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Solid Edge ST6 First Looks: 2D Drafting Enhancements

Jeffrey Heimgartner, Nov 8, 2013

Usage of extended views, break lines functions when creating 2D layout drawings of 3D models, assemblies

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Solid Edge ST6 First Look: Better Surface Modeling

Daniel Dobrzynski, Nov 7, 2013

Tangency control handles, reflective planes, redefine surface command for creating new surfaces by replacing existing model faces with BlueSurf, support of curvature continuous end conditions, real-time previews

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BuildEdge Plan 2.0 Review

Rande Robinson, Nov 5, 2013

Draw 3D walls, doors, floors, windows, roofs with parametrics easily using SketchUp plug-in, but little documentation, commercial version available for $29 with 30-day money back guarantee

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TurboSite v1.3, Enterprise Edition, by IMSI/Design

Steve Stafford, Oct 31, 2013

Enhancements include automatic report generation, add-in apps that run inside Revit, AutoCAD, smart polygon tool, ability to export all of data as single, compiled PDF report

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Zoom Quickly and More by Controlling Your Mouse's Wheel

Ellen Finkelstein, Oct 31, 2013

3 system variables affect mouse wheel: ZOOMFACTOR, ZOOMWHEEL, MBUTTONPAN; mouse wheel actions available when MBUTTONPAN is set to 1

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AEC Project Presentations from the 2013 Be Inspired Awards

Winning project in 'innovation in generative design' category was Wujin Council Building in China; winning project in 'innovation in structural engineering' category was Bhau Institute of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership in India, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Nov 14, 2013

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Dassault 3D Experience is Explained

CAD industry still struggles to understand Dassault's high minded concepts, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Nov 13, 2013

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Efficiency with Renovation Mode

Start renovation mode, set renovation options for objects, click close renovation mode tool to end session, modify renovation display by changing object properties, activate demolition, revision plan in AutoCAD Architecture, Melinda Heavrin, AUGI Library, Nov 14, 2013

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Edit Toolbox Configuration Name with a Suffix in SolidWorks

Select hardware to edit, add custom property to be able to edit configuration name, add custom information in suffix, Ron Thogersen, SolidNotes, Nov 14, 2013

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Flip and Rotate Flat Pattern Drawing View

Go to insert, views menu to select property manager option, click flip view button, dropdown above flip view button to rotate view in SolidWorks, Jim Peltier, Javelin Technologies, Nov 14, 2013

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