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Futures... Made of... Virtual Parts and Assemblies - advantages of virtual components over bottom-up design method; ability to make existing components virtual, name, copy, move virtual components in SolidWorks 2010, Justin Burton, SolidWorks UK & Ireland, Jan 29, 2010 (more SolidWorks articles)

Linking a Dimension's Value to an Equation - SolidWorks tutorial, Solid Professor, Jan 30, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

The 2 Tier, Print-n-Submit NVIDIA Quadro FX 1800 Review - mid-range card has 2 DisplayPorts, 1 Dual Link DVI-I port, loads large SolidWorks assemblies faster, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 28, 2010 (more graphics cards reviews)

Using Newforma Project Center to Drive the BIM Markup Process - mark up 3D view from Revit Structure, conveying change efficiently in real-time, Craig Stauffer & Steve Farvour of PCS Structural Solutions, AECbytes, Jan 28, 2010 (more AEC articles)

Using AutoCAD Shortcuts in MicroStation - using MS_DWG_PGPFILE variable to load acad.pgp file, running PGP command, Nigel Davies, Eat Your CAD, Jan 28, 2010 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

Determine the Fluid Volume Inside of a Bottle or Container - SolidWorks tutorial, Bill Hall, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 28, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Content Creation, Delivery, and Collaboration Enhanced - 3DVIA Composer V6R2010x creates associative 2D, 3D product deliverables, support for CATIA FT&A cross-highlighting of surfaces, improved collaboration, Desktop Engineering, Jan 27, 2010 (more 3DVIA articles)

Exporting Assembly Structure to Excel - VBA program creates CSV file, can be opened directly by Excel, Brian Ekins, Mod the Machine, Jan 28, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Parametrics 101: Don't Be Afraid - exploring geometric constraints like equal, symmetric, collinear, coincident in AutoCAD 2010, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Jan 28, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Parametrics 102: Sizing Things Up - using dimensional constraints in AutoCAD 2010, Bill Fane, Cadalyst, Jan 28, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Using Polyline Width Parameter in Drawings - drawing resistor using polyline width; drawing polyline consisting of line, arc with varying widths in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 29, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Multiple Users on a Single AutoCAD Electrical Project - Q and A - file name of local project's scratch database file, project database update, dividing large project, Nate Holt, AutoCAD Electrical Etcetera, Jan 28, 2010 (more AutoCAD Electrical tutorials)

Recover Corrupted DWG with Data Objects - create DWG from template, attach XREFs, create DREFs, LandXML import, insert model space linework/labels in Civil 3D, Kevin, Land Development Engineering, Jan 28, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Splitting Your Screen - split screen into 2 or more viewports in Civil 3D, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jan 27, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Get Your Families Connected with Revit MEP 2010 - adding connectors, linking connector properties, using connectors in projects, Shawn Zirbes of Integrated Content Solutions, AECbytes, Jan 28, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

A Tip About Windows Schedule Cost Field - creating fields for cost per unit, total cost in Revit, David Kalimah, Bad Revit!, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Spot Elevation Creation on Top of Beam - using FindView, FindTopMostReference, NewSpotElevation methods in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 28, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Wall-Based families and the Elevation Instance Property - Revit tutorial, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Jan 28, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

UK BIM Standard: What Next? - AEC (UK) team developing BIM standards for architects, designers working on different AEC projects, Nigel Davies, AEC Magazine, Jan 26, 2010 (more AEC articles)

Make Your CAD Resolutions Stick, Pt 1 - encourage your users to complain, correlate complaints, achieve critical mass, communicate to senior management, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Jan 27, 2010 (more CAD management articles)

Using Windows 7 - Windows 7 uses DX11 3D engine, GPU can be used for graphic calculations, physics/thermo fluids simulation, better support for transparencies, Robert Jamieson, AEC Magazine, Jan 26, 2010 (more Windows articles)

CATIA V5 - Where Did That Icon Go? - look for commands in 'Insert' menu or toolbars, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Jan 26, 2010 (more CATIA tutorials)

The Future with Augmented Reality - live view of real world merged with contextual computer-generated information can find applications in CAD industry, Martyn Day, Experience Building, Jan 27, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

Autodesk's Inventor Fusion Takes a Different Path to Direct Modeling

Autodesk Project Butterfly

Standards Enforcement Tools

AutoCAD 2010: New System Variable to Fade XREFs

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 9: Placing Inspection Dimensions

Set Linetype for Dimension Extension Lines

Station Offset Label - Aligned on Sheet

Easing the Transition From AutoCAD to AutoCAD Architecture

Revit Good Bubble Bad Bubble

Autodesk Revit for Project Managers

Revit Inside: Autodesk Revit Architecture for the Interior Designer

Customers are From Venus and Manufacturers are From Mars: Connecting the Dots with Content

Press Tool Strip Layout video or audio - learning about configuration used to create progressive tool design in SolidWorks, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Jan 28, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Design Studies - evaluating, optimizing models using design study in SolidWorks, Darrel Lampley, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 26, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Technology and the Product Development Process - choosing appropriate technology for innovation, concept design is important, Paul Hamilton, Jan 26, 2010 (more MCAD articles)

Toolkits Like MATLAB Enable Parallel Programming - MATLAB parallel toolkit helpful for engineers in using processors, cores effectively, Peter Varhol, Desktop Engineering, Jan 26, 2010 (more MATLAB articles)

Robert Green - Meeting Deadlines video or audio - working backwards from deadlines, prioritizing technical tasks helps meeting deadlines, YouTube, Jan 12, 2010 (more CAD management articles)

Remapping Levels - remap elements to match copied information level with existing level standard in MicroStation, Nigel Davies, Eat Your CAD, Jan 26, 2010 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

Analyzing Nonlinear Contact - using contact tool within ANSYS Workbench environment to check initial contact status, Sheldon Imaoka of ANSYS, ANSYS.com, Dec 2009 (more ANSYS articles)

CAD International Acquires Intellectual Property of DRCAuto - author puzzles over how AutoCAD reseller can maintain relations with Autodesk since it  recommends competing products and now owns LT LISP enabler, which Autodesk prohibits, Deelip Menezes, Deelip.com, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Funding Sought for Mass-Produced Log Homes - designer using ArchiCAD for developing environment friendly log homes, Ken Alexander, 100 Mile House Free Press, Jan 20, 2010 (more ArchiCAD features)

Autodesk University 09 - CEO Carl Bass keynote on managing complexity, key points on point-cloud, analysis, content, Mac, AutoCAD, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009 - The Exhibition Hall - trends in 3D laser scanning, printing, visualization technologies, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Dynamic Blocks - Creating a Break Mark Dynamic Block video or audio - Mike, YouTube, Jan 7, 2010 (more AutoCAD blocks tutorials)

Dynamic Block Trick: Alignment - using alignment parameter to align block parallel to wire in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 27, 2010 (more AutoCAD blocks tutorials)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 8: Automatic Dimensioning with the QDIM Command - AutoCAD tutorial, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 26, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

More Conceptual Design: Using Surface Analysis for Pole Placement - Civil 3D tutorial, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Dimensioning Virtual Sharps - establishing display style of Virtual Sharp, creating dimension in SolidWorks, John Kurtz, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 26, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Parting Line Split Face - CSWP Mold Tools - using split line command in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 26, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Probe in SolidWorks Flow Simulation - activating probe mode to create callout, MLaFleche, CAPINC Technical Blog, Jan 26, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Interview with COADE Employee Over Intergraph's Purchase - Q&A about merger, CAESAR integration, strength, opportunities generated by merger, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 25, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

Rhino Grasshopper - Create Tool Paths for CNC Routing video or audio - creating parallel cut pattern on surface by extracting parameters incrementally along one edge, Michael McCune, designreform, Jan 25, 2010 (more Rhino tutorials)

Revit and CFdesign - CFdesign 2010 can carry out simulation, analysis on Revit models, Martyn Day, Experience Building, Jan 10, 2010 (more CFdesign articles)

Navigation in AutoCAD - commands, tools for quick navigation, exploring in different versions of AutoCAD, Alex Borodulin, NYacad, Jan 15, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

How Can I Edit Lots of Text in AutoCAD - removing single, double, triple digit prefixes, Eat Your CAD, Jan 25, 2010 (requires free registration, more AutoCAD tips)

Creating an AutoCAD Group Using .NET - differentiating block, group, introducing CG command to create group, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Jan 25, 2010 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Inventomizations - Image Export Options - alpha channel with PNG format in Inventor, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Jan 25, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Making the Most with Autodesk Quantity Takeoff: Connecting Take Offs to Industry Estimating Software exclusive video or audio - setting up Quantity Takeoff project, multiple ways of reporting on items with built-in reporting tools, exporting functions, Stephen Komisarek, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Toolspace is Missing Palettes - workaround is to define support paths for toolspace in Civil 3D while moving from 32-bit to 64-bit machine, Justin Ziemba, Being Civil, Jan 25, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Conceptual Road Design Ideas - Civil 3D tutorial, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jan 25, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Chaos: Multidiscipline, Multi-Firm, Multi-Location Autodesk Revit Projects exclusive video or audio - real examples of large-scale project setup, implementation, applying techniques on managing complex Revit projects, Elizabeth Raycroft, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

