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What is Vanilla AutoCAD?

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Bogbadbob658

Can someone tell me what Vanilla AutoCAD is? I've noticed it coming up in posts but have no idea what it is.

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ReMark

Plain old AutoCAD without any enhancements. Straight out of the box.

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Bogbadbob658

Many thanks

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samifox

whay is the reason its called Vanilla ?

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Dadgad

Vanilla meaning PLAIN, not flavored or added to, like one of the Vertical Products.

 

Yes, I know Vanilla is a flavor, one of my favorites. :)

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ReMark

Some use the word "generic" in place of vanilla.

 

I prefer peppermint AutoCAD myself.

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samifox

what Vanilla flavor has to do with natural autocad?

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ReMark

It is not a flavor. Look up the definition of "vanilla" and you see this included...

 

...having no special or extra features; ordinary or standard.

 

Now do you understand how the word is being used in reference to AutoCAD versus a vertical product built on top of AutoCAD?

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samifox
It is not a flavor. Look up the definition of "vanilla" and you see this included...

 

...having no special or extra features; ordinary or standard.

 

Now do you understand how the word is being used in reference to AutoCAD versus a vertical product built on top of AutoCAD?

 

now i got it.

quoted Oxford dictionary

 

(also plain vanilla)

informal Back to top

Having no special or extra features; ordinary or standard:

choosing plain vanilla technology wherever you can will save you money

the original, vanilla MP3 format is still the most commonly encountered form of the technology

they seem to be quite content in their plain vanilla domestic life

his sex life is totally vanilla

MORE EXAMPLE SENTENCES

 

autocad became vanilla only since vertical products were published?

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nukecad

The term is originally derived from ice-cream believe it or not.

 

'Plain' (or standard) ice cream is vanilla flavoured.

 

So plain (or standard) versions of software became known as the "vanilla version"

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PotGuy
The term is originally derived from ice-cream believe it or not.

 

'Plain' (or standard) ice cream is vanilla flavoured.

 

So plain (or standard) versions of software became known as the "vanilla version"

 

Hungry now. Thanks. :ouch:

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