Ribbon tabs and panelsAccess your favorite tools easily when you need them with the AutoCAD ribbon.
Tool palettesEasily access your most frequently used content and tools with customizable tool palettes.
Command lineLaunch commands and respond to prompts quickly using simple keystrokes, right at the command line.
Multifunctional gripsEasily reshape, move, or manipulate geometry with grip editing.
Object and layer transparencyControl the transparency for selected objects or for all objects on a layer.
Dynamic blocksAdd flexibility and intelligence to your block references, including changing the shape, size, or configuration.
Associative arraysCreate and modify objects in circular or rectangular patterns, or along a path.
Object selection and isolationFind and select all objects that match the properties of an object. Hide or unhide the selected objects.
TextCreate a single or multiline text (mtext) as a single text object. Format the text, columns, and boundaries.
Smart dimensioningCreate dimensions automatically. Pass the cursor over selected objects to get a preview before you create it.
LeadersCreate leaders with a variety of content, including text or blocks. Easily format leader lines, and define styles.
Smart centerlines and center marksCreate and edit centerlines and center marks that automatically move when you move the associated objects.
TablesCreate tables with data and symbols in rows and columns, apply formulas, and link to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
Revision cloudsDraw revision clouds around new changes in a drawing to quickly identify your updates.
LayoutsSpecify the size of your drawing sheet, add a title block, and display multiple views of your model.
Layout viewportsCreate layout viewports to display different elements of your design at varying scales.
FieldsUse fields in text objects to display text that can be updated automatically as the field value changes.
Data linkingEnable simultaneous updates by creating a live link between a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and a table in your drawing.
PDF and DGN import/export/underlayShare and reuse data from PDF and DGN files by importing, exporting, or attaching them as underlays.
DWG and image referencesAttach drawings and images to your current drawing as externally referenced files.
Sheet set managerView, access, manage, and plot multiple drawings as sheet.
Geographic location and online mapsInsert geographic location information into a drawing, and display a map in the drawing from an online map service.
TrustedDWG technologyTrustedDWG™ technology lets you know of a possible incompatibility when a file was not last saved by an Autodesk software.
Migration toolMigrate your custom settings and files from previous releases.
CUI customizationCustomize the user interface to improve accessibility and reduce the number of steps for frequent tasks.
Sysvar monitorMonitor current system variables against a preferred list of values. Notification balloons alert you of deviations.
Autodesk desktop appGet alerts and install software updates without disrupting your workflow. View tutorials about new features.