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HOW TO AVOID USING INVALID LOGIN NAMES


This tech tip explains the various implications of using an invalid Login Name. In most cases the Login Name is created via AllyCAD when the user logs on by clicking on the Add New Name button... Read Tech Tip



PRODUCT INFORMATION - version 3.4


TOOLS IN THE GENERAL TOOLKIT

 

The General Toolkit contains essential and innovative functionality. Each of these tools is designed specifically to make your life easier and save you hours of time.
 

Batch Printing

 

Printing multiple drawings is now so easy. AllyCAD will set up a file list where you can select multiple drawings in a directory, add drawings to the list and remove drawings from the list. Once you have completed the selection, AllyCAD will start printing all your selected drawings, while you carry on working!

 

Read Excel Tables

 

You can now read data in an Excel spreadsheet and insert the data directly into the AllyCAD drawing. There are many options that you can set, such as specifying only a section of the spreadsheet data to be used, and also the position of where you would like the table to be placed on the drawing. The text in the table uses the current text default settings, and you can even specify the width of the columns.

 

Layer Info on Plot

 

This nifty tool inserts the date and the visible layer information on the plot. AllyCAD will prompt you to indicate the position of where you want the information to be placed. The list of visible layers will be placed at the specified location using the current text defaults.

 

The File Converter

 

This is another great time saving tool. You can convert multiple files between DRG, DWG, DXF and CEX formats.

 

Dividing an Angle

 

This Tool enables you to quickly and accurately divide the angle formed by any two intersecting lines into a specified number of equal angles.

 

Dividing a Line

 

This is another time saving tool that takes the drudgery out of repetitive and mundane tasks. The following options are available:

  • Divide Only Divides the selected line into equal segments only.

  • Divide + Circle Divides the selected line into equal segments marked with circles.

  • Divide + Tick Divides the selected line into equal segments only marked with ticks.

  • Circle No Divide Marks the selected line with equally placed circles without dividing.

  • Tick No Divide Marks the selected line with equally placed ticks without dividing.

Total Line Length

 

This extremely useful tool enables you to instantly calculate the total length of all lines in a specified layer and can be used to calculate the total length of electrical cables and pipes drawn on a layer. The results can be displayed or written to an ASCII file. The ASCII file lists each line, its co-ordinates and its length, as well as the total line length.

 

Hide Layer

 

This innovative but incredibly simple tool will save you hours of frustration. It can often take you a couple of hours to determine which layers should be visible and which shouldn't, when you receive a complex drawing from an outside source. Now you can simply click on any entity in a layer in order to hide that layer.

 

Arc Text

 

A simple and easy procedure enables you to write any text onto any arc with a specified text height and pen, or you can use the text defaults.

 

The Calculator

 

This simple routine places the Windows Calculator onto your work area without having to go through the whole long rigmarole of clicking on Start, Program, etc.



TRAINING

 

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


 

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CONTACT

Western Cape, East Cape, Namibia & International

Cape Town
(Head Office)

Shantell
Tel: (021) 701 1850

Kwazulu Natal, Free State, Lesotho, Swaziland & Zimbabwe

Durban Office

Nalini
Tel: (031) 566 3323

Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga region & Botswana

Johannesburg Office

Barbara
Tel: (011) 675 3959



Best Regards,

The Knowledge Base Team

 

 

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PRODUCT UPDATES

 

Here are the latest downloads available on the updates page:

  • AllyCAD v3.4 PRO & SME
    Build 10 (27/08/2004)

  • AllyCAD v3.4 Micro
    Build 10 (27/08/2004)

  • AllyCAD v3.4 Freeware
    Build 10 (27/08/2004)

  • AllyCAD Help file Update
    (14/05/2004)

  • AllyCAD v3.3 PRO & SME
    Build 33 (31/05/2004)


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HP DesignJet 500 A1

R

16,038

HP DesignJet 500 A0

R

23,755

HP DesignJet 800 A1

R

31,525

HP DesignJet 800 A0

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44,968

HP DesignJet 1050C+

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58,396

HP DesignJet 5500 42"

R

77,136

HP DesignJet 5500 60"

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Visit our plotters page to view detailed specifications. All prices  include VAT and may change without prior notice.
 

 

RECOMMENDED PRODUCTS

 

CONVERT SCANNED DRAWINGS TO CAD
 

Do you want to quickly and easily convert scanned drawings into accurate DXF format for fast and efficient editing in CAD - without spending a fortune?

 

You can with the new Scan2CAD v7 Pro for only R3400 excluding VAT. Download the working Demo from our website to witness the power of Scan2CAD.
 


 

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