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Compare the Draftsman family of products 

Use the chart below to compare the features of the members of the Draftsman for Windows family: Draftsman for R14, Draftsman for R2000/2002, Draftsman 2002 and Draftsman CuttingShop.
 
Platform
Program Platform Required Comments
Draftsman for R14 Windows 98, 2000,  ME, NT, or XP Runs WITHIN AutoCAD Release 14 (Required)
Draftsman for R2000/2002 Windows 98, 2000,  ME, NT or XP Runs WITHIN AutoCAD 2000 or 2002 (Required)
Draftsman 2002 Windows 98, 2000,  ME, NT, XP, Vista or 7
Draftsman CuttingShop Windows 98, 2000,  ME, NT, XP, Vista or 7

 Automatic Vectorization
Feature Draftsman 
for R14 or R2000/2002
Draftsman 
2002
Draftsman 
CuttingShop
Black and White Vectorization Yes Yes Yes
Color Vectorization Yes Yes Yes
Save Vectorization Parameters Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Line Weight Recognition Yes Yes Yes

Stand-Alone Vector Editing Tools and Features
Feature Draftsman 
for R14 or R2000/2002
Draftsman 
2002
Draftsman 
CuttingShop
Node Handles NA* Yes Yes
Convert Line to Arc or Arc to Line NA* Yes Yes
Add Points NA* Yes Yes
Drag Points NA* Yes Yes
Delete Points, Lines. or Polylines NA* Yes Yes
Cut Polylines NA* Yes Yes
Draw Lines. Arcs or Polylines NA* Yes Yes
Change Color or Layer NA* Yes Yes
Change Line Weight NA* Yes Yes
Reflect NA* Yes Yes
Rotate NA* Yes Yes
Move NA* Yes Yes
Copy NA* Yes Yes
Array Copy NA*   Yes
Join Polylines NA* Yes Yes
Close Polygons NA* Yes Yes
Line Offset NA* Yes Yes
Vector Fills NA* Yes Yes
Line Extend NA* Yes Yes
Parallel Snap NA* Yes Yes
Perpendicular Snap
NA*
Yes
Yes
Line and Point Snap NA* Yes Yes
Stretch Objects NA* Yes Yes
Optimize Line NA* Yes
Set Tool Path Direction NA*   Yes
Set Cutting Order
NA*
 
Yes
NA* - Since Draftsman for R14 and Draftsman for R2000 run inside of AutoCAD, all of AutoCAD's vector editing and drawing tools are available to you.

Text Features
Features Draftsman 
for R14 or R2000/2002
Draftsman 
2002
Draftsman 
CuttingShop
Optical Character Recognition Yes
Automatic Font Outline Yes Yes
Fit Text to Arc or Polyline Yes

Raster Editing
Feature Draftsman 
for R14 or R2000/2002
Draftsman 
2002
Draftsman 
CuttingShop
Rotate Yes Yes
Despeckle Yes Yes Yes
Hole Filling Yes Yes Yes
Area Delete Yes Yes Yes
Invert Yes Yes
Pixel Edit Yes Yes Yes
Deskew Yes Optional1
1 Available with the Rubber Sheeting option (see below)

Options Available
Option Draftsman 
for R14 or R2000/2002
Draftsman 
2002
Draftsman 
CuttingShop
Batch Conversion Yes Yes
Raster Rubber Sheeting INCLUDED Yes
Simple Nesting Yes
 

 
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