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3Dconnexion's SpaceMouse Pro Goes Wireless

Elise Moss, Sep 17, 2014

SpaceMouse Pro Wireless has comfort advantage, comes with 15 programmable buttons, twin port USB-hub, new driver also has mouse wheel, works in Windows, any software, good battery charge

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HardMarque Designs Rethinks Manufacturing Through solidThinking

Jason Brett, Sep 15, 2014

Nick Hardman used solidThinking Inspire software to create design for custom, lightweight titanium piston, then used Evolve to refine shape as well as to add manufacturing requirements economically

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All Quiet on the CAD Lawsuit Front

Ralph Grabowski, Sep 16, 2014

Auto-Dimensions vs Siemens, Autodesk, Dassault; Autodesk vs ZWSOFT case involves culture clash, missteps by both sides, potential fallout affecting entire AutoCAD workalike industry

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What's New on the CAD Side of Vectorworks 2015

Ralph Grabowski, Sep 16, 2014

New curtain wall tool to design glass walls framed by steel members, named elevations for placing details, deform tool also deforms 3D objects, ability to fade gradients to no color

more Vectorworks articles


Create Stylish Leaders with a Multileader

Ellen Finkelstein, Sep 9, 2014

Access multileader style manager dialog box in AutoCAD, choose existing style to start with, specify leader type from leader format tab

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How to Embed SketchUp Models from the 3Dwarehouse Into Your Portfolio Site

Locate SketchUp model on 3Dwarehouse website, choose to embed as thumbnail or 3D viewer, dialogue window pops-up with code snippet, copy it, log-in to portfolio website, add new post, paste code into dialog box, Designer Hacks, Sep 16, 2014

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Data Visualization for Optimization and Lightweighting

Data analysis and plotting program, Origin supports multiple worksheets, offers 100 built-in graph types, tightly integrated with MATLAB, offers good way to present numerical data as interactive graphics, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, Sep 17, 2014

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There's More to Being a CAD Technician Than AutoCAD Skills

Essential skills to getting a job using CAD: math skills, working well with others, learning mindset, industry specific skills, software knowledge, experience, Brian Benton, Novedge, Sep 17, 2014

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What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2015: Chapter 3 - SolidWorks Fundamentals

Add-in load time is displayed, add physical breaks parts, assemblies using model break view tools, ability to open model in position, to view curvature combs for surfaces, Daniel Herzberg, Sep 17, 2014

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SOLIDWORKS 2015 What's New - Grouping Features in Favorite Folders

Move specific features to 'Favorites' folder, then group them into subfolder, giving that subfolder specific name, Roger Ruffin, CATI Tech Notes, Sep 17, 2014

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