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Understanding the CommandManager   1 Sep, 2003

New to SolidWorks 2004, the CommandManager gives you the power to minimize screen icons, simplify work processes, minimize mouse clicks, and more.More>>

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When a Line Is Not Just a Line   1 Sep, 2003

What makes a CAD drawing special?More>>

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Trying to Follow Those Standards!   1 Sep, 2003

Allen helps you take advantage of the simple, effective features of the CAD Standards tool in AutoCAD 2004.More>>

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Convert 3D Polylines to 2D   1 Sep, 2003

AutoLISP Solutions: See how Visual LISP can cut down your coding in this routine that converts 3D polylines to 2D polylines.More>>

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Workmodes and Other Hidden Treasures   1 Sep, 2003

Today our design and engineering projects are increasing in complexity; they usually involve the consumption and delivery of hybrid project content.More>>

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Embracing Different Views   1 Aug, 2003

No need to meticulously draw orthographic projects or cross-sections of your design. Wymer shows you how to extract them directly from your 3D model.More>>

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Working with Sheet Metal Parts in Solid Edge   1 Aug, 2003

White takes you through the sheet-metal construction features, from base features to part properties, to flattening.More>>

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Document Types, File Types, and User Types   1 Aug, 2003

Jankowski reviews the different options SolidWorks has for file type choice as well as file naming and the standards that help users work productively.More>>

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The Return of the Express Tools! (Who Says Dreams Don't Come True?)   1 Aug, 2003

Allen celebrates the return of the awesome Express Tools in AutoCAD 2004.More>>

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Upgrade dilemma:Are you ready for the march to AutoCAD 2004?   1 Aug, 2003

It's AutoCAD upgrade time again, and whether you're laboring at Autodesk or at a company that uses AutoCAD, never have the prospects, potential, and pitfalls been more difficult to discern. Companies don't want to spend money on technology, but worry about falling too far behind, especially with...More>>