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Visual CADD™ v8 Beta

Visual CADD™ v8 is now ready for Beta testing.  TriTools Partners is accepting applications for v8 Beta Testers.  Please click below to submit your application to become a v8 Beta Tester.

If you were a v7 Beta Tester and have already received an email from us, then you are automatically enrolled as a v8 Beta Tester and you need not submit another application. If you have not already received an email from us, possibly due to a change in your email address, please submit another application with your name and email address so that we can update our list. Simply note on the application that you were a v7 Beta Tester.

VCADD Beta

What's New Highlights

Custom Color Palette supporting full 24-bit color

More customizable User interface

Tabbed MDI interface and new toolbars

Dialog scaling feature to increase size of dialogs

More settings centralized on the TabOptions/TBO settings tree

Commands

  • MaskBnd/MK tool to draw opaque fills using background color using a boundary
  • BezEdit/BE tool as an editor for single and continuous Bezier and spline curves
  • Parabola/PB tool to place parabolas
  • ParabVertex/PV tool to draw a parabola using its vertex
  • MixedJoin/MJ tool to join mixed combinations of lines, Beziers, and splines
  • RSGrid/XSG adds grid snaps to running snaps
  • SnGridPt/GN command to snap to a grid point on demand
  • SnFocus/NF command to snap to the focal points of arcs, circles, ellipses, elliptical arcs, and parabolas
  • SnMidPt/SM support for single and continuous Bezier, curves, circles, ellipses, elliptical arcs, and multilines
  • SnPercent/SR support for single and continuous Bezier, curves, ellipses, elliptical arcs, and multilines
  • SnapHatchPt toggle to optionally allow SnNearPt/NP to snap to hatch pattern lines
  • SymSelect toggle to optionally allow Select/SE to select symbols by the closest individual object
  • CBCopyRef and CBCutRef clipboard copy and cut commands which have a user selected reference point
  • RFOpenRef command to open the VCD file referenced by a reference frame
  • CleanDataWnd command as a variant of CleanData which removes objects outside a user drawn window
  • ModBoundary command to toggle the boundary display of selected reference frames, hatches, and fills
  • UndoVertex support added to the Track/TK tool
  • SaveEnvGlbl/ENG and EnvSaveDraw/END commands to separately save global and drawing environments
  • FN, FO, XIC, XIX, FU, and FX are valid 2 and 3-letter shortcuts when no drawing is open

AutoCAD drawing import/export

  • AutoCAD 2018 support

Visual CADD™ v8 Beta Tester Application

Please note that Visual CADD™ v8 requires Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, or 10.

To apply to become a Visual CADD™ v8 Beta Tester:

  1. Fill in all of the following form fields
  2. Scroll down and read the confidentiality agreement
  3. Click the ‘Agree and Submit’ button
  4. TriTools Partners will respond to your application in a timely manner

Contact Information
(all fields are required)
 
First Name
Last Name
Company (optional)
Mailing Address
(optional 2nd address line)
City
(enter one) U.S. State or Province
Zip Code or Postal Code
Country
Telephone Number
e-Mail Address
 
Your Visual CADD™ Experience
 
What do you draw/design with VCADD?
What VCADD version are you using?
What Windows version are you using?
How many years have you used VCADD?
Do you primarily use keyboard 2-letter commands, toolbar buttons, or menus?
How much do you use custom command scripts (Assign Script)?
How much do you use the API, VBScript, or JScript with VCADD?
Briefly describe why you want to be a Visual CADD™ v8 Beta tester.
 

Please scroll down to read the confidentiality agreement and to submit your application to TriTools Partners.


By submitting this application to Gold Run Partners, Inc. dba TriTools Partners to be a Visual CADD™ v8 Beta Tester, you acknowledge you have read and agree to the following NON-DISCLOSURE AND CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT.

Click to agree and submit your application:

NON-DISCLOSURE AND CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

This Agreement is by and between you, the Beta Tester, and Gold Run Partners, Inc. dba TriTools Partners.

The software is the intellectual property of TriTools Partners, and is protected by law, including United States copyright laws and international treaties.

The Visual CADD™ v8 Beta software is provided to the Beta Tester “as is”. The Beta Tester bears the entire risk relating to the quality and performance of the software. In no event will TriTools Partners be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages resulting from any defect in the software, even if TriTools Partners had reason to know of the possibility of such damage.

In consideration of the disclosure of the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information to the Beta Tester by TriTools Partners, the Beta Tester agrees to accept such information in confidence.

The Beta Tester agrees not to, directly or indirectly, in any way, reveal, report, publish, disclose, transfer or otherwise use any of the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information except as specifically authorized by this Agreement. The Beta Tester will use his best efforts to prevent the disclosure of and protect the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information which has been disclosed to the Beta Tester by TriTools Partners.

Any materials provided by TriTools Partners to the Beta Tester embodying Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information may not be reproduced in any form whatsoever without prior written consent of TriTools Partners.

It is understood that the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information does not include any matter which:
  1. is now or hereafter becomes generally available to the public through no act or failure to act on the part of the Beta Tester; or
  2. is disclosed to the Beta Tester on a non-confidential basis by a third party having no obligation to TriTools Partners from so doing; or
  3. the Beta Tester can demonstrate by written record was independently developed by persons who did not have access to the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information.

It is further understood that no license, either express or implied, is hereby granted under any of the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information which is disclosed pursuant to, or generated as a result of this Agreement.

The obligations of secrecy, confidentiality and non-use set forth in and contemplated by this Agreement shall remain in effect until TriTools Partners informs the Beta Tester that the Visual CADD™ v8 Beta and related information is no longer considered a Trade Secret, otherwise said obligation shall survive any cancellation or termination of this Agreement.

By submitting this application to Gold Run Partners, Inc. dba TriTools Partners to be a Visual CADD™ v8 Beta Tester, you acknowledge you have read and agree to the preceding NON-DISCLOSURE AND CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT.

Click to agree and submit your application: