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In Third Generation, HP Trims Z1 Price While Preserving Performance Article
In Third Generation, HP Trims Z1 Price While Preserving Performance   29 Apr, 2016

Like many of its competitors, HP sees vast potential in the entry segment of the workstation market, and is designing machines that meet budget constraints while exceeding PC capabilities.More>>

Rigorous GPU Update Regimen Enables VFX Wizards to Produce Eye-Popping Visuals from CAD Files Article
Rigorous GPU Update Regimen Enables VFX Wizards to Produce Eye-Popping Visuals from CAD Files   28 Apr, 2016

At the W.I.P visual effects collective, graphics are always a work in progress, and continual updates are necessary to ensure the best performance possible.More>>

Tips & Tools Weekly (Vol. 21, No. 9) Article
Tips & Tools Weekly (Vol. 21, No. 9)   25 Apr, 2016

Select your own centroid for rotating the 3DOrbit command, plus more tools and resources for CAD managers and users.More>>

Take Control of the 3DOrbit Command in AutoCAD Video
Take Control of the 3DOrbit Command in AutoCAD   25 Apr, 2016

By default, the 3DOrbit command rotates around the center of your AutoCAD model. When you’re working on a specific part of a 3D model, that rotation centroid may not work for you. In this video tip from Cadalyst and Lynn Allen, you’ll see how to take control of the 3DOrbit command and select...More>>

Autodesk AEC Updates Focus on Saving Time, Promoting Communication Article
Autodesk AEC Updates Focus on Saving Time, Clarifying Communication   22 Apr, 2016

The latest refinements to Revit, Civil 3D, and InfraWorks 360 aim to help users model more efficiently and share their design intent more effectively.More>>

Trusst Lingerie Uses SolidWorks to Engineer a New Support Structure Article
Trusst Lingerie Uses SolidWorks to Engineer a New Support Structure   14 Apr, 2016

Headed by a team of female designers and engineers, the crowdfunded startup approaches brassiere design from a user’s perspective. More>>

Lynn Allen's AutoCAD Tips

Lynn Allen

In her easy-to-follow, friendly style, long-time Cadalyst contributing editor and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen guides you through a different AutoCAD feature in every edition of her popular "Circles and Lines" tutorial series. For even more AutoCAD how-to, check out Lynn's quick tips in the Cadalyst Video Gallery. Subscribe to Cadalyst's free Tips & Tools Weekly e-newsletter and we'll notify you every time a new video tip is published. All exclusively from Cadalyst!
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CAD Management Expertise from Robert Green

Cadalyst's CAD management expert Robert Green shares field-tested advice in his "CAD Manager" column and CAD Manager's Newsletter. From CAD standards and training to technology insight to professional self-improvement, Green covers topics that give today's CAD manager an edge. Subscribe to CAD Manager's Newsletter  today!
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