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Creating TurboCAD Solids   31 May, 2002

Last month, after comparing the solid-modeling capabilities of IMSI's TurboCAD Professional to those of AutoCAD, I concluded TurboCAD is the more powerful modeler.More>>

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Draw 3D Screw Threads   31 May, 2002

HELIX.LSP creates wire frame helical screw threads for 3D drawings.More>>

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CAD for the Field   31 May, 2002

Cut the chains that confine you to your workstation. New wireless technology and CAD software take CAD mobile.More>>

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TurboCAD: A Solid Performer   30 Apr, 2002

IMSI's TurboCAD Professional is in the same price range as Autodesk's AutoCAD LT, yet the former's capabilities for constructing 3D solid-models exceed those of AutoCAD itself.More>>

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Bentley's MicroStation V8 forms base for trio of AEC tools   30 Apr, 2002

Separate packages handle architectural and structural design.More>>

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SolidWorks 2001Plus beefs up assembly capabilities   31 Mar, 2002

Across-the-board improvements make SolidWorks 2001Plus a major release.More>>

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Points and Solids   31 Mar, 2002

Rhino is a powerful, yet modestly priced, 3D-modeling program from Robert McNeel and Associates. It runs on most computers using a Windows operating system.More>>

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AutoLISP Solutions: Automated drawing coversheet   31 Mar, 2002

Add custom toolbars to your AutoLISP program interfaces.More>>

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Digging Deeper Into Rhino Surfaces   28 Feb, 2002

Our exploration of Rhino's surfaces continues this month, as we look at more ways to create surfaces and tools for modifying surfaces. Rhino, which is short for Rhinoceros, is a powerful, yet moderately priced, 3D modeling program from Robert McNeel & AssociatesMore>>

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Scratching the Surface of Surfaces   31 Jan, 2002

This month, we continue our exploration of the 3D modeler Rhino as we look at its surface-making tools.More>>