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23 October 2008  

Features & Functionality



The Selection Filters tool allows you to specify and group elements within your drawing to be manipulated. You may select by entity type (line, arc text), by property (layer, color, text font) or even by text string. The filters are applied to all selection functions. If you set up the filters to select only arcs, you will find that when you 'Select All', only the arcs and circles will be selected. In a similar fashion, when you select everything within a Polygon, only the arcs and circles within that polygon with be selected. Once selected, the group of primitives is called the selection set. It is highlighted and surrounded by handles or nodes so that you have the option to edit, move, mirror, scale, copy, rotate or even delete within the set. Click here for more information on Selection Filters.



IMESA Conference 2008

IMESA 2008

Knowledge Base will be exhibiting at this year's IMESA Conference which takes place at the Sand du Plessis Theatre Complex in Bloemfontein from 29th to 31st October. This year's exhibition includes the biennial IMESA Project Excellence Awards for outstanding

infrastructure engineering projects. Please visit us at stands F11 and F29 where we will showcase the latest developments in AllyCAD and also offer clients an opportunity to win various prizes.



Visits & Training Activities


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

East London 27 - 31 Oct In-House AllyCAD and Civil Designer training for Department of Road & Transport Andrew
Johannesburg 27 Oct - 4 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater & Water Cameron
Bloemfontein 28 - 31 Oct IMESA Conference Vincent, Charles, Yolanda, Reece
Cape Town 29 - 30 Oct Advanced Road training * Brett
Durban 3 - 7 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road & Sewer Cedric
Cape Town 10 - 13 Nov AllyCAD training Darren
Nelspruit 10 - 14 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road & Water Cedric
Port Elizabeth 10 - 14 Nov Civil Designer In-House training for SRK Consulting Andrew
Johannesburg 11 - 13 Nov AllyCAD training Cameron
United Kingdom 15 - 22 Nov AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Reece
Johannesburg 17 - 25 Nov Civil Designer training: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain, Road, Sewer, Stormwater and Water Cameron
Nelspruit 24 - 28 Nov AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Cedric
Nelspruit 25 - 26 Nov Advanced Road training Cedric
East London 25 - 27 Nov AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Andrew

* Only 4 places still available


If you are interested in training, please contact your regional office to make a booking. All courses are CPD and ISETT SETA accredited.


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


Best Regards,
The Knowledge Base Team


AllyCAD Tech Tip

  Fillet Functionality

Inserting Radiused Corners
How to use the Fillet function to insert radiused corners between elements or edit elements to join exactly.


Click here to view this Tech Tip.

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Latest Updates


The latest updates available for download:

  • AllyCAD v3.6 PRO & SME
    Build 7 patch files (18/08/2008)
  • AllyCAD v3.6 Micro
    Build 7 patch files (18/08/2008)
  • AllyCAD v3.6 Freeware
    Build 6 (28/03/2008)
  • AllyCAD v3.5 HASP Driver Update

AllyCAD Support



Click here to access the AllyCAD Support Forum
Click here to email the Support Centre

Tel: 086 0101 999 (South Africa only)
Tel: +27 21 7011850 (International Clients)

'Lease to Own' Option


You can now own AllyCAD via a 'Lease to Own' payment option over a 12, 24 or 36 month plan. This option is available to South African clients only and is linked to the prime lending rate. If you would like to request a current 'Lease to Own' price list please email with your contact details.

Recently Emigrated?


Knowledge Base would like to assist engineers who have recently emigrated.

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Outsourcing Service


The Outsourcing Centre offers a dedicated civil engineering support team who handle infrastructural


design tasks ranging from data capture and drafting through to GIS related assignments. The team is available to assist with project deadlines and project data can be presented in any format required. Contact for further details.

Customer Quote


Sanjiva K. Sharma

Botswana Department of Water Affairs


"AllyCAD is a wonderful tool to work with ... providing much more flexibility than other software packages I have tried."

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