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Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 3 Article
Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 3   17 Aug, 2017

Once you’ve decided to bring cloud-hosted virtual workstations into your workflow, you’ll need to tackle a host of additional decisions about platforms, providers, and instances. More>>

Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs Video
AutoCAD Video Tips: Copy Multiple Objects out of Xrefs   14 Aug, 2017

If you want to copy a large group of objects out of an external reference (xref) and don’t want to use the painful NCopy command that forces you to pick them one at a time, then you’ll love this tip! More>>

Deciphering High-Definition Monitor Technologies for CAD Article
Deciphering High-Definition Monitor Technologies for CAD   3 Aug, 2017

When navigating the HD maze to find the best monitor for your purposes, it’s easy to get lost in acronyms. Start by understanding the basic terminology and options in the marketplace.More>>

Create Revit Content from Autodesk Inventor Models Article
Create Revit Content from Autodesk Inventor Models   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Learn how to convert Inventor files into BIM models for Revit, and the improvements made to Inventor 2018 to help users with that process.More>>

Constrain Cable Points in Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness Video
Constrain Cable Points in Autodesk Inventor Cable and Harness   31 Jul, 2017

This IMAGINiT Tricks tutorial shows how to control complex routing and create component work points as paths to define and constrain cable points. More>>

Hardware Becomes More Mobile with New Products Debuting at SIGGRAPH Article
Hardware Becomes More Mobile with New Products Debuting at SIGGRAPH   31 Jul, 2017

HP's new backpack-style VR kit and external GPUs from NVIDIA promise a more flexible, portable future for CAD and virtual reality users.More>>

Useful, Yet Lesser-Known Features of AutoCAD Electrical Article
Useful, Yet Lesser-Known Features of AutoCAD Electrical   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Learn about commands related to displaying wire color and gauge labels, wire number placement, and more.More>>

Create and Remove OLE Links in Inventor Files Article
Create and Remove OLE Links in Inventor Files   31 Jul, 2017

IMAGINiT Tricks Tutorial: Inventor has the ability to create object linking and embedding (OLE) links to non-native files such as images, PDFs, and spreadsheets.More>>

Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings Video
Close the Gaps in Badly Drawn AutoCAD Drawings   24 Jul, 2017

Have you ever tried to join lines or plines together that were not contiguous? It can be done, but you have to know the top-secret recipe for doing so! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to get rid of the gaps and end up with seamless polylines.More>>

Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 2 Article
Harnessing the Cloud for CAD: The Case for Virtual Workstations, Part 2   20 Jul, 2017

Herrera on Hardware: Understand the difference between the virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), private cloud, and public cloud models.More>>


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