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Solid Edge v15   1 Mar, 2004

Solid Edge V15 from UGS PLM Solutions picks up more from where v12 left off than v14. As you may recall, the company skipped v13. Last year, v14 made significant inroads into providing advanced surface modeling tools with the company's Rapid Blue technology (remember Blue Dots and Blue Surfs?). V11...More>>

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FEA Automates Analysis   1 Mar, 2004

The latest crop of FEA (finite-element analysis) tools breaks new ground with MCAD applications. No longer the cryptic, lumbering, budget-busting software of the 1980s, FEA now offers ease of use, tight integration, and a host of simulation and automation features. No, this is definitely not your...More>>

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If the Use of Color in Large Format Technical Documents is So Valuable, Why Isn?t It Used More Often?   27 Feb, 2004

Users of CAD, GIS, and similar software can reap greater value by producing large-format technical documents in color.More>>

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NDES news: EBay targets small-business customers   27 Feb, 2004

Online marketplace offers financing, other resources for small-business buyersMore>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #115: NDES 2004   26 Feb, 2004

A roundup of MCAD news from NDES 2004More>>

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Autodesk acquires MechSoft technology for Inventor   23 Feb, 2004

Purchase brings functional design tools to Inventor users.More>>

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Lattice3D's XVL format: Another option for 3D model publishing   23 Feb, 2004

XVL format compresses 3D models for e-mail, Web useMore>>

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Tools for the Team   16 Feb, 2004

Solid Edge's built-in view and markup capabilities foster design team communication.More>>

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Using the Hole Wizard   16 Feb, 2004

The SolidWorks Hole wizard and Hole Series option pair up the proper holes and fasteners.More>>

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Autodesk Takes Schenectady County Engineers Digital   14 Feb, 2004

Land Desktop cuts response time by automating civil design tasksMore>>