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10 April 2008  

AllyCAD Training


AllyCAD training courses are NQF aligned and accredited through the Sector Education and Training Authority, ISETT SETA. This means that companies will be able to claim back the money spent on training courses when they submit their Skills Development Plan to their respective SETA's. Training courses also allow you to accumulate Continual Professional Development (CPD) points with each course attended and passed.



Visits & Training Activities


Our Customer Consultants will be involved in the following visits and training activities in the upcoming week. Please feel free to give us a call on (021) 701-1850. We would be happy to meet up with you to discuss your training or product needs.

Johannesburg & Pretoria 7 - 11 Apr AllyCAD & Civil Designer client visits Charles
Durban 7, 8, 11, 18 Apr AllyCAD and Civil Designer In-House training for Ethekwini Municipality Cedric
Tzaneen 15 - 18 Apr AllyCAD In-House training for Greater Tzaneen Municipality Cameron
East London 21 - 23 Apr In-House Civil Designer training for UWP & Buffalo City Municipality Solly
Bloemfontein 22 - 25 Apr AllyCAD and Civil Designer In-House training for Department of Agriculture Cameron
United Kingdom 25 Apr - 3 May AllyCAD & Civil Designer client visits Reece Hanning


If you are interested in training, please contact your regional office to make your booking as the courses are extremely popular.


Western Cape, East Cape, Namibia & International

Cape Town
(Head Office)

Tel: (021) 701 1850

Kwazulu Natal, Free State, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mpumalanga & Zimbabwe

Durban Office

Tel: (031) 566 3323

Gauteng, Limpopo, North West Province & Botswana

Johannesburg Office

Tel: (011) 675 3959



Industry News


A new statutory framework has been proposed which will affect the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), the South African Council for the Architectural Profession, the Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession and the Council for the

Quantity Surveying Profession. The proposed change will lead to one government body representing these sectors. ECSA has opposed this move, arguing that it will create greater distance between professionals and the councils. Formal complaints against the new framework may be lodged by 11 April 2008. Contact ECSA for further details.



Features & Functionality


The Coordinate Table function in AllyCAD 3.6 allows the creation of a table of coordinates in your drawing. The coordinate table is created by indicating coordinate points in the drawing and then specifying additional information or options in the Coordinate Table dialog.

Coordinate ID labels (coordinate "name") can be generated and placed in the drawing at the actual coordinate points they refer to. These labels may be automatically generated. Coordinate value labels (ie: X/Y value) can also be generated and placed in the drawing at the actual coordinate points. In addition, existing ID labels in the drawing can be used to populate the ID column of the table as with the "Label Coords" function. An extra column can be added to the coordinate table for user-defined info (eg: comments), or a diameter value.


Best Regards,
The Knowledge Base Team


AllyCAD Tech Tip


Importing Corrupt DXF/DWG Drawings
Enhancements to the import wizard allow you to import corrupt AutoCAD Drawings.

View this Tech Tip..


Click here to view other detailed Tech Tips

International Developments


The first of a series of international visits will take place between 25 Apr - 3 May in the UK. Clients wishing to receive a demonstration on the latest functionality in


AllyCAD may request an appointment by emailing AllyCAD and Civil Designer will also be exhibited at the Civils 2008 conference to be held in London later this year.

Customer Quote


Deon Nel

Nel & de Kock Town and Regional Planners, George


"The great thing about working in AllyCAD is that it saves so much time and can handle bitmaps and large volumes of data with ease."

Click here to read detailed Customer Showcases

Outsourcing Service


The Outsourcing Design Centre offers a dedicated draughting support team to assist with project deadlines.


Project data will be presented in any software format required. Contact for further details.

Latest Updates


The latest updates available for download:

  • AllyCAD v3.6 PRO & SME
    Build 5 patch files (28/03/2008)
  • AllyCAD v3.6 Micro
    Build 5 patch files (28/03/2008)
  • AllyCAD v3.6 Freeware
    Build 5 (28/03/2008)
  • AllyCAD v3.5 HASP Driver Update

AllyCAD Support



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