3D Modeling
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Drawing Production   1 Oct, 2003

Whether you need 2D drawings that can be changed without affecting the originals or associative drawings that update themselves whenever the originals are altered, White can give you some professional pointers.More>>

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Managing Repetitive Tasks   1 Oct, 2003

Using the SolidWorks Task scheduler, you can update files and associated files, print files, update custom properties, and do much more.More>>

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Documenting Your Design: Parts List and Balloons   1 Sep, 2003

In this column, Wymer covers how to define a parts list, customize its output, and balloon your assembly components.More>>

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Evolve to 3D   1 Sep, 2003

White outlines a four-step process for Solid Edge users that allows them to move to 3D at a comfortable pace.More>>

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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>>