Anda di halaman 1dari 43

AutoCAD

D 201
15 Pre
eview
w Guide

Table of Contents
Userinteraction.............................................................................................................................................................4
NewTab....................................................................................................................................................................4
Create....................................................................................................................................................................4
Learn.....................................................................................................................................................................5
Help...........................................................................................................................................................................6
Colorschemes...........................................................................................................................................................7
Workspaces...............................................................................................................................................................8
Ribbonenhancements..............................................................................................................................................8
Galleries................................................................................................................................................................8
ViewRibbon..........................................................................................................................................................8
BIM360Ribbon....................................................................................................................................................9
Layouts......................................................................................................................................................................9
Improvedgraphics...................................................................................................................................................10
Linesmoothing...................................................................................................................................................10
Createandeditenhancements...........................................................................................................................10
Selectionenhancements.....................................................................................................................................11
CommandPreview..............................................................................................................................................13
Cursorenhancements.........................................................................................................................................15
Modelspaceviewports...........................................................................................................................................17
Layersort.................................................................................................................................................................18
Isometricdraftingenvironment..............................................................................................................................19
Document....................................................................................................................................................................19
Mtextenhancements..............................................................................................................................................19
Autobullets&numbering...................................................................................................................................20
CapsLock............................................................................................................................................................21
Autostack............................................................................................................................................................21
Paragraphtabs....................................................................................................................................................22
MatchProperties................................................................................................................................................22
Textalignment....................................................................................................................................................23
Dimensionenhancements.......................................................................................................................................23
Polylineenhancements...........................................................................................................................................24
Geographiclocation................................................................................................................................................24
Design..........................................................................................................................................................................30

Realitycapture........................................................................................................................................................30
Display.................................................................................................................................................................31
Visualization........................................................................................................................................................33
Cropping..............................................................................................................................................................34
PointCloudManager..........................................................................................................................................36
Pointcloudobjectsnaps.....................................................................................................................................37
3DOrbit....................................................................................................................................................................38
Connect........................................................................................................................................................................38
DesignFeed.............................................................................................................................................................38
AutodeskTranslationFramework...........................................................................................................................41
DGNdata.................................................................................................................................................................42
Customize....................................................................................................................................................................42
AutodeskBIM360addinforAutoCAD...................................................................................................................42
Configuration...........................................................................................................................................................42
Buttonimages.........................................................................................................................................................43
ApplicationManager...............................................................................................................................................43

User in
nteraction
n
New Ta
ab
Oneofthe
efirstthingsyo
oullnoticeinA
AutodeskAuto
oCAD2015sooftwareistheNewTab.Itdissplaysasafiletab
whenyoulaunchAutoCA
AD,whenthere
earenodrawingsopen,and whenyoucreateanewtab..TheNewTab
woslidingconttentframes:Le
earnandCreate.
containstw

Create
TheCreate
epageisdisplaayedbydefaulttandservesassalaunchpadw
whereyoucan
naccesssampleefiles,recentffiles,
templates,,productupdaates,andtheonlinecommunity.Itsdivideddintothreeco
olumns:GetStaarted,Recent
Documents,andConnectt.
IntheGetStartedcolumnyoucanusetheStartDraw
wingtooltoqu icklybeginanewdrawingfromadefault
orchoosefrom
mthelistofavaailabledrawinggtemplatesorgganizedbygro
oups.Thelasttemplateyouu
use
templateo
becomesthenewdefault.Othertoolsenableyoutoopenexistingddrawingsandssheetsets,gettmoretemplattes
dexploresamp
pledrawings.
online,and


entDocumentsscolumnyouccanviewando
openyourreceentdrawings.YYoucanpintheemtoensurethey
IntheRece
remainonthelist.Iconsatthebottomofthecolumn
nenableyoutoochangehowyyoupreviewth
herecentdraw
wings:
ew,orjusttexttview.
thumbnailview,thumbnailandtextvie
downloadofflin
ne
Thethirdcolumndisplayssnotificationsssuchashardwaareaccelerationn,trialperiod,andwheretod
oenablesyouttosignintoAuttodesk360clo
oudbasedservviceandsendfeeedbackdirecttlytoAutodeskk.
help.Italso
Learn
YoucanslidetotheLearnpagefromth
heCreatepage
ebyclickingonnLearnattheleftorbottomofthepage.To
o
returntotheCreatepage
e,clickonCreaateattherighttorbottomof thepage.
TheLearnpageprovidestoolstohelpyyoulearnAuto
oCAD2015.Itssdividedintothreecolumns:WhatsNew,
GettingStaartedVideos,aandTip/OnlineResources.


emvariablespecifieswhethe
erclickingthepplus(+)button
nonthefiletab
bbardisplaysaaNew
TheNEWTTABMODEsyste
Taborane
ewdrawing.

Help
TheAutoCADHelpsystem
mincludesanewwaytohelp
pyoulocatetooolsintheAuto
oCADuserinteerface(UI)direectly
elevantHelpcontent.IntheHelpwindow,clickthetoolyyouwanttousseortheFindlinknexttoit.A
An
fromthere
animatedaarrowpointsyoudirectlytotthattoolinthe
eAutoCADRib bon.

