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Draft it is a powerful and easy-to-use 2D CAD software for suitable for all users, in the office or at home. You can create, print and save your own drawings and designs.







Activating the Plus version

Draft it Plus is an upgrade to the FREE version of Draft it. You must purchase this upgrade before you can activate Draft it Plus.


Start Draft it using the icon on your Desktop or on the START menu. The following dialog box will appear.




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You have selected Draft It Plus  for this session, continue?




(You can use any version at any time during the trial)

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Draft it is a completely FREE CAD Download that you can use indefinitely. It is a powerful and easy-to-use 2D CAD system suitable for all users, in the office or at home.

Create, print and save your own professional drawings


Easy to use - visual aids complement all commands


Dynamic editing functions with visual handles and snaps


Supports Metric and Imperial Units





With the Plus version selected click on the 'Yes' button, the Draft it Activation box is displayed (shown below).


If you have not yet purchased Draft it Plus then click on the 'click here' link which will take you to the CADlogic website. Once the site has loaded click on the Draft it Plus link. On this page you will find an 'Add to Cart' button for you to begin the purchase process.


Once you have completed the purchase you will receive an email with an order reference number, you will need this and the email address you supplied when placing the order to complete the activation.


Click on the 'Activate Software (Requires Order Ref & Email Address)' button. To display the following. (The 'Close' button returns to the previous dialog box.)




There are four options here.


1) Automatic Web Activation - Use this to automatically activate Draft it Plus using your email address and order reference number.


2) Apply for an Activation Code - Send an application for an activation code. These are processed manually.


3) Enter Activation Code - Use this to enter a code supplied via (2) above.


4) Other / No Internet connection - Use this option to obtain the information required to get an activation code.


The following is a description of the 4 options.


1) Automatic Web Activation


If selected the following dialog box is displayed.



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This method uses your internet connection to automatically obtain and enter the code. Simply enter your email address (the one used when purchasing the software) and your order reference number and click on 'Activate'.


If successful (after a short delay) the following will be displayed.



Click on 'OK' to close the message. Activation is now complete.


This activation method will fail in the following circumstances.


a) The maximum number of automatic activations has been exceeded in which case the following message will be displayed.


If this occurs then use option 2 ' Apply for an Activation Code' described below to request an activation code. Please explain the reason you require another code in the space provided.


b) This method uses the internet to activate the program and no internet connection was found.



If this occurs then use option 4 'Other / No Internet connection 'described below'.


2) Apply for an Activation Code


If selected the following dialog box is displayed.



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To get your activation code fill in the form and click on 'Apply' (you must fill in the fields marked **), the following message is displayed.



These requests are processed manually normally during UK office hours, therefore please do not expect an instant reply. Please note that multiple requests will delay the response time.


You will receive your activation code by reply email. You can now use option 3 'Enter Activation Code' to activate the program.


CADlogic normally reply by email if there are any queries regarding the request.


This method uses the your internet connection to send the request, therefore the following message will be displayed if no connection was found.



3) Enter Activation Code


You must have used option 2 'Apply for an Activation Code' and received the code by email before you can use this option.


If selected the following dialog box is displayed.


Common reasons for the invalid code message are:-


i) The code has been misread or typed. Double check the code and re-enter. Especially check for misinterpretation of the letters 'O' & 'I' with and numbers '0' & '1'. We always recommend that you copy and paste the code as described above to avoid this.


ii) You do not have high enough rights to unlock the program. This is easy to detect as the 'request code' changes each time the program starts. To resolve this start Draft it by right-clicking on the icon and selecting 'run as administrator'. Apply for, and then enter the code as described above.


Copy & Paste (recommended) or type the activation code from the email into the 2nd box, then click on 'Activate'.


If the code entered is correct the following message will be displayed, click on 'OK' to close it.



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4) Other / No Internet connection


If selected the following dialog box is displayed.


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Make a note of the web address and request code. You will also need your order reference number. Now via another PC with internet access you can visit the web page shown:-


http://www.cadlogic.com/products/draftit/activateplus.aspx


On this page complete the form and click on the 'SEND' button (you must fill in the fields marked **). The web page will display a message saying either ;-


'Thank you Your activation code will be forwarded to the email address specified.'


Or


ERROR Please make sure you have:- Entered a Name, a valid email address, your Country, your Request Code & your Order Reference. Use your browser 'back' button to return to the request form.


These requests are processed manually normally during UK office hours, therefore please do not expect an instant reply. Please note that multiple requests will delay the response time.


You will receive your activation code by reply email. You can now use option 3 'Enter Activation Code' to activate the program.


CADlogic normally reply by email if there are any queries regarding the request.


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