- Platform: Windows NT / 98 / 2000 / Me / 95
- Media: CD-ROM
- Item Quantity: 1
The program features a familiar Microsoft Windows interface, the use of AutoSnap to easily align objects, and database capabilities. Users can also access and send drawings in Autodesk DWG design file format. And new text features such as in-place text editing make it easy to annotate drawings.
Autodesk QuickCAD 8 allows users to translate technical information into visually precise 2-D drawings and presentations. Build information-rich drawings even if you have no previous computer design experience. QuickCAD has a simple interface for beginners that guides users through startup.
I ran into a few stability issues, but they are few and far between. "Buggy" would be an overstatement.
I found the symbol libraries very useful. It is also very easy to create your own library by re-organizing the current symbols and/or creating your own.
In short, it may not have the power of the big, expensive products, but it is an excellent product for its price range.
Both the Getting Started manual and the on screen Help instructions are poorly written - they are often incomplete, vague, and ambiguous. Telephone help consists of listening to
"Your call is important to us." over and over.
Do not buy unless you want to lay out a floor plan for a home or office.