Imagenation 7.231 May, 2003 By: Ron LaFon
5 stars out of 5
Spicers Imagenation 7.2 offers a high degree of functionality and a wealth of tools. Its extensive pull-down menu structure gives you access to the power of the application. You can toggle toolbars on and off for a less cluttered, customized appearance.
You can customize most individual tool settings in Imagenation 7.2, which proves extremely useful in getting the application to work the way you want or for creating a temporary solution to a specific problem.
Imagenation 7 supports more than 200 file formats and is adding AutoCAD 2004 support this fall. Imagenation 7.2 views named views in drawings, although you need to make changes to your INI file.
Imagenation views CAD models extremely well. You can configure it to open a 3D file in model and 2D projection mode. When viewing models in 3D mode, you can rotate, measure, transform, cross-section, and apply 3D markups. You can simultaneously view 3D and 2D models and rasterize 3D models to 2D formats for distribution when the original model is not required.
The 3D Model Explorer displays a tree view of a CAD models parts. From it, you can select components of the model for measurements and transformations, and easily show and hide parts on the model by clicking on the check box next to a part in the Model Explorer. Highly Recommended.