WHAT’S NEW in ZWCAD 2024
Similar to a dynamic block, The flexiblock contains actions and parameters and allows one to change its shapes freely.
Process point cloud data in ZWCAD can be attached, manage, and edited such as cropping and creating section plans.
Quick Properties Panel
The Quick Properties Panel can view and edit the properties easily. The panel can be customized to fit your needs.
Automatic calculate area and generate a table.
File Compare Improvement
Compare files more efficiently with new functions were added such as hide differences, import objects, export snapshot, and reference comparison.
Attaching DGN files and editing operations are supported.
Process text faster and accurately with functions added such as Numbering, columns, new alignment methods, superscript & subscript, and spelling check.
3D Orbit Mode Improvement
Viewing capabilities in 3D models has been more convenient and enhanced.
Xref Layer Override
New file types can be attached to the drawing and xref can be compared.
Efficiency in opening, viewing, editing, and saving the files faster.
A new mode selects objects, enabling designers to select objects in irregular positions more easily.
Advanced Ordinate Dimension
Quickly create coordinate dimensions with richer dimensions styles and support for adding dimensions in batches.
Hatch Module Upgrade
The hatch function has been optimized and upgraded in many aspects.
Arrange selected mleader’s content into a row or column.
Import Multiple PDF files
Convert drawing objects from one or more PDF files to CAD objects.
Support for Adobe PostScript
Export EPS files by Adobe PostScript plotter.
Support for 3D mouse
Use a 3D mouse to edit and view 3D entities.
Optimization for table module
New functions and improvements have been added in table module.
Grip Editing of 3D Entities
Use grips to change a 3D entity’s shape.
Sheet Set Manager
Powerful tool for drawings management and paper plotting.
Schematic diagram has been added to the tooltip.
Sync local drawings to the cloud automatically or manually.
Product Efficiency Optimization
Operations like select, select, and 3D render had a great improvement for efficiency.
Quick Menu for Object Snap
Right-click object snap button to open quick menu.
Preview for Font Replacement
Preview window for you to check whether the big font can show the text correctly.
Optimization for Calculator
Support calculation in Imperial units. More functions and variables can be identified.
Other Features in ZWCAD
Coexisting Classic and Ribbon Menus
The Classic and Ribbon menus can be displayed at the same time, to satisfy different needs and optimize user experience.
Import IFC files, view the details of models, and better manage entities with the IFC structure panel.
Link with external tables intelligently, to realize bidirectional and synchronized data update.
Project 3D objects to 2D plans, to create three-view drawings fast and conveniently.
Create drawing standard (.dws) files and check & fix nonstandard styles accordingly, to standardize CAD drawings.
Form rectangular, path, or polar arrays of objects with flexible settings and adjust them by dragging grips.