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Most steel detailers are already familiar with AutoCAD or BricsCAD, which reduces training investment. Structural steel objects can be modified through the standard commands or using the Object Property Manager, all Parabuild objects are integrated as if they are native AutoCAD/BricsCAD objects. For those not familiar with these platforms, we offer some links to Learning …

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Learning BricsCAD

BricsCAD may have started out as an AutoCAD work-alike long ago, but in recent years it has grown to become a very capable CAD platform in its own right. It has many unique features that set it apart from the rest while still staying fully DWG compatible. With Bricsys, the company that develops BricsCAD, acquired …

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Learning AutoCAD

AutoCAD is a very popular and versatile CAD application that is used by most drafting offices worldwide. However there are too many parts in a typical steel structure, and too many drawings to be made to make it an efficient solution for steel detailing by itself. Parabuild can run inside AutoCAD, it helps to automate …

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Learning Parabuild

Due to visual input, high degree of automation, instant feedback and intuitive design Parabuild needs only a short training period so the steel detailer can become productive quickly. Our experience is that 2 full days of training is sufficient for learning Parabuild if you are familiar with AutoCAD or BricsCAD. Those experienced with 3D CAD …

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