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Building Rhino Frameworks   1 Jan, 2002

This column continues to explore Robert McNeel & Associates' 3D modeler Rhinoceros. This month we'll take a closer look at its tools for creating curves.More>>

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An Introduction to Rhino   1 Dec, 2001

When this column was conceived, 3D modeling was generally restricted to expensive programs that ran only on costly UNIX workstations. AutoCAD, though, was an exception that offered a practical means for many of us to create 3D models.More>>

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A Mechanical Desktop User's Look at Inventor   1 Aug, 2001

For the last year and a half Autodesk has had two programs–Mechanical Desktop and Autodesk Inventor–that essentially do the same sort of work and serve the same market.More>>

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MCAD Tech News #54 (July 20, 2001)   20 Jun, 2001

In This Issue: Ashlar Expands Product Line, Autodesk Inventor News, Advancements in User InterfacesMore>>

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SolidWorks 2001   1 Jun, 2001

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SolidWorks 2001: A design odyssey   1 Jun, 2001

Sheet-metal design and surfacing become even easier.More>>

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Surfaces and Solids   1 Apr, 2001

Although most people concentrate on Mechanical Desktop's parametric solid-modeling tools, the program also has a decent set of surface-modeling tools that can make smoothly curved shapes.More>>

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User Interfaces- FreeForm Modeling   1 Apr, 2001

SensAble haptic system lets you shape virtual clay onscreen.More>>

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Plot Minder 2.1.5   1 Mar, 2001

Plot Minder 2.1.5 tracks plot information from AutoCAD Release 14 and 2000 using a customized Microsoft Access database.More>>

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Print Suite 2.0.4   1 Mar, 2001

Print Suite 2.0.4 lets you track AutoCAD plots and all other application prints to any Windows printer.More>>