From Existing and Beyond with Design Options and Phases exclusive video or audio - defining, setting up phases, documenting revisions in Autodesk Revit,  Mike Massey, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Green Renovations with Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - modeling existing conditions quickly, leveraging file types like DWG, Point Clouds, managing, tracking phases, Marie Fisher, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Saving Families From a Project - using menu, project browser, family editor to save existing Revit family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Extra Transaction Required - adding transaction to change values of Z direction justification, vertical projection properties in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 26, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Imported Files - Turning Surfaces Into Solids - workaround is to reduce overall number of surfaces in SolidWorks model, Josh Altergott, CATI Tech Notes, Jan 25, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Pump Performance Estimation video or audio - control volume calculations, finding displaced volume in SolidWorks, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Jan 26, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Tutorial 4 Candlestick - shaping sheetmetal, Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Teacher Blog, Jan 15, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Tutorial 5 Tic-Tac-Toe - working with configurations, using standard parts, Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Teacher Blog, Jan 15, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Tutorial 7 Garden Light - Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Teacher Blog, Jan 15, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Autodesk Project Butterfly Comes Out of Cocoon - stable, easy-to-run preview code, commands arranged arranged in ribbon-bar menu, latency issues faced with higher level commands, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Creating an AutoCAD Block Using .NET - creating simple block definition, corresponding block insertion, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Jan 22, 2010 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Bring Back the Lost Attributes Using ATTSYNC Command - Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 25, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

20 Inventor Tips in 20 Minutes video or audio - tips on sketching, parts, assemblies, drawing manager, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Jan 22, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Creating a Pond Access Ramp - create simple assembly representing ramp, then building corridor in Civil 3D, Eric Chappell, Civil3D Pedia, Jan 20, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Control How Much Surface You See in the Corridor Section Editor - increase default view scale value in Civil 3D, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Jan 22, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Multi Leaders and Background Mask - qselect turns on background mask for all multileaders in Civil 3D, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 24, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Creating Supplemental Drawings in Revit - 'Freeze Drawings' extension, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 22, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Insert Face-Hosted Sprinkler - specific overload of NewFamilyInstance method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 22, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

How to Make a Smooth Helix video or audio - making rig with controlled vertical offset, rotation, Zach Kron, Buildz, Jan 22, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Who Knew? Resetting the Revit 2010 Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar - Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Jan 24, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Welded to the Spot - And Now Edge - using edge weld connector in SolidWorks Simulation 2010 to model welds, Tony Eckersley, SolidWorks UK & Ireland, Jan 22, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Simulation Week - Tip #4: Geostar video or audio - generating quad mesh using FEA tool integrated into SolidWorks Simulation software, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Jan 22, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Cavity Tool - CSWP Mold Tools - reating cavity for part in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 24, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Core Tool - CSWP Mold Tools - using core feature in SolidWorks to create new component, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 22, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Tutorial 1 Axis - drawing axis with different diameters, Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Teacher Blog, Jan 15, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Tutorial 2 Picture Holder - creating picture holder with rectangular base, 4 vertical axes on it, Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Teacher Blog, Jan 15, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Tutorial 3 Magnetic Block - making 2 configurations of part, welding parts together, using hole wizard, Marie Planchard, SolidWorks Teacher Blog, Jan 15, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Q&A on Stratasys' 3D Printer Deal with HP - initial sales in parts of Europe, 3D printers manufacturing, effects on dealer channel, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 21, 2010 (more rapid prototyping articles)

Autodesk Evaluating SaaS Model: Offers Real Time 2D DWG Collaboration Online with Project Butterfly - based on streaming technology, uses Adobe's Flash web engine, sends accurate vectors, metadata using optimized compression, Martyn Day, Develop 3D, Jan 21, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Using Template and Setting Your Unit - defining initial setup in AutoCAD 2010, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 22, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

AutoCAD: PREVIEWFILTER System Variable - controlling objects to be highlighted in selection preview, CAD Addict, Jan 21, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Killing Four Birds with One (MOCORO) - move, copy, rotate, scale object using express tool MOCORO, Lynn Allen's Blog, Jan 21, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Electrical - Quick View Drawings video or audio - AutoCAD Electrical tutorial, CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 21, 2010 (more AutoCAD Electrical tutorials)

AutoCAD Electrical - Rename Catalog Headers video or audio - CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 21, 2010 (more AutoCAD Electrical tutorials)

Adding Cost and Currency to Revit Schedules video or audio - creating intermittent variable translating volume unit to real number units, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 21, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Retrieving Project Parameters - using Document.ParameterBindings property in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 20, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Hidden Linework Disappears When You Change Disciplines - displaying hidden foundations in coordination discipline in Revit, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Jan 21, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

The Super Quick Way to Get Nerdy with SolidWorks Assembly Densities (Without Touching the Parts) - manipulating weight of entire assembly, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 21, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Merge Separate Drawings Onto One Multi-Sheet Drawing - SolidWorks tutorial, Solid Professor, Jan 21, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Tip #3: How to Get Results with Good Accuracy video or audio - practicing verification problems, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Jan 21, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

HP Signs Deal with Stratasys: Let the 3D Printing Games Commence - expiration of key patent, HP announcement makes big splash, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jan 20, 2010  (more rapid prototyping articles)

HP Plans Line of (Relatively) Affordable 3D Printers - targeted at automotive, aerospace industries, 3D printers to be manufactured by Stratasys, Priya Ganapati, Wired, Jan 19, 2010 (more rapid prototyping articles)

Apple Gets Ready to Turn Heads video or audio - Apple files patent for its head-turning technology, might help rotate, zoom, pan, tumble 3D CAD model depending on user's position, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 15, 2010 (more MCAD articles)

Modernizing Government: An Entrepreneurial Perspective - Ping Fu of Geomagic talks about meeting president, using government information to create beneficial products, Robb Mandelbaum, The New York Times, Jan 19, 2010 (more Geomagic articles)

The File and Folder Icons - using MicroStation's current seed file, using visible configuration variable, Nigel Davies, Eat Your CAD, Jan 21, 2010 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

BIM Convergence: BIM Collaboration on a Case Study Project exclusive video or audio - collaborative design processes leveraging BIM platform, 3 critical steps for exchanging BIM databases effectively, advantages/challenges of integrated project delivery relative to BIM methodologies, Kelly Cone, Autodesk University 2009 (more AEC articles)

SolidWorks Bows Out; DWG Goes to Autodesk - SolidWorks withdraws application for DWG trademarks filed at USPTO, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 20, 2010 (more Autodesk articles, SolidWorks articles)

Plot Stamp from Fields - creating plot stamp from simple mtext object in AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Jan 20, 2010 (more AutoCAD LT tutorials)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 7: Using DIMLEADER Command - placing simple arrow, text in AutoCAD drawing, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 21, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

Doug's Quik Tips for AutoCAD Architecture exclusive video or audio - little-known commands, commands useful for various usages, quicker methods of accomplishing task, Douglas Bowers of AIA, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Section Editor is Not Showing My Surface - turning on surface section visibility in Civil 3D, Justin Ziemba, Being Civil, Jan 20, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Dragged State Point Label - flipping labels with text in Civil 3D, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 20, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Sustain Yourself with Revit Architecture Certification exclusive video or audio - guidelines to achieve Autodesk Certification, professional development, testing objectives, Steve Butler, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit articles)

Autodesk Revit for Film and Stage exclusive video or audio - advantages of integrated workflow, building, content, documentation, scheduling, pre-visualization essentials, Phil Read, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit articles)

Shut-off Surface Creation - CSWP Mold Tools - measuring surface area of shut-off surfaces in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 20, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Tip #2: Simulation Considerations video or audio - check geometry for short edges, interference, simplifying model for meshing, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Jan 20, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Bill of Materials for Dummies - ETO - BOM definition, role in engineering-to-order company, PLM functions required to support ETO, Jos Voskuil's Weblog, Jan 19, 2010 (more PLM articles)

Parting Line Surface Creation - CSWP Mold Tools - using parting surfaces tool in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 18, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Exercise: MicroStation Manipulate Tools video or audio - zooming to view column clearly, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 20, 2010 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Autodesk Effects CAD on Web Future with Project 'Butterfly' - share, review, simultaneously edit DWG files over web, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 19, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

File Purge Control with Vault Workgroup - modifying predefined lifecycle states, Brian Schanen, Under the Hood, Jan 15, 2010 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Vault Mirror - utility downloads all files from Vault for read-only, Doug Redmond, It's All Just Ones and Zeros, Jan 19, 2010 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 6: DIMJOGLINE Command - using jogged lines in AutoCAD drawings, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 20, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

3ds Max - Material Instances - uncheck option to propagate materials to instances, Mark Green, designreform, Jan 19, 2010 (more 3ds Max tutorials)

