progeCAD Features

2017 new features

  • DWG 2017 support
    Support for DWG from 2.5 to 2017 versions
  • Windows RIBBON-style user interface
    Now progeCAD supports both common Menu interfaces: the Classic one based on the standard toolbar and the new up-to-date Ribbon-based menu as of Microsoft Office® or AutoCAD®
    Ribbons use tabs to expose different sets of controls, eliminating the need for many parallel toolbars. Customizable through CUI Files.
  • 64 Bit and Multicore support
    progeCAD 2017 evolves to offer native 64-bit and multi-core support with improved memory management. Handling of large drawing files gets much more efficient on 64-bit machines, while performance when opening or regenerating progeCAD drawing files has been enhanced by 1.5 - 3 times on multi-core computers.
  • PointCloud Import
    Import and display PCG or ISD data files from 3D laser scanners. Point Clouds can serve a wide range of purposes, including creation of 3D CAD models out of manufactured products, for metrology/quality inspection, and in a multitude of visualization, animation, rendering and mass customization applications.
  • Table Styles
    To create and easily format Tables in drawings. A table style enables to specify different cell styles for each row allowing to display different justification and appearance for text and gridlines. Tables are formatted according to their styles and you can apply to individual cells, rows,or columns your formatting overriding the formatting that comes from the table style.
  • New Commands
    XOPEN
    XPLODE
    POLYSOLID
    POINTCLOUDATTACH
    BCOUNT
    LAYERWALK
    SELECTSIMILAR
    ALIGNSPACE
    VPSYNC
  • DWG Converter
    DWG Converter is a new tool introduced to facilitate the files interchange with other DWG/DXF/DNG-based CAD software. Allows to easily convert drawings between different DWG,DXF,DGN versions.
  • Improved files interchange and DWG compatibility
    • Import Collada (.dae files)
    • Improved support for DGN overlays, Civil3D, ADT, and mechanical object enablers
    • Improved Open .dgn files by converting them into .dwg files
  • New Advanced Polyline Grips
    Stretch, add vertex and convert the segment into arc
  • Dynamic blocks improved grips
    Extended support for Dynamic Blocks editing options
  • Print to DWF/DWFx files
    Export drawings to the standard DWF and DWFx formats using PC3 printers
  • Attach compressed raster images
    MrSID MG4 compressed raster images supported
  • Support for RGB and index color value
    All color-related system variables support RGB and index color value
  • .NET API
    .NET API with user drawing interaction support (AutoCAD® compatible)

progeCAD general features

  • iCADLib -
    Blocks Manager. Your perfect everyday companion for blocks management. More than 22.000 2D/3D blocks (Construction, Architectural, ANSI-ISO and DIN-ISO Mechanics, ANSI and IEC Electrical, Electronic, Steel Profiles, Furniture, Kitchen).
    iCADLib integrates the Traceparts web portal and progeCAD Cadenas web portal for easy-guided usage of more than 100 million blocks. Directly guided block insertion from the web into your drawings just in a snap

