Tip: Does X-ref link Autocad drawings to Bricscad ?

We are often asked by prospective users whether they can load Autocad drawing in Bricscad and work on it and Vice versa using External Reference.


Viewport Layer Property Overrides in Bricscad V12

 That sounds a bit complicated doesn’t it? Don’t worry, it’s easy enough.  Layers let us organize the information in drawings. In a site plan, we can separate


Alibre Design Tips: Turn Legacy 2D Data into 3D

Put old 2D drawings to use by importing them into Alibre Design and copying components into the 3D workspace to make 3D parts. Alibre Design


Modifying Auxiliary Views in Alibre Design

Broken, Detail and Section views help you clarify your design and conform to company standards Alibre Design supports the creation of several types of auxiliary

Why you need to know about ‘BIM’?

The BIM Context Large building projects are complex. They involve a diverse supply-chain, working across distributed locations, each carrying out discipline-specific activities to an agreed


Unleash Configurations in Parts and Assemblies with Alibre Design.

Alibre Design’s configuration tools make it easy to change and manage parts and assemblies on the fly. A new feature now available in Alibre Design


Linux-specific sysvars in Bricscad V12

 Bricsys  launches Bricscad V12 for Linux. Since the Linux version is so similar to the Windows version — 2D and 3D constraints, direct editing, quad

BIM in construction

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the process of generating and managing data about the building, during its life cycle. Typically BIM uses three-dimensional, real-time, dynamic


How to Securely Share Design Data in Alibre Design without Giving Up Control

Use a repository to share data and set access permissions. Alibre Design offers many collaboration tools that let you work with other Alibre Design users


Installing Bricscad for Linux

Now that Bricsad for Linux is official and not just beta, I thought I would try it out again. As I noted in yesterday’s post,