Inventor Sheet Metal - Contour Roll video or audio - contour flange definition, CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 15, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Thermal Expansion and Thermal Stress video or audio - getting digital simulation results using Autodesk Algor, CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 18, 2010 (more Algor tutorials)

Group Revit Schedule Headers video or audio - editing header information in Revit schedules, grouping/ungrouping columns, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 18, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Display Plot Styles in Layouts - turning off 'display plot styles' option in AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Jan 15, 2010 (more AutoCAD LT tutorials)

Rotating Spot Labels - use line labels, grip editing line to change its rotation in Civil 3D, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 18, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

C3D Objects - Layer Isolate vs. Object Isolate - setting layer isolate (LAYISO) to lock layers, using 'object isolate' command, Mark Spatz, Civil3d.com, Jan 18, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Indulge Your Sweet Tooth - Pt1 - modeling peppermint candy in SolidWorks, Alex Ruiz, The SolidWorks Geek, Jan 16, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Episode 257 - CES, CAD Style video or audio - introduction of touch enabled devices, Lou Gallo, SolidWorks:Heard!, Jan 17, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

BIM in the Federal Government 2009-2010: Evolving Roles and Deliverables exclusive video or audio - understanding GSA BIM guides for energy efficiency, navigating new BIM contract language, defining BIM roles, deliverables, Patrick Suermann, Autodesk University 2009 (more AEC articles)

Autodesk AEC Headquarters: A Case Study of BIM and IPD Efficiencies exclusive video or audio - IPD approach with BIM: structure, communications, contracts; clash detection, estimating costs, constructability, Phillip Bernstein of Autodesk, Autodesk University 2009 (more AEC articles)

Facilities Management: Beyond Buildings - customer support to continue for Autodesk FMDesktop, option to migrate to FM:Interact Workplace Management, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Jan 18, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009 - CEO Carl Bass on technology, BIM tools, Cloud computing, Susan Smith, Architecture Week, Jan 13, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Sweeping an AutoCAD Solid Using .NET - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Jan 18, 2010 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

The Definitive Guide to Installing AutoCAD Architecture 2010 exclusive video or audio - advanced methods of creating template user environment applicable to all installations, customization strategies, creating installation scripts, Matthew Stachoni, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Introduction to Adding Symbols to AutoCAD P&ID - Ursula Sadiq, In the Pipes, Jan 15, 2010

P&ID Symbols in AutoCAD P&ID or AutoCAD Plant 3D video or audio - YouTube, Jan 13, 2010

EULA Showdown - Autodesk strikes back at critic R Paul Waddington for sustained criticism of end user license agreement (EULA), Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Jan 18, 2010 (more Autodesk articles, CAD industry articles)

Trust - CAD blogger denied Inventor subscription renewal for objecting to Autodesk EULA, Deelip.com, Jan 13, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

2 Quick Tips for Improving Performance in Civil 3D - using PROXYGRAPHICS, LAYOUTREGENCTL system variables, Rick Ellis, Cadapult, Jan 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Arrows and the Dragged State - using leader tail visibility property for setting arrow from label location to line in Civil 3D, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 15, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Edit Those Survey Figures - working with linework code sets in Civil 3D, Matt Kolberg, Civil3d.com, Jan 15, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Defining Material Parameters as Instance Properties - creating instance parameters, material definition, applying parameters to objects in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 18, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Large Team Project Work Flows in Autodesk Revit: Autodesk Consulting exclusive video or audio - large team, extended team workflow processes outlined, multi-firm, multidiscipline workflow, Charlie Busa, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Balancing Cost, Analysis, and Sustainability - single application should be developed to perform analysis, sustainability, cost estimation of product, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Jan 14, 2010 (more MCAD articles)

SolidWorks Patch Diet? - decreasing size of SolidWorks 2010 service packs takes less time to install, Lou Gallo, SolidWorks: Heard!, Jan 13, 2010 (more SolidWorks articles)

AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2009 - holographic technology by Zebra Imaging, real time 3D solution Nova from Vertice, 3D printing solutions from Z Corp., Stratasys, EnvisionTec, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Jan 14, 2010 (more AEC articles)

Using AutoCAD Navigation Tools - using mouse, navigation tools in ribbon bar, steering wheel, typing in command line/dynamic input, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 15, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

AutoCAD Icon or Text in the Status Bar - showing more items on status bar, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Jan 14, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Roof Object Pt 9 - creating spirit roof with sub-roof object in AutoCAD Architecture, Nathan Ellery, Aussie ACA (ADT), Jan 15, 2010 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Keep Your Curbed Islands Afloat - creating corridor for island in Civil 3D, Jonathan Stewart, Civil3d.com, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

View Representations in Autodesk Inventor Video video or audio - creating viewing state to apply across several views of drawing, Ketiv, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Official Autodesk Inventor Podcast Episode 39 (1 of 2) video or audio - tips on auto center lines, moving model dimensions from one view to another, Garin Gardiner, YouTube, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Official Autodesk Inventor Podcast Episode 39 (2 of 2) video or audio - adding balloons with associative items like models mass properties, Garin Gardiner, YouTube, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Project Structure and Following Process in the Revit Platform - coordinating on project should be easy, breaking down at identical levels, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Mapping Parameters in Schedules - creating shared parameter matching required element parameter, Nader Bakhoum, Revitism4MEP, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Pro/E Wildfire 5.0, Pt 1 video or audio - dynamic edit feature, customizing system color scheme, patterning, plastic parts, shell parts, Kenneth Wong, YouTube, Jan 12, 2010 (more Pro/E reviews)

Pro/E Wildfire 5.0, Pt 2 video or audio - explaining shelled parts, plastic parts, trajectory ribs, sheet metal, patterned tabs, mirrored tabs, Kenneth Wong, YouTube, Jan 12, 2010 (more Pro/E reviews)

Using View Display or Global Display to Save a DGN to DWG - summarizing important terms in AutoCAD, MicroStation, Nigel Davies & Karen Fugle, Eat Your CAD, Jan 13, 2010 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

Social Media Withers on Corporate Branches - corporate blogs suffer from boredom, neglect, independent blog from low quality, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 14, 2010 (more CAD media articles)

With Just 16 days to Go, Autodesk Anoints FM:Systems Facilities Managers Stop Sweating - Autodesk abandoned its FM Desktop, championing FM:Systems, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009 - Alias Sketch for AutoCAD announced, Inventor Publisher Technology Preview available, Moldflow demo, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jan 13, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Creating an AutoCAD Layer Using .NET - using CL command, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Jan 13, 2010 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Rotate Point Marker Independently of the Point Label - editing point label style in Civil 3D, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Jan 13, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 5: Measuring Arcs Lengths and Suspended Angles - selecting arc, placing dimension object in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 14, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

Building Solutions: The AutoCAD Architecture Power User Challenge exclusive video or audio - solving day to day challenges, becoming power user by increasing knowledge, answers to real-world scenarios, challenges, Jeanne Aarhus, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Connecting via SSL or Different Port - tips on connecting via SSL, SSL on different port in Vault, Doug Redmond, It's All Just Ones and Zeros, Jan 13, 2010 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

3ds Max 2010: Viewing a Background Image When Using a Daylight System and a Mental Ray Physical Sky - Scott Rosenbloom, CAD Uzer, Jan 8, 2010 (more 3ds Max tutorials)

Model and Detail Curve Color - changing detail arc line color by changing color of detail curve category's line style in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 14, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Dept. of Subtle - Copy Option Checked or Unchecked video or audio - using CTRL key with offset tool in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 7, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Detailing in Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - learning hybrid detailing process, creating powerful, fully coordinated details in projects, learning about filled, masking regions, repeating details, edit cut profiles, Paul Aubin, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Autodesk Revit for Conceptual Floor Plans exclusive video or audio - importance of good template, modifying families to meet designer's aesthetic, manipulation of color fills, creation of meaningful schedules, Jim Balding, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Autodesk Revit: A BIM Manager's Guide to Revit-alizing Your Office exclusive video or audio - creating office standard template, customizing network deployment for x86, x64 clients, synchronizing custom content, updating templates for mobile users, Nauman Mysorewala, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

New Year, New Resolutions for CAD Managers - predictions, resolutions to help face economic, no-budget scenarios, slow BIM adoption, hardware implementation, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Jan 13, 2010 (more CAD management articles)

Archiving Installation CDs and DVDs - digitally archiving backup files, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Jan 13, 2010 (more CAD management articles)

Combine Two Part Files Into One Using Insert Part - Mates & Combine - using mates to position, combine solid bodies in SolidWorks, Lisa Van Giesen, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 13, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Sketch 'Onscreen Numeric Input' video or audio - SolidWorks tutorial, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Jan 14, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Meet Bob, the Digital Manikin in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 video or audio - push-pull modeling feature, digital manikin to verify clearance, ergonomics, accessibility, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 12, 2010 (more Pro/E reviews)

10 of the Best Tech-for-CAD Goodies of CES 2010 (and More Highlights) - light-touch interactive projector, MSI Wind Top AE2420 screen, LG N+ monitor technology, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 12, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

