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AutoCAD review by <span>Teddy H.</span>
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"Una herramienta excelente para trabajo detallado y comunitario"

What do you like best?

AutoCAD me ha permitido realizar trabajos detallados con las comunidades que residen en Distrito Capital, a través de planos hemos realizado levantamiento de el mobiliario urbano que presenta deficiencias desde las bocas de visita, hasta los postes y fachadas, con muchísima precisión y ademas con planos que tienen coordenadas, permitiendo la georreferencia y una análisis más completo de los datos recolectados.

What do you dislike?

Es bastante complejo de utilizar para personas que no tienen experiencia con CAD u otros programas de dibujo, al principio me costó muchísimo adaptarme, son demasiadas opciones y herramientas, y me parece que la interfase de impresión es realmente compleja y poco amigable.

Recommendations to others considering the product

El programa es realmente sorprendente y poderoso, pueden realizarse millones de cosas con él, pero debe poseerse una formación previa en el manejo de CAD porque sino se complica enormemente el uso y la aplicación del software.

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AutoCAD nos ha permitido tener una relación más directa con la comunidad que los levantamientos de información y la resolución de problemas se hace directamente con la participación de los habitantes, además de ello puede trabajarse con información realmente precisa y muy detallada, lo cual es útil para solventar problemas específicos como en tanquillas y bocas de visita.

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AutoCAD review by <span>Amny N.</span>
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"Program of design of plans and objects of precision and professional quality ideal for projects"

What do you like best?

Autocad is a tool that all the engineering staff of the industrial complex must use to prepare the distribution of the machinery and the remodeling of the sheds, because it has a set of options that facilitate the design of the plan or building in three dimensions.I am very pleased with the precision of your designs, has a set of work tools very well thought out and designed so that the professional has the ability to design plans and buildings with their respective distribution and accessories, as well as, in three dimensions with a level of detail that facilitates showing each element that make up the construction, the planning of the organized execution process, and the modification at the time that is necessary. Being very important for the company and for me because it allows to be more efficient at work saving time jobs, and even hiring new professionals that represent expenses that can be used in other activities.

I really like the final presentation of the design because the tool offers me a set of options to work in the preview, since it allows me to design with different tools for the elaboration of the frame, the legend, the numerical or graphic scale, titles or subtitles of the cartography, and even insert images or maps according to the need.

Personally I consider that no market program has the ability to compete with the tools offered by autocad for two or three dimensional design, because autocad has many tools that allow us to design each element that makes up the object accurately, well delineated, with the background desired and color that we consider. In addition, it offers options for each element to be grouped, joined or cut in the shape and angle that we want.

What do you dislike?

Autocad is a wonderful program with many work options, but you should look for ways to facilitate the use of its tools because they are very complex, require hours for learning or assistance in educational training activities so that we can use it according to the professional levels necessary for purposes that the designs are what we want to project.

For example, it is very difficult to use correctly the tools for the application of a rendering or video of the three-dimensional design, because they are not easy to work and also requires a computer with an excellent capacity for these tools to be executed correctly

Recommendations to others considering the product

I suggest to new clients to start a staff training process on the tools that the company requires its professionals to be experts and highly capable of designing excellently.

I suggest that in the process of evaluating preliminary designs use other programs easier to use, while autocad use it for the final design of the project because it has work options to improve quality, accuracy and diverse.

I recommend you to learn each tool for design in three dimensions, because it would allow you to create excellent jobs that will facilitate the process of project execution, improving times and consequently the profitability of the company and the welfare of workers

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It has allowed me to grow professionally, because thanks to the tools of the program I can observe the projection of the work and observe better the sequence of activities necessary for the construction of the building.

It has helped me in various projects and every day I learn more about the tools, which allows me to say that Autocad is the best professional quality engineering and architecture program for the design of plans and projections of buildings or houses in three dimensions.

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AutoCAD review by <span>Josh F.</span>
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"A versatile drafting program for a variety of needs"

What do you like best?

AutoCAD can have a variety of detail levels, from simple stick line drawings to full detail wireframe 3D models. Because of the wide array of drawing tools in the program, it can be easy to draw details of anything needed for projects.

What do you dislike?

It's not a very smart program. Anything drawn requires a lot of editing to get to the level of detail needed, and anything that has to be changed or moved later basically requires drawing the lines all over again and editing those for the new changes. The 3D modeling available isn't very intuitive either, and can still suffer from the same lack of a smart system for moving and editing what's been drawn.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Because AutoCAD is primarily a line drawing software, it will require editing and redrawing to get exactly what you want from it. But it's simpler and easier to jump in to, and will be more cost effective for smaller projects or customers with smaller budgets.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

AutoCAD has been in use for years, the level of detail shown in the drawings improving as the software gained more capability. It can be great for small drawings that need to be done very fast. It is also still the preferred program for making details to be used even in Revit projects because of the ease of creating detailed 2D drawings.

