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Mech-Q Updates In 2018

We’ve just released these new improvements for Mech-Q.

Here are just a few things you will find in the latest version of Mech-Q.

Piping Improvements:

  • Piping Tools – Data Import/Export feature (See Video Below)
  • Pumps – Add Clockwise/Anti-Clockwise option
  • Add Piping BOM Edit Tool
  • Piping BOM – Add option to Reset Table/Balloons
  • Piping BOM – Add option: Unique Pipe + Fitting
  • New Tool 2D labels – auto-rotate with pipe direction

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Featured Drawings From An AViCAD User

We always love when users send us what they are up to and how they are using our Mech-Q and AViCAD products.

Giovanni recently completed his project using AViCAD.

He was using our AViCAD application solely to complete this project. Have a look at his work:

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AViCAD 2019 – What’s New

CADavenue is happy to announce our newest AViCAD version available now. AViCAD is a feature-packed 2D and 3D CAD application (which includes our Mech-Q Engineering Suite!) and provides a familiar environment like AutoCAD but at a much lower price.

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Mech-Q Update Version 4

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We’ve also released new improvements for Mech-Q.

Here are just a few things you will find in the new version 4.

  • Mech-Q now compatible with AutoCAD 2018 and 2019 plus older versions too
  • Our AViCAD Standalone (which includes Mech-Q) is also compatible with 2018
  • Piping 3D – Major upgrade, speed improved 40-50%
  • Ducting 3D – Major upgrade, speed improved 40-60%

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We’ve also released new improvements for AViCAD.

Here are just a few things you will find in the new version.

You can now create your leaders in AViCAD with a variety of arrows, segments and content, including text and blocks with attributes. Unlike AViCAD’s previous leader objects, MLEADER is a single object which is easy to adjust, also with GRIPS.

  • AViCAD now supports the DWG 2018 format
  • Added Multileader as the new annotative object
  • Added zero margins printing. Available through the Printer Configuration Manager > Modify standard Paper Sizes (Printable Area)
  • Implemented Object properties evaluation. Lists of the properties of a selected object available as fields.
  • Fixed the visualization issue occurred when dragging objects in editing commands (e.g. Move, Copy).
  • Fixed the lagging issue occurred with editing commands on large drawings (e.g. DELETE, TRIM).
  • Improved performance when copying a large number of objects.
  • Improved performance using blocks in REFEDIT/REFCLOSE.
  • Fixed some crashes and drawing exception errors occurred on opening
  • Improved performance using drawings with Xrefs

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New video walking you through the 2D Piping part of Mech-Q

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Since 1992 we’ve been providing engineering companies with a simple and quick way to create 2D, Isomeric and 3D drawings.

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AViCAD Video – most compatible AutoCAD alternative

AViCAD is for anyone who wants a fast and efficient CAD program with all the power and versatility of standard programs such as AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT. It’s a powerful CAD engine that provides a great alternative to even the latest releases of AutoCAD.

AViCAD is more compatible with AutoCAD DWGs and commands than any other CAD product. It uses the same file formats including those for drawings (.dwg files), commands, linetypes, hatch patterns, and text styles. You can also use AutoCAD menu files and even import your AutoLISP programs.

AViCAD(TM) provides additional tools such as the Express Tools with advanced CAD features, and is supported by the latest Windows 7,8 & 10 32 & 64 bit releases.

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Other recent AViCAD improvements

Additional AViCAD Features Added

avicad-2017We are happy to announce the new release of AViCAD 2018.

Our four primary Mech-Q Modules are Mech-Q Piping, Mech-Q HVAC and Mech-Q Structural are also included in this release. Additional configurations are also available including a Network and a Piping Only version.

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Mech-Q 4.08 releases

We’ve released an update for Mech-Q! This update applies to the entire program.

If you are using AutoCAD, AViCAD even IntelliCAD – same updates will apply. Read more

Mech-Q supports these CAD applications.

If you are a CAD user in the engineering profession, we’ve got just the add-on you need – and it’s called Mech-Q. And even if you are running a AutoCAD alternative we’ve got you covered.

Just like IntelliCAD and other applications offer inexpensive alternatives to AutoCAD, Mech-Q also offers the most affordable engineering add ons alternatives available today. Read more

Even more AViCAD features added!

10 second AViCAD teaser

10 second AViCAD teaser

We are pleased to announce more recent features added to AViCAD:
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