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SolidWorks World 2013, Part 2: A Sampling of Product Debuts   24 Jan, 2013

More than 100 solution partners took part in the event, filling the Partner Pavilion with hardware and software offerings for all types of mechanical CAD users — including these new releases.More>>

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At SolidWorks World 2013, Users Get a Peek at What's Coming in Version 2014   24 Jan, 2013

Company reveals long list of new features, discusses the move to the cloud, and announces My.SolidWorks.com web portal and new Mechanical Conceptual tool. More>>

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Combine Multiple AutoCAD Layers into One   22 Jan, 2013

Have you ever wanted to combine many layers into just one? LayMrg to the rescue! This handy command even deletes the empty layers when it's finished. Join Lynn Allen and check it out!More>>

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IRIS Produces Full-Color 3D Models from Printer Paper   16 Jan, 2013

New 3D printer from Mcor Technologies uses inexpensive, readily available material to produce models for AEC, manufacturing, and geospatial applications.More>>

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Switch to Direct Modeling Speeds Furniture Maker’s CAD Workflow   10 Jan, 2013

Kimball International moves to Solid Edge with synchronous technology and gains shorter design times and simplified reuse of legacy data.More>>

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Mouse Wheel Tips for AutoCAD Users   8 Jan, 2013

You use the wheel on your mouse all the time for panning and zooming — but do you know everything you can do with the mouse wheel? Join Lynn as she shares a myriad of mouse wheel tips that will put you on the road to instant productivity!More>>

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Create 3D Sketches from 2D Sketches in Autodesk Inventor   31 Dec, 2012

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Combine two 2D sketches to generate the geometry for a 3D sketch, or use one sketch and an existing surface.More>>

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Select Femap Elements by Adjacent Faces   30 Dec, 2012

Femap Tips and Tricks: Create a group by selecting a number of elements that have adjacent faces. More>>

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Autodesk and the Cloud, Part 3: Experts Take Aim at Cloud Stereotypes   17 Dec, 2012

At Autodesk University 2012, speakers claim that cloud technology can work for large enterprises — and concerns about data security need not be a roadblock.More>>

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Autodesk and the Cloud, Part 2: Fusion 360 Will Deliver Professional-Level CAD on the Cloud   13 Dec, 2012

Coming next year, the pay-as-you-go service will offer full-fledged 3D mechanical design via any web browser. More>>