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3ds Max

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AEC

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  • Delivering on the Promise of BIM - challenge of project information explosion caused by adoption of BIM in AEC industry, importance of managing all this project information systematically to render order from chaos, Allen Preger, AECbytes, July 15, 2015
  • Investigate ArchiCAD 19 Intuitiveness - work environment improvements, tab bar to navigate multiple viewpoints, project views can be accessed instantaneously, Mary Moscarello Gutierrez, Graphisoft, July 13, 2015
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AutoCAD

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AutoCAD Civil 3D

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Autodesk 360

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Autodesk, Products

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Autodesk Inventor

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Autodesk Revit

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  • Create New Local CheckBox is Disabled in Revit - map all to server location where central file is stored in exactly same manner, visit collaborate, worksets option to check if worksharing is enabled, recover central file from backups if file is corrupted, Autodesk Knowledge Network, July 14, 2015
  • Create a Sanitary to Vent System Transition in Revit, Pt 2 - select connector, change system classification parameter from fittings to sanitary, fittings to vent, create transition family, connect piping to toilet before applying transition family in project, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, July 17, 2015
  • How to Modify Default Join Geometry Order - open view that displays elements to be joined, select multiple switch on options bar to switch join order of multiple elements with common element, select element that joins first element in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, July 14, 2015
  • Reading Gross and Rentable Area Elements - define area element on project to show total gross, rentable area in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, July 17, 2015
  • Revit 2016 Energy Analysis Enhancements - ability to perform energy analysis more precisely, ability to create energy analytical model using 'create energy model' tool, Vasudha Dixit, Ideate, July 14, 2015
  • Revit 2016 Open Sheet View Feature - offers option to right-click on view name in project browser to open sheet view, option gets greyed out or unavailable if view is not placed on sheet or when view is legend/schedule, Katrina Vea Rodriguez, Ideate, July 16, 2015
  • Revit API: Close Active Document - open, activate placeholder document, close doc, open, activate doc, close placeholder document, Aaron Lu, AEC DevBlog, July 13, 2015
  • Revit Fundamentals 101 - vectorize drawings, clean up CAD drawings prior to import, link *dwg plan in to Revit, set up grids, levels, export conceptual model, input into Revit, Paul Wintour, Parametric Monkey, July 11, 2015
  • Revit: MEP Copy-Monitor with System Tab Off - have system tab tools turned on to be able to copy-monitor MEP objects, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, July 15, 2015
  • Tightly Curved Swept Blends in Revit Adaptive/Massing Environment - create spline through points, adjust spline, select profiles to create form, extend points out to ends of spline before attempting to create tighter shape in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, July 20, 2015
  • Unable to Create Form Element in Revit Massing Environment - discusses typical Revit scenarios related to creation of swept blend using profiles on sweep path, unsuccessful generation of form with reference to possible solutions, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, July 18, 2015
  • Using ModelSTAT to Check for Revit Model Problems - free addin to view graphical representation or summary of all elements in Revit model, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, July 16, 2015
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CAD Industry

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CAE

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CAM

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Engineering

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MCAD

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  • Interview: Richard Funnell, KeyShot Global Training Specialist - presentation at Solid Edge University, main CAD tool, source for models rendering, biggest mistakes that engineers tend to make in their renderings, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, July 14, 2015
  • A Look at Altair's solidThinking Inspire 2015 - easy-to-use solidThinking Inspire lets automatically identify holes and rounded edges to remove them, offer clues with use of miniature 3D models, Kenneth Wong, Virtual Desktop, July 16, 2015
  • Review: KeyShot 6 Beta Preview - more options for animation of colors, depth of field, material graph editor to have more visual representation of current material, ability to add materials to label, new geometry editing environment, Al Dean, DEVELOP 3D, July 14, 2015
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Onshape

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  • Tech Tip: How to Build a Nut - creating highly detailed version of nut, complete with chamfers, internal thread representations, using Onshape, Ethan Rejto, Onshape, July 13, 2015
  • What's New in Onshape's Latest Update - ability to create sketch text, Boolean operations within pattern or mirror commands, copy, paste sketch entities, curvature visualization, comments improvements, Cody Armstrong, Onshape, July 20, 2015
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PTC

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Rapid Prototyping

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Reviews - Hardware

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  • Lenovo's ThinkPad W550s Brings Mobility to the Workstation Market - 15.5" display, Intel Core i7-5600u processor, 16GB of DDR3 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA Quadro K620M GPU, excellent battery life, lacks integrated optical drive option, good performance, base price starts from $1,130, Frank Ohlhorst, ENGINEERING.com, July 17, 2015
  • Review: NVIDIA Quadro K1200 - designed for small form factor workstations, K1200 has 4 GB of memory attached to Maxwell-generation GM107 GPU, delivers appealing level of performance for price, Alex Herrera, Graphic Speak, July 16, 2015
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SOLIDWORKS

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