  • EasyArch 3D - Metric/Imperial support - works 2D and 3D -
    The automated building plugin for architects designed to increase productivity in house and interior design and remodeling.
    Works in 2D and 3D modes
  • EasyArch allows to:
  • Create walls
  • Edit walls (delete, rotate, move, copy, make/cap holes etc.)
  • Insert, copy, move, edit doors and windows automatically
  • Manage layers (quick turning on/off, freeze/unfreeze, isolate etc.)
  • Manage and insert parametric blocks
  • Create stairs
  • Create roofs
  • Create and edit tables of elements, rooms, spaces
  • Assisted Dimensioning
  • Xref Manager
    An intuitive interface for management of external references
  • Bitmap/Raster View
    progeCAD Professional supports DWG with images, photos, raster editing/visualization; ECW, MrSID and Jpeg 2000 are also supported
  • Hatch Trim
    hatches can be trimmed using the standard Trim command
  • Bitmap Clipping
    Clip and polygonal clip on images
  • Gradient Hatch support
    Display and creation of gradients
  • Polygonal layout Viewports
    Display and creation of polygonal viewports
  • Dynamic blocks editing
    Change dynamic blocks shapes using grips
  • 3D Ortho
    Alongside the classic X,Y Ortho snap modes restricting cursor movement to horizontal and vertical, the Z Ortho mode restricting the cursor to the up and down directions.
  • Tables support
    Creation and editing. You can generate tables from block attributes, import them from Excel, Open Office or Libre Office. Tables styles supported.
  • Dynamic UCS
    The dynamic UCS feature automatically creates a temporary XY plane to draw on.
  • Flatshot command
    Generates an accurate flat view of a 3D model
  • AEC and MDT objects support
    Visualization of objects created with Civil3D, ADT, and mechanical objects
  • Snap Extension
    Snaps to some point along the imaginary extension of a line, arc or polyline segment
  • PDF Import-Export -
    Convert your PDF files to usable and editable AutoCAD DWG keeping their original layer structure, text string and line width.
  • PDF Export
    Export your drawing to PDF
  • STL and Collada (DAE) Import/Export
    COLLADA is a COLLAborative Design Activity for establishing an interchange file format for interactive 3D applications.
    STL (STereoLithography) is a file format native to the stereolithography CAD software for rapid prototyping (3D printers)
  • DGN Import
    open Microstation files
  • DWG Export
    Exports drawings to PDF, DWF, 3DS, DAE, STL, LWO, POV, BMP, JPG WMF, EMF, SV
  • PC3 Print Support
    A plotter configuration file, or PC3 file, enables you to easily configure a plotter and to save the settings for later use
  • PDF, DWF and DGN Underlay
    PDF, DGN and DGN files can be attached as an underlay to a drawing file and used as a background for your drawings
  • PDF/A ISO19005 Standard Print
    progeCAD creates PDF files compliant with the PDF/A Standard. The PDF/A file format is often a requisite for official institutions and public administrations. The PDF/A file format is an ISO-standardized version of the Portable Document Format (PDF) specialized for the digital preservation of electronic documents.
  • Drawing Fields
    The Field feature automates the insertion of titleblock text or any other annotations in a drawing
  • Find and Replace
    Finds and replaces text and block attributes in DWG
  • Express Tools
    A complete set of Extra functions for Blocks, Layers, Texts
  • Annotative Objects
    The annotative objects are scaled based on the current annotation scale setting and are automatically displayed at the correct size in multiple viewports with varying scales
  • Arc Aligned Text
    The ARCTEXT command enables text alignment along an existing arc object
  • Multigrip Editing
    Modifies, moves, rotates, scales, stretches a single or multiple objects using multiple Grips
  • Helix and Loft Commands
    Draws a 3D polyline in the form of a helix; extrudes several shapes and makes one continuous object
  • eTransmit
    Compacting and transmitting DWG files by email
  • Advanced CTB
    Greyscale print and screening
  • progeCAD Rendering
    Advanced rendering module with multiple lights management and materials creation/editing. Reflection, mirror, transparency, smooth shadows, customizable size bitmap output
  • Eattedit
    Advanced Attribute editing
  • Solprof
  • 2D profile image extraction from ACIS solids
  • progeCAD QDIM
    Quick dimensioning
  • Google EarthTM Integration -
    Export your models to Google Earth
  • Spell Checker
    Highlight and correct misspellings
  • Publish (Batch Plot)
    print (or export to PDF/DWF) selected drawing layouts
  • progeCAD New Wizard
    Initial configuration mask of new designs based on prototypes or predefined values
  • progeCAD DWG Explorer
    Windows Explorer style windows for DWG browsing and block insertion
  • Extended Hatches
    More than 300 new Hatch patterns available
  • Layer Manager
    Save and Restore Layers configurations
  • Layout
    Management of multiple layouts allows creation of all print tables of the same design and offers a greater compatibility with AutoCAD®
  • Render Export
    The export tool for LightWave (.lwo), 3D Studio (.3ds), Pov-Ray (.pov)
  • ECW and Jpeg 2000 raster format
    The standard wavelet compression format optimized for aerial and satellite imagery
  • Hidden lines in Dview
    Hidden lines in perspective views
  • Layers interface
    "AutoCAD® like" layers management with Layers Filters support
  • Quick Group
    Creates Entity groups with one click
  • Raster to Vector -
    progeCAD Professional includes WinTopo, the raster to vector tool
  • Layout Advanced Features
    Hide on Layout
    Shade on Layout
    Selection of Model Space with Double-Click
    Layout Tabs
  • Print area visualization
    Shows the page layout
  • Advanced Data Extraction
    An easy-to-use wizard for Attributes and Blocks data export
  • DIESEL language support
    Support AutoCAD® DIESEL programming language
  • DWF Import & Export
    progeCAD Professional reads and writes standard DWF 2D/3D files
  • JPG and PDF print
    Export drawings to JPG and PDF formats
  • RealTime Pan & Zoom
    progeCAD Professional allows users to work with their drawings using RealTime Pan and Zoom and also includes the exclusive progeCAD's PPan Technology* allowing dramatic improvements on Pan movements
  • Lineweight for Display and Printing
    Lineweight is supported for display and plot
  • 3D Print
    STL export for 3D Printer output
  • EATTEXT
    createTables reading Blocks Attributes
  • Dynamic Input
    Dynamic Input is an alternative way of entering commands through a command line interface at your Crosshair.
  • progeCAD Cloud
    progeCAD Cloud supports the major cloud services for file sharing and syncing like DropBox, Google Drive and Microsoft One Drive. progeCAD configuration settings are being saved on Cloud and then can be easily exported to another PC.
  • ActiveX integration
    Allows cut and paste of progeCAD drawings (or just parts of them) to a Microsoft Office application
  • Customization (AutoLISP, DIESEL, SDS, IRX, COM Automation)
    the following programming languages are supported by progeCAD Professional: LISP, IRX (C++ Similar to ARX), SDS (C++ ADS compatible), VBA and COM automation.
  • .NET support
    connection between .NET- based software and progeCAD drawings
  • NLM Take Away
    NLM licenses can be temporarily moved on a laptop or a remote PC to be used offline. Max flexibility!

progeCAD supports every important AutoCAD ® file type, including AutoCAD drawings (from 2.5 through 2017), AutoCAD menus (.MNU), AutoCAD scripts (.SCR), AutoCAD AutoLISP routines (.LSP), AutoCAD Drawing Exchange Format (DXF), AutoCAD ADS Compatible programs (SDS, Solutions Development System), Windows TrueType and AutoCAD SHP/SHX fonts, AutoCAD Tables for plotting (.CTB), PC3 Print Support, AutoCAD Hatch Patterns, AutoCAD blocks, Dynamic Input, Cloud, Publish Command, AutoCAD line types etc.

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Printed on:  December 9, 2016 3:40 AM