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AutoCAD: 25 Years of Continuous Change

AutoCAD 2009
Autodesk has one goal: increasing your productivity. The new user interface has been optimized to boost your efficiency: More Streamlined UI New QuickView Tools Quick Properties Action Recorder Layer Properties Manager 3D Navigation Tools Fit and Finish AutoCAD 2009 will include Autodesk Impression (Subscription Only)

User Interface Enhancements

New Ribbon: task-based access to commands Quick Access Toolbar New Menu Browser Roll-over Help Status Bar updates Customizable Quick Properties

Layer Properties Manager

New Layer Properties Manager
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Changes are immediately reflected in the drawing Layer manager stays active when running other commands Columns can be frozen when scrolling

Action Recorder
The new action recorder allows AutoCAD software users to automate repetitive tasks:
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Anybody can use it No programming skills required Graphically interactive recording of commands Easily saved and shared

New Viewing Capabilities

Quick View Layouts Quick View Drawings View Cube Steering Wheel ShowMotion

Fit and Finish

MTEXT in-place spell checking MTEXT lets use SAVE after hitting Escape eTransmit: Option to save or not save drawing before packing (and Purge) Dynamically update Xclip frames Export layouts to model space Geographic location enabling Find and replace text in blocks and XREFs Display hidden items FIND now zooms in on the word

Fit and Finish

Array now supports zoom and pan during preview Nonrectangular viewport support in Properties palette Missing plotters are now prefixed with Missing Additional DGN support and Layer Control DGN translation enhancements (DGNMAPPING) VPSCALE now lets you hide XREF scales

Autodesk Seek

Autodesk Seek

Autodesk Impression

Images courtesy of: Greg Bates - Hirsch Bedner Associates, Ged Trias - Larson and Darby, Jeremy K. Noftle, Bureau Darchitectes Werner, and InsideOut Designs

Autodesk Impression

Working with Impression

AutoCAD AutoCAD Architecture AutoCAD Civil 3D AutoCAD Map 3D AutCAD MEP

Existing CAD Linework and Data

Layers Blocks Line weights Hatched areas

Styles and Entourage

Autodesk Labs:

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Autodesk Design Review


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Drawing Version Compare Feature
Highlight additions/ deletions
1. Select Tools > Compare Browse and load the DWF files Select sheets to overlay and click OK

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