Help
Ifthetoolisnotaccessib
blefromthecurrentworkspaceorislocateddinahiddenttaborpanel,atooltipintheH
windowte
ellsyouonwhicchRibbontabandpanelyoucanfindit.

Color scchemes
AutoCAD2
2015offersam
modern,darkthemedinterfacethatincludeestheRibbon,statusbar,andpalettes.Theenew
darkthemedinterfaceco
ombinedwiththetraditionalldarkmodelsppaceminimizesthecontrastbetweenthe
paceandthesu
urroundingtoo
olstohelpredu
uceeyestrain..
drawingsp

Youcaneaasilychangebe
etweenthedarrkthemeandaamoretraditioonallightthem
meusingtheCo
olorSchemeco
ontrol
ontheDisp
playtaboftheOptionsdialoggbox.

Worksp
paces
TheWorksspacedropdow
wnlisthasbee
enturnedoffin
ntheQuickAcccesstoolbar.YYoucanturnitonorswitch
workspace
esusingthecontrolonthestatusbar.Theo
optionforclasssicworkspacehasbeenremo
oved.

Ribbon
n enhancem
ments
TheRibbon
nisupdatedto
osupportthed
darkcolorthem
measwellasim
mproveefficiencyforaccessiingtools.
Galleries
AutoCAD2
2015offersnew
wblockgallerie
estoviewandinsertblocksddirectlyfromttheRibbonforblockdefinitio
ons
thatarestoredinthecurrrentdrawing.

bleforstylesth
hataredefinedinthecurrenttdrawing,inclu
udingdimensio
ons,mleaders,,text,
Galleriesarealsoavailab
dtablecells.
tables,and
View Ribb
bon
Toolsonth
hereorganized
dViewRibbonttabmakeiteasiertocontrol thevisibilityo
ofUIelementssuchastheUC
CS
icon,ViewCube,Navigatiionbar,andLaayouttabs.

Ribbon
BIM 360 R
AnewBIM
M360Ribbono
offerseasyacce
esstotoolsforrsharingyourA
AutoCADmodeelsandviewingclashresultswith
TM
theprojecttteamusingA
AutodeskBIM360 Glueo
onlineservice.

Layoutss
Layouttab
bsareenhancedtoincludeanewplus(+)icconforquickly addingnewlaayouts.Atooltiipdisplaysthe
layoutnam
meinadditionttothepreview
wimagewhenyyoupassthecuursoroveraLaayouttab.Ano
overflowmenu
u
provideseasyaccesstolayoutswhentheyextendbeyondthewidthofthedisplay.

eenupdatedandanewcolo roption,accesssiblefromtheeColorsbutton
non
Theappearanceoflayoutsheetshasbe
ptionsdialogbo
ox,enablesyoutocontrolthhepaperbackggroundcolor.
theDisplayytaboftheOp

Improv
ved graphiics

AutoCAD2
2015offersanimprovedgrap
phicsexperienccewithoutcom
mpromisingpeerformance.
Line smoo
othing
TheLINESM
MOOTHINGvariableenablesyoutoturnon
nantialiasingoofdrawingsinviewportscon
nfiguredwithtthe2D
wireframevisualstyle.W
Whenenabled,2Dobjectssuchaslines,arrcs,circles,and
ddrawingsaidslikegridliness
looksmoother,especiallyywhendrawnatanangle.

nableSmoothLLineDisplayintheGraphicsP
Performanceddialogbox.Itdo
oesnotaffectplotting.
Youcanen


Create an
nd edit enhan
ncements
AutoCAD2
2015offersimp
provedvisualffeedbackwhen
ncreatingand editingobjectss.
Duringam
moveoperation
n,theselectedobjectsaredissplayedintheiiroriginalposittionwithafad
deddeletionefffect
insteadofadashedselecctioneffect.

10


orrotatethem
m,enablingyou
utomoreeasilyplacethem.YYou
Complexlinetypesdisplaayasyoudraw,,move,copy,o
olthisbehaviorrwiththenewCOMPLEXLTPR
REVIEWsystem
mvariable.
cancontro

AutoCAD2
2015displaysccolor,linetype,andlineweigh
htforlinesanddpolylinesasyyoudrawthem.

Selection enhancemen
nts
Lassoselecction
InAutoCAD
D2015youcan
nclickthecurssorinablankaareaofthedraw
ndragaroundo
objectstocreaatea
wingandthen
lassoselecction.Foratrad
ditionalrectangularwindoworcrossingsellection,clickan
ndreleasetop
pickeachcorneerof
therectanggle.

Anewcon
ntrolintheOpttionsdialogbo
oxontheSelecctiontabenabl esyoutospeccifylassoselecttion.

