Appendix A. Feature Review: By Release

Autodesk has a sunset policy for lower-cost upgrades from one release to a newer release—you must upgrade within a couple of releases to get the lower price. Otherwise, you must pay full price. As a result, most companies don't wait more than two or three releases to upgrade. However, I still find people using releases as early as R14, and many people I work with aren't using the current release.

This section is for those of you who have skipped releases and overlooked certain enhancements as a result. Even if you've been using a newer release for some time, you may have missed something useful. The following is a release-by-release list of selected new features that you should know about. New features are ...

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