3D Modeling
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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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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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Making the Most of Model Tolerances   1 Jul, 2003

Learn how to set up model tolerances, update your model to specific tolerances, and document these tolerances at the drawing level.More>>

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Stream/XP Usability   1 Jul, 2003

Beyond the new ergonomic screen layout and SmartStep enhancements of Solid Edge 14, you can also benefit from the numerous usability advancements.More>>

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Putting Design on Display   1 Jul, 2003

This month, we'll focus primarily on controlling the graphical display and output of your design files.More>>

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On Freedom and Constraints   1 Jun, 2003

Wymer explains why applying the right constraint is critical to the preservation of freedom in assemblies.More>>