12 years ago
OK, I just applied for a second mortgage for SW on a laptop, and was
So here's Plan B.
Basically I need to stop embarrassing myself (well, embarrass myself less),
and instead of drawings on napkins for various machinists, or hauling around
effing samples, I'd like to give'em sumpn sumpn semi-dignified.
For simple stuff, nothing more complicated than, say, a gear and pawl, and
not even that -- slots, stuff that fits into slots, bars, etc.
So ahm lookin at a starter ditty, like an emachine laptop, with 2 gb, 250 gb
drive, dvd, (athlon chip in this case, but not nec'ly), etc, for a few
What cad will work on that with no problem? Any *semi-decent* shareware?
And if not, what's the coin for low-end-but-servicable cad?
How about this:
I have an old copy of Visio 2000 and Intellicad 98, that I really got banged
for, hard..... right before they sold out/went belly up.
I actually used Visio for a while, did some nice stuff, but eventually just
went back to, well, my speadsheets -- and napkins.
There was a bit of al learning curve with Visio, don't know if it would be
useful to resurrect. Opinons?
Microsoft bought Visio, which you'll find in some of their office packages,
which I have.
But guess what they left out??
Why, the effing CAD module, of course!!!!!
Basically all MicroShit Visio will do is glorified flow charts..... Give me
a fukn break.....
MS bought Visio for $1.3 billion, and at one time offered the full cad
version (visavis the flowcharting/diagramming silliness). Amazon actually
Iny opinions on Visio 2000? Anyone use it? I see there is some support
for it, from googling a bit.
Man, I need to be held.....