11


effects
Selectione
AutoCAD2
2015offersmo
odernandclearfeedbackwhe
enyoupreseleectandselecto
objects.Asyou
upassthecurssor
overanob
bjectinthedrawing,thelinegeometryappearsthickerannddarkerorligghterdependin
ngonthe
backgroundcolor.

bjectchangesittscoloranditremainsthickeenedtoclearlyy
Ifhardwareaccelerationisturnedon,sselectinganob
identifyitaaspartofthesselectionset.

Similarvisu
ualenhanceme
entshelpyoucclearlyidentifyywhenfacessuuchassolidhatchesarepresselectedorseleected.

Similarvisu
ualenhanceme
entsareinclud
dedwhenseleccting3Dsolids..

12

ectSettings
VisualEffe
Improvedggraphicsandp
performancein
nAutoCAD2015reducesthe needtoindivid
duallycontrollineandface
highlighting.Thosecontrrolsandassociaatedsystemvaariables(PREV IEWEFFECTandPREVIEWFAC
CEEFFECT)havve
beenremo
ovedfromtheV
VisualEffectSe
ettingsdialogb
box,whichisaaccessiblefrom
mtheSelection
ntaboftheOptions
dialogbox.TheAdvanced
dOptionshave
ebeenaddedttothedialogbbox,eliminatinggtheextraclicckforaccessinggthe
wSettingsdialog.
formerAdvvancedPreview

Toleranceobject
openstheGeom
metricToleranncedialogboxiinsteadofQuicckProperties.
Doubleclicckingonatoleranceobjecto

Command
d Preview
AnewCom
mmandPreview
wcontrolonth
heSelectiontaboftheOptio nsdialogboxeenablesyouto
opreviewtherresults
ofTrim,Exxtend,Lengthen,Break,andM
MatchPropope
erationspriorttoactuallyseleectingtheobjeects.Thenew
CommandPreviewcontrrolalsoaffectspreviewforFillet,Chamfer, andOffsetopeerations.

13


edinAutoCAD2015toproviddeapreviewo
oftheresultsbeforeyoucom
mmit
TheTrimandExtendtoolsareenhance
tothesele
ection.Afteryo
ouselectthecu
uttingorbound
daryedges,yoousimplypasstthecursoroveertheobjectyo
ou
wanttotrimorextent.A
Apreviewoftheresultingobjjectisdisplayeed.Whentrimm
ming,thesegm
menttoberem
moved
ndicatesthatittwillbedeleteed.
isdimlydissplayedandaccursorbadgein

Whenselectinganobjectttoextend,itisclearlyidenttifiedandtempporarilyextend
ded.

TheLength
hentoolalsosu
upportscomm
mandpreview.IIthasbeenfurrtherenhanced
dinAutoCAD2
2015todefaulttto
thelastlen
ngthenoption(delta,percentt,total,dynam
mic)soyouare nolongerrequ
uiredtospeciffyanoptioneaach
timeyoulaaunchthecom
mmand.

14

heBreakoperaationpriortosspecifyingthessecondbreakp
point.
TheBreaktooldisplaystheresultsofth

Afterselecctingasourceo
objectfromwh
hichtomatchp
properties,theeMatchPropto
ooltemporarilyydisplaysthosse
properties onthedestinaationobjectsaasyoupassthe
ecursoroverthhemtoselect.

nhancementss
Cursor en
Thecursorrisenhancedin
nAutoCAD201
15toprovideccontextualfeeddback.Itinclud
desbadgestoreflectthestatteof
manycommonoperation
ns.
hairshavebeen
nremovedfrom
mtheinsideoffthepickboxttomakeiteasiiertoseewhattyourepickingg.
Thecrossh

Selectionb
badgesindicate
ewhenyouare
ecreatingcrosssingorwindow
wselections.

15


Distance,Radiu
us,Angle,Areaa,Volume,List,,and
AnInspecttionbadgeisdisplayedwhenusinginquiryttoolssuchasD
ID.

Rotationbadgesaredisp
playedwhensp
pecifyingthean
ngleofrotatio nduringaRotateoperation..

nterclockwise arrowaccordinngtothedirecctionspecifiedbytheDrawin
ng
Thebadgedisplaysaclocckwiseorcoun
Units.

badgesaredisp
playedforothe
ereditingcomm
mandsincludinngCopy,Movee,andScale.
Relevantb

ZoomandErase/Deleteaalsodisplayrellevantbadges.

16


wports
Model sspace view
Modelspaceviewportsh
havebeensignificantlyenhan
ncedinAutoCA
AD2015offeringmoreflexib
bilityandgreater
easeofuse.Aftercreatin
ngmultiplevie
ewportsinmod
delspace,abriightblueboun
ndaryclearlyid
dentifiestheacctive
viewport.YYoucaneasilyresizeanyoftheviewportsb
bydraggingtheehorizontalorrverticalviewp
portboundariees.

Dragthein
ntersectiontoresizeviewporrtsbothhorizontallyandvertticallyatthesaametime.