Element Manipulation video or audio - copying, moving elements, aligning elements by edge in MicroStation, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 13, 2010 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Delivering on the Potential of Multiple Cores for HPC - easy-to-learn Mitrion-C language helps developers write applications that can use multiple processor cores effectively, Peter Varhol, Desktop Engineering, Jan 3, 2010 (more CAD hardware articles, engineering articles)

AU 2009 Learned Lessons - Pfunks Tips - tips on using proxygraphics, LayoutRegenCtrl, maximum triangle length in Civil 3D 2010, Kevin, Land Development Engineering, Jan 11, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Import LandXML Surface - parsing LandXML file, generating topography surface in Revit database from its data, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 12, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 4: Ordinate Dimensioning - placing points with regard to UCS in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 13, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Attributes video or audio - BATTMAN system variable for rearranging order of attributes, Lynn Allen's Blog, Jan 12, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Creating Zoom Macros with the Action Recorder video or audio - AutoCAD tutorial, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Jan 12, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Autodesk AutoCAD 2009 Mastering References: Attach and Overlay Options video or audio - differentiating attach, overlay options while creating external reference, Jeff Bartels, Digital CAD, Jan 11, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Learn SolidWorks 2010 Sheet Metal video or audio - accessing sheet metal tools, learning about base flange, YouTube, Jan 6, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks 2010 Tutorial Bend Allowance video or audio - YouTube, Jan 6, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Advanced Surfacing in SolidWorks 2010 video or audio - YouTube, Jan 12, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

solidThinking Inspired 8.0 - history-based approach of software allows fundamental changes to form, morphogenesis technology for simulating bone structure, clean, intuitive UI, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jan 11, 2010 (more solidThinking reviews)

modo 401 (with SolidWorks) - powerful rendering tool modo provides high-end sculpting, rendering, animation for SolidWorks models, Josh Mings, Develop 3D, Jan 11, 2010 (more SolidWorks articles)

NVIDIA Quadro Makes the Virtual Real - based on NVIDIA Quadro technology, RTT RealTrace visualizes global illumination effects, performs high-end simulation in real time, Shawn Hempel of RTT USA, Desktop Engineering, Jan 3, 2010 (more rapid prototyping articles)

Making Change Easy - Vectorworks 2010 has easy-to-use 3D modeling environment, integrated dimensional constraint manager, wall sculpting tool, decal texturing feature, David Chadwick, Nov/Dec 2009 (more Vectorworks reviews)

Autodesk Inventor - Frame Generator video or audio - creating skeleton, Mark Mason, CAD Tutorials, Jan 11, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 2: Linear Dimensioning - tutorial, continuous, baseline dimensioning in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 11, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 3: Diameter and Angular Dimensioning - adding diameter signs in linear dimensions in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 12, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

Plotting - Getting it Right - creating construction documents plots in AutoCAD, Mark Kiker, CADDManager Blog, Jan 11, 2010 (more AutoCAD plotting tutorials)

Electrical - Creating Ladder Templates video or audio - AutoCAD Electrical tutorial, CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 7, 2010 (more AutoCAD Electrical tutorials)

Edit Corridor Section Dialog - Select a Station Incorrect - turn off all baselines in Civil 3D corridor properties except one being edited, Envision, Jan 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Drawing Units for Input and Display - architectural, engineering units input formats in AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Jan 11, 2010 (more AutoCAD LT tutorials)

A Lap Around Autodesk Quantity Takeoff exclusive video or audio - preparing datasets, organizing takeoff, assemblies, generating cost estimates, publishing estimates for use in other applications, Mark Webb, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Better Decisions, Better Buildings, Early Energy Analysis exclusive video or audio - understanding which Autodesk tool works during which phase of design process, import building model from Revit into Ecotect, 3 tools in Ecotect for biggest impact, David Haynes, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Flagship BIM Case Study: Designing and Building the New CENTCOM HQ exclusive video or audio - comparing 2D traditional design with BIM-based approach, realizing benefits, challenges of moving to BIM in federal government, understanding BIM in relation to LEED, collaboration, ATFP, security concerns, Patrick Suermann, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Autodesk Revit for Urban Design exclusive video or audio - creating, scheduling districts, plots with area plans, building masses, paramatizing building masses with relevant urban design data, Lee Miller, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Creating Railing Definition - creating railing profiles, baluster panel, baluster post, railing assembly in Revit Family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 11, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Where is the Revit Shortcut List? - in KeyboardShortcuts.txt file in Revit 2010, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 12, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit Solid Filled Walls for Presentation Drawings - creating presentation view, using solid fill pattern, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Dec 28, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

HP Z800 Workstation Redesigned & Reinvented - tool-less case with brushed aluminum side panels, Nehalem processor with hyper-threading, consumes 35% lesser power, excellent 104-key USB keyboard, David Cohn, Desktop Engineering, Jan 3, 2010 (more HP workstation reviews)

Saving the Planet Starts with Your Design in Mind - using technology tools for evaluating materials, determine manufacturing location, shipping requirements, assessing manufacturing processes, Jeff Ray of Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp., Desktop Engineering, Jan 3, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

What's Going on with HyperShot? - HyperShot available through Luxion ApS as Bunkspeed fails to pay license fees, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jan 8, 2010 (more rendering articles)

keytech PLM V12: Product Lifecycle Management for SolidWorks - uncluttered UI, bidirectional exchange, improved documentation, can store, load parts, structures, BOM; interview with Mark Driscoll of keytech PLM Inc., Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe.com, Jan 11, 2010 (more PLM articles)

Double Vision - CFdesign 2010 has design study manager to manage multi-scenario design studies, seamless integration with standard CAD applications, new online service, CAD User, Nov/Dec 2009 (more CFdesign reviews)

Working with Blocks: The BASE Command, the Basepoint Option, and the Basepoint Parameter - creating basepoint parameter in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Jan 10, 2010 (more AutoCAD blocks tutorials)

The Basic of Using AutoCAD Drawing Tools - Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 9, 2010 (more AutoCAD basics tutorials)

Unexpected Automatic Offsets? - set automatic offset property value to '--' to allow current default value in AutoCAD Architecture, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Jan 9, 2010 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Elevate All Points from a Point Group (in Pictures) - lock all points, unlock only point group to be elevated in Civil 3D, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Jan 8, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Removing Objects from Data-Reference List in Vault - never place checkmarks besides Civil 3D objects unless required, Mark Spatz, Civil3d.com, Jan 10, 2010 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Revit Parametric House Magic video or audio - creating conceptual massing object loaded into project, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit MEP Quick Panel Schedule Tip: How to Add Empty Rows for Future Breakers - Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Jan 10, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Parting Line Creation - CSWP Mold Tools - choosing direction of pull to create parting line in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 9, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Different Materials can be Assigned in Multibody Parts - assign material properties in SolidWorks 2010, Scott Slovik, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 8, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Sorting Out the Need for Personal Supercomputers - 3 levels of personal supercomputers offer capability to perform desired engineering design work, Peter Varhol, Desktop Engineering, Jan 3, 2010 (more CAD hardware articles)

Bluestreak and the Birth of a Collaboration Kernel - using collaboration kernel to integrate collaboration interactions, seven principles of project information cloud, David, StressFree, Jan 7, 2010 (more Autodesk articles, AEC articles)

Is It You or Your CAD Software? - individual user decides potential of particular software, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Jan 7, 2010 (more 2D to 3D articles)

Autodesk and SolidWorks Settle Lawsuit Over DWG - court forces Autodesk to disavow any claims against functional uses of .dwg, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 7, 2010 (more Autodesk articles, SolidWorks articles)

Selecting Object Like in Windows Explorer video or audio - setting PICKADD system variable to 0 to remove previous selection when next file is selected in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 8, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Introduction to AutoCAD: The Interface - basic tutorial about interface elements, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 8, 2010 (more AutoCAD basics tutorials)

Comparing System Variables: SYSVDLG - displaying list of all system variables, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Jan 7, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Save Options - exploring 'file save' option in Revit 2010, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Jan 7, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Using Vault to Push Custom Inventor iProperties - making Vault index, read custom iProperty, Brian Schanen, Under the Hood, Jan 6, 2010 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

SolidWorks 2010: Faster & Smarter - introduction of gesture-based sketching, modeling, Sustainability Xpress plug-in, design study feature for generating configurations, event-based motion simulation, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Jan 3, 2010 (more SolidWorks reviews)

Types of SolidWorks Simulation Studies - definition: static, frequency, buckling, fatigue, nonlinear, dynamic studies, Ken LaVictor, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 7, 2010 (more SolidWorks articles)

Annoying Error Message: 'Component is Already Opened in SolidWorks' - scenario generating warning, comparing search paths to solve problem, Scott Slovik,  FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Jan 7, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Draft Analysis - CSWP Mold Tools - using draft analysis tool in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 7, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Mid-Market PLM - What Did I Learn in 2009? - CAD-related PLM vendors might focus on bigger companies, new industries, Jos Voskuil's Weblog, Dec 31, 2009 (more PLM articles)

2009 - The Year of ... Confusion? - history-based, history-free modeling techniques can coexist but cannot merge, Paul Hamilton, Dec 28 2009 (more MCAD articles)

