Sketching with Geometric Accuracy

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Guided Tour Through ArcSite

CAD program for mobile devices uses real-time shape recognition, constraints to convert hand-drawn sketches into connected lines, arcs, price starts from $10/month for 100 projects, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access,




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