Rectangles and ellipses can be rotated.
In the program settings:
Others you can select which units to display:
- a) Metric
- b) Imperial (decimal numbers)
- c) Imperial (fractions)
- 5 cm
- 11.9 mm
- 5.41 "
- 1 3/8 "
In the symbol editor, object coordinates are given in tenths of a millimeter. This is convenient, because the values can be changed using the mouse wheel. If you want to enter the coordinates with units (e.g., "5 cm"), press
F12 in the symbol editor, select
Symbol and check the box
Use units in the Properties panel.
Snap can be entered in metric or imperial units, e.g., 4 mm, 0.5", 1/2", etc.
Panel Symbols graphically
In this panel, each symbol displays its name underneath the symbol. Using the slider at the top of the window, you can change the size of the symbol previews.
Arc defined by three points
To start drawing the arc, use the menu command
Arc defined by 3 points or this icon: .
The first mouse click defines the start point
To finish drawing the arcs, press the
The old way of drawing an arc has been renamed to
Inscribed Arc, because this arc is defined by a rectangle and two points: the start point and the end point. The icon for this arc is:
Improved Import from AutoCAD
When importing from AutoCAD as vector graphics, it is possible to specify the size of the imported drawing.
After inserting the imported symbol into the drawing, although it can be resized with the mouse, it is more convenient if the symbol is approximately the size it will be in the drawing.
The size can range from 3 cm (for small symbols) to 100 cm (e.g. for instance drawings with an extensive floor plan). You can set the desired size using the slider at the top of the window.
New option when renumbering connections.
You can now use the "renumber all except connections with letters in the name" option. If you use this option, connections like "L1", "L2", "PEN", etc. will not be renumbered.
How to install
If you have purchased ProfiCAD after 1. 1. 2022, you can upgrade to Version 12 free of charge.
How do I purchase an upgrade?
If you purchased a previous version of ProfiCAD, you can upgrade to the latest version at a discount of 50%.
Install the new version and enter your license key. The program will show you a
If you prefer to purchase the upgrade before installing version 12, contact us by using the contact form on our website. We will provide you the discount code.
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