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17-3011.01 — Architectural Drafters

The current Tools and Technology examples for this occupation are listed below. Please add your suggested examples to the appropriate category. When you are finished, click the Send Feedback button at the bottom of this page.


Computer mouse or trackballs
  • Three-dimensional motion controllers
  • Flexible curves
  • French curves
Desktop computers
Graphics or video accelerator cards
  • Computer aided design CAD multi-unit display graphics cards
Multimedia projectors
  • Three-dimensional stereoscopic projectors
Plotter printers
  • Plotters
Pocket calculator
  • Handheld calculators
Print servers
  • Architects' scales
  • Electronic scales
  • Backlit digitizers
  • Large-format digitizers
  • Sonic digitizers
  • Three-dimensional laser digitizers
  • Wide-format document scanners
T squares
  • T-squares
Tablet computers
  • Graphics tablets
  • Pressure-sensitive graphic tablets
Touch pads
  • Estimating keypads


Computer aided design CAD software
  • Alias Wavefront Design Studio
  • Autodesk 3d Studio Viz
  • Autodesk Architectural Desktop
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • Autodesk Revit Architecture
  • Bentley MicroStation
  • Dassault Systemes CATIA software
  • Google SketchUp software
  • Graphisoft ArchiCAD
  • Logitech 3D Pro
  • UGS Solid Edge
  • VectorWorks ARCHITECT
Data base user interface and query software
  • ARCOM Masterspec
Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
Development environment software
  • C
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
  • Document management system software
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • ERP software
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe LiveMotion
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software
  • Animation software
  • AutoDesSys form Z
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro
  • Graphic presentation software
  • Landscape modeling software
  • McNeel Rhino software
  • Microsoft Paint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Motion graphics software
  • Non uniform rational b-splines NURBS software
  • Softimage Extreme
  • Sun Microsystems Cobalt
Map creation software
  • Geomechanical design analysis GDA software
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Bill of materials software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software
Optical character reader OCR or scanning software
  • Digitizing and photogrammetric software
  • Scanning software
Pattern design software
  • 100 Plus Hatch Pattern Library
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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