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Get access to AutoCAD 2D and 3D CAD software, plus industry-specific toolsets. Take advantage of new AutoCAD web and mobile apps, enabling workflows from anywhere.
Extensive 2D documentation
Produce 2D documentation and drawings with a wide set of drawing, editing, and annotation tools.
Innovative 3D design
Create and communicate almost any design with 3D modeling and visualization tools.
Access your favorite tools—when you need them—with the AutoCAD ribbon.
Easily access frequently used content and tools with customizable tool palettes.
Launch commands and respond to prompts via simple keystrokes, right at the command line.
Easily reshape, move, or manipulate geometry with grip editing.
Save and restore workspaces with customized menus, toolbars, palettes, and ribbons.
Display a shortcut menu for quick access to commands that are relevant to your current activity.
Object and layer transparency
Control the transparency for selected objects or for all objects on a layer.
Object selection and isolation
Find and select all objects that match the properties of an object. Hide or unhide the selected objects.
2D drafting, drawing, and annotation
Create single or multiline text (mtext) as a single text object. Format the text, columns, and boundaries.
Create dimensions automatically. Pass the cursor over selected objects to get a preview before you create it.
Create leaders with a variety of content, including text or blocks. Easily format leader lines, and define styles.
3D modeling and visualization
Solid, surface, and mesh modeling
Create realistic 3D models of your design using a combination of solid, surface, and mesh modeling tools.
3D navigation (orbit, ViewCube, wheel)
Use 3D viewing and navigation tools to orbit, swivel, walk, and fly around a 3D model to showcase your design.
Apply visual styles to control the display of edges, lighting, and shading of your 3D model.