HP Greets New Year with Product Rollout - HP Mini 210, 2102, 5102 netbooks with Intel Atom CPUs, HD screens, built-in face recognition software, CloudDrive software, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Jan 6, 2010 (more laptop reviews, HP workstation reviews)

Autodesk, Graphisoft and 3D News - Autodesk acquires Dynamite VSP, SIM Products, AIA reports increased use of BIM, architosh, Jan 6, 2010 (more Autodesk articles, AEC articles)

Using Lock Mate video or audio - SolidWorks tutorial, Solid Professor, Jan 6, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

10 New Technology Predictions for the Future of 3D and Design - SolidWorks might release CATIA translator/converter, 3D design applications on Windows, Mac, Linux, mobile, more usage of thumb-drive, web upgrades, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 6, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

Dimensioning Tutorial Pt 1: Introduction - dimensioning machine part in AutoCAD, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 6, 2010 (more AutoCAD dimensioning tutorials)

Showing and Hiding AutoCAD Toolbars - using -TOOLBAR command, R McSwain, CAD Panacea, Jan 6, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Advanced Curtain Wall Design in AutoCAD Architecture exclusive video or audio - analyzing design sketch of curtain wall, breaking it down into elements, utilizing style-based infill definitions, custom blocks to add non-standard content to curtain walls, James Upton, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Using 'Select Similar' Over Layer Isolate - selecting all contour labels in Civil 3D, Mark Spatz, Civil3d.com, Jan 6, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Extracting Points from a Surface - making surface display points, converting AutoCAD points to Civil 3D points, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Determine Volume of a Container Using Autodesk Inventor video or audio - using simple calculation, assembly derivation, multi-body solids in Inventor 2010, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Jan 6, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Create Simple Borders - using drawing border wizard in Inventor, CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

All in the Family: Creating Parametric Parts in Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - describing family creation process, effectively using parameters to control model geometry, using shared parameters, Matthew Dillon, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Multi-Discipline Project Coordination with Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio - linking/importing CAD, Revit files, monitoring differences between models, controlling graphics of linked information in host model, Jim Stoneberger, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Using Autodesk Revit and 3ds Max Design for Daylighting exclusive video or audio - concepts, practices behind sustainable design, performing quick, accurate daylighting iterations, documenting studies for LEED Credit EQ-8, Eddy Krygiel, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Top Ten AEC Trends of 2009 - cloud computing, 3D laser scanning, visualization, simulation, analysis, social networking, multi-core computing, project collaboration tools, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Jan 4, 2010 (more AEC articles)

Direct Modeling and Freeform Surfaces - An Introduction - freeform surface designing easy with history-based modeling compared to history-free modeling, Paul Hamilton, Jan 5, 2010 (more MCAD articles)

CATIA V5 - Introduction to Drafting video or audio - introduction to drawing, MTM, CAD Tutorials, Jan 5, 2010 (more CATIA tutorials)

Selecting Multiple Elements (2) - fence, defining, modifying fence content in MicroStation, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 6, 2010 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Apple Applies to Patent Multi-Touch Viewing and Moving of 3D Objects - Apple's solution includes manipulations like changing 3D perspective viewpoints, panning in various directions, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 5, 2010 (more CAD industry articles)

What's Next for Autodesk vs DWG? - fight might go to USPTO territory, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Update: What the Court's Decision Means - Autodesk, SolidWorks can't file same claims against each other, can file same claims against others, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk articles)

Memorandum Opinion on the Use of 'DWG' as a File Extension and Autodesk's Disavowal Thereof -  judge records opinion for the record for court case, William Alsup, Dec 31, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Layer States and Viewports - changing layer state using layer states pulldown or layer states manager in AutoCAD, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 4, 2010 (more AutoCAD viewports tutorials)

Roof Object - Pt 8 - Getting Round It - creating round, curved, inverted roofs in AutoCAD Architecture, Nathan Ellery, Aussie ACA (ADT), Jan 5, 2010 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Back to the Grind - January Tips - tag for bottom of pipe elevation, grouping disconnected pipe elements, adding subcategories for extended visibility graphics control in Revit MEP, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Jan 4, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Using Max Triangle Length to Make a Surface Boundary - Civil 3D tutorial, Mark Spatz, Civil3d.com, Jan 4, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Delete Duplicated Point Groups - Civil 3D tutorial, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Inventor Publisher Tech Preview: Quick Look - software can create keyframe-based animations, has wide range of presentation styles, many output options, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor articles)

The Season for Change - list for improving efficiencies in design area, Dennis Jeffrey, AUGI, Dec 2009 (may require free registration, more Autodesk Inventor articles)

Rotate Drawing View - creating drawing with horizontal edge in Inventor, Garin Gardiner, In the Machine, Jan 4, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Rock Your Model. The Seven Step SolidWorks to modo Workflow - rendering SolidWorks model in modo 401, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Jan 5, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Just for Fun Let's Model a Hairbrush - SolidWorks tutorial, GabiJack.com, Jan 5, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Weldment Profile Creation CSWP: Weldments - creating weldment profiles in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Jan 5, 2010 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Joining Walls That Cross Over in Vectorworks - using wall join tool, archoncad blog, Dec 30, 2009 (more Vectorworks tutorials)

Practical Argument Against Depending on the Cloud - SolidWorks help files on cloud might not be available when needed, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Jan 3, 2010 (more SolidWorks articles)

Engineering with Social Media - manufacturers want their ERP systems to be integrated with Enterprise 2.0 like social networking tools, Jeff Rowe, MCADCafe.com, Dec 21, 2009 (more CAD industry articles)

Mathcad: Using Vectors Instead of Range Variables - differentiating range variable, vector; range variable vs vector in user-defined functions, expression, Brent Maxfield, PTC Express, Dec 2009 (more Mathcad articles)

Autodesk Acquires Dynamite VSP - videos of Dynamite VSP in use, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Jan 5, 2010 (more Autodesk Civil 3D articles)

Tracking Design Projects in Vault - using saved searches combined with folder locations, file status, CAD Geek Speak!, Jan 4, 2010 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Creating Multiple Points - using POINT command in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Jan 4, 2010 (more AutoCAD tips)

Inventor - Assembly Constraint Naming - change to modeling view, rename assembly constraints, isolate pair to check constraints, John Evans, From Civil to Inventor, Jan 4, 2010 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

SolidWorks Accuses Autodesk of Attempting to Monopolize Use of .DWG as File Extension - Autodesk wants to consider use of DWG by competitors as trademark infringement, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 31, 2009 (more Autodesk articles, SolidWorks articles)

Autodesk Chuckles at SolidWorks' Fear-Mongering - Autodesk, SolidWorks argue over use of DWG format, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 31, 2009 (more Autodesk articles, SolidWorks articles)

Judge Rules Autodesk's Anti-'SolidWorks' Cartoons A-OK - nonactionable puffery by Autodesk about reading, writing DWG data, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Jan 1, 2010 (more Autodesk articles, SolidWorks articles)

Space Schedule with Header Rows, Sorted by Level and Building/Wing - creating classification definition for adding some hidden columns, non-real spaces for blank rows in AutoCAD Architecture, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Dec 29, 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

AutoCAD Architecture Secrets Exposed exclusive video or audio  - taking advantage of newest interface capabilities, advantage of latest release of AutoCAD Architecture, latest tool palette secrets, Jeanne Aarhus, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Taking AutoCAD Architecture to the Next Level exclusive video or audio  - modifying less commonly used tools for design objects, building information into model, David Butts, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

'This is So Not in the Book' About Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - developing custom views, creating view templates, family tips, reusing project information, template reviews ideas, Donnia Tabor-Hanson, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Finding Your Way Around Shared Coordinates exclusive video or audio - orienting site model to true north, acquiring, publishing, reporting shared coordinates, linking files into Revit, Teresa Martin, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Using Reference Plane in 3D Revit Families - creating profile, baluster panel, changing truss size, angle, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 4, 2010 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Modifying a Family Shared Parameter 'Group Parameter Under' in a Project - Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Dec 30, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

KOMPAS-3D V11 - Pt 3 - modeling piston cup, Deelip.com, Dec 30, 2009 (more MCAD articles)

KOMPAS-3D V11 - Pt 4 - creating surface, Deelip.com, Jan 2, 2010 (more MCAD articles)

KOMPAS-3D V11 - Pt 5 - creating sheet metal die, Deelip.com, Jan 2, 2010 (more MCAD articles)

Customizing Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Menus - drag/drop icons to/from icon toolbar, move navigation tabs setting to different positions, PTC Express, Dec 2009 (more Pro/E tutorials)

Installing Windchill Desktop Integrations and Some Common User Tasks - setting up server connection, searching for documents, PTC Express, Dec 2009 (more Pro/E articles)

Surfacing in Alibre Design - creating closed contours of petal, using Loft feature to model rose, Deelip.com, Dec 26, 2009 (more Alibre articles)

