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AEC From the Ground Up--Software Strategy: CAD Options for AEC   1 Feb, 2005

Last month's column discussed the major BIM (building information modeling) software packages in the AEC arena. This month we focus on a range of other CAD products for AEC design. Many of these products have the advantages of lower prices and less complexity, which makes them easier to learn and...More>>

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LCDs--Are They Ready to Replace CRTs?   1 Feb, 2005

These days an overwheming number of flat-panel LCD monitors are available, with each vendor offering multiple models. Though costs have dropped somewhat, they are not yet so low that these sophisticated displays are flying off vendors' shelves.More>>

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ArchiCAD 9: 3D for Architects   1 Feb, 2005

ArchiCAD 9 arrived with what at first I thought were minor improvements. But they add up to quite a lot, especially for 3D work, visualization, and working on a laptop with a cramped screen. The latter situation may occur often now that ArchiCAD supports terminal server technology that makes it...More>>

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January 2005 Index   17 Jan, 2005

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What Makes a Good CAD Manager?   15 Jan, 2005

In a SolidWorks environment, a good CAD manager will improve your companys productivity, product quality and total cost of ownership.More>>

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Configure Vault for a Single Project and Save Time, Frustration   15 Jan, 2005

Configure Inventor's built-in Vault for a single project and spend more time designing and less time hunting for files.More>>

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Use Alibre's New 3D Sketch to Quickly Modify Complex Shapes   15 Jan, 2005

Alibre's new 3D Sketch increases control over lofts so you can modify complex shapes quickly and easily.More>>

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On the Job: Nissan's UK Plant Uses Reverse Engineering to Repair Press Tools   15 Jan, 2005

Delcam software facilitates in-house fixes so new car models roll off the line soonerMore>>

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Playing with Polylines, Part 3   15 Jan, 2005

Playing with Polylines, Part 3: Winding up our series, we look at how to modify polylines using AutoCAD's PolylineEdit command.More>>

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Startup Switches Take the Tedium Out of Starting Up   15 Jan, 2005

Startup switches let you customize your AutoCAD environment so it looks and acts like you want from the get-go.More>>

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