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What’s New in AutoCAD 2017? Coordination Model Enhancements

No. 14 in the list of top new AutoCAD 2017 features. AutoCAD 2017 coordination models now support standard 2D endpoint and center object snaps, enabling you to snap to precise locations on the coordination model as you design. “What’s a coordination model?” you ask? Great question! Coordination models are used to virtually […]

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