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How to Import Floor Plans to Vectorworks

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Although the Vectorworks software was one of the first CAD software and has been updated many times since its initial release in the 1980s, it is still a laggard when it comes to vectorization. Vectorization refers to the conversion of a…

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How to Convert an Image to Lines for AutoCAD

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If you have ever worked with a PDF of a drawing scanned from a physical print, you will agree with me on several things, more like problems or limitations. And to solve them, you have to convert an image to lines…

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How to Import Raster PDF’s to ArchiCAD

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ArchiCAD is a leading building information modeling (BIM) software that architects, designers, interior designers, and urban planners use to create 2D and 3D models. Developed by Budapest, Hungary-based Graphisoft SE, this software application offers a diverse list of exceptional features that…

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7 Most Common AutoCAD Problems Solved

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It is not uncommon to encounter software-related issues and hurdles. And this happens regardless of whether we are experienced users or just beginners. In cases where our individual effort and knowledge cannot help us resolve such issues, we more often than…

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How Much Does Bentley Microstation Cost? Pricing Explained

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Historically, computer-aided design (CAD) software programs have always been at the top end of the pricing spectrum. So much so that a majority are priced at rates way above other industries’ applications, e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud or the Microsoft Office Suite….

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Bentley Microstation: Learn The Basics in 1 Hour

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Developed and sold by Bentley Systems, Inc., Bentley MicroStation, or simply MicroStation is a CAD program that supports both 2D drafting and design as well as 3D modeling. Its features, capabilities, and tools enable infrastructure professionals, spread across the construction, architecture…

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How to Convert PDF – Raster to Vector

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PDF, short for Portable Document Format, is a versatile file format that can store both raster and vector elements/objects. This attribute has influenced its’ popularity within the design, engineering, architecture, and even photography communities. It can store raster images and scanned…

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Bluebeam Revu – Everything You Need to Know

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Bluebeam Revu, pronounced as review, has asserted its position in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry, boasting an impressive roster of users as of the late 2010s. In the US, the software is the go-to tool for 94% of top…

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13 Sites with Free BricsCAD Models

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Creating 3D computer-aided design (CAD) models is a time-consuming process. What starts as a 2D draft or sketch must be converted to 3D using a slew of operations and tools, before the model is again refined using other procedures. Creating multiple…

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BricsCAD Keyboard Shortcuts – With PDF Cheat Sheet!

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In computing, keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys are everywhere, from conventional combinations such as Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+V to paste to less known hotkeys such as Ctrl+Shift+Esc to open the task manager on Windows OS. In computer-aided design (CAD), keyboard shortcuts…

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Can I Get BricsCAD for Free?

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BricsCAD has attracted attention from various factions for its capabilities that rival Autodesk’s flagship product, AutoCAD. BricsCAD is the most cost-effective CAD software, boasting superior performance, 100% .DWG compatibility, and flexible licensing. What’s even more compelling is that you can use…

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How to Convert a DWG File Without AutoCAD?

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As a proprietary file format developed and maintained by Autodesk, DWG may not be supported by most computer-aided design (CAD) software programs. In this regard, if you happen to use such a program – which does not offer 100% DWG compatibility…

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7 Best Free DXF/DWG Editors

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CAD/CAM software can be expensive, with annual subscriptions/maintenance costs (on top of one-time purchase charges) going beyond $1,000 – check out our CAD software pricing series. However, if you only wish to use them to edit DXF/DWG files, the return on…

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Converting DXF to G-code With Accurate Scaling

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Preparing a drawing for CNC machining may entail a lot of work. Depending on the approach you choose, it may take anywhere between a few hours – when you use the automatic route – and several days – when you utilize…

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Converting PDF to DWG with Correct Scale

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Every engineering or architectural drawing has a scale. Usually, this scale depends on several considerations that designers, engineers, and architects take into account when initially exporting the design as a PDF. Chief among these elements is the paper size in addition…

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The Best PDF to DWG Converter?

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All industries, sectors, and products have their standouts. From cars, planes, mobile phones, laptops, and their manufacturers to CPUs, GPUs, and their manufacturers, comparisons are usually drawn with one product or company emerging as a yardstick for what is considered the…

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G-code Converter: How to Convert to G-Code

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Manufacturing is broad and, with the evolution and increased use of technology, it has grown even more sophisticated. It now includes the use of computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software and computer-aided design (CAD) software packed with numerous features to ease the process…

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Free Online PDF to CAD Converter – What Should I Use?

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If you are looking for a free online PDF to CAD converter, you can choose from many available converters that promise to automatically complete the conversion. However, as you may eventually discover, they are not as reliable as they claim. This…

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How to Convert Instrument Loop Diagrams (ILD) to CAD

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As a versatile conversion software, Scan2CAD can convert Instrument Loop Diagrams (ILDs) saved in non-CAD formats to CAD-readable formats. As one of its many capabilities, this conversion is made possible by numerous features packed into the software. For instance, it has…

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PDF to CAD Converter Free

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Are you looking for a seamless PDF to CAD converter that is free? If you are in such a scenario, you have two options: you can use either an online converter or Scan2CAD. However, while you might consider free online conversions…