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Drawing Finder for AutoCAD® (AutoCAD *2018-2021)

The Simpson Strong-Tie Drawing Finder for AutoCAD Plugin allows you to insert Simpson products directly into your AutoCAD drawings by pulling the most recent content from our website.

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Screenshot — Drawing Finder for AutoCAD

Version: 1.3.0
Updated: June 2020
Release Notes:

  • Compatible with AutoCAD *2018–2021. *The plugin may function on older versions of AutoCAD, but it has not been tested.
  • Simplified Installation
  • New layer options
  • Connected to the new Drawing Finder which has the following improvements.
    • Filters for product categories, image types, and image views
    • Image previews
    • Drawing improvements, with updated insertion points
    • Updated Scale
    • Updated Layers
    • Improved Search Capability
      • Models with a Z, HDG or SS at the end can now be searched for without having to drop the suffix. Previously these would yield no results, e.g. A35Z, A35SS, 1212THDG
      • Keywords like “hanger” can also be used in search.
    • Removed obsolete models
  • Bug fixes

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Please report any problems by using our Drawing Finder for AutoCAD Plugin Assistance Form.

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