AViCAD

AViCAD

Win64, English

AADB Software
AViCAD is a bundle of plugins for a CAD software to create Audio/Video/Radio/OB Vans/Extra Low Voltage Systems/CCTV/Data Networks schemes.

General Usage Instructions

After installing you need to run the commands in command line in your model space to start working with plugins.

For detailed usage instructions please refer to the AViCAD User manual https://www.aadbsoftware.com/support.

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

ChangeFilters

Plugin for representation chosen interfaces as a graphical block on a drawing.

MarkCablesReport

This plugin gets the CableList from Drawing. It takes about 1 second.

AADB

AADB - plugin for adding graphical representation of a device on a drawing.

GetRackInfo

Using GETRACKINFO plugin you can create a list of equipment of a rack.

GetEngSpec

Plugin for getting all information from a drawing to create specification Excel file.

MarkCables

Plugin for automated process of creating cable journal and line marking.

DrawRack

Plugin for creating graphical representation of a rack.

FillRack

Plugin for fulfilling racks with graphical representations of devices

CreateTerm

Plugin for creating graphical representation of termination panel on a drawing

CreatePatch

Plugin for creating graphical representation of patch-panel on a drawing.

SchemeManager

The plugin helps to see in real time what is happening on the drawing. You are able to change ip-addresses, system names and locations attributes of blocks, created with AViCAD. Duplicate devices will be highlighted. You also can filter your devices by type, manufacturer and location and export this information to Excel file. There is possibility to change visible information of rack representation of device from only Sysname to Sysname and manufacturer and vice versa.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: AADB Software
Support Contact: support@aadbsoftware.com

Author/Company Information

AADB Software

Support Information

Contact

Company Name: AADB Software
Support Contact: support@aadbsoftware.com
 

Author/Company Information

AADB Software

Support Information

You can write to support@aadbsoftware.com or via our contact forum on aadbsoftware.com.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.3.2

New feature in AADB plugin - MOVE COMMENTS. User is able to sort and hide such attributes as POWER, LOCATION and IP-address in AADB blocks. Just click on MOVE COMMENTS button, then select demanded blocks, and then set the attributes as you wish using GUI interface.

1.3.1

Change Rack's Properties is a new feature for SchemeManager. It helps to change properties such as Height, Depth and Width for an already existing rack.

1.3

1) New plugin is available: Schemes Manager. It helps to see in real time what is happening on the drawing. You are able to change ip-addresses, system names and locations attributes of blocks, created with AViCAD. Duplicate devices will be highlighted. You also can filter your devices by type, manufacturer and location and export this information to excel file. There is possibility to change visible information of rack representation of device from only Sysname to Sysname and Manufacturer and vice versa. Cable List helps to manage work with labels created with MarkCables plugin. 2) AADB plugin: - added possibility of moving attributes (Sysname and other) of devices in rack's blocks. 3) MarkCables plugin: - fixed bug with placing labels between marked cablelines. 4) CreateTerm plugin: - fixed bug with error in placing the panel into the blank file. 5) Fillrack plugin: - fixed bug with empty LOCATION attribute in Front-Side configuration.

1.2

1. AADB plugin - New function "Edit Sysname and IP" is added. The function helps to rename blocks, and IP-addresses of devices, existing on a drawing. Using "Iterator" number is a quick way to set different Sysnames and/or IP-addresses of same devices. Changing the attributes of the devices is together with the verification of existing blocks' attributes to prevent duplicates. 2. AADB, ChangeFilters - Added four new filters to make the schemes more accurate and precise: PoE, RF, Hybrid, Intercom. 3. MarkCables plugin - accuracy improvements.

1.1.9

1. New feature of MarkCables plugin: "Check for duplicates" feature helps to avoid duplicate cable labels in the drawing. 2. New interface of MarkCables plugin. 3. New feature of AADB plugin: "Check Sysname" feature helps to avoid duplicate unique system names for different devices in the drawing.

1.1.8

1. From v.1.1.8 all dababases of devices are in "User" format only. All databases are in free access. The databases can be edited using Base Manager application. 2. Minor improvements.

1.1.7

1) New system of marking the cables now contains two stages: a) Marking the cables with MarkCables plugin. b) Getting CableList with MarkCablesReport plugin. Just choose folder and name for the list. c) New view of CableList All info about cables is inside marks. So, to remark the line just remove marks first from both sides of polyline, Then just MarkCables to this line. 2) GetEngSpec a) New view of Specification. b) Now it also searches depths of panels. 3) CreatePatch/CreateTerm/FillRack Now you can set your own depths of panels and see the result in rack

1.1.6

GetEngSpec plugin - the bug with App ID has been fixed.

1.1.5

1. CreateTerm plugin – now User have ability to add custom connector to termination panel. Run the plugin, type demanded name of connector in special window and press “Add custom” button. 2. DrawRack plugin - added ability to set the depth of a rack in inches. 3. FillRack plugin - fixed bug with inaccurate placement of the devices in the racks. 4. GetEngSpec plugin – now, if User set Depth of a rack in inches (using DrawRack plugin) the list of equipment will show depth of the rack in inches. If User set Depth of a rack in millimeters (using DrawRack plugin) the list of equipment will show depth of the rack in mm.

1.1.4

Initial release.
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