Product Design
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Windows Explorer vs. SolidWorks Enterprise PDM   27 Jan, 2011

Solid Thinking Tutorial: Two project data management systems face off over project storage, managing revisions, and tracking an engineering change order.More>>

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Navigate the Design Window with View Manipulation Shortcuts   23 Jan, 2011

On the Edge Solid Edge Tutorial: Try these mouse-and-keyboard command combinations to navigate around your 3D design without interrupting your workflow.More>>

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Banking on Green   13 Jan, 2011

At Yakima, lifecycle thinking generates products that not only reduce carbon footprint but also drive innovation and save money.More>>

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Take Inventor Assembly Constraints to the Max — and Min   13 Jan, 2011

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Add limits to assembly constraints in Autodesk Inventor 2011.More>>

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Designing to His Own Beat   30 Nov, 2010

User Profile: Rock musician Dale Meiners found a second creative outlet — producing one-of-a-kind millwork designs for discerning clients. More>>

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How Can Apparel Companies Use 3D Software to Streamline Sample Development?   11 Nov, 2010

By replacing physical samples with digital models, clothing companies can save money, speed product development, and give buyers a better understanding of their products. More>>

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Scaling Images in Autodesk Inventor   10 Nov, 2010

Avatech Tricks Tutorial: You can use a 2D image as the basis of your next 3D model, but only if you know how to adjust the image to full scale.More>>

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PTC Lifts the Project Lightning Curtain, Introducing Creo   29 Oct, 2010

Promising to redefine the CAD market, a new suite of role-specific product-development apps support any mode of modeling and can incorporate data from any CAD system. New versions of Pro/E, CoCreate, and ProductView are rebranded for immediate availability.More>>

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Autodesk Inventor 2011 (for AEC)   20 Oct, 2010

First Look Review: AEC users benefit from cross-platform collaboration between the software that designs the equipment and systems within buildings and the buildings themselves. More>>

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Autodesk Inventor 2011 (for Manufacturing)   14 Oct, 2010

First Look Review: Adding direct manipulation, better visualization, and the terrific new Assembly Snap tool, this is no ordinary upgrade. More>>