Selecting Multiple Elements (1) - using element selection tool in MicroStation, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 30, 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Judge Agrees that Orange Rectangles are Generic - Autodesk failed to produce sufficient evidence to prove trade dress distinctive, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 30, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Judge Undecided on Use of Puffery by SolidWorks - possible overuse of Autodesk brands by SolidWorks, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 31, 2009 (more Autodesk articles, SolidWorks articles)

AutoCAD Architecture 2010 Tips & Tricks - creating structural member style using single shape across cross section, Tharakesh Ananthakrishnan, AUGI, Dec 2009 (may require free registration, more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Creating Custom Contextual Ribbon Tabs in AutoCAD 2010 video or audio - Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Dec 29, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Measuregeom - measuring distance, radius, angle, area, volume in AutoCAD, Brian Benton, AUGI, Dec 2009 (may require free registration, more AutoCAD tips)

Dynamic Block Action vs Dynamic Block Parameters - controlling profile sizes using dynamic block parameters in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 30, 2009 (more AutoCAD blocks tutorials)

Getting a List of Polyline Vertices Using LISP - determining number of vertices in AutoCAD, R McSwain, CAD Panacea, Dec 30, 2009 (more AutoLISP tutorials)

Survey Imports and the Transformation Tab - import survey data from point file in Civil 3D, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Dec 27, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Tooltip Mania - changing quick properties to static, turning off rollover tooltips, using dimensional input in Civil 3D, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Dec 30, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

OpenSCAD is an External-History Solid Modeler - reads script file, generates visual of 3D model using constructive solid geometry, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 29, 2009 (more MCAD articles)

KOMPAS-3D V11 - Pt 1 - history-based parametric solid modeler uses in-house developed modeling kernel, Deelip.com, Dec 29, 2009 (more MCAD articles)

KOMPAS-3D V11 - Pt 2 - modeling piston pin, connecting rod, end cap, assembling them together with piston, Deelip.com, Dec 30, 2009 (more MCAD articles)

The Complacency of Subscription Income - subscriptions bring revenues for vendors, could be dangerous for future of CAD, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 23, 2009 (more CAD industry articles)

The Changing Face of Parametric Modeling - Pro/E Wildfire 5.0 includes ability to directly push, pull, poke, pinch on surfaces, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 23, 2009 (more Pro/E articles)

Tip: Using Sew Tolerance to Perform Round - verifying geometry, closing gaps using ConstructionTree structure in solidThinking, Alex Mazzardo, The solidThinking Blog, Dec 22, 2009 (more solidThinking articles)

More MicroStation Text Tools (2) - updating fields, modifying objects, changing text attributes, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 23, 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Combine Drawing Templates Using Sheet Formats video or audio  - Autodesk Inventor tutorial, CAD Geek Speak!, Dec 22, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Pasting Looping Surfaces - combining design surface with hole in middle with overall existing surface in Civil 3D, Brian, Civil 3D Plus, Dec 23, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Editing Hatches in 2010 - ability to change hatches without redrawing boundaries, add/remove grips in AutoCAD 2010, Rockmaster's CAD Resources, Dec 22, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

How to Disable F1 Key - using CUI in AutoCAD, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Dec 22, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Challenges with Revit 2010 Massing Environment !! - workaround uses sketch mode in Revit 2010, David Light, Revit, Dec 22, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Alibre Design vs SolidWorks - Alibre can not compare with advanced modeling features of SolidWorks, Deelip.com, Dec 22, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Stretching Cylinder Length Without Affecting Current Features video or audio - SolidWorks drawing, Solid Professor, Dec 22, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Doug's Quick Tips - framing around images in AutoCAD, multiple cleanup groups to assist with wall cleanups in ACA, Douglas Bowers of AIA, AU Online, Dec 13, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips, AutoCAD Architecture tutorials, Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Inventor Multi Body Modeling: How to Use with Autodesk Vault video or audio  - Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 21, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Helical Gears with the Design Accelerator in Autodesk Inventor - finding normal diametral pitch of gear, Allen Gager, AU Online, Dec 14, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Coordinating in the BIM Workflow - coordinating models properly, exporting 2D information from Revit, Dan Bayer, AU Online, Dec 13, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Creating a Simple Table Family - creating table top, bottom in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 22, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Insanely Great Stairs and Railings with Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio  - best practices for stairs, railings, compelling in-the-box techniques, exceptions to rules of stairs, railings, Phil Read, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

LEED-ing Your Project Into the Green Revolution: Achieving EQc 8.1 with Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 and Energy Analysis Software exclusive video or audio  - creating schedules to calculate glazing factors, preparing model for export to gbXML, calculating footcandle levels in regularly occupied rooms, Nick Bower, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Conceptual Design in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 exclusive video or audio  - various form-making, editing techniques using new conceptual design tools, using parametric relationships to precisely drive building form, David Fano, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Not Your Dad's CAD: Phasing and Design Options in Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio  - dealing with issues of multiple phases of work, using phasing/demo tools effectively for design & construction uses, Beau Turner, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Complex Surfacing in SolidWorks - using configurations to create petals of different shapes, sizes, Deelip.com, Dec 21, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Bend Lines in a Lofted Bend - make sure for each profile to include corresponding curved, straight Vernon Keho, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Dec 21, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Flow Freezing - speeding up flow simulation analysis including heat transfer in SolidWorks, Ken LaVictor, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Dec 21, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

nXt for Rhino - Basics - opening model, creating, editing materials, adding ground plane, Scott Davidson, Rhino Tech Tips, Dec 18, 2009 (more Rhino tutorials)

#AU2009 Day 3 - Thursday - presentation on Revit for film and stage, session focused on using MEP BIM, Bluestreak application from Autodesk Labs for collaboration, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Markup Set Manager... Not Your Father's DWF - Autodesk DWF vs. Adobe PDF, going through review loop, Steven LaKose, AU Online, Dec 14, 2009 (more DWF articles)

AEC Content on the Ribbon - create customized ribbon tool using tool palette tool in AutoCAD Architecture, David Koch, AU Online, Dec 13, 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Associative Project Edges - projecting edges to plane associatively in Inventor, Garin Gardiner, In the Machine, Dec 18, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Faceting AutoCAD Curves Using .NET - break AutoCAD curve into series of line segments or facets, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Dec 18, 2009 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Reset Layer Viewport Overrides from VPLAYER - removing viewport overrides in AutoCAD, turning layer overrides on/off in current drawing, Tom Stoeckel, Without a Net, Dec 18, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Isometric Circles - set snap type to isometric, using ellipse command to create isometric circles in AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Dec 16, 2009 (more AutoCAD LT tutorials)

Isometric Dimensions - adding aligned dimensions to cube in AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Dec 18, 2009 (more AutoCAD LT tutorials)

RME - Duct Center Lines in Hidden Visibility video or audio - getting round ducts to display their centerlines in Revit, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 18, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Project Location Dialog & Disable Shared Positioning - Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Dec 18, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit Tip for Making 3D Views of Individual Levels - Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Dec 20, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Surfacing in SolidWorks - creating leaf of sprig, Deelip.com, Dec 20, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

SolidWorks Benefits in Design & Manufacture for Higher Productivity video or audio - bringing 2 configurations at part level into assembly, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Dec 20, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

How to Animate a Spring video or audio - animating spring with rotation movement in SolidWorks, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Dec 21, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Wacom Multitouch and SolidWorks 2010 - Wacom Bamboo tablet is of limited use in SolidWorks 2010, despite claims of being touch-enabled, can scale pictures with two finger gestures, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Dec 17, 2009 (more tablet reviews)

Loading Parts From Your Last Session When Opening NX - command to load NX with bookmark, Hakan Sonmezler, NXway, Dec 17, 2009 (more NX tutorials)

Tips for Working with Layers - setting properties of new layer similar to that of existing layer in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Dec 16, 2009 (more AutoCAD basic tutorials)

Automate Sheet Setup with Named Page Setups video or audio - capturing settings inside AutoCAD PLOT command, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Dec 17, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Camera Mapping Made Easy in Autodesk 3ds Max - Joy Voltenburg, Hagerman & Company, Inc., Winter 2009 (more 3ds Max tutorials)

Disrespectful Column Lines - reset offending column to crop or to 3D extents in Revit MEP, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Event Report: Autodesk University 2009 - CEO Carl Bass' keynote on continuum of successful technology, talk about future developments at Autodesk, Inventor Publisher introduced, Autodesk Seek web service being expanded, Cyrena Respini-Irwin & Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009: AEC Keynote and Design Computation Symposium - keynote lacking depth, substance, design computation symposium, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Part Builder: How to Add Custom Part Sizes - editing part size values to get 32" corrugated metal pipe in Civil 3D, Seth Hall, Being Civil, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Accessing Civil 3D Objects with AutoLISP - finding point near alignment based on station, offset in Civil 3D, R McSwain, CAD Panacea, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Crossing Profile Label - Almost Done video or audio - creating crossing profile label dynamic to pipe in Civil 3D, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Movie Makers Wanted: A Quick Look at Inventor Publisher Technology Preview video or audio - 3D documentation publishing application for creating assembly instructions, repair manuals, other CAD-based documents, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor articles)

