What’s New in AutoCAD 2018

  • AutoCAD_object_selection
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    I’ve been with Autodesk for many years (two and half decades, in fact) and, during that time, I’ve helped launch 21 releases of AutoCAD! I’ve seen big, innovative, new functionality such as 3D scanning and printing integrated into AutoCAD, as well as many, many small enhancements to existing functionality. One thing I’ve learned from you, […]

  • AutoCAD_2018_Combine_Text_Feature
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    In AutoCAD 2018, the TXT2MTXT Express Tool has transitioned from an Express Tool to a fully integrated AutoCAD command! With that transition, it’s also been enhanced to make it more powerful and more flexible than ever. Before diving into the details of what the new and improved TXT2MTXT command does, let me give you a […]

  • AutoCAD_2018_PDF
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    PDF files are the most common file format used when exchanging design information between designers, contractors, clients, and others. With AutoCAD 2017, we introduced the ability to import PDF files. The PDFIMPORT command imports PDF data into AutoCAD as 2D geometry, TrueType text, and images.

  • AutoCAD_2018_Xref
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    If you read my previous post, you already have a glimpse into the latest and greatest AutoCAD functionality. But only a glimpse! In the following series of blog posts, I’ll take you on a deeper dive into all the new and enhanced features in AutoCAD 2018, starting with one of my favorites: Xref enhancements.