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MacDraft Pro - FAQ
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  • What is the difference between MacDraft Professional and MacDraft Personal Edition?

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    Is the latest version compatible with OSX 10.7 (Lion)?

    Yes the latest version is compatible with the Lion however some of the Lion features such as Auto saving is not yet available in the product.

    What is the DWG compatibility in MacDraft 6.1 ?

    Support for AutoCAD AC1027 (2013/2014) DWG files is now available, along with improved functionality when reading the DWG files.

    How do I open my older MacDraft documents created by version 1.2 in the latest version ?

    MacDraft version 1.2 documents needs to be opened in MacDraft version 2.1 and saved and this saved document needs to be opened in the latest version and saved.

    Why is there no Outline and Shadowed text styles in MacDraft 5.5.0 and above?

    MacDraft 5.5.0 and above uses ATSUI text features of Mac OS X. ATSUI does not support these styles at the moment. When it does, MacDraft will make use of them.

    Why is it that when I double click on a MacDraft document, it is not opened in the latest version?

    When you double click on the document, the system looks for the application that created by it's signature , if there are more than one copy of the application, the system will launch the first one it encounters, which may not be the latest version. Remove all older versions of the application, renaming the application will not help.

    Why is there no 'set grid' hierarchy menu in the Layout menu of MacDraft?

    There is an incompatibility issue with MacDraft versions prior to 5.5.2 and Panther version of Mac OS X (10.3). Users of version 5.5.0 and 5.5.1 can obtain a free update to fix this problem. Users of versions prior to 5.5.0 need to contact their local dealer or Microspot with regards to upgrading MacDraft to version 5.5.

    Does MacDraft run natively under Intel?

    Yes as of version 5.6 MacDraft is a Universal Binary meaning it will run natively on an Intel Macintosh.

    I work in education, can I get discounted educational pricing?

    Yes we provide special pricing for education as well as classroom liscenses, please contact us for more information.

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