Autodesk Inventor Tip - Changing Units video or audio - change units of parts, assemblies, Justin Hoey of Autodesk, YouTube, Dec 16, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Easy Autodesk Inventor Simulation Pt 4 of 4 video or audio - improving Da Vinci design, Justin Hoey of Autodesk, YouTube, Dec 16, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Generating the Core and Cavity with Autodesk Inventor Tooling video or audio - CAD Geek Speak!, Dec 17, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

BIM Success Requires a Culture of Collaboration - collaborative culture needs to be set between design firms and contractors to get substantial benefits of BIM, Steve Watt of WinEstimator, CADCAMNet.com, Dec 10, 2009 (more AEC articles)

SketchUp: Exporting an Animation with Good Quality video or audio - CAD Addict, Dec 17, 2009 (more SketchUp articles)

Autodesk Users Still Ask 'Bentley Who?' - Bentley's aspires to growth but cannot catch Autodesk, Randall Newton, CADCAMNet.com, Dec 10, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

The Complete Guide to Configuring AutoCAD Architecture 2010 for Your Office exclusive video or audio - proven methods for organizing content on network, best ways to deal with main, enterprise CUIs, successfully sharing, managing tool palettes, T Meehan of AIA, Autodesk University 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Command Versioning in AutoCAD - ensuring reliable recording, playback with Action Recorder, AutoCAD commands supporting versioning, Tom Stoeckel, Without a Net, Dec 16, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Exporting Vault File data video or audio - exporting data in file pane, CAD Geek Speak!, Dec 14, 2009 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Don't Go Half Way Using Revit MEP - Creating Systems is a Must - connecting multiple plumbing fixtures to each other with pipe under default system name, Scott Brisk, Revit MEP, Dec 16, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Custom Ribbon Tab - using undocumented .NET assemblies to access Revit ribbon, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 16, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Custom Stairs and Railings in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 exclusive video or audio - creating families for posts, balusters, panels, railings, stair nosings, learning to design winding, spiral staircases, Eric Wing, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Collaborating Across Disciplines with Autodesk Revit Architecture, MEP, and Structure exclusive video or audio - sharing coordinate systems, positioning information, linking project files, managing those links, control visibility/graphics of linked projects, David Cohn, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Autodesk Revit Architecture for AutoCAD Architecture Geeks exclusive video or audio - describing benefits, concerns of single building model environment, functionality of worksharing, worksets, describing how details, construction documents are generated in Revit, Matthew Dillon, Autodesk University 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

SolidWorks World 2010 Presenter Spotlight: Wayne Tiffany - talk about learning experiences at event, hot topics of show, interacting with SolidWorks employees, Matthew West, SolidWorks Blog, Dec 16, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Tips & Tricks, the Sequel - 'Ctrl'+8 changes view to normal to, F5 turns filter toolbar on/off, create geometry without snapping in SolidWorks, Jeff Mirisola, Jeff's Tool Shed, Dec 16, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Flatten - CSWP Sheet Metal - measuring flattened bend lengths, getting values for bends in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Dec 15, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Dynamic Section View video or audio - creating dynamic section view animation in SolidWorks Motion Manager, Clement Donzel, SolidWorks APAC Blog, Dec 17, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Motion Stress Recovery - calculating loads generated in a component using SolidWorks Motion simulation, Rajat Trehan, CATI Tech Notes, Dec 16, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Macro Recording - SolidWorks - exploring macro toolbar, Sachin Nalawade, CAD Xperts, Dec 16, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Hi-Fidelity CAD - digital tools cannot overcome every limitation, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Nov 26, 2009 (more CAD industry articles)

Solutions are Becoming Easier to Use, Not Just Faster - COMSOL Multiphysics 4.0 makes simulation-based modeling easier, making better products, Steve Robbins, Desktop Engineering, Dec 1, 2009 (more COMSOL Multiphysics articles)

Breaking Down the Barriers - Pro/E Wildfire 5 introduces direct modeling, has ribbon-based UI, ability to create simplified sub-assemblies, faster weldments creation, CAD User, Oct/Nov 2009 (more Pro/E reviews)

Back to Basics: Multi-CAD and PLM - vendor's trends in multi-CAD environment, strategy for company to support multi-CAD in PLM environments, Oleg Shilovitsky, Daily PLM Think Tank Blog, Dec 15, 2009 (more PLM articles)

More MicroStation Text Tools (1) - placing, modifying notes, using enter data fields, text node tools, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 16, 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

The Answer is Blowing in the Wind - CFD, FEA techniques are proving helpful in predicting wind farm's performance, Joel Thakker of IDAC Ltd., CAD User, Oct/Nov 2009 (more CFD articles)

Easy Autodesk Inventor Simulation Pt 3 of 4 video or audio  - improving Da Vinci design, Justin Hoey of Autodesk, YouTube, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Residential Stair Turn in AutoCAD Architecture - using AEC stair object to create L-shaped stairs with riser at 90 degree turn, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Nov 23, 2009 (more AutoCAD Architecture tutorials)

Property Compliance - fixing errors related to property compliance check in Autodesk Vault, Doug Redmond, It's All Just Ones and Zeros, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Conceptual Modeling Tips with Joe K - making 'boomerang' ceiling in Revit, Joe Kendsersky of Autodesk, Buildz, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Walls on 2 Different Levels Joined? - resetting association when including walls at varying levels in same selection in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Linking Revit MEP Models Into Revit Architecture - create 3D view, set discipline to coordination, set display setting, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Flattening a Non-Linear Conical Surface in SolidWorks. Is It Possible? - using loft bend sheetmetal feature to flatten non-linear ring, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 15, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Looking Beyond BIM to Business Information: The Role of agcXML in Streamlining Information Exchange - public data specification helps users validate content of data exchange, Michael Tardif of AIA, AECbytes, Dec 14, 2009 (more AEC articles)

'Who Sold You This, Then?' - DriveWorks Solo works on rule-based design, reconfiguring SolidWorks model, David Chadwick, CAD User, Oct/Nov 2009 (more DriveWorks reviews)

Autodesk's New Upgrade Pricing Policy - all upgrades will cost 50% of new license, customers might opt for subscription, Deelip.com, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Interview: Patrick Aragon, Group Project Manager, Project Dragonfly, Autodesk video or audio - AECCafe, Dec 14, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Creating Non-Rectangular Paper Space Viewports in AutoCAD Using .NET - using subset of ellipse, circle, closed spline, closed polyline, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Dec 14, 2009 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Where's My Double Click Extents & Other Mouse Settings? - setting mouse wheel double-click to zoom to drawing extents in AutoCAD, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Dec 14, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Text Wrap in Annotations - setting multiline width property in attribute tag in an AutoCAD P&ID, Ketiv, Dec 14, 2009

Isometric Planes - drawing isometric planes using isometric snap, ortho in AutoCAD LT, Kate Morrical, LT Unlimited, Dec 14, 2009 (more AutoCAD LT tutorials)

Autodesk Inventor Multi Body Assembly Layout video or audio - demo of assembly modeling technique, Rob Cohee, YouTube, Dec 11, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Up and Running - book by Wasim Younis on Autodesk Inventor Simulation 2010 deals with mechanical simulation, dynamic simulation, David Chadwick, CAD User, Oct/Nov 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor articles)

Creating Profile Parameters - creating parameters, family types, 3D Revit family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 15, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit Calculating Standard Roof Slopes by Formula - constraining reference lines to create down stream roof slope parameters, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 14, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Better by Design - SolidWorks 2010 has SustainabilityXpress tool, SketchBook Pro style wheel, ability to select multiple faces, easier publishing of models to 3D ContentCentral, better model visualization, David Chadwick, CAD User, Oct/Nov 2009 (more SolidWorks reviews)  

4 Workflow Roadblocks in SolidWorks - dual monitor bugs, Windows-type functionality bugs slow down performance, Matt Lombard, Dezignstuff SolidWorks Blog, Dec 14, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Unfold and Fold - CSWP Sheet Metal - inserting time dependent SolidWorks features, Chris, 3D Engr, Dec 14, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

An AutoCAD Holiday Hip Tip on Cleaning Up Your Drawing Files video or audio  - purging zero length geometry, empty text objects in AutoCAD 2010, Lynn Allen's Blog, Dec 11, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Post AU2009 - AutoCAD MEP 2010 Settings - using object-based layer keys, Beth Powell, Beth's CAD Blog, Dec 12, 2009 (more AutoCAD MEP articles)

