A+W CAD Designer Automotive particularly supports the requirements resulting from the production conditions of automotive glass. Special digitizing methods allow swift digitizing of templates. Highly specialized tools facilitate the smoothing and correction of shapes. A special machine axis helps to position the shape on the line. Peculiarities of different line layouts are taken into account. NC programs for all machines of a line are generated in one step. Several production lines can be controlled by just one A+W CAD Designer file. A+W CAD Designer comprehensively supports automotive glass production.