New+icconsontheviewportboundaariesenableyoutoeasilyadddmoreviewpo
ortsbysimplycclickingontheicon
anddraggingtosizethenewviewport.Youcanalsoh
holdtheCtrlkkeywhiledragggingtheboundarytosplita
Modelspacevie
ewportscanbe
ejoinedorrem
movedbydragggingaboundarytotheedge.
modelspaceviewport.M

17

Layer sort
Layerlistsarenowdisplaayedusingnatu
uralorderedso
ort.Forexampple,thelayernames1,4,25,6,21,2,10aree
sortedas1
1,2,4,6,10,21,25insteado
of1,10,2,25,2
21,4,6.Natur alorderedsorttappliestoalllayerlistsincluding
theHatchEditorRibbontabandQuickSelectjustton
nameafew.YooucanrestoreetheASCIIsorttusedinprevio
ous
DERsystemvariableto0.
releasesbyychangingthenewSORTORD

18

Isometrric draftin
ng environ
nment
Anewtoolonthestatusbarprovideso
oneclickaccessstosetanisom
metricdraftinggenvironmentt.Turnonisom
metric
eoftheoptionssfromthestattusbarflyoutm
menu:IsoplaneeLeft,IsoplaneeTop,Isoplanee
draftingbyyselectingone
Right.Thestatusbartooldisplayscolorredaxesindicaatingitsiniso draftingmodee.Clicktheicon
ntoquicklyturrnoff
eaxes.
isodraftinggmodeasindicatedbytheicconwithwhite

Docum
ment
Mtext e
enhancements
TheMtexteditorisupdatedinAutoCAD2015offerb
bettervisibility andcontrol.TThebackground
disnowtransp
parent
dwareaccelerationisenabled
dsoyoucanse
eedrawinggeoometryevenw
whentheeditorropensontop
pofit.
whenhard

19

moreobviousandintuitiveresizingofcolum
mns,enablingyyoutoadjustb
boththeheighttand
Acornerrresizeroffersm
widthatth
hesametime.Ifyoupassthe
ecursoroverth
hebottomorrrightedgesoftthetexteditor,youcanchan
nge
eithertheheightorwidthindividually.

Auto bullets & nmberring


015,itautomatticallyappliesbbulletsornumbering.IntheTTextEditorRib
bbon
WhenyoucreatemtextiinAutoCAD20
etheoptionto
oAllowAutoBulletsandNum
mbering.
tab,enable

Thenwhen
nyoubeginalinewithasymbolorwithan
numberorletteerfollowedbyyoneoftheseccharactersand
da
spaceortaab,AutoCADau
utomaticallycrreatesabulletornumbered list:.,),>>,},,or]].Aniconindicates
thatautom
maticbulletsorrnumberinghaasstarted.You
ucanclickonthheicontoacceessrelevantco
ontrolsincludin
ngan
optiontorremovebulletssornumberingg.Pressingbackspaceimmeddiatelyafterpreessingthespacceortabalso
removesautomaticbulle
etsandnumbering.

20


k
Caps Lock
WhenyouentertextintheMtextedito
or,AutoCADre
ecognizesifCa psLockisturnedonwhileyo
ourealsopressing
ey.WhenyoupressEnterorthespacebaraaftertypingth efirstword,A
AutoCADautom
maticallycorreccts
theShiftke
thetextan
ndturnsoffCapsLocksothattyoucancontiinuetypingwitthoutinterrupption.

Subscriptaandsuperscripttextiseasyto
ocreateinAuttoCAD2015.N
Nowyoucansim
mplyhighlightthetextandu
use
thenewSu
uperscriptandSubscripttoolsontheTextEEditorRibbon. Theyreavailaableanywhereyouusemtextt,
includingtables,leaders,,anddimensio
ons.

Autostack
k
AutostackingoffractionssissimplifiedinAutoCAD201
15.Whenyou enternumberrswithaforwardslash,for
example1//20,AutoCADautomaticallytreatsitasafrractionanddissplaysitassuch.Aniconindicatesthatthetext
hasbeensstacked.Youcaanclickontheicontoaccessrelevantcontrrolsforthatstaackedfraction.Forexample,,you
canchange
ebetweendiaggonalandhorizontalstackingg,unstackthe characters,oraccessStackP
Properties.

StackProp
pertiesenablesyoutochange
eadditionalpro
opertiesoftheecurrentfractiionandaswellasAutoStack
behaviorin
ntheenhanced
dAutoStackPrropertiesdialogbox.

21

Paragraph tabs
oolandmarkerrsintheTexte ditortoassistyouincreatinggandediting
Tooltipshaavebeenaddedtothetabto
paragraphtabs.

difybuttonintheParagraphd
dialogboxenab
blesyoutoeassilymodifythevvaluesofexistiingtabs.
AnewMod

Match Pro
operties
AMatchPropertiestoolhasbeenadde
edtotheTextEEditorRibbonttabandtoolbaar,enablingyoutoapply
mtext,includingg
properties betweenselecctedtextwithiinanmtextobjject.Itsavailaableforallobjeectsthatusem
dimensionsandtables.