Easy Autodesk Inventor Simulation, Pt 2 of 4 video or audio  - improving Da Vinci design, Justin Hoey of Autodesk, YouTube, Dec 11, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Autodesk University 2009 AEC Report - keynote of CEO Carl Bass focused on technology continuum, sustainability presentation by Amory Lovins, 7 tech trends of design presentation, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Dec 14, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Sustainable Experts Poised to Reshape Autodesk University's Future - Autodesk's C-FACT focuses on corporate standards for carbon emissions, Kenneth Wong, Turning Green, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Postmortem on Autodesk University 2009 - HP SkyRoom videoconferencing demo, NVIDIA RealityServer showcased, Project Twitch for trying Autodesk software online, Kenneth Wong, Desktop Engineering, Dec 10, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009 Roundup video or audio  - technology preview of Inventor Publisher, Autodesk Twitch, cloud computing, Josh Mings at AU, Kenneth Wong, YouTube, Dec 8, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Cleaning Up Your Drawing - using MAPCLEAN command to apply cleaning filters in Civil 3D, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Dec 11, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Setting General Legal Des. Report Units & Precision - changing LandXML reporting tool settings in Civil 3D, Mark Spatz, Civil3d.com, Dec 11, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Creating Profile Family - choosing family template, drawing profile, using profile for wall sweep in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 11, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Planar Panels: 2 Ways to Get Flat - making flat curtain panels using massing tool set in Revit 2010, Zach Kron, Buildz, Dec 14, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Using Crop View Feature video or audio  - showing particular portion of any view on SolidWorks drawing, Solid Professor, Dec 14, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Episode 252 - SolidWorks Sustainability video or audio  - description of features, 'online info' sustainability calculator tool, SolidWorks Sustainability website, Lou Gallo, SolidWorks:Heard!, Dec 13, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Let's Move Beyond Modeling - true CAD innovation sounds rare today, Joel Orr of Cyon Research Corp., CADdigest.com, Dec 11, 2009 (more CAD industry articles)

Architosh Talks to Viktor Varkonyi, CEO Graphisoft - talk about Graphisoft BIM Server, Teamwork 2.0, collaboration, reinforcing value of IFC, ArchiCAD on Mac, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, architosh, Dec 10, 2009 (more ArchiCAD features)

Overview on Recording Macro Using SolidWorks - fundamentals of API programming, tips while recording macro, Sachin Nalawade, CAD Xperts, Dec 9, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Injection Mold Gate Location Analysis with Inventor Tooling video or audio - affecting factors are: material being used, part design, mold temperatures, pressures to be used, CAD Geek Speak!, Dec 10, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Display Drawing Mode Icons as Text - AutoCAD tip, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Dec 10, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Using Lookup Table in Dynamic Block - place lookup parameter, action, defining door sizes in lookup table in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 11, 2009 (more AutoCAD blocks tutorials)

Primary and Secondary Link Management on Items - Vault Manufacturing tutorial, Brian Schanen, Under the Hood, Dec 10, 2009 (more Autodesk Vault articles)

Autodesk University 2009: General Session Keynote - CEO Carl Bass presentation on technology as continuum, fascinating 'Avatar' presentation, Amory Lovins keynote on energy efficiency, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Dec 10, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

#AU2009 Day 2 - Industry Keynote Wednesday - AEC industry keynote on point clouds, BIM; manufacturing industry keynote showing Invetor's use in projects, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Exploded Axons - create base view, isolate elements, create viewport type, assemble views on sheet in Revit, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Modeless Dialogues in Revit - modeless dialogue box invoked by external command gives full access to Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 11, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit articles)

My Rotate View Tool has Disappeared. How can I Get It Back? - right-click on toolbox to activate rotate view in MicroStation, Eat Your CAD, Dec 10, 2009 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

Working with Children (Text Styles That Is) - workaround is to manually delete group to recover original text styles in MicroStation, Eat Your CAD, Dec 10, 2009 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

Maplesoft Extends MapleSim for Complex Physical Modeling - MapleSim 3 has component libraries for hydraulics, electrical machines, associated toolboxes to support control design, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Nov 19, 2009 (more Maple reviews)

SolidWorks World 2010 Presenter Spotlight: Phil Sluder - talk about hot topics at SolidWorks World 2010, presentations, Matthew West, SolidWorks Blog, Dec 9, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Dell Powers Up Precision Mobile Workstation - Precision M6500 with Intel Core I7 processor, NVIDIA Quadro FX3800M GPU, 1GB of G-DDR2 graphics memory, Beth Stackpole, Design News, Dec 7, 2009 (more laptop reviews)

Artizone to Maintain and Develop Dassault Systems' SmarTeam - SmarTeam out of DS V6, soon to be incorporated in Enovia V6, Raykurland's Blog, Dec 1, 2009 (more SmarTeam articles)

Easy Autodesk Inventor Simulation Pt 1 video or audio - improving Da Vinci design, Justin Hoey of Autodesk, YouTube, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

AutoCAD Contextual Ribbon Tab - AutoCAD 2010 doesn't show floating toolbar or authoring palettes with ribbon interface, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 10, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Using AutoCAD REVERSE Command - changing direction for LINE, ARC, PLINE, SPLINE, HELIX objects, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 10, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Using AutoCAD MEASUREGEOM Command - analyzing geometry of objects, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 10, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Revit Parametric Garage Magic video or audio - loading single parametric massing family into project, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Autodesk CEO Carl Bass Describes Key Technology Initiatives - talk about exploration, analysis, storytelling, access, collaboration capabilities during design process, Karen Field, Design News, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Using MarkPoint to Create Corridor Baseline Profiles - generating profile for attachment point in Civil 3D, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Decrease File Size and Improve Performance by Using 'No Display' Styles for Civil 3D Surfaces and Other Large Objects - Ketiv, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Dynamic Crossing Pipe Label - utilizing profile view label in Civil 3D, Christopher Fugitt, Civil 3D Reminders, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

CAD Managers Seek Self-Improvement at Autodesk University 2009 - CAD managers are learning IT skills, new software, enhancing knowledge domain, trying to make their career recession proof, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Dec 9, 2009 (more CAD management articles)

Survival Kit for CAD Machines - checklist to follow to avoid facing any computer disaster, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Dec 9, 2009 (more CAD management articles)

Does Virtualization Make Sense for Engineers? - desktop virtualization might make sense within office environment, Peter Varhol, Desktop Engineering, Dec 8, 2009 (more engineering articles)

Intel Shelves Larrabee Project video or audio - teraflop computing is being offered by many GPUs, Intel is lagging behind, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 8, 2009 (more CAD hardware articles)

Poke and Pinch is the New Push and Pull - SpaceClaim 2009+ offers multi-touch modeling - ability to use fingertips to pinch, poke, drag model to change its geometry, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 8, 2009 (more SpaceClaim articles)

Are CAD Vendors Thinking 'HTML 5' Yet? - HTML 5 spec supports 2D drawing (inline SVG), document editing, offline storage, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 9, 2009 (more CAD industry articles)

5 Tip Ninja Attack Smack to Reorient Geometry in SolidWorks - focus on first feature, create your own references, reduce relations, don't dimension to origin, test as you go, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 8, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

PTC's CoCreate Webinar - demo of creating simple part, deflection analysis of sheet metal part, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 8, 2009 (more CoCreate articles)

How to Convert SPLINE to POLYLINE in AutoCAD 2010 - using SPLINE EDIT command, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 8, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Command-Line Scripting of IronPython Code in AutoCAD - implementing command-line interface for querying, executing IronPython script, Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Dec 9, 2009 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Adding Parameters and Custom Tags to MEP Families - adding parameters to default data outlet in Revit MEP 2010, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Dec 7, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Modify the DWF Export Filename - export DWF file to temp folder, then copy, rename file to desired destination folder, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 9, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

How does V8i Set the Correct Paper Size Automatically? - define default paper size in plot driver or use sheet model, layout in MicroStation, Eat Your CAD, Dec 9, 2009 (requires free registration, more MicroStation tutorials)

Using Text - placing, editing text, managing text style in MicroStation, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 9, 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Analysis of the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Industry Worldwide, Pt II - companies expect to grow their business by 36% for part production applications in 5 years, Terry Wohlers of Wohlers Associates, MoldMaking Technology, Dec 2009 (more rapid prototyping articles)

Sketched Bend & Sketch Rebuild Times - CSWP Sheet Metal - changing existing sheet metal part in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Dec 7, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Clean Up Unwanted Objects in AutoCAD 2010 - ability to control deletion while creating 3D objects, purge zero length objects in drawings, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 8, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

Using the Quick Properties Palette - accessing AutoCAD Civil 3D object properties, Envision, Dec 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

#AU2009 Day 1 - Tuesday - presentation by Amory Lovins, CEO Carl Bass keynote on technology evolution, industry keynote on AutoCAD, media & entertainment, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Dec 8, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Thoughts on the AU Keynote - keynote on digital design tool synergies, talk on sustainability by Amory Lovins, integrated workflows within Revit, Revit 2010 API explained, Sean Burke, sdb consulting, Dec 3, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

AU 2009 Report - Pt 1 - Autodesk certification exams - associate, professional - being offered in 5 core applications, Kevin, Land Development Engineering, Dec 7, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Inventor Fusion Technology Preview - Don't Miss It video or audio - impressive UI, context sensitive right-click marking menus, CAD Geek Speak!, Dec 7, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor articles)

AU2009: 20 Inventor Tips in 20 Minutes Pt 4 video or audio - tips on adding favorites to Content Center, associative patterns, link levels of detail, rendered section cut, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Placing Curