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Old 02-02-2006, 03:20 AM
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I have 12 and it works great, love it. I just need to put a picture of my Big 90 tree spade in it.
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Old 02-08-2006, 09:15 AM
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I have my V11 for sale if anyone is interested, I bought it new in July of 05.

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Old 02-08-2006, 09:39 AM
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drafto, how much? ryllwns@sbcglobal.net
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Old 02-09-2006, 06:31 AM
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Hey Drafto why are you selling it...............
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Old 02-09-2006, 08:37 AM
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Dutchman, hopefully Dan will chime in and explain why, but I can give you some information. Pro Landscape is not an easy or simple program to use, as are none of the "design softwares". If you are looking for an easy way to create designs, sub the work out to a designer. If you would like to lead the design, find a designer that will work with you on that level. I have found most landscapers have enough to do with clients, installation, procuring materials and running a business to find time to learn and master a software program and attempt to create quality designs. If you are not a designer, these programs will not help you! There are simply digital pencils and in 3D imaging mode a simple presentation tool. That's a lot of cash and time for something you may not make good use of. The 3D imaging is relatively simple to get a grasp on, but is really only a presentation tool to give your clients an idea of what you are trying to do. The design will not look exactly like the 3D image. The 2D or plan mode is CAD based and CAD is not easy to master. It's also expensive to buy a program, take the time to learn it, purchase a large format printer, ink and paper to go along with it. If you don't do design work regularly, it's a large expense that you may not get your monies worth. The real issue here is it is not going to help you design, but just assist you in getting your point across to your customer. As far as plans go, I still prefer to draw mine by hand. I am able to view the entire plan at all times, changes are simple to make and the Kinkos up the street makes copies at .75 sqft. I di enjoy the 3D imaging and have increased the size of jobs for the installers I draw for because of the imaging and it's assistance in getting the idea across to the clients. I do use the plan mode for small drawings, patios, sidewalks, beds or borders and can print them on my normal printer or email them to installers. Just my thoughts and experience with Pro Landscape, which I use and other software that I have tried. If you would like more information, feel free to contact me.

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Old 02-09-2006, 09:25 PM
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Hey Drafto why are you selling it...............
I bought it directly from David at Drafix with start-up funds when my business was design, install but mostly maintenance. I read all the reviews, did all my research, it was hands down the best software to buy.........if you use it. My business over the course of a year has turned to all hardscaping and fence. I have no need for the software anymore, if I need to do a design, I sub it out. Going into this fiscal year I would rather have something I use than to have this sitting around. Like I said, it is the best.....if you use it.

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Old 02-14-2006, 07:42 PM
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Isn't there another program you can use that can export plants to Prolandscape? I swear someone posted it in this thread, but I can't find it.
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Old 02-14-2006, 08:43 PM
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drafto- is the program still for sale? has it been registered?
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:39 PM
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drafto- is the program still for sale? has it been registered?
Sorry it was sold.
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Old 02-15-2006, 03:00 AM
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Isn't there another program you can use that can export plants to Prolandscape? I swear someone posted it in this thread, but I can't find it.
I think it's called Horticopia....but not totally sure.
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