22

hPropertiesintheMtextedittor,apaintbruushiconisdisplayedatthecu
ursor.
WhenyouchooseMatch

nment
Text align
ThenewTEXTALIGNcom
mmandenablessyoutoquicklyyalignsingleaandmultitextaswellasattrributetextby
selectingthetextobjectsstoalignandtthenpickingthetextyouwanntthemtoaliggnwithorselecctingpointsto
manuallyd
definethealign
nmentline.

Youcanalssochoosefrom
mavarietyofsspacingoptionssincludingtheeabilitytodistrributethemevvenly,setaspaacing
value,maintainthecurre
entverticalspaacing,ormainttainthecurrennthorizontalsp
pacing.

Dimenssion enhan
ncements
AutoCAD2
2015offersmo
oreintelligento
objectsnapbehaviorwhenccreatingdimensions.Whenyouplace
dimensions,existingdimensionextensiionlinesareiggnoredtopreveentthemfrom
mbeinginadverrtentlysnappeedto
mptingtopicknearbygeome
etry.
whileattem

23

ontrolobjectsn
napbehaviorfo
ordimensione
extensionlinesswithanewop
ptionontheDraftingtaboftthe
Youcanco
Optionsdialogbox.

Whenyoucreatecontinu
uousorbaselin
nedimensionswiththeDIMCCONTINUEMODEsystemvariiablesetto1,
AutoCADinheritsthelayerinadditionttothedimensiionstyleoftheedimensionth
hatisbeingcon
ntinuedorused
dasa
baseline.

Polyline enhance
ements
Youcanno
owfilletpolylin
nearcsegmentts.

YoucanprresstheCtrlkeywhilecreatin
ngapolylinearrctodrawitinntheoppositedirection.

Geographic locattion
GeographiclocationfuncctionalityissignificantlystreaamlinedandennhancedinAuttoCAD2015.YYoucansetthee
geographicclocationfrom
mamapusingttheSetLocatio
ontoolontheIInsertRibbonttab.

24


besignedintoyourAutodeskk360accountttoaccessOnlinneMapData.
Youmustb

Ifyoureno
otsignedintoA
Autodesk360oryouchoose
enottouseOnnlineMapdata,youcanstillu
usetheGeograaphic
Locationto
ooltoenterlattitudeandlonggitudeforthellocation.Anew
wUseMapsbu
uttonisaddedatthecentero
ofthe
displayinccaseyouchanggeyourmind.
Whenusin
ngonlinemapd
data,theGeoggraphicLocatio
ontoolhasbeeenstreamlined
dtohelpguideyouthroughthe
processofspecifyingage
eographiclocation.ThefirstpageoftheGeeographicLocaationtoolenab
blesyoutospeecifya
ndplaceamarker.Youcansp
pecifyalocatio
onbyentering anaddressorzoominginthemaptile.Rigght
locationan
clicktodro
opthemakerin
nthemaporcclickonDropm
markerhereffromthelocatiionslisted.You
ucanmovethee
markerasoftenasneede
edwithnoimp
pactonperform
mance.

25

n,theNextbutttonleadsyou tothesecondpagewhereyouspecifythe
Whenyouresatisfiedwiiththelocation
coordinate
esystem.Based
donthemarke
erlocation,Au
utoCAD2015lisstsonlyrelevaantcoordinatesystems.Youccan
usetheseaarchfieldtofu
urtherfilterthe
erelevantcoorrdinatesystem
msselectingtheemostapproprriateone.

Afterpickingthecorresp
pondinggeograaphiclocationw
withinthedraw
wing,updatedpromptsforspecifyingthen
north
nderstandandmoreflexible.Youcanenterranangle,pickkapointrelativvetothe
directionaareeasiertoun
geographicclocation,orp
picktwonewpointstodefine
ethenorthdireection.Thesam
meupdatedprromptsmakeitt
easiertore
eorientthemaarkerafteritsbeenplaced.
Theresolutionimprovesasyouzoominonanaerialmap,assumingghigherresolu
utiondataisavvailable.

26


emostexcitingenhancementtstogeographiclocationfun ctionalityistheabilitytocap
ptureandplotmap
Oneofthe
data.NewtoolsontheG
GeolocationRib
bbontabenableyoutocaptuureanareaorviewportforp
plottingpurposses
entmapdata.
andtopreservethecurre

hatyoucapturreisembedded
dintothedraw
wing,sothatw
whenyouturno
offonlinemap
pdataorhaven
no
Themapth
Internetacccess,youcanstillviewandp
plotthespecifiiedmaparea.

27


electtheembeddedmapimageandusegripstomove,reesize,andeven
nrotatetheimageboundary..
Youcanse
Whenyouchangetheim
mageboundaryy,AutoCADauttomaticallyreqqueriestheon
nlinemapdataandupdatestthe
ordingly.Acon
ntextualMapIm
mageRibbontabdisplaysad ditionalrelevaanttoolswhenamapimageiis
imageacco
selected.

Usethesetoolstochoosefromaerial,road,orhybrid
drepresentatioonsofthemap
p.

