Product Design
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The Life Cycle of Managed Documents   1 May, 2003

White gives a rundown on how to use the Life Cycle Assistant to manage and update your assembly drawings.More>>

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SmartMates Save Time in Assemblies   1 May, 2003

Jankowski shows you how to simplify the mating process using SmartMates and following visual clues.More>>

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Tapping Knowledge Vault's Engineer's Notebook   1 Apr, 2003

Using the Engineer's Notebook in Inventor's Knowledge Vault lets you quickly capture design intent, decisions, and history.More>>

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Extending the "Edge" with Solid Edge Draft   1 Apr, 2003

White teaches you how to use Solid Edge Draft to produce 2D drawings--still a fundamental part of the 3D workflow.More>>

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Using SolidWorks' Mate References   1 Apr, 2003

This month, Jankowski explains what mating references are and how using them can shave time off your production of assemblies.More>>

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Import 3D Points from Excel (AutoLISP Solutions)   1 Apr, 2003

AutoLISP routine imports x,y,z coordinate data from a spreadsheet file, then uses it to create a polyline in AutoCAD.More>>

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Design Intent and iMates   1 Mar, 2003

Wymer highlights the Knowledge Vault's iMates, which you can use to virtually automate standard-component assemblies within Autodesk Inventor.More>>

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Solid Edge Introduces Systems Library   1 Mar, 2003

White gives you a step-by-step guide to successfully creating and using Systems Libraries with SE V14.More>>

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Contour Selection   1 Mar, 2003

Jankowski shows you how to deal with sketchy designs using SolidWorks' contour selection tool.More>>

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Design Intent and iMates   1 Mar, 2003

Wymer highlights the Knowledge Vault's iMates, which you can use to virtually automate standard-component assemblies within Autodesk Inventor.More>>