AutoCAD review by <span>Raquel A.</span>
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"A great option for community work and plans"

What do you like best?

AutoCAD brings the opportunity to work with plans with a high level of details you can even see the sidewalks and threes, so in the work the I do with the community with can work a lots of details to improve the quality of life of the residents. In recent field worl using plans of AutoCAD with can determined where are the sidewalks in poor condition and the trees that the municipilaty has to trimming, we can also determine where the municipality has to paint the streets and put new road signs. This software is awesome, because we can build maps and plans in multiple scales, to see and analyze the problem of the community from many points of view.

What do you dislike?

It is very hard to work with it if you are not an architect or engineer, the software has so many options and feature, I do a basic course and only use simple tools, like print, layout, design basic plans, add easy measures and add annotations, unfortunately, the software it is so expensive and I have to learn direct in the municipality I did not have the change to buy the software and learn on my own.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is an amazing software but you if you are not a professional of design or a similar occupation you have to do first a course or introduction to get the most of the software, or you only will use the software to do simple things like me.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The municipality and my community make a great work together to diagnostic specific problems in my urbanization, so using AutoCAD with can analyze with high precision and details where are the main problems and where we have to start working to solve, and like the software work with high level of details we can set the problems even in sidewalks, buildings and trees and that was so useful for us, because the work is defined in a very specific way.

AutoCAD review by <span>Daniela G.</span>
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"Autocad, a program for drawing and modeling"

What do you like best?

Autocad allows you to draw architectural and urban planning plans quite easily when the program is already known, for basic learning there are no difficulties, but in an intensive 3 hours following an exercise example you can learn the use of high speed tools. It allows to have an accurate handling of the 2D drawing if the program is well used, obtaining the representation of proposals of pieces and even urbanisms. The more knowledge you have about the program, the greater the skill with which you can make the drawings and the use of simplified commands increases the speed of the use of the tools.

What do you dislike?

The main conflicts that the program has in my case is the change of the quick commands when the program is used in another language, for example, the use of CAD in English and then in Spanish; this forces the user to relearn the commands for a quick use of the program or to depend on the icons and tabs to achieve the desired functions. This is compounded by the conflicts that the program presents with the applications of the hatch, which causes the file to increase considerably in weight and produce errors, possibly even a "fatal error"

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Autocad at this time is the main program of use in the office for the preparation of planimetry of the projects, as much of the buildings as of the urban projects. This being used by most of the employees who must work in the area of architecture, urbanism, geographical location and planning representation.

AutoCAD review by <span>Julio A R.</span>
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"Es un software que permite desarrollar mejor las ideas de la ingeniería "

What do you like best?

Entre las distintas cosas que me gustan del Autocad es la simplicidad de los comandos, es decir si necesitas trazar una línea, buscas en los comandos la palabra "línea", si requieres calcular una superficie, buscas la palabra "area" y si deseas desarrollar un modelo en 3 dimensiones buscas el comando "extrude" para extender las polilíneas a superficies. El desarrollo de esta metodología ha simplificado la forma de expresar las ideas en la ingeniería, en especial en la rama que me desenvuelvo que es la rama de ingeniería civil

What do you dislike?

Lo que más se me dificulta es conocer las distintas opciones que posee cada comando y sus ventajas, ya que para un dibujo en particular, por ejemplo para el diseño de una vivienda, las opciones de snap en puntos medios, finales, intersecciones y perpendiculares son importantes, sin embargo para levantamientos de terrenos la opción que más he usado es la de puntos finales por la continuidad de las líneas al ser presentadas en un plano final. Por otra parte se encuentra la función de publicar que a veces no puedo dominar, aun cuando se establecen las condiciones de impresión de cada Layout sin embargo aun no sale al establecerse como un grupo de impresión

Recommendations to others considering the product

Recomiendo que inicien con este tipo de programa de AutoCAD ya que es uno de los formatos más sencillos de aprender y tiene todos los comandos necesarios para desarrollar las ideas que se requieran por ustedes como usuarios, se pueden llegar a hacer muchas cosas y la intención es llegar a tener un conocimiento tanto de lo que se está haciendo como del programa que se está manejando, desde el tipo de comandos hasta la metodología de dibujar para hacer un complemento ideal y llegar a unir esta herramienta con otros programas de la casa Autodesk

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

He resuelto dos problemas importantes siendo el primero de ellos los planos para mi tesis de grado de ingeniero civil en el canal de acceso al Lago de Maracaibo, Estado Zulia, los cuales incluyeron la batimetría, obras de protección de costas y espigón de armadura de rocas calizas, en el que se evaluó la posibilidad de recuperar y extender el mismo. El segundo caso ya en mi práctica profesional fue el diseño de las aguas potables, aguas servidas y de lluvias de un edificio de 2 alas de tipo turistico que se construyó en Higuerote, Estado Miranda.

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