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ZWCAD 2017

Familiar Interface and Commands

ZWCAD provides familiar Classic and Ribbon interface, you can easily switch to choose the environment you prefer. With the familiar CAD commands and alias that you have already known how to use, you can use ZWCAD immediately without any re-learning cost.

Compatibility

Open or save DWG drawings from ACAD version R12 to
version 2017, open or save as DWT or DXF.
Import DGN files, exchange drawings with MicroStation®

Innovation

SmartVoice
Trigger commands by mouse gesture
SmartMouse
Mark with voice annotation
SmartSelect (coming soon)
Multi-filter for selection
SmartPeek (coming soon)
Pressing Ctrl+Tab, preview drawing while switching

2D Drafting

Auto-complete Command Input MText
Multi-line text, full text editing functions
Images
Insert raster images, support formats like JPEG, PNG and BMP
Block
Collect geometry together into one object which you can use repeatedly
External Reference
Attach other DWG drawings as references
Table
Attach other DWG drawings as references
MLeaders
Attach multi-leader annotations
Selection Preview
Objects are automatically highlighted as the cursor hovers over them
Revision Cloud
Mark the revision items with free-form clouds around them and call attention to them
Layer Properties Manager
Set layer properties like color, linetype and VP Freeze
Attribute Block
Block embeds textual information such as inventory numbers, prices, description and more
Zoom and Pan
Pressing the mouse wheel or rolling to pan and zoom, easily manipulate the view

Advanced Tools

Extract Attribute
Extract attribute information to a csv/xls/mdb/txt file
Match Property
Apply existing style to other objects
Insert OLE Object
Embed OLE object into a drawing
File Compare
Find differences between drawings 
Overkill
Delete duplicate or partially overlapping objects
Lock Up Drawing
Lock up the selection with a password so that it is visible but uneditable 
Reference Manager
Manage all external resources like text, image and drawing
Object Isolation
Control the visibility of specified objects

3D Features

Visualizing
Hide, shade and render (render is coming soon)
Modeling
Create and modify 3D model
Viewing
View freely with 3D Orbit, and get perspective view with DVIEW

Output

Print with STB/CTB plot style Print or publish in other formats

Collaboration

ZWCAD mobile solution – CAD Pockets for portable devices, with which you can freely work on your desktop and on the go.
 
APIs
Code-level compatible APIs, easy to migrate 
Numerous apps, and more are coming