AutoCAD LT means quality. As technology based on Autodesk®
AutoCAD® software that has over 30 years of refinement, users can trust
the stability and power of AutoCAD LT. Can your customers be confident
that other CAD software can match the Autodesk record for quality,
performance, stability and security?
• Productivity gains. Users can work more efficiently with features like an
intelligent command line that actually interprets user intent and adapts
over time to help minimize repetitive steps. Can your customers be sure
that other CAD packages match up against AutoCAD LT productivityenhancing features?
• A global community of users. Customers can save on training costs and
time with the software most CAD users learn in school. Customers can
leverage the ready-availability of a worldwide community of AutoCAD
experts and a global knowledge base.
• Industry-leading innovation. Your customers can rely on the proven
track record of innovation from Autodesk. In addition to its ongoing
commitment to developing industry-leading desktop software, Autodesk
continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art cloud and
mobile solutions software for global markets.

Purchase pain points and solutions
“I need technology that lets me exchange files seamlessly, without worrying about file formats or data corruption.”
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AutoCAD LT provides seamless interoperability with Autodesk AutoCAD and AutoCAD-based products. DWG, PDF, and
DWF™ compatibility is built right into the product. Data exchange tools make for easy and secure file sharing.
“I don’t have a large budget, but I want to stay license-compliant.”
AutoCAD LT is now available for only $360 USD* per year when customers sign up for a one-year desktop subscription,
which includes basic support, access to the latest software and 25 GB of Autodesk 360 storage.

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leaders. All rights reserved. and editing from any web browser or mobile device. results may vary based on machine. External References: Fade and clip externally referenced drawings to emphasize important items. x Annotation Scales: Create text. x Dynamic Blocks: Create and edit blocks with multiple shapes and sizes in a single block object. and blocks. and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. x Parametric Constraints: Edit drawing geometry while maintaining geometric & dimensional relationships between objects. and DGN files within drawings. x x x Sheet Sets: Manage. view and edit table data with text. As with all performance tests. product names. filters. trim. x x x x Tables: Create. globally or per viewport. x Color themes: Modern. reshape & manipulate geometry with grips that are specifically relevant to the selected object. x x Cloud Document Storage: Save drawings to the cloud for secure sharing. TrustedDWG. x x File Tabs: Access & preview open drawings from file tabs. break. AutoCAD. x x Live Map Data: Specify a geographic location & reference live map data within a drawing. Autodesk. extend. operating system. Inc. x x Raster Images: Attach and view image files within drawings. While every effort has been made to make the tests as fair and objective as possible.Competitive selling guide Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2015 AutoCAD LT 2015 Features Comparison** DraftSight V1R5 ZWCAD+ 2014 BricsCAD v14 Platinum Viewing and Editing DWG Object and Layer Properties: Apply transparency and other properties to objects and layers. open. x x x     Functionality is included Functionality is partially included x x x Functionality is not included ** The feature comparisons reported herein are based on tests conducted by Autodesk and performed in a non-production environment in which participants with varying levels of expertise performed selected tasks designed to simulate day-to-day production tasks. blocks. view. dimensions. your results may differ. and specifications and pricing at any time without notice. .. and even source material. Command Preview: See the results of common editing commands including fillet. Access and Collaboration x Learning and Community Help: Access up-to-date Help content with online help and find tools in the user interface directly from relevant Help topics. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings. Inc. polar & path arrangements. tailored suggestions. hatches. and attributes that automatically resize based on the viewport scale. drawing. AutoCAD LT. view. solid fills and gradient fills in enclosed areas. All other brand names. x Contextual right-click menus: Access commands and options that are specifically relevant to the selected object. autocorrect. and edit intelligent text fields to dynamically reference object. and DWF are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk. x x Multifunctional Grips: Move. formulas. and sheet set properties. dark color theme to help reduce eye strain. lengthen. chamfer. x x x Data Links: Create and edit table data with bi-directional updating between DWG and XLS files. and plot multiple drawings from a centralized sheet set. x x x x x Visual Styles and Materials: Maintain the intended appearance of drawing objects with visual styles and materials. or trademarks belong to their respective holders. File Underlays: Attach and view PDF. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. © 2014 Autodesk. and content. Fields: Create. x x x Command line: Modern tools with support for mid-string search. viewing. Hatches and Gradients: Create. matchprop and caps lock detection. and edit hatch patterns. DWG. DWF. x Associative Arrays: Create and maintain relationships in rectangular. x x Design Feed: Enter posts & images for a drawing to collaborate online. x mText: Autobullets. x Contextual Ribbon Tabs: Access relevant ribbon tools for hatches & references. and match properties.