BricsCAD V17 is now available for Linux Ubuntu, Fedora, and OpenSuse

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It's now more than ever – all about you. We know that countless new features do not equal productivity. When you use a CAD tool, it is about your workflow; it’s all about getting your designs documented so that you can bill for your work, build that building, machine those components or fabricate that assembly. Today, you can work in BricsCAD for Linux using familiar 2D drafting and advanced 3D ...

Will you take the bait from your AutoCAD rep?

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The discounts offered on multi-year contracts to switch you to subscription may look appealing at first, but you’ll still pay a lot more in the end. You can opt for a clear, unambiguous offer instead. By switching to BricsCAD Pro you can save up to $4,620 per seat over five years, and you still get a perpetual license. With BricsCAD, you buy it, you own it FOREVER. BricsCAD has received critical ...

BricsCAD joins buildingSMART to give the .DWG community access to the huge potential of the BIM approach

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by Sander Scheiris It has always has been our goal to come up with a new intuitive BIM solution, where the model created during the preliminary stage of a project can still be used until the ultimate delivery of the building project. Along that process you should be able to link more data and generate all the necessary documents and reports: 2D sections, details, bill of materials, etc. The deep integration ...

Smart Architects BIM in .DWG

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While Revit has been a tremendous success for Autodesk in the AEC space, it has also in many ways disenfranchised its own traditional AutoCAD AEC users. Much revolves around the core file format. AutoCAD was built around .DWG, the ubiquitous file format used by more than 12 Million licensed (60M+ if you include pirated) architectural, design, engineering, and detailing users. Can any company afford to ignore such an install base? ...

NEW | Inside BricsCAD V17

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Now available for download - Free eBook "Inside BricsCAD" (PDF - 330 pages), written by Ralph Grabowski, updated to include the new BricsCAD V17 features. Learn how to create drawings with BricsCAD in as little as a day! The more advanced chapters in the book cover topics like modeling 2D regions & booleans and 3D direct modeling. You will discover how dimensional and geometric constraints speed up your design process. ...

NEW | Spatial Manager™ 3.3

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FOR BRICSCAD & AUTOCAD The new Spatial Manager™ 3.3 introduces several new features including exporting the current map status to Google Earth, the ability to take static “snapshots” of the Background Maps, and selecting objects by simple or compound queries in CAD, smart labels for linear objects, and more. Watch this short Spatial Manager™ 3.3 introduction video: New Features Export the current status of the drawing or map to Google Earth Visible layers ...

BricsCAD V17 introduces new functionality for 2D Drafting, 3D Modeling, Sheet Metal Design, and Building Information Modeling

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The new BricsCAD V17 brings the power of Building Information Modeling to the .DWG world. Create intuitively without limitation as you would do in SketchUp – but be faster and more precise. BricsCAD BIM combines in one product the most advanced 3D sketch modeler with full IFC certified BIM functionality. It allows you to work through all the typical design stages without leaving the .DWG platform. Gent, Belgium: November 2, ...

What’s Inside the Upcoming BricsCAD V17 Release?

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BRICSYS previews new 2D/3D DWG functionality in BricsCAD® V17, BIM for BricsCAD® (Building Information Modeling), and industry leading Sheet Metal for BricsCAD®  at its BIC Conference in Munich, Germany. With the BMW Welt grand auditorium in Munich filled to the walls with BricsCAD synergy partners, application developers, and strategic customers, BRICSYS highlighted what's coming in the November V17 release of BricsCAD.   New and improved 2D and 3D features in ...

Geo-location of addresses in AutoCAD and BricsCAD using Google Maps APIs

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Here's how you add list of addresses as points (Blocks) on an existing AutoCAD or BricsCAD citydrawing using Google Maps APIs for geo-location. The process is also supported by a small application developed using VBA in Excel and applying these APIs to get the Latitude and Longitude from the list of addresses. The process works as follows: Excel In the first three columns the user can enter the name of the Street, the ...