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Old 03-16-2005, 10:03 AM   #1
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Hi Everyone,

I recently bought my first house I'm looking for software for Linux that I can design things with, like yard layout and blue prints. Something similar to this would be great:

http://www.smartdraw.com/specials/la...k.asp?id=41521
http://www.smartdraw.com/product/fpn/index.htm

I've checked out qcad, and that's a little robust for my needs. What about Dia? Could I use that? I suppose I could purchase one and try it with Wine, anyone do that?

Thanks in advance!
Jeremy
 
Old 03-16-2005, 10:11 AM   #2
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Dia is fine for these things. Pretty all-round, actually - I use itin Debian for designing electrical circuits.

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Old 03-16-2005, 11:45 AM   #3
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Do you know where they might have any templates for DIA? I'm looking for something similar to the Office Layout Template in Visio (ie, walls, doors, windows, stairs, etc...).

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