28

mageResolutio
ontoolenablesyoutoupdattethemapimaageobjectbyrretrievingahiggherorlower
TheMapIm
resolutionimagefromth
hemapserviceprovider.Itsiimportanttokkeepinmindth
hatthehighesttresolutionsattellite
entnecessarilyythemostrece
ent.Forexamp
ple,ahighresoolutionimagew
withveryfined
detailmighthaave
imagesare
beencaptu
uredofasitep
priortodevelopmentwhileamorerecentbbutcoarserimageshowstheecompletedprroject
orviceverrsa.

SliderbarsontheMapIm
mageRibbontaabenableyoutoadjustthebbrightness,con
ntrast,andfadingofthemap
p
imagesothatyoucanmoreeasilyseerelevantAutoC
CADgeometry .

nadvertentlych
hangingthemaapdata,them
mapimagedoessnotautomatiicallyupdatefrromthemapsservice
Toavoidin
providerw
whenyouopenthedrawing.TThemapimage
eisonlyupdattedwhenyoum
move,scale,oredittheboun
ndary
ofthemap
pimageorwhe
enyouusetheReloadImagetool.TheRelooadImagetoollofferstwoop
ptions.TheOpttimize
andReload
doptionwillin
ncreasetheressolutionofanimagethatwasscapturedbyw
windowingasmallareaofth
he
onlinemap
p,whiletheRe
eloadoptionsim
mplyreloadsthemapusingiitscurrentreso
olution.

29


emostvaluable
eenhancemen
ntstogeograph
hiclocationfunnctionalityisth
heabilitytoinccludethisvaluaable
Oneofthe
mapdataw
whenprinting.Ifyouattempttoprintwithoutpreviouslyycapturingthemap,awarnin
ngremindsyou
uthat
themapw
willnotbeprintted.

Design
n
Reality capture
Supportfo
orrealitycaptureissignificantlyenhancedinAutoCAD20 15toprovideb
betterperform
manceandmorre
flexibilityw
whenworkingw
withpointclou
udfiles.
TheCreate
ePointCloudtoolthatwaspreviouslyonth
heInsertRibboontabisreplaccedwithanew
wtool,which
TM
launchestheAutodeskReCap application.Autode
eskReCapsoftw
wareisinstalleedwithAutoCA
ADbydefault.Ifyou
omtheAutoCA
ADinstallerataalatertime.W
Withthereplacementofthe
chosenotttoinstallit,youcandosofro
formerCre
eatePointClou
udtool,theabiilitytocreateP
PCGandISDfil eformatsinA
AutoCADisnolongersupportted.

Supportfo
orattachingPCGandISDpoin
ntcloudfileforrmatshasalsobeenremoved
dinAutoCAD2
2015.However,if
youopenaadrawingtow
whichthoseold
derpointcloudfilesareattacched,theywilldisplayandyo
oucanselectth
hem
andmodifyytheirpropertties.

30

oldpointcloud
dfileformats(P
PCGandISD)tooReCappointcloudfiles(RC
CPandRCS)en
nables
Thetransittionfromtheo
youtoview
wandusepoin
ntclouddatafaasterandwithgreaterefficieency.TheAttacchPointClouddialogboxinccludes
anewoptionforusingge
eographiclocationifitisavailable.Thediallogboxalsoindicatesifthep
pointcloudfileehas
additionalinformation,ssuchasclassificcationandsegmentationdatta.

Afterattacchingapointclloudfile,youccanselectittoaccessthePointCloudconteextualRibbon,whichincludees
severalvaluableupdatess.

Display
OntheDisplaypanelyou
ucannowconttrolthepointssize.Forexampple,ifyourpoinntcloudfileissparseonpoin
nts,
youcaninccreasethepoin
ntsizetovisuaallyfillinthegaaps.Inthisexaamplethepoin
ntsizewasincrreasedfrom1tto3.

31

dthepreviousDensityandReealtimeDensittysliderswerereplacedbyasingle
TheAutoupdatetoolwassremovedand
etailslider.The
eLevelofDetailsetsthedensityforallpoinntcloudsintheedrawingandisrelativetothe
LevelofDe
maximumpointsasspecifiedonthe3D
DModelingtab
boftheOptionnsdialogbox.TThemaximumpointsdisplayed
015from10millionto25milllion.
onscreenhasincreasedinAutoCAD20

32

Visualizattion
Newcoloriizationoptionsshavebeenad
ddedtohelpyo
ouvisualizetheepointcloudin
nmorewaysaandtheColor
Mappingto
oolisenhancedtosupportth
hoseoptions.YYoucannowvvisualizepointcclouddatabassedonelevatio
onor
classificatio
oninadditiontoscancolors,,objectcolor,normal,andinntensityifthed
dataexistsinthepointcloud
d.

TheformerPointCloudIntensityColorMappingdialo
ogboxisreplaccedwiththenewPointcloud
dColorMapdiialog
mizethecoloriizationbasedo
onintensity,ellevation,or
box.Inityoucanselectttheappropriatetabtocustom
on.Youcanselectfrompred
definedcolorscchemesorcreaateandsaveyourown.
classificatio

33


eVisualizationpanelenableyoutoviewpoointcloudswitthvariouslighttingeffects,suchas
NewLightingtoolsonthe
singleord
doublesided,d
diffuseorspecular,andsingleordoublessource.

