ZWCAD 2020Academic version provides familiar Classic and Ribbon interfaces. With the similar CAD commands, you can use ZWCAD immediately without any re-learning cost. ZWCAD 2020 is a proven CAD solution with over 900,000 satisfied users across 90 countries.
It's fast. Unprecedentedly.
Thanks to multi-core processing technology, the performance of ZWCAD 2020 will not let you down. How fast actually? Some figures in comparison with ZWCAD 2019 may tell:
Most commonly-used commands and operations: 150% faster on average
Opening drawings: 32.4% faster
Loading drawings: 73.5% faster
At the same time, we didn't forget the stability, to bring you fast but stable experience.
All data you need in one table, at a time.
Now with Data Extraction, you can extract various properties and data of an object, and insert them to the current drawing as a table, or export them to an external file in .csv / .xls format. If you need some data in your project for measuring or purchasing, you can acquire them from the drawing conveniently.
New in this version
This Release Note mainly introduces the performance of efficiency and st ability, new features and improvements, API, new commands and system variables, bug fixes, and limitation and notes in ZWCAD 2020.
Annotation Scale List Reset - Storing too many annotation scales will spoil the performance of the drawing and its referenced drawings. Now, a prompt will pop up when opening a drawing with lots of annotation scales. It will remind the users to reset scale list to the default state by removing unneeded custom scales, improving the performance when dealing with annotative objects.
PDF Underlay Manager - To better manage the attached PDF Underlays, PDF Underlay Manager is now ready for our users in this version. After attaching PDF Underlays, input PDFATTACH again, then the dialog box of PDF Underlay Manager will pop up for users to check the status, size, type, date, saving path, etc. of all the PDF Underlays.Users can also attach a new PDF Underlay in this dialog box, and detach, reload, unload or open an existing one, enabling them to manage all the PDF Underlays in the drawing more conveniently.
Data Extraction - Data Extraction enables users to extract various data from objects by filters. There are dozens of different types of data including length, angle, color, layer, area, radius, etc. All these extracted data will be shown in a table or be exported to a file in .csv or .xls format.With this feature users can easily acquire the data they need from the drawing. It is especially useful in the situation that numerous data need to be extracted at one time.
Lisp Debugger - Activated by command VLIDE or VLISP, Lisp Debugger is used to debug lisp programs. Developed based on Visual Studio Code from MicrosoftTM, it enables developers to debug their lisp programs with breakpoint inspection and modify it easily. What's more, if users have already installed the Visual Studio Code, they can directly download ZwLisp in Microsoft Extensions Marketplace.
Familiar Interface and Commands
ZWCAD provides familiar Classic and Ribbon interface, you can easily switch to choose the environment you prefer. With the familiar CAD commands and alias that you have already known how to use, you can use ZWCAD 2020 immediately without any re-learning cost.