The stratigraphies in Domus.Cad 23

Stratigraphies describe the composition of a wall, floor or roof, dividing it into components, i.e. strata.   The strata Through the Strata command from the Modify menu, the dialogue window for defining the preferred strata opens. Each stratum is defined by a series of descriptive, graphical and numerical parameters: The name of the stratum The 3D material The color and the…

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Domus.Cad Pro 22.02 – Differences From 22.0.1

Undo-Redo management Until the previous version, the number of Undo-Redo operations was unlimited, i.e. it was possible to undo and eventually redo an indefinite number of operations. Each operation is kept in memory to be subsequently cancelled, this for complex projects can lead, as the work proceeds, to a memory occupation which can slow down…

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Apply frame in Domus.Cad 22

As described in the article Parametric frames in Domus.Cad 22, there are two ways to apply frames to openings: Parametric frames and Apply Frame. For the details of the first method, we refer to the article, in this one we talk about the second. Apply frame is a function that can be used from the…

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Domus.Cad Pro 4 – Innovation

The first version of Domus.Cad was released in 1990, when the word BIM did not yet exist, but the program already implemented all its important features. The program has grown a lot over the years, always maintaining its simplicity and speed of use, the new Domus.Cad Pro 4 is the most important update in 30…

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DigiCad 3D 10 – Innovation in photogrammetry and cartography

DigiCad 3D is an architectural and aerial photogrammetry, cartography and mapping program born in 1987 and continuously renewed to follow the developments of the technique. We started from graphics tablets and large digitizers to get to drones and the future is not over yet.

To better meet new needs and new technological challenges, the program has been completely rewritten, both as a user interface and as an analytical code, using a cross-platform development system with advanced features and including new software technologies.

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CAD File Converter 4 – New version

CAD File Converter‘s main purpose is to find its way among the various formats and versions of documents generated by Autodesk’s AutoCad and by numerous other programs using DXF, DWG, DWF, DXB and PDF formats.

CAD File Converter is a simple, easy-to-use tool that increases compatibility among the various CAD programmes, including between different versions of the same programme, as well as visualising and printing various drawing formats.

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From Google Maps to Domus.Cad with Map2Cad

Map2Cad is a module of Domus.Cad Pro and Std, which enables you to import both satellite and road maps from Google Maps.

Maps are imported with actual measurements and represented in the video scale selected in Domus.Cad.

The main features of Map2Cad are:

  • Internal browser for viewing maps, with the Google Maps functions integrated
  • Import of maps
  • Managing a list of maps
  • Inserting the maps from the list into Domus.Cad
  • Maps are imported with actual measurements

The use of Map2Cad is very simple and allows for the integration of each of the Google maps features in Domus, including search functions, display choices, street view and more.

When you choose Map2Cad from the Domus.Cad Modules menu, the following dialog box appears:image01

On the left, a list of previously imported maps appears.

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Domus.Cad 2.1 – New features

Version 2.1 of Domus.Cad Pro and Std, a complete BIM, parametric architectural 3D CAD, was released.

Major novelties include:
  • New “smart” inspector
  • OpenBim IFC 2×3 support
  • DXF, DWG, DWF and SVG import/export improvements
  • New RoofTiles module for creating 3D roof tiles
  • New Super2Dto3D module for easy and fast converting a 2D drawing to 3D model
  • New Map2Cad module for getting maps from Google Maps
  • SuperPipe and SupeRot improvements
  • Optimization for new operating system
  • New documentation with several movies
  • ..and many more

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