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Here's What's New in ArchiCAD 18

Scott MacKenzie, Aug 27, 2014

Improved rendering tools, 'edit multiple elements' modeling feature, improved PDF-based collaboration workflow, web-based BIM cloud manager interface, new layout revision tool, elevator design enhancement

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What's the Best Mouse for AutoCAD?

Ellen Finkelstein, Aug 26, 2014

Users recommend Logitech Trackman Marble Mouse, 3Dconnexion SpaceNavigator Compact 3D Mouse, Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball, Evoluent VerticalMouse, Logitech MX500 Optical Mouse

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8 Import and Export Tips Using Various File Formats in AutoCAD

Jeff Yoders, Aug 26, 2014

Bringing AutoCAD data into Inventor to create Inventor sketch profiles, importing AutoCAD into Rhino 3D, importing AutoCAD DWGs into SOLIDWORKS

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Seen at Siggraph Vancouver 2014

Ralph Grabowski, Aug 19, 2014

Mobile chip competitors ARM, Imagination Technologies, NVIDIA, Qualcomm were present, Jon Peddie Research discussed virtualization, limitations of cloud

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3D Printing Growth: Unstoppable Even If 'Moore's Law Doesn't Apply'

Diego Tamburini, Aug 14, 2014

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass says 3D printing will overcome current limitations in next decade, will continue its penetration in production, while coexisting with subtractive methods

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Should You Move to the IT Department?

Think about level of IT authority, impact of IT issues on CAD environment, make job less stressful, more efficient, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Aug 27, 2014

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Hardware Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Intel i5 1.9 GHz processor with scaled storage space, RAM, improved power connector, mini DisplayPort connector, price starts from $800, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, Aug 27, 2014

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Managing Parting Lines in Injection-Molded Parts

 Look for suggested parting line, consider effectiveness of its location both cosmetically, functionally, Design Engineering, Aug 24, 2014

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SIGGRAPH 2014: - Cloud-Based 3D Modeling, Rendering, and Animation

Comprehensive 3D app has hierarchical scene graph, robust support for polymeshes, keyframe-based animation, basic version is free, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe, Aug 27, 2014

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Review of 2 3D Scanners, Pt 2: The Structure Sensor from Occipital

Uses similar technology like Kinect, itSeez3D is good for 3D scanning, 3D printing, can export file as .obj or .ply with full-color texture maps, Michael Molitch-Hou & Danielle Matich, 3D Printing Industry, Aug 21, 2014

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