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Steve Johnson has been an AutoCAD specialist since 1985. He originally became well known around the world for his infamously large AutoCAD Release 13 Bug List, which he maintained as part of his duties as the Bug Threadmaster of the long-defunct CompuServe ACAD forum. Steve is also a past President of the Western Australian AutoCAD User Group (WAAUG). As a former committee member on the Applications Programming Special Interest Group of the North American Autodesk User Group (NAAUG APPROG SIG), he also contributed to the NAAUG Newsletter. NAAUG has long since been renamed as Autodesk User Group International (AUGI. Steve was part of the AUGI Benchmark Committee, which assisted in the development by Mark Middlebrook of the AUGI Gauge, a comprehensive AutoCAD benchmark.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Information Science) degree. He has developed many hundreds of LISP routines and other AutoCAD customization files in his career and prides himself on producing high quality, low maintenance software.
Steve lives in Perth, the capital city of the state of Western Australia. He enjoys drinking wine, eating Japanese food and driving very fast around corners (not simultaneously). He once played cricket very badly (this is a game like baseball except all the rules are entirely different) and was a keen fencer in his youth. He took a 23-year break from the sport before returning in 2008. His successes at this sport include:
21 Western Australian Veteran Championships
2011 Australian Veteran Sabre Champion
2016 Australian Veteran Foil Champion (50+)
2016 Australian Veteran Sabre Champion (50+)
2016 Asian Masters and Oceania Sabre Champion (50+)
2016 Commonwealth Veteran Sabre Champion (50+)
He speaks enough French to be able to ask for a room with a shower, and enough Japanese to ask you what time the party will start. His other interests include listening to classical and hideously unfashionable progressive rock and metal music, emu wrestling, collecting mushrooms, moderate consumption of Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc and Teppan-Yaki, delicately balancing throttle and steering at the limit of adhesion, and writing about himself in the third person.
ClassicArray provides an enhanced dialog box interface for AutoCAD’s Array command. Provides many features not present in AutoCAD’s ARRAYCLASSIC command.
ClassicArray is a simple-to use but powerful tool for creating arrays in AutoCAD.
- Provides a dialog box interface to AutoCAD’s Array command. The familiar interface method provides continuity with earlier releases; use of the Ribbon is not required.
- Supports Rectangular, Polar and Path array types.
- Supports the creation of both associative and traditional non-associative arrays.
- Provides an in-dialog preview panel to give you a quick idea of what your array will look like before any objects are created.
- Allows creation of a preview array which can be accepted, rejected or modified before the desired array is finally chosen.
- Base objects can be incorporated into the array or left intact as desired using a simple toggle.
- Allows simple creation of 3D arrays.
- Comprehensive Help is available from within the dialog box.
- Provides Ribbon tabs and toolbars, separated into associative and non-associative sections.
- Supports AutoCAD 2012 and later (updated for and tested with AutoCAD 2017).
- Digitally signed for compatibility with security features of recent AutoCAD releases.
- Setup routines are provided that support either AutoCAD 2012/2013 only or all releases from AutoCAD 2013 onwards. Uninstallation is via the standard Windows Control Panel methods (Uninstall a Program, Add/Remove Programs).
- Uses AutoCAD’s Plug-in feature to provide application behavior consistent with other add-ins.
- Acts as a workaround for various AutoCAD Array bugs and limitations.
- Supports AutoCAD for Windows and vertical products derived from it. Sorry, due to Autodesk API restrictions ClassicArray can support neither AutoCAD LT nor AutoCAD for Mac.
See the ClassicArray Help page if you want to see a full description of the product, including screenshots.
Click to download ClassicArray: ClassicArray.1.1.0 (1.15 MB)
This download is both the 15-day evaluation and the commercial product. It is fully functional, but will not create arrays after 15 days until registered.
Licensed users of ClassicArray 1.0.0 can download and install version 1.1.0 without any additional license purchase. The same registration code will work for both versions.
ClassicArray.1.0.0 (0.85 MB)
Pricing and Purchase
Please note that the online shop is not yet fully automated and as a result there may be a delay of a day or so between payment and email receipt of your registration code. If you have any problems with the purchase process, please provide feedback using the Contact page.
|Up to 20-user license||$100|
|Up to 50-user license||$200|
|Up to 100-user license||$300|
|Unlimited site license||$500|
All pricing in US dollars. Australian purchasers will be charged an additional 10% GST. Secure payment via PayPal. Product is available by download only.
This page lists some of the Autodesk products that are no longer sold or for which end-of-life or no-more-development have been announced. This is provided as-is for historical interest and with no guarantee of accuracy. However, corrections and additions are most welcome: please comment on the post Autodesk products are falling like parrots.
|123D CNC Utility||2011||2017|
|3D Concepts for Windows||1992||1993|
|3D Print Utility||2013||2017||MeshMixer?|
|3D Studio Viz||1997?||2008?||Different features, file format and price to 3DS Max|
|A360 Desktop||2013?||2017||See here for expiration notice and FAQ|
|Actrix Business / Technical||1998||2000|
|AE/CADD / AEC Architectural||1985||1990|
|Advanced Modeling Extension (AME)||1990||1994?|
|Animator Pro (DOS)||1991||1994|
|Animator Studio (Win)||1995?||1995|
|Application Manager||2014?||2016||Autodesk desktop app|
|AutoCAD AEC Mechanical||1987||1990|
|AutoSketch||1986||2008||See also Drafix|
|Buzzsaw||2001||2017||No longer sold|
|CAiCE Visual Transportation / Roads / Survey||2003?||2008?||Released one version, stopped development & used technology in Civil 3D|
|Cellular Automata Lab||1989||1993|
|Composite||?||2014||Discontinued and free|
|Delcam for Solidworks||2010? (acquired 2014)||2016|
|Design Review||2005?||2013||But undiscontinued 2017|
|Drafix||1998?||1999?||Bought to kill competition, renamed as AutoSketch 6|
|Ecotect Analysis||2008||2015||Development ceased in 2010|
|Envision (formerly OnSite Desktop)||2002?||2004?|
|FMDesktop||2006||2009||Customers prodded over to FM:Systems|
|ForceEffect, ForceEffectMotion and ForceEffectFlow||2012?||2016|
|Generic CADD||1989||1994||Sales ended 1997|
|GMax||2001?||2005||Last version made available as freeware|
|ImageModeler||2008||2009||combined with other products|
|Impression||2007||2009||Free download for subscription customers|
|Inventor Fusion||2011||2012||Fusion 360|
|Inventor Publisher||2011||2016||Rent Inventor Pro 1 year – legacy data not supported|
|Land Development Desktop||?||2004?||Provided with Civil 3D until 2009?|
|Logoa||2011 (acquired 2014)||2017||End announced 2 Nov 2017, executed 22 Dec|
|MatchMover||?||2014||Discontinued and free|
|Movimento||2008||2014||Discontinued and free|
|Pixlr||2011||2017||Sold to 123RF|
|ReMake||2010?||2017||Replaced with ReCap Photo|
|Revit verticals (Architecture, MEP and Structure)||2005||2016||Incorporated into Revit|
|Seek||2008?||2017||Sold to BIMobject AB|
|Simulation Mechanical / Algor Simulation||2009||2017|
|Spark||2014||2016||Merged into Forge|
|Tinkerplay||2015||2016||Thingmaker 3D Printer|
|Toxik / Composite||2007||2012||Incorporated into Maya but discontinued|
|T-Splines for Rhino||2011||2017|
|Utility Design||2013?||2016||Shuffled off to SBS|
|Volo View||2000?||2005||Design Review|
Some information is from John Walker’s Autodesk File. Here’s a list of archived Autodesk community forums that may contain more information about defunct products. Some forums for defunct products are still listed among the living.