Autodesk has long been a front runner in CAD deployment software and this is for good reason, their products work and work well. Autodesk Autocad 2005 is no exception. It is a well rounded CAD program, packaging the main requirements of design, management and detail work. This program can carry out all the basic requirements for the production of CAD drawings and do so efficiently. Autodesk Autocad 2005 has sophisticated item and layer management facilities and powerful file management properties also. The drawing interface is clear and consistent in its layout combining the text and icon command entry. 3D work is enhanced and makes building models more straightforward for presentations. Setting up a plotting is easier, whichever plotter is being used, with a greater set of options for presentation work. This program ships with better file sharing capabilities, important in today's collaborative environment and helping to ensure good communication in a team context. Another solid installment in a strong series.