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BIM Ensures That No Data Is Stranded on Island Building Project Article
BIM Ensures That No Data Is Stranded on Island Building Project   15 Mar, 2018

Morphosis Architects applies Bentley Systems building information modeling (BIM) software in the creation of Cornell Tech’s Bloomberg Center, located on Roosevelt Island, New York. More>>

Spring into Standards, Part 1: Start Crafting Standards for the Modern CAD Ecosystem Article
Spring into Standards, Part 1: Start Crafting Standards for the Modern CAD Ecosystem   14 Mar, 2018

CAD Manager Column: The CAD environment has changed, making CAD standards a much more complex — and perplexing — challenge than in the past. It's time to rebuild your standards to reflect this new reality.More>>

Become a Master of the AutoCAD Cursor! Video
Become a Master of the AutoCAD Cursor!   12 Mar, 2018

We stare at the AutoCAD cursor all day long — but is it really set up the way that works best for you? Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how to master all things related to the cursor, including a new AutoCAD command that completely changes its appearance. You’ll even learn a couple of ways to...More>>

How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users? Article
How Might Artificial Intelligence Help CAD Users?   28 Feb, 2018

SOLIDWORKS presentation explains the basics of the AI landscape, and some of the ways that the company is embracing the future of human–machine partnerships.More>>

Importing PDFs into AutoCAD: Data Integrity and Image Files Video
Importing PDFs into AutoCAD: Data Integrity and Image Files   26 Feb, 2018

In this final installment of my series on importing PDF files into AutoCAD as objects, you’ll learn about some of the bad news — data integrity — as well as find out how you can control the location of the imported raster images (PNG files). More>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018, Part 2: Focus on 3D Printing   24 Feb, 2018

Hardware providers had a heavy presence at the annual user conference, where they promoted 3D printing as the answer to product development needs ranging from prototyping to production parts — but the potential user base isn’t entirely convinced yet. More>>

SOLIDWORKS World 2018: In an Era of Mature Design Software, 'Harder Problems' Beckon Article
SOLIDWORKS World 2018: In an Era of Mature Design Software, 'Harder Problems' Beckon   17 Feb, 2018

Once CAD is finely honed for its original purpose, what’s left for a developer to tackle? At the annual SOLIDWORKS user event, Dassault Systèmes shows where its focus lies now. More>>

Cadalyst Celebrates 400 Issues of CAD Manager's Newsletter Article
Cadalyst Celebrates 400 Issues of Robert Green's CAD Manager's Newsletter   16 Feb, 2018

Cadalyst is thrilled to mark a milestone in the CAD management community: the 400th issue of the CAD Manager's Newsletter by Robert Green.More>>

LACCD Sets BIM Standard on Largest Bond Construction Program in the U.S. Article
LACCD Sets BIM Standard on Largest Bond Construction Program in the U.S.   15 Feb, 2018

Bentley’s connected data environment helps the Los Angeles Community College District save $12 million on complex sustainable building project.More>>

Convert Single-Line Text to Paragraph Text in AutoCAD Video
Convert Single-Line Text to Paragraph Text in AutoCAD   12 Feb, 2018

So you’ve converted your SHX text to single-line MTEXT in AutoCAD (after inserting it from a PDF). But you really wish it were in paragraph format so you could modify the width, and maybe even change the numeric order or bullets! Join Lynn Allen as she shows you how easy it is to convert your...More>>


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Lynn Allen

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