2D Viewing features for AutoVue

AutoVue delivers a comprehensive 2D viewing solution. It supports the latest versions of major 2D CAD formats and boasts a variety of functions that allow users of all levels to easily open, view, interrogate and print complex CAD drawings, without requiring the authoring tools that were used to create them.


• Support for the latest versions of major 2D CAD packages

• Automatic file recognition, independent of the file extension

• Zoom, pan, rotate, and enhance images

• Customize views with the Pan and Zoom Window

• Access CAD drawing information including entity's unique ID, placements, attributes 


• Precise measurements of 2D files using the snapping function, including distance, angle, area, and arc
• Search for text through all files, including CAD files

• Compare different versions of a drawing and see comparison results in different windows. Easily align and scale drawings in 2D compare mode.

• Overlay drawings

• Select layers, blocks, Xrefs, reference files, and named views

• Extract engineering attributes, Block attributes as well as any entity XData (Extended Object Data) from AutoCAD

• Print or plot to any supported printer or plotter
• Print "selected area"

• Print the displayed area, the extent of a drawing or select a scale

• Print preview, see results before generating actual printout

• Partial print preview, control the location and orientation of a print job before printing

• Print page ranges, via dialog box or via command line option

• Add headers, footers, and watermarks, select what to print: file name, date, time, etc.

• Add graphical symbols

• Batch print

• Force to black

• Print markup and markup notes along with documents