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Select Similar Objects in AutoCAD at Lightning Speed   26 Feb, 2013

AutoCAD 2011 added the SelectSimilar command, which is a great feature for grabbing like objects quickly and easily. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you all the ins and outs of the command — including how to customize it to get the results you're after! More>>

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Control Femap Models with Reference Groups   25 Feb, 2013

Femap Tips and Tricks: This capability can help with model organization and visualization control.More>>

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Windows 8: Is It the Right Call for CAD?   14 Feb, 2013

Microsoft’s new OS, with its radically redesigned touchscreen interface, could face an uphill climb toward professional adoption.More>>

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Understanding AutoCAD Mechanical Object Snap Settings   13 Feb, 2013

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Do you ever feel like your object snaps are possessed? If you are experiencing odd behavior while using them, this tip can help.More>>

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Add Transparency to Your AutoCAD Drawings   12 Feb, 2013

Have you ever wished you could see through a solid fill to the objects beneath? Transparency will let you do just that, like magic — and it can add a professional edge to your drawings, too. Join Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of transparency. (Available...More>>

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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>>