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ZWCAD 2018 is powered by a superior engine to ensure the better .dwg compatibility and code-level API ability. Whats more, it comes with new dark theme UI and many significant new features in some areas of the product.
New Dark Theme UI
This is the first time ZWCAD adopts dark theme UI. Daniel Huang, the ZWCAD product manager stated, Users deserve a fluid and better design experience, so thats why we provide a brand-new dark theme UI in ZWCAD 2018. The lower brightness and higher contrast of such design can greatly reduce the visual fatigue from long time drafting.
Empowered Customization for User Interface
ZWCAD 2018 highly improves the Customization function, not only tosupport Ribbon tabs and panels as before, but also support to customize toolbars, menus, keyboard shortcuts and right-click menus. Whats more, Partial CUI is supported now for users and developers to build their own Ribbon inside of ZWCAD.
Speed Up 146% and Improved Stability
The drawing efficiency of ZWCAD 2018 is improved by 146% compared with the last version and the stability is also significantly strengthened under the automated testing procedure with thousands of drawings. Charles Zhao, the director of R&D stated.
New Features and Enhancements
There are many new features and enhancements in ZWCAD 2018. For example, the Quick Calculator not only allows users to do the mathematic, scientific, geometric, engineering calculations, but also create variables and text calculation. New command AIDIMFLIPARROW can flip dimension arrows for some specific designing works in many areas.
Better API, More Applications
ZWCAD 2018 supports LISP, VBA, ZRX and .NET interfaces, and more and more applications are already ported to ZWCAD, such as CAD Profi, MDT. To better support the developers to build the bridge with ZWCAD, now they can use the LISP compiler to compile .lsp file to .zelx formats with compile-zelx method.