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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:05 pm 
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Title really says most of it: what program would be best (and easiest to learn) for drawing ship plans? I have a lot of files about Borodino but a lot of them are photos with makings on, fragments of drawings with notes or information spread over multiple files. I would like to tidy it all up and end up with drawings of separate parts of the ship (with measurements). What program should I look for? Please note that I am nor looking for top notch, professional software but something as simple as possible while still capable of doing the job.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:17 am 
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I prefer AutoCAD, but Rhino has a nice demo program that does ships well.

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For 2D the industry standard is AutoCAD. I honestly think you can't go wrong with it. It is extremely stable and very well supported.


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Thanks for your advice guys! I will try AutoCad as see where it will get me :)

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