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DataCAD 11   1 Jul, 2004

DataCAD 11 is a major file structure and user interface upgrade from previous versions. A double-precision database provides precision to 14 significant digits, making DataCAD comparable in accuracy to most other professional CAD programs. The user interface is similar to Windows 2000. There are...More>>

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Table 1. 2D Publishing Features   1 May, 2004

Table 1. 2D Publishing FeaturesMore>>

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AutoCAD 2005: Focus on Files   1 May, 2004

Autodesk's introduction party for AutoCAD 2005 was a little different from most such events. Instead of the usual show-and-tell of new features, Autodesk developers showed us a stack of papers. They reminded us that most design projects require more than one sheet of paper to adequately define...More>>

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Cadalyst Labs Review: PDF DWF CSF Which 2D CAD publishing option is best for you?   1 May, 2004

PDF? DWF? CSF? Which of these three document publishing formats is right for you and your firm? As you might expect, there are no easy answers. Much depends on your needs, the speed of the generating applications, and how easy it is to access the files once you've created them.More>>

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Group seeks standard format for 3D on the Web   26 Apr, 2004

Intel spearheads push for 3D Web standardMore>>

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DisplayMate 2.10 Multimedia   1 Mar, 2004

DisplayMate has long been our standard suite for testing graphic displays, so when a new edition ships, it's noteworthy. Not only is DisplayMate one of the standard benchmarks used by Cadalyst, it's a standard throughout the industry. DisplayMate 2.10 is available in various versions: DOS, Windows,...More>>

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CAD on a Budget   1 Jan, 2004

Not every firm or individual needs or can afford a major design application, regardless of whether the economy is booming or depressed. Justifying the cost of an AutoCAD license can often be difficult, particularly if your needs are modest. Fortunately there are alternatives that are not only less...More>>

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I-deas 10 NX Series   1 Nov, 2003

I-deas 10 NX, now owned by EDS, is the product?s second step in the transition toward a merged Unigraphics/I-deas NX product.More>>

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Options abound for creating PDF files from CAD drawings   1 Oct, 2003

Cadalyst Newsline readers send in their choices for PDF generationMore>>

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Adobe Acrobat 6 Professional   1 Oct, 2003

After it sat unused for a year and a half, I finally threw out my fax machine and turned off my dedicated fax line.More>>