Cropping
Previouspointcloudclippingtoolsarereplacedwithmoreintuitiveeandflexibleccroppingtools.InAutoCAD20
015,
thecroppingboundaryissalwaysnormaaltothescreen
nsoyoucaneaasilyspecifyth
hecroppingbo
oundaryfromthe
mostintuittiveviewpoint.Choosefromrectangular,p
polygonal,orci rcularboundaryshapes.

34


playingpointsinsideoroutside
TheInverttoolenablesyyoutoeasilyinvertthespeciffiedboundaryttoreversedisp
theboundary.

opriatecroppin
ngboundaryfrromoneview((suchasplan),changetoano
otherview(succhas
Afterspeciifyinganappro
elevation)tointuitivelysspecifythecrop
ppingboundarryfortheheighht.Youcancon
ntinuetochangeviewsandccreate
croppingb
boundariestoffocusonjustth
heareaofthepointcloudthaatyouneed.

35


ud Manager
Point Clou
AnewPoin
ntCloudManagermakesiteasierthanevertoworkwith multiplepointtclouds.

ThePointC
CloudManagerlistsallthepo
ointcloudsthaatareattacheddtothecurren
ntdrawing.Ifth
hosepointclou
uds
includereggions(definedinAutodeskRe
eCap),theregiionsarealsoli stedinthePoiintCloudManaager.Youcancclick
ontheicon
ntotherighto
ofeachregiono
orscantoturn
nitonoroff.TTheiconsupdattetoindicatetthestatus.Dou
uble
clickonap
pointcloudscaaninthelisttoviewthemodelfromitssca nposition.You
ucanusetoolsssuchas3DWaalk,
Orbit,andSteeringwheeltonavigatearoundthemod
delfromthere .

36

ud object sna
aps
Point clou
AutoCAD2
2015offersnew
wPointcloudo
objectsnaps,w
whichareacce ssiblefromthee3DObjectSn
naptabofthe
DraftingSe
ettingsdialogb
box.

Foreasieraccesstopointcloudobjectsnaps,custom
mizethestatus bartodisplaythe3DObjectSnaptool.

Youcansn
naptopointsonthepointclo
oudwiththeNodepointclouudobjectsnap..Ifthepointcloudhas
segmentattiondata,youccansnaptothe
enearestpointonplanarseggmentsorperp
pendiculartop
planarsegmen
nts.

37


heObjectfunctiontoalignthhecurrentUCSStoaplaneinaapointcloud.
YoucanussetheUCStoolandspecifyth

3DOrbiit
Tofurtherhelpwithnaviigation,3DOrb
bitfunctionalityyisenhancedttoofferbetterrcontroloftheetargetpointo
ofthe
optionfromth
he3DOrbitrigh
htclickmenut hatenablesOrrbitAutoTargeet,youcanclicckand
orbit.Ifyouturnofftheo
ursorduringa3DOrbitoperaationtospecifyythepivotpoinntoftheorbit..Asmallspherricaliconindicaates
holdthecu
thepivotp
point.Itautomaticallysnapsttothenearestpoint,enablinngyoutocontinuethe3DOrb
bitaroundthatt
location.

Connecct
Design Feed
TheDesign
nFeedpaletteprovidesawayyofaddingme
essagesandim
magestoadraw
wing,whichyo
oucanthenshaare
withcolleaagues,clients,aandconsultanttsonlinethrou
ughAutodesk3360.TheDesignFeedpostsaareavailableina
drawingwhetheryouacccessthemontthedesktop,on
ntheweb,orw
withamobiled
device.
esinyourAuto
odesk360accoount,AutoCAD
D2015enablesyoutostorethem
Asanalterrnativetostoringdrawingfile
locallyonyyourcomputerr'sharddrive.Inthiscase,theDesignFeed datafortheseedrawingsarestillstoredin
Autodesk3
360,buttheasssociationtoth
heDesignFeed
ddataismaint ainedbyauniqueDesignFeedID,whichiss
savedinth
hedrawing.Ifyyourcompanyusesanetwork,itmightbem
moreconvenieenttomanageyourdrawingfiles
throughaserverrathertthanthroughin
ndividualcomp
puters.Inthisccase,anyonew
withanAutodeesk360accoun
ntand
eedassociateddwitheachdraawing.Unlikessavingdrawinggsin
whohasacccesstotheservercanaccessstheDesignFe
yourAutod
desk360accou
unt,authorized
daccesstothe
edrawingsism
managedonlyb
bythepermissiionssetbythee
server.

38


OpentheD
DesignFeedpaalettefromthe
eAutodesk360
0Ribbontab.

Ifyouasso
ociateyourcom
mmentwithalocationorareawithinthedrrawing,acorreespondingbub
bbleisdisplayed.
Whenyouselectacomm
mentinDesignFeed,AutoCAD
Dzoomstotheecorrespondin
ngpartofthed
drawing.Ifyou
u
ubbleinthedraawing,thecorrrespondingcom
mmentisselecctedinDesignFeed.TheSetttingsdropdow
wn
selectabu
menuontheDesignFeed
dpaletteletsyyoucontrolthe
edisplayoftheebubbles.

39


nsultantstono
otifythemofyoourpost;notifficationsareseenttothembyemail
Youcantagcolleagues,cclients,andcon
ppearwithinD
DesignFeed.
andalsoap

Afteryouffinishcreatingapost,theupd
datedDesignFFeeddataand associatedimaagesaresaved
dtoAutodesk3
360.
Thenyouo
oranyoneelsewhohasbeen
nauthorizedto
oviewthedraw
wingcanseeth
heassociatedp
posts.Whenth
he
commentaanditsrepliesarenolongerneeded,youcanresolvethethreadtohideeitintheDesiggnFeedpalettte.

40

ealocalornetw
workdrawingunderanotherrfilename,youucanchoosettocopytheDessignFeedcomments
Ifyousave
aswell.Choosingthisoptionsavesanindependentco
opyoftheDessignFeeddataforthenewdrrawing.TheDeesign
Feedforbo
oththeoriginaalandthenew drawingarein
nitiallyidenticaal,butanysubsequentchanggestotheDesiign
Feedofon
neofthedrawingsisnotduplicatedintheo
other.

IfyoucreateacopyofadrawingusingeTransmit,Arcchive,orDWG
GConvert,youcanspecifywh
hetherDesignFeed
movedfromthe
edrawingusingtherelevantsetupforeachhofthosetools.Bydefault,ttheoptionto
dataisrem
removeDe
esignFeedisen
nabled.

Autode
esk Transla
ation Fram
mework
ThenewA
AutodeskTranslationFramew
work(ATF)isussedwhenimpoortingmodeldatafrompopu
ularfileformats,
includingC
CATIA(V4and
dV5),Pro/ENG
GINEER,SolidW
Works,Parasollid,JT,NX,STTEP,Rhino,an
ndIGES/IGS.ATTF
supportsim
mportingofme
eshesandcurvvesaswellaso
objectcolorsanndlayerswhen
nyouselectan
nyofthesefile
formatsfro
omtheImporttoolandwhen
nusingtheIGEESIMPORTcom
mmand.

41

enexportingto
oIGES/IGSform
matwiththeEXXPORTandIGEESEXPORTcom
mmands.
TheATFisalsousedwhe

DGN da
ata
Youcanno
owpurgeorphanedDGNdata.

Custom
mize
Autode
esk BIM 36
60 addin ffor AutoCA
AD
TheAutoCAD2015installlationincludessanewoption
ntoincludetheeAutodeskBIM
M360addin.TThisaddinsup
pports
d.Ifyouchoosetoinstalltheeadd
roundtripBIMcoordinattionworkflowssbetweenAutoCADandthe BIM360cloud
360tabandtoo
olsareaddedttotheAutoCAD
DRibbon.
in,aBIM3

Configu
uration
Youcanco
onfigureAutoC
CAD2015foreiitherhardware
eorsoftwareddisplayrenderingmodesusin
ngthenewGraaphics
Performan
ncedialogbox.Accessitfrom
mtheHardware
eAcceleration icononthestaatusbar.

WhenHard
dwareAcceleraationisturned
don,youhaveaccesstoavarrietyofcontro
olsthatcanimp
provethe
appearancceofyourdispllay.

42

Button images
PortableN
NetworkGraphics(PNG)isaddedtothelistofsupportedffileformatsforbuttonimagees.

Applica
ation Mana
ager
TheAutodeskApplicationManagerisin
ntegratedintoAutoCAD201 5.Youcanacccessitfromanewicononthee
systemtray.

TheAutodeskApplicationManagerisaadesktoptoolthathelpsyouustaycurrentw
withthelatestupdatesforallyour
installedAutodeskappliccationsandsuiitesbydeliveringtimelymes sagesaboutneewservicepaccks,hotfixes,and
otherimpo
ortantfilesasttheybecomeaavailable.When
nyoudecidetooapplyanupd
date,AutodeskkApplication
Managerd
downloadsthefilesfromthecloudandinsttallsthemonyyourmachine.

Autodesk,Autode
esklogo/design,AutoCA
AD,BIM360,Glue,andR
ReCapareregisteredtrademarksortrademarksofAutodesk,Inc.,and/ooritssubsidiariesand/o
oraffiliatesintheUSAan
nd/or
othercountries.A
Allotherbrandnames,p
productnames,ortrademarksbelongtotheirre
espectiveholders.Autoddeskreservestherightttoalterproductandservvicesofferings,andspeccifications
andpricingatanyytimewithoutnotice,an
ndisnotresponsibleforrtypographicalorgraphicalerrorsthatmayapppearinthisdocument.
2014Autodesk,Inc.Allrightsreserved.

43