The CONE pull-down menus must be loaded into either your BricsCAD or AutoCAD program for them to appear at the top of the screen. If using AutoCAD, you MUST switch to classic workspace – see topic: Where are the pull-down menus in AutoCAD?
At the CAD command prompt type: CUILOAD then press [ENTER] you will now see one of the following dialogs:
The dialog displays the loaded customisation groups, below the list of loaded groups, there is an edit box to type a new filename & to the immediate right a button labelled BROWSE or containing three dots. Click the browse button, and a file select dialog appears.
At the bottom of this dialog is a pull-down list labelled “Files of type”, select MNU files, and navigate to the following folder/file:
BricsCAD will read and write AutoCAD format DWG files, version 19 of BricsCAD uses the latest AutoCAD 2018 file format as standard. All CAD drawing commands, templates and features such as object snap modes are similar if not identical between the two programs, and so any CAD skills learned are transferable.
YES. Raster images (bmp, jpegs, tiffs etc) often saved from internet aerial photos or scanned from maps can be loaded into the parent CAD program and quickly scaled using the CONE10 & CONE11 mapping features.
Please contact CADaptor Solutions, tel 01484 489796 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange upgrades Ideally we will need to know your existing customer user number, which is printed on the installation CD-ROM label or you can enter CONEINFO at your CAD command prompt.
We tend to bring out a new version of CONE every 2 years, which either corresponds to a major change to Chapter 8 or a major update of CONE productivity tools, CONE 11 was released this year, Updates are not compulsary.