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2013

Testing SmartVoice, Dynamic Blocks, CUI, and Online Workflow in ZWCAD+ - communicate interactively through SmartVoice, dynamic blocks improve drafting efficiency, customize ribbon through CUI dialog box, online update mechanism to update software online to latest version, Daniel Dobrzynski, CADdigest.com, Dec 18, 2013

ZWCAD+ vs AutoCAD: DWG Compatibility, Cloud Workflow and Programming Support - size, appearance of DWF files in ZWCAD+ is similar to that in AutoCAD, ZWCAD+ Syble offers cloud services, mimics AutoCAD API impressively, William Forty, CADdigest.com, Dec 2, 2013

ZWCAD+ 2012 - A Worthwhile DWG Editor - easy-to-use UI, efficient working environment, has number of importing formats for DWFs, PDFs, attribute extraction wizard, useful eTransmit utility, system variable editor, layer translator, Steve Lynch, CADdigest.com, May 29, 2013

CAD Wars Erupt in China and Russia - Chinese CAD vendors ZWSOFT, Gstarsoft in open competition for world market, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Apr 30, 2013

How to Use the New 3D Print Feature in ZW3D 2013 - specify executable program (*.exe) of 3D printer to 3D print ZWCAD model, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Apr 1, 2013

ZW3D Press Briefing - features of ZW3D CAD/CAM software: handles multiple windows, smart constraint function, free wrap function, upgraded simulation kernel MachineWorks v7.1, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Jan 22, 2013

How the New ZWCAD+ Differs from the Older ZWCAD - list of missing functions in ZWCAD+, has ability to import Excel data as entities or as single MTEXT, good handling of raster image files, Rakesh Rao, CADdigest.com, Jan 14, 2013

2012

Review of ZWCAD Mechanical - easy-to-learn UI, exhaustive library of mechanical parts, shaft, gear generator tools, part builder feature, supports commonly-used drawing standards, Ron Green, CADdigest.com, Dec 17, 2012

Review of ZWCAD+ 2012 - impressive release with affordable price, writes native DWG format, includes DXF translation, full AutoLISP functionality, new ribbon interface, SmartMouse gestures, Ray Howard, CADdigest.com, Dec 4, 2012

ZWCAD+ 2012 vs IntelliCAD 7 - displays 3D drawings with variety of visual styles, AttSync command for synchronizing attributes, MatchProp command to match plot styles, table styles between entities, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, Oct 24, 2012

ZWCAD+2012 Hands On Review - standard version offers populated set of tool palettes, solid, surface modeling options, VpMax command, SmartMouse feature, drawing tabs to navigate through multiple opened drawings, David Kingsley, CADdigest.com, Oct 17, 2012

ZWCAD+ 2012 vs AutoCAD 2013 - matches AutoCAD in command bar functions, impressive SmartMouseConfig command, supports command aliases, ZWCAD+ costs a quarter of AutoCAD, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, Oct 11, 2012

ZW3D 2012 Press Briefing - ribbon interface, faster display performance, improved direct editing, can import files from CATIA, NX, SolidWorks, Inventor, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Feb 14, 2012

3D Graphics Performance Improvement in ZW3D 2012 - native STEP importer/exporter, can export ACIS SAT without using TransMagic license, has ribbon interface, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Jan 31, 2012

2011

ZWCAD 2011 Creates More Flexible Leaders With Multileader - missing command now available, using multileader, Abigail Charan, ZWCAD, Jan 11, 2011

ZWCAD 2011’s Remarkable Improvements to Object Snap - highlights objects when moving cursor, magnet feature, Wesley Baechler, ZWCAD, Jan 11, 2011

2010

Creating Designs Easily with Parametric Tools - creating orthographic views with  parametric functions of ZWSOFT 2011, defining symmetry by symmetric constraints, classify dimensional parameters, Mariajose Revert, ZWCAD, Dec 16, 2010

Tables Are Now Available in ZWCAD 2011 - generating the table feature, choose TABLESTYLE command for customizing tables, edit from Table editing toolbar, Alexander Martinez, ZWCAD, Dec 16, 2010

Using QSelect in ZWCAD to Filter Selection Sets - text appearing tiny compared to drawing, Qselect command for selecting attribute objects, using properties palette, Raj Ganesh, ZWCAD, Oct 2010

ZWCAD 2010 Professional, an AutoCAD Challenger from China - stable, straightforward, effective software has nested table feature, record script function, hatch fill, color fill functions, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Feb 11, 2010

2009

Create Your Own Toolbar Buttons in ZWCAD - creating toolbar button for batch plotting, ZWCAD, Oct 28, 2009

Improvements to Paper Space - ability to view paper background, paper shadow, plot area, default viewport in paper space in ZWCAD 2009i, ZWCAD, Sep 18, 2009

Exporting Raster Images from Drawings - plotting raster images, save rendered images as raster files in ZWCAD, ZWCAD, Jul 30, 2009

How to Place Tables in ZWCAD Drawings - using 'paste special' function, ZWCAD, Jul 30, 2009

Plot Stamp Helps Index Drawings and Plots - using PlotStamp command in ZWCAD to find original drawings in large projects, ZWCAD, Jul 31, 2009

How Can I Run ZWCAD Normally on Windows Vista? - login Windows as administrator before installing ZWCAD, ZWCAD, Jun 12, 2009

Find ZWCAD's Missing Virtual EPS Plotter - run ZWCAD as admin, open plot dialog to find Virtual EPS Plotter 1.0, ZWCAD, Jun 25, 2009

X and Y Ordinate Dimension in a Single Step - using LISP routine in ZWCAD, ZWCAD, May 21, 2009

Bisecting Angles Easily - using construction lines, angular dimensions, circles to bisect angles in ZWCAD, ZWCAD, May 21, 2009

How to Input the Special Symbol in ZWCAD - use character map in ZWCAD or copy symbol from MS Office Word, Karl Lee, ZWCAD, Mar 12, 2009

Optimizing ZWCAD 2009 Design Capabilities in Designing 3D Buildings - UNION command for joining shapes, ability to apply materials to 3D objects, DVIEW command to set perspective views of model, Musa Zakaria, ZWCAD, Mar 25, 2009

Exporting Raster Images from ZWCAD - using EXPORT command, printing drawings, commonly-used formats, ZWCAD, Mar 2, 2009

Aerial View Window - ZWCAD feature for quick navigation in drawing of  large scale, ZWCAD, Mar 10, 2009

 

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