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Drawing Views 101   1 Oct, 2002

Learn to make your SolidWorks drawings more readable by using the different options and types of views that can make detailing flexible and effective.More>>

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Wires and Walls   1 Sep, 2002

This month we continue our exploration of form•Z, a powerful yet moderately priced 3D modeler from auto•des•sys, Inc.More>>

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Simplify by Using Adaptive Design   1 Sep, 2002

There is an alternative to difficult and complex parametric design.More>>

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The Path to Solid Relationships   1 Sep, 2002

The Assembly PathFinder tab on the EdgeBar helps you work with the components that make up an assembly.More>>

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Creating Robust Parametric Sketches   1 Sep, 2002

Learn to build your designs starting with a strong base that will make them more flexible and easier to understand and change later.More>>

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form•Z Basics   1 Aug, 2002

form•Z is a versatile, moderately priced 3D modeler from auto-des-sys, Inc. used in designing a wide range of items from children's toys to skyscrapers. It runs on computers using either Macintosh or Windows operating systems.More>>

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Curing Unresolved File Headaches--Part II   1 Aug, 2002

This month, we'll learn some tips and tricks on how to create and maintain your Project Files.More>>

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A Solid Wire-Route   1 Aug, 2002

Solid Edge's XpresRoute environment now includes tools for creating wires, cables, and flexible tubes.More>>

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Drawing View Activation and Selection   1 Aug, 2002

Jankowski shows how to pick the right method when selecting and activating drawing views.More>>

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An Introduction to form•Z   1 Jul, 2002

form•Z is a general-purpose 3D modeler from auto-des-sys, Inc. Both Windows and Macintosh versions of the program are supported, and within each version you can purchase form•Z in any one of three levels.More>>