Carlson’s latest desktop software release brings users new features, increased speed, and more efficient workflows. Carlson 2021 comes with the power of IntelliCAD 10, the newly-released update to CAD platform that brings increased speed, new features, and a fast, efficient new user interface for Carlson users, and is also compatible with AutoCAD 2017-2021. The 2021 release also delivers powerful new integrations with Carlson’s photogrammetry solution, PhotoCapture, as well as the ability to insert and manipulate BIM models in a drawing, as well as many other time-saving innovations and automated new features, as well as improvements to many major existing elements.
Exisiting or New Users
Customers with current maintenance can look up their 2021 serial number here:
Carlson PhotoCapture - New command for downloading data from aerial photography processing projects, including surface TINs, images, coordinate files and point clouds.
Dynamic Point Attributes - New command for creating point attributes that dynamically resize based on the viewing scale.
Perimeter Parking Design - New command for quick design of parking spaces within a closed polyline.
Create Curb Profiles - New command for creating curb profiles from sidewalk border reference profiles.
ODBC Import - New command for importing GIS data from ODBC databases, including relational databases.
Planning with Solid Models - New command for planning underground mining using 3D Tel.
Tunnel Network - New command for creating a network of intersecting tunnels in the form of 3D bodies.
AutoCAD 2021 - Support for the current version.
IntelliCAD 10.0 - Tool palette with key Carlson commands. New feature for version control of drawings. Updated graphics with anti-aliasing, visual styles and lighting.
User interface - Added 5 new feeds, 50 new and hundreds of updated ones.
File Selection - Added function to create, rename and delete subfolders.
Saving a drawing with a name according to the current time - New command to create a copy of a drawing with a unique name with the current time and date.
Report Formatter - Added a setting for the format of attributes displayed in Excel. Added option to underline lines.
3D View - Added the ability to place text in the scene and display the text in CAD. Added support for TIN files with textures.
Google Earth Export - Added an option to create polygons from closed polylines.
Merge Nearest - Added an option to skip the settings dialog. Added progressive filters to automatically run the command several times with larger tolerances.
Draw 3D Polyline - Added the ability to create 2D polyline at the same time. Added the ability to simultaneously display a polyline in the 3D Preview window.
Draw Table - Added a method to create a table using the entry of records in a spreadsheet. Added table alignment setting.
Add vertex to polyline - Added a method for projecting a point onto a polyline.
Polyline Boundaries - Added a method for auto-selecting objects for processing.
Colors by Layers - New command for setting the color of objects by layers.
3D Polyline Offset - Added option to remove collinear points.