3D PDF: Presenting projects interactively

Exporting, displaying, highlighting or correcting CAD drawings individually or in stacks as PDF files – CAD users have already previously been able to do. The PDF format, after all, has become an important standard for cross-program and cross-platform exchange of documents, sketches and drawings, for releasing drawings, or for determining details, in the construction sector, the same as in all other sectors. It also makes no difference whether Windows, Linux, MAC OS X, iOS, or Android is installed as operating system. PDF documents can be displayed and printed out on every stationary PC...

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