AutoCAD for Mac General Discussion

AutoCAD for Mac General Discussion

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Autocad 2013 for mac vs windows

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01-29-2013 08:47 PM

Hi guy! Ok i've been using Autocad 2013 for Mac and windows for sometime. I have read that it is impossible to make the mac version look like the windows version. I think that it has to be untrue at least for the small issues I have. I would really like someone to explain to me how to set up the menus and such on my Mac to simply be in similar loactions. Clarification: I am only reffering to the menus you generally keep on screen while creating and modifying a drawing. At school they have the menus across the top of the drawing window. just simple thing like line, dimentions, layers etc simply menu placement to make it a little more seemless when searching for simple things like what layer im working in.


Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.

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Re: Autocad 2013 for mac vs windows

01-30-2013 03:08 PM in reply to: mannyk29

Your school is running AutoCAD for MAC? Or just you?

AutoCAD for Windows uses a Microsoft Windows Ribbon: MAC OS by Apple does not, and AutoCAD for Mac follows the guidelines of Apple for a "Native" display/look/feel. The often used Apples vs. Oranges argument: both are round, both are fruit, but they are very different.

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