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Features:
version 0.68alpha for Blender 2.49b:
llllllllll - completed stable parts
llllllllll - newly added parts
.......... - todo - planned features
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Drawing Tools: 2D+3D, meshes+curves
llllllllll - POINT
llllllllll - LINE
llllllllll - POLYLINE
lll....... - POLYGON
llllllllll - CURVE
llllllllll - CIRCLE
llllllllll - ARC
llllllll.. - ELLIPSE
.......... - ELLIPTIC-ARC
llllllllll - TRIANGLE
llllllllll - RECTANGLE
llllllllll - BOX3D
.......... - CYLINDER
.......... - SPHERE
.......... - RASTER
llllllllll - DIMENSION

Editing Tools: 2D+3D, meshes+curves
llllllllll - SELECT
llllllllll - MOVE
llllllllll - ROTATE
llllllllll - SCALE
llllllllll - ALIGN
llllllllll - MIRROR
llllllllll - BREAK / CUT / SECTION
llllllllll - JOIN
llllllllll > - TRIM / EXTEND
llllllllll - FILLET
llllllllll - CHAMFER
llllllllll - PROJECTION
llllllllll > - OFFSET
llllllllll - DELETE
llllllllll - PURGE

Editing Modes:
llllllllll - DUPLICATE-mode: creates multiple copies
llllllllll - DIVIDE-mode: sub-steps by transformations
llllllllll - SLIDE-mode: constrains vertices to slide along edges
llllllllll - BIND-mode: creates bridge-faces between old and new geometry

Input Modes:
llllllllll - Lock-X,Y,Z: constrains X,Y or Z to zero in UCS
llllllllll - GRID-mode: constrains coordinates to given raster in UCS
llllllllll - ORTHO-mode: constrains vectors to orthogonal directions in UCS
llllllll.. - MODULE-mode: discretizes element length with given module

Snap Modes:
llllllllll - NEA: nearst point
llllllllll - END: end point
llllllllll - MID: middle/subdivide point
llllllllll - CEN: center of circle, arc
llllllllll - TAN: tangential point
llllllllll - PER: perpendicular point
llllllllll - HIT: line-hits-XY-plane cross-point
.......... - INS: block-insert-point
llllllllll - ORG: object's origin
llllllllll - RAY: two-rays cross-point: photogrammetry
llllllllll - MIR: x-mirror point
llllllllll - MAS: center-of-mass
llllllllll - PNT: marker-point

Architectural Tools: ARCHtools
ll........ - SKETCH: 3d-context-sensitive architectural drawing tool
llllllllll - CAMERA-MATCH: camera matching tool
llllllllll - SUN-LOCATOR: sun simulation at geo-location and time
l......... - UV-MAPPER: true-to-scale model texturing
.......... - SECTION-MAKER
lllllll... - BIM (Building-Information-Model):
.......... -- FLOOR
.......... -- COLUMN
.......... -- BEAM
lllllll... -- WALL
lllllll... -- WINDOW
.......... -- DOOR
lllllll... -- CEILING
lllllll... -- STAIRS
.......... -- ROOF
.......... -- RAILING
.......... -- RASTER

Creators:
llllllllll - MODULUS: constrains edges/segments to given lengths
llllllll.. - GEAR: creates gears as parametric objects
lll....... - BOLT: creates bolts, nuts and holes as parametric objects
ll........ - PIPE: creates pipes and fittings as parametric objects

Processing:
lllllllll. - VOXELIZER: pre-processor for CFD
lllllllll. - TETRAHEDRON: pre-processor for FEM
llllll.... - TRACER: pre-processor for CNC

Extensions: Import/Export Modules:
llllllllll - DXF-importer PE (Personal Edition)
llllllllll - DXF-exporter PE (Personal Edition)
llllllll.. - IFC-importer (BIM)
.......... - IFC-exporter (BIM)
.......... - HPGL-exporter (for printing)
.......... - SVG-exporter (for printing)

Enhancements based on Blender-2.49b-CAD-edition:
llllllllll - 1000x bigger workspace (up to 2.000.000.000 units)
llllllllll - 50x more objects in the scene (up to 50.000 objects)
lllllll... - more efficient import of big DXF files
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