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Archives April 2019

Tips for CAD external reference and its applications in design

The following contains contents and concepts about external references that you can easily find on the Internet, I’ve also made some modifications to them and I would like to share with all of you.

The xref of CAD has made design more convenient and save more time — different designers can share design information and improve precision and collaborative efficiency. The following is how to use xref and its main functions, in order to better illustrate the tips and tricks about it, I take the architectural industry as an example.

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GstarCAD Professional 2018 Wins CAD Software Solution Recognitions from Platform for SaaS Reviews

GstarCAD Professional 2018 is a 2D/3D CAD software with high ACAD compatibility trusted by thousands of users around the world. With more than 150 R&D staffs and four R&D centers around the globe, we are continuously working hard to provide our users with the highest quality of products. Through these efforts, we are glad to share that we have impressed industry experts from the software review platform, CompareCamp.

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What is Byblock and Bylayer in CAD?

Objects in CAD have several basic attributes such as color, linetype, line weight and so on, these attributes control the display effect and printing effect of graphics. So setting attributes of objects properly can make graphics more clear, more importantly, we can get the best printing effect. When setting the color, linetype and line weight of the objects, we can see the two options of Byblock and Bylayer in the list. However, even people with some CAD knowledge could be confused by them, not mention how confusing they can be to CAD newbies.

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