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Your Inventor Design: Share It, Protect It   15 Nov, 2004

Step-by-step guide: Use Autodesk DWF (Design Web Format) to share your designs with non-CAD users.More>>

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Create fully documented auxiliary views with Alibre Design   15 Nov, 2004

Use the Alibre Design Section View tool to create auxiliary views with automatically generated reference details.More>>

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Bug Watch: Battman Bylayer Bug is Bread and Butter to the Bugmeister   15 Nov, 2004

Battman encounters color calamity and mirroring mayhem! Citizens fend off block lock and table trouble!More>>

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MCAD Tech News 2D to 3D #8   11 Nov, 2004

Cement-Plant Designer F.L. Smidth Moves to 3D and SolidWorksMore>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #132   4 Nov, 2004

CoCreate's OneSpace Designer Modeling 2005 3D CAD software takes steps in the right direction.More>>

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Don't Reinvent the Wheel   1 Nov, 2004

The first rule of thumb for all designs: Use standard components! Why reinvent the wheel when literally millions of standard components are available from thousands of component manufacturers. Best of all, you can easily access these CAD models online and drop them right into designs, for free!...More>>

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Alibre Design 8.0   1 Nov, 2004

Alibre design is alibre's flagship product-a 3D parametric solid modeler with integrated online colllaboration tools that sells for far less than comparable applications.More>>

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UGS NX 3   1 Nov, 2004

A number of differences separate the so-called midrange mechanical CAD products from the high-end applications, and one that's often overlooked is how they evolved.More>>

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Extreme Speed-Six Workstations Push the Limits   1 Nov, 2004

The systems submitted for this roundup are the most varied I've seen in one of our roundups for some time: AGP-based systems, PCI Express systems, single-processor workstations, and dual-processor systems. One vendor submitted a workstation for the first time-Alienware, a familiar name in the...More>>

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COSMOSWorks 2005   1 Nov, 2004

COSMOSWorks is a design analysis automation application integrated into SolidWorks. It employs the finite element method for performing FEA (finite element analysis). It simulates the working conditions of SolidWorks models and predicts their physical behavior.More>>