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AutoCAD 2019 Introduces Major Licensing Changes Article
AutoCAD 2019 Introduces Major Licensing Changes   22 Mar, 2018

The latest release of Autodesk’s CAD software rolls the existing suite of separate vertical products, except for Civil 3D, into a single subscription offering: One AutoCAD.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>>

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>>

Dear MicroStation Maxine: What Are My Bentley Software Licensing Options? Sponsored
Dear MicroStation Maxine: What Are My Bentley Software Licensing Options?   14 Feb, 2018

Bentley Systems continues to offer perpetual licenses as well as term licenses and a variety of subscription programs that you can mix and match according to what’s best for your business. 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>>

2D CAD to 3D Modeling2D CAD to 3D Modeling White Paper: Your Guide to the Transition
Whether you’ve already begun or you’re still considering your options, this eight-page guide by CAD management guru and industry expert Robert Green will help you draft a plan, gather resources, and manage expectations. From the editors of Cadalyst. Download your copy.


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Visit the Microstation Transition Resource Center: Thinking about switching to Bentley Microstation?  Visit this sponsored resource center for articles and tools including Microstation 101 and the "Is Microstation Right For You Quiz" - Click over to the Center now!


Guide: What's New in DraftSight(R) 2019 - a better 2D drafting and 3D experience.  Download this guide from Dassault Systemes to explore the new features and improvements in DraftSight 2019.  No registration required, download your guide here.

 

 


C3D Labs Blog: C3D B-Shaper SDK's Polygonal mesh to boundary representation solid conversion: Algorithm details and C++ code samples.  See more blog posts.




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