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DGN File Format
Viewed 2527 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
DGN File Format GstarCAD 2016 continuously improves its compatibility. This version has implemented the full DGN files support and related commands such as DGNIMPORT, DGNATTACH, DGNADJUST, DGNMAPING, etc. Now you can import and attach as underlay a... Read More
Plot and Publish Tab
Viewed 2382 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Now the Options dialog box supports a new tab (Plot and Publish). This tab helps users to control options related to plotting and publishing.     Read More
Align Tool
Viewed 2135 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Simple and practical tool, allows to align selected objects such as: rectangle, circle, line, spline, arc, pline, block and even 3D model objects along the X or Y axis coordinates, avoiding to perform select and move commands. This tool has different... Read More
Object Snap Options
Viewed 1987 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Now within Object Snap tab, you can find a new added option called Distance from Endpoint. This option allows snap a certain distance from any endpoint of objects like line, arc, spline, pline, ellipse arc, mline and any other lines. As long as you... Read More
Viewed 1632 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
MAGNIFIER (a real alternative to change the habit of viewing details and drafting over the most complex drawing at glance). This tool helps to view a specific area of your drawing as a magnifier with the capability of snap points without performing... Read More
MEASUREGEOM (Enhancement)
Viewed 1446 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
MEASUREGEOM command is more powerful in GstarCAD 2016, not only adds the missing options such as measure radius, measure angle, and measure volume, but also sum area and total length.Sum area: Not only can calculate the area of a closed object but... Read More
Object Grip Edition (Polyline Enhancement)
Viewed 1364 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Polyline objects in GstarCAD 2016 now support multifunctional options. The available functions (Stretch, Add Vertex, and Convert to Arc) can be seen by hovering over a grip, and you can choose an option directly from the context menu that appears.... Read More
Invert Fillet
Viewed 1320 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Invert Fillet has a very wide range of usage particularly in construction and furniture industry. The FILLET command now offers a new option called Invert. You can create a reverse fillet by this option.   Read More
Rectangle (Enhancement )
Viewed 1313 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
OBLIQUE(O) is a new added option to draw an rotate rectangle. The behavior of oblique option is similar as the behavior in line command. With oblique option, you can locate the angel of bottom line and the length to get a rotate rectangle, you can... Read More
Pline Boolean
Viewed 1287 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The Pline Boolean dialog box is displayed as shown in the following picture.  Menu:  Express>Draw>Pline Boolean Menu:  Modify>Pline Boolean Command Entry: GC_BoolOP Delete the entity choosen by second selection: Choose whether to... Read More
Rotate (Enhancement)
Viewed 1278 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
Multiple copy (M) option is added in rotate command, with this option, you can either copy many objects with different rotate angles, or you can draw circles array.When rotate, you can select multiple copy option and input several angle values; the... Read More
Arrange Tool
Viewed 1267 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
ArrangeTool can quickly adjust the arrangement of multiple objects. It can align multiple objects left, right, top, bottom and center and can also arrange vertical or laterally. Menu :  Express tools>Modify>Arrange ToolMenu :  Modify>... Read More
New Dynamic Input
Viewed 1252 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The traditional dynamic input has been improved, so now the dynamic input achieves the command line integration which means a great benefit by gaining more workspace and less eyes concentration.  Now the dynamic input in GstarCAD 2016 displays all... Read More
The power of Performance
Viewed 1242 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The performance plays an important role in every GstarCAD version, therefore Gstarsoft is making great effort in performance optimization continuously. On GstarCAD 2016, the performance is obviously enhanced in many aspects. Common Operations... Read More
Circle (Enhancement)
Viewed 1225 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
CONCENTRIC(C) option is new added in circle command, you can input radius several times to create many concentric circle after specify the circle center, with this new option, you can get concentric circle in a simple way.   Practice example: To... Read More
Copy (Enhancement)
Viewed 1171 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
There are three options: measure(E), divide(I), path(P) options are added in copy command, user can easily finish the drawing without the assistance of other operations such as divided by segment, by distance, array, or layout bypath in previous... Read More
What’s new in GstarCAD 2016
Viewed 1166 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
GstarCAD 2016 is aimed to save countless hours of design and rework through enhanced features, improving drafting capability through flexible operation methods upon a more optimized platform! This version combines: "The power of its performance"... Read More
Polyline (Enhancement)
Viewed 1151 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
The ANGLE (A) option in polyline command which its behavior is similar as the one in line command is also added in Polyline. There are still three choices for angle option, you can either input angle value which takes X Axis as reference as well as... Read More
Line (Enhancement)
Viewed 1051 times since Fri, Apr 1, 2016
ANGLE (A) option is added for line command, with this option you can get a fast way to draw a line without assistance of the polar or a xline. You can directly input the angle value refers to X axis as well as you can take other line as reference to... Read More