CADtools for Adobe Illustrator

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  • Version: 9.0.2
  • Publisher: www.hotdoor.com
  • File Size: 23.95 MB
  • Date: Jul 25, 2014
  • Price: $349.00
  • License: Free Trial Software
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Free Download CADtools for Adobe Illustrator 9.0.2

CADtools for Adobe Illustrator can let you to draw in any scale, edit and dimension artwork with a mouse click, and numerically control objects or points. Click and drag with 67 tools to make design work easy and elegant. Just click-drag to make design work easy and elegant - right inside Adobe Illustrator. Draw in any scale, dimension artwork with a mouse click, and numerically control size and location of objects or points.

Summary of major features:
1. Draw Illustrator art in any scale, plus scale calculator for time savings
2. Create/adjust walls and insert doors and windows
3. Click-drag dimensions with your own style
4. Edit dimensions as text or numeric measurement
5. Snap to handy 2D or isometric grids
6. Numerically control objects with CADtracker, including repeat
7. Measure area, perimeter, and length along curves
8. Measure distance in scale between any two points
9. Create customized labels with text, numbers, alphabet or object geometry
10. Create scaled offsets for paths and objects
11. Isometric tools plus instant cubes and cylinders
12. Project or dimension flat art in isometric view
13. Precision editing with fillet, chamfer, trim and extend tools
14. Resize objects to other objects with proportion tool Divide or cut paths into equal parts
15. Save or load CADtools settings as Presets
16. Construct tables with easy numeric input
17. Construct title blocks for professional layout

CADtools is a plug-in that installs 67 drawing, editing, labeling and dimensioning tools inside the Illustrator toolbox. The tools are organized into 8 groups:
1. 2D Drawing
2. 2D Dimensioning
3. Isometric Drawing
4. Isometric Dimensioning
5. CAD Walls
6. 2D Editing
7. Labeling
8. Construction

2D drawing and walls:
1. Standard or custom scale defined per document or per Illustrator layer
2. Precision drawing tools for 2D and isometric or axonometric objects
3. Scaled snapping CADgrids and CADrulers
4. On-screen info while dragging objects in scale
5. Full screen cursor that automatically snaps to all anchor points in its path
6. CAD line tool offers superior control for connecting lines and constraining angles
7. Offset tool uses visual feedback or numeric input
8. Wall tool includes sliding editability and visual feedback
9. Door and window insertion tools include styles and visual feedback

Construction:
1. Table tool for making labels and charts
2. Title block tool for professional drawings with revision notes

Isometric drawing:
1. Easy isometric tools for creating shapes and objects with front, side, and top views
2. Project or dimension flat art in isometric view
3. Live isometric artwork follows changes in view angles (optional)
4. Isometric dimensions complement isometric objects

Dimensioning:
1. Live dimensions link to objects and respond to artwork changes (optional)
2. Dimension appearances can be fine-tuned for creative, professional identity
3. Dimensions can be edited as custom text
4. Dimension text slides freely or constrains
5. International number format support
6. Dual dimensions and tolerances
7. Chain and datum dimension tools

Shortcuts:
1. CADshortcuts panel that makes it easy to change units and precision globally
2. CADpresets make it easy to load and define settings for every CADtools panel
3. Auto dimensions apply to document or selected artwork

Labeling:
1. Label tools feature auto-incrementing numbers, letters, geometry or custom text
2. Label tools can be adjusted in style and appearance
3. Revision bubble marks text or objects quickly

Editing:
1. Path divider tool cuts or marks any path, including radial objects
2. Smart trim and extend tools save time in editing multiple paths
3. Fillet and chamfer tools for editing object corners
4. Proportion tool for resizing objects based on others
5. Scaled move, transform, area transform, and repeat functions
6. Instant calculation of area, perimeter, length of any path or set of paths
7. Measure distance tool - click-drag to calculate distance in scale
8. Measure scale tool - click-drag to create a custom scale like a map legend

Requirements:
* Adobe Illustrator CS3, CS4, CS5

Limitations:
* Limited to the six top-level tools (CAD Rectangle, Isometric Rectangle, Dimension Resize, Horizontal Dimension by Line, Horiztontal Isometric Dimension by Line, and Incremental Label).
* The labels are limited to a curved leader and a circular border, and all labels will say "Demo" as well.
* The demo is also limited to 1:3 scale.
* All other tools and scales are disabled.

The license of this software is Free Trial Software, the price is $349.00, you can free download and get a free trial.

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