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30 March 2007  

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Geometry lines and circles can be traced over using AllyCAD's Fill Geometry, without having to change the draw mode or snap function.

To access this function, simply select 'Draw' and then choose the 'Geometry Trace Over' function. The program will prompt you to indicate a geometry intersection point. You then select the geometry element that you would like to trace over and the program will then request the end intersection point before tracing the selected element.

In addition to the 'Fill Geom' function, there is also the 'Fill Geom Circle' and the 'Fill Geom Arc'. To trace a geometry circle, the program prompts you to indicate which geometry circle needs to be filled. Once you have specified the circle, it will be traced with a single click of a button.

The 'Fill Geom Arc' works in a similar fashion. This function prompts the user to indicate the first point, then any position on the arc, and finally the end arc point. It then proceeds to trace the arc without having to change draw modes.



AllyCAD E-Learning Centre


Following the adoption of AllyCAD as the preferred CAD package across many schools, colleges and technikons, Knowledge Base is pleased to introduce the new AllyCAD e-Learning Centre. Educators and Learners will be able to benefit from a range of on-line services available including training material

and video tutorials. The e-Learning Centre also includes a discussion forum available to educators and industry participants, and a separate learners forum. New Forum topics will be introduced every month in order to facilitate dialogue between industry and education professionals around the application of the Engineering Graphics and Design curriculum. Click here to register for access to the site.



AllyCAD Training at FET Colleges


The 2007 recapitalisation programme for FET Colleges has resulted in educators across the country choosing to be trained in AllyCAD in order to equip themselves for the new NCV (National Certificate Vocational) qualification at college level.

Most recently attendees of the training included Boland College, West Coast Winelands, the College of Cape Town, North Link College and False Bay College. AllyCAD software will roll out to these institutions as the exclusive medium of choice following successful completion of training. Seen in the picture are Educational Trainers with representatives from all five colleges.



Visits & Training Activities


Our Customer Consultants will be involved in the following visits and training activities over the next couple of weeks. 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 30 Mar AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Charles
Johannesburg 30 Mar Civil Designer In-House training for Stewart Scott International Cameron
George 2 - 4 Apr AllyCAD and Civil Designer client visits Reece
Johannesburg 3 - 5 Apr AllyCAD training Charles
East London 2 - 5 Apr Civil Designer: Design Centre, Survey, Terrain & Road training Solly
Johannesburg 2- 5 Apr Civil Designer In-House training for Stewart Scott International Cameron


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


Best Regards,
The Knowledge Base Team


AllyCAD Tech Tip


This Tech Tip explains how to export different versions of DXF/DWG files.

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Customer Showcase


Machela Nkhethoa
Director - Lerotholi Polytechnic, Lesotho

100 Years of Excellence


The Lerotholi Polytechnic in Lesotho was established in 1905 through the help of Chief Lerotholi Letsie who recognised that Lesotho's unique geographic situation and limited employment required an educational institution that would support a new generation.. read more

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Latest Updates


The latest updates available for download:

  • AllyCAD v3.5 PRO & SME
    Build 7 patch files (9/03/2007)
    Build 4 patch files (05/12/2006)
  • AllyCAD v3.5 Micro
    Build 7 (9/03/2007)
  • AllyCAD v3.5 Freeware
    Build 7 (9/03/2007)
  • AllyCAD v3.5 HASP Driver Update
  • AllyCAD v3.4 Help file Update

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