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What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

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08-07-2011 03:35 AM

What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011? Well I don't know, I can only guess, answer poll.

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-07-2011 05:55 AM in reply to: Exmateria
Wasn't it about this time last year that the MAC version was pre-announced officially?
Aren't they due for an annual, and significant, upgrade (first version lacked many core AutoCAD essentials)?
Is Linux a viable corporate business desktop OS? I've not seen it outside back-of-office anywhere yet.
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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-13-2011 07:55 PM in reply to: Exmateria
Maybe they are going to anounce a "Pen & Touch" version of AutoCAD using this type of stuff >> http://youtu.be/9sTgLYH8qWs
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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-13-2011 08:55 PM in reply to: FProcp

Or what would be nice would be if they merged AutoCAD with Inventor :smileyhappy:

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-14-2011 06:56 AM in reply to: FProcp

FProcp wrote:

Or what would be nice would be if they merged AutoCAD with Inventor :smileyhappy:


Why?

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-15-2011 02:29 AM in reply to: JDMather

Because I'm in a state of SEVERE DEPRESSION right now because I've just started working for a company that does all modelling in plain AutoCAD using dumb solids (no Inventor) and they're not prepared to use it because they're afraid of change. :smileymad:

 

I think if AutoCAD could at least open and insert native Inventor models it would make my task of convincing them to use Inventor easier.

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-15-2011 02:37 AM in reply to: FProcp

Welcome to the real world!

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-15-2011 06:19 AM in reply to: FProcp

Hi Frank,

Maybe you should give Inventor Fusion a try... it is part of AutoCAD 2012:

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?id=17100447&siteID=123112

Cheers,

Luciane

 

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-15-2011 03:03 PM in reply to: luconceicao

Thankyou Luciane.

I haven't used Fusion very much but from what I've seen I don't think it can create large assembly's of 3D parts, piping runs or frame generator models?

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Re: What will happen for AutoCAD august 16 2011?

08-15-2011 03:36 PM in reply to: FProcp

Forget Fusion. (at least until you are a MCAD Pro) (not that it is hard to use - the problem is it is too easy to create garbage)

It should have been a permanent Technology Preview and never a released product.

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