You can use several methods to find and open drawings, even damaged drawings. You can save and backup drawings automatically.
You open drawings to work on them just as you do with other Windows applications. In addition, you can choose from several alternative methods.
If you work with large drawings, you can improve performance by opening only the view and layer geometry that you want to work with.
You can easily transfer information between drawings that are open in a single session.
You save drawing files for later use just as you do with other Microsoft Windows applications. You can also set up automatic saving and backup files and save only selected objects.
You can search for a drawing using name, location, and date filters, properties such as keywords that you added to the drawing, or text strings containing a specific word or phrase.
You can set the search path to drawing support files such as text fonts, drawings, linetypes, and hatch patterns. You also can specify the location of temporary files, which is important when working in a network environment.