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Chapter 25. Publishing on the Web > Understanding the Capabilities of the Web-O...

Understanding the Capabilities of the Web-Oriented AutoCAD 2002

The Web enabling of AutoCAD actually began with the AutoCAD Release 13 Internet Publishing Kit (IPK). The IPK included some utilities for accessing DWG files across the Net of the WHIP! plug-in for Netscape Navigator, and the capability to create DWF files from inside Release 13. With Release 14, some key elements of the IPK were integrated into AutoCAD, resulting in a more Internet-friendly product. AutoCAD 2002 takes Internet functionality to new heights by offering a seamless and transparent integration for access to resources on remote sites.

System Requirements

The completely revamped Internet functionality in AutoCAD 2002 is built on lower-level services provided by the Windows operating system. The layer of software that implements Internet access in AutoCAD 2002 depends on the availability of certain system files, including WININET.DLL and SHDOCVW.DLL. In addition, certain other system files are required to enable features such as document hyperlinking, which will be discussed later. These files are installed as part of the Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) setup. If you already have MSIE version 4.01 or higher present on your system, you have all the files required to activate the Internet features in AutoCAD 2002. If you have an older version, you will need to upgrade appropriately. AutoCAD 2002 was tested extensively with Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 and offers features that are indispensable to your work; it is strongly recommended that you to use a 5.x version.


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