Monday 11 November 2013

Introduction to the Blog

During 2009 my Cadalot web site is having some hosting difficulties so I shifted what I can onto this blog.

The essence of F I T's attitude toward its business is expressed in its statement that the "Customer is King." As founder Takashi Furukawa explains, business success results from good personal relationships with customers, distributors, dealers, and company staff.

It has been my privilege to have known Takashi for over 25 years, I was CAD Manager at one of the UK’s largest users of Cadvance for over 10 years, and we built a personal relationship that remains intact to this day.

Wednesday 20 February 2008

CAD that Won't Break the Bank (Cadalyst Labs Review)

Review by Ron LaFon

Inexpensive CAD applications can offer significant functionality for substantially less money than top-of-the-line products.

Cadalyst evaluated two applications from FIT: CADVANCE LiTe v13, which was in late beta release, and the same application with the addition of AETools LiTe.Both the standalone application and the combination with the architectural add-in fell within the review criteria of low-cost CAD applications for $750 or less.

Read the Review here

Sunday 18 February 2007

Where can I find Manuals or Tutorials on the FREE Cadvance Version 6.5

These days Cadvance like most other software is supplied with electronic Adobe e-book manuals. Version 6.5 which dates back to 1995 was supplied with two volume Paperback Manuals.

However All is not lost, Janise Harmon of BayCAD produced 8 Lessons you can download to get you started.

Tutorials for CADVANCE 6.5
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4
Lesson 5
Lesson 6
Lesson 7
Lesson 8

Tuesday 29 April 2003

Friday 18 February 2000

CADVANCE 2000 Review by Geoff Harrod

"CADVANCE is a general CAD program that has been popular in America for some years, but has not been seen in my part of the world, Australia. The main promotional features are its ease and speed of use, and wide ranging professional capability in both 2D and 3D. My impressions are that the claims are well founded...... "

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