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An Introduction to form•Z   1 Jul, 2002

form•Z is a general-purpose 3D modeler from auto-des-sys, Inc. Both Windows and Macintosh versions of the program are supported, and within each version you can purchase form•Z in any one of three levels.More>>

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Curing Unresolved File Headaches--Part I   1 Jul, 2002

If you are part of an engineering-design team with multiple people working in tandem, there's a good chance you've encountered unresolved links while working with associated CAD files.More>>

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Getting the Most Out of Solid Edge Draft   1 Jul, 2002

Several key projects designed to "turbo charge" Draft and take user productivity to the next level make their debut in Solid Edge Version 12 (SE V12).More>>

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Exercising Your Design   1 Jul, 2002

This new column starts out with a lesson on the ins and outs of creating assemblies in SolidWorks.More>>

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Is LISP Out of a Job? No Way!   1 Jul, 2002

There are a lot of tools for customizing AutoCAD, so programmers often want to know which tool is the best for the job and which to learn at the exclusion of all others.More>>

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Creating TurboCAD Solids   1 Jun, 2002

Last month, after comparing the solid-modeling capabilities of IMSI's TurboCAD Professional to those of AutoCAD, I concluded TurboCAD is the more powerful modeler.More>>

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Draw 3D Screw Threads   1 Jun, 2002

HELIX.LSP creates wire frame helical screw threads for 3D drawings.More>>

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CAD for the Field   1 Jun, 2002

Cut the chains that confine you to your workstation. New wireless technology and CAD software take CAD mobile.More>>

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TurboCAD: A Solid Performer   1 May, 2002

IMSI's TurboCAD Professional is in the same price range as Autodesk's AutoCAD LT, yet the former's capabilities for constructing 3D solid-models exceed those of AutoCAD itself.More>>

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Object Manipulation in Visual LISP   1 May, 2002

Although the computer is much faster at solving rigorous mathematics than we are, it lacks the conceptual talent to understand what it sees.More>>