What's new in CMS IntelliCAD 8.1

New in CMS IntelliCAD 8.1

Working with Files
• Open, save, and work with .dwg files of version 2015.
• Open .dgn files by converting them to .dwg files.
• Attach point cloud files.
• ACIS In is now available in IntelliCAD Standard versions.
• Export .dgn files.
Performance Enhancements
• Multi-core support for opening and regenerating files, which provides 1.5 to 3 times performance improvement on multi-core computers.
User Interface
• New ribbon interface that can be used with or without the menus.
• New icons throughout IntelliCAD.
• Updated status bar.
• Autocomplete commands when typing at the command line.
• Updated Properties pane.
• Support for workspaces.
• Color schemes are now available.
Printing
• New Publish command.
• New ability to print to PNG and JPG files.
• Advanced options added for print stamps.
Viewing Drawings
• New support for annotation scaling.
Working with Entities
• New Helix command
. • New Revision Cloud command.
• New XPLODE command.
• Tab through commands when hovering over a grip.
• New Z-axis orthomode support.
• New Match Properties Options dialog box.
• New Text to Multiline Text command.
• New dialog box for the BLOCK command.
• New 3D entity commands: Loft, Sweep, Polysolid.
• New Set to ByLayer command.
APIs
• IntelliCAD 8.1 uses Teigha version 4.0.1 from the Open Design Alliance.
• New .NET API.
• New IcUi API for creating IntelliCAD based MFC dialogs or special dialog controls.
System Variables
• Added or updated:
ANNNOALLVISIBLE, ANNNOSCALELIMIT, AUTOCOMPLETEFILTER, AUTOCOMPLETEMODE, AUTOCOMPLETEOPTIONS, AUTOCOMPLETEDELAY, AUTOCOMPLETETRANSP, AUTOCOMPMINTEXTLEN, CANNOSCALE, CANNOSCALEVALUE, CURRENTAFFINITYMASK, DIMANNO, HPANNOTATIVE, LOCALEROOTPREFIX, LOFTANG1, LOFTANG2, LOFTMAG1, LOFTMAG2, LOFTNORMALS, LOFTPARAM, MSLTSCALE, MTMODE, MULTICORE, PICKFIRSTFLAGS, PRINTTRANSPARENCY, PSLTSCALE, PSOLHEIGHT, PSOLWIDTH, SELECTIONANNODISPLAY, SETBYLAYERMODE, STATBARSTYLE, and SURFACEMODELINGMODE.