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So in our last post, we talked about the differences between AutoCAD and LT. And butter, but we’ll leave that out of the discussion for now.  Anyways, depending on your needs, you may require more features within AutoCAD specific to design & documentation. AutoCAD Architecture has all of the features that AutoCAD has, plus the addition of tools designed for Architects to enhance the workflow of construction documentation.

AutoCAD is used to convey design intent, by utilizing Lines, Arcs and Circles, to illustrate the design.  But in AutoCAD Architecture, lines, arcs and circles are replaced by intelligent walls, doors and windows, known as AEC Objects. NOTE: AEC Objects are not backwards compatible, and just because you can save back an AutoCAD DWG file from, say 2013 format to 2010 format, you cannot save back AutoCAD Architecture components.

We all know how annoying it is when you…

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