CAD Pack FAQ's
This section addresses some common questions and situations that may arise regarding CAD Pack software. For more information, please refer to the Help file and Tutorial provided with CAD Pack software.
Which versions of AutoCAD are compatible with the CAD Pack software?
CAD Pack is compatible with AutoCAD versions 2010 to 2014.
Is CAD Pack compatible with computer systems running 64-bit operating system?
Yes. The CAD Pack Product Browser runs on 64-bit Windows operating systems. Users having trouble placing products directly into AutoCAD, should place products by choosing "Copy to Clipboard" or "Save DWG As..." from the Placement Options pull-down.
Can I access CAD Pack data on a network?
Yes. Click here for more information.
Is CAD Pack software compatible with other CAD software?
Yes. The CAD Pack Product Browser has two new symbol placement options that allows the symbol to be copied to clipboard or saved as a DWG file. DWG files can be inserted into other CAD software such as AutoCAD LT, Google SketchUp and Revit Architecture.
How do I use CAD Pack with SketchUp?
Download and install the CAD Pack application and product catalogs. Select from the Product Catalogs a product or typical, select the Placement Option to be "Save DWG As...", and save the file to a folder location. In SketchUp, select File and Import, select the Options button, set the Scale Units to Inches, select DWG file to complete import process.
Is CAD Pack software compatible with MicroStation?
Yes. The CAD Pack Product Browser will place AutoCAD symbols in MicroStation V8 or V8 XM software.
Does CAD Pack contain pricing?
No. You need to use the TakeOff Select Symbols and TakeOff Create SIF/Report functions in order to create a SIF file that can be read into Herman Miller's specIT program or a third-party specification software package.
How do I start working with CAD Pack and AutoCAD?
First, start AutoCAD. Next, open the CAD Pack Product Browser from the Herman Miller CAD Pack icon on the desktop. To download a product catalog, select from the menu “Product Catalogs” and “Download Catalogs”, then choose which catalogs to download. Next, choose a Product Catalog, select down the product tree until you get to a product number. Prior to placing the CAD symbol, choose your Placement Options and then click “Place” (located in the lower right corner). AutoCAD will become the active window, the product symbol will be on the cursor ready to place and the CAD Pack Utilities Menu will have loaded. For further details on how to use the CAD Pack Product Browser, launch the CAD Pack Tutorial or CAD Pack Help.
How do I start working with CAD Pack and MicroStation?
The CAD Pack software can be started by selecting the CAD Pack Product Browser icon from your desktop. Open MicroStation, select product from the CAD Pack Product Browser and select Place to insert into MicroStation. For further details on how to use the Product Browser, launch the CAD Pack Tutorial.
I haven't updated my CAD Pack software lately. Where can I find the latest release?
Follow the links on the left to Download CAD Pack, It is recommended to uninstall the older version of CAD Pack prior to installing the latest version.
If you require more assistance, contact our CAD Pack Technical Support.
Where can I get help?
If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact us. CAD Pack Technical Support: (616) 654 3483 E-mail: email@example.com
Technical support is available between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding U.S. holidays. During off hours, please leave a message and a support representative will return your call.
If you have questions specific to AutoCAD, refer to your AutoCAD manual, the AutoCAD Help file, or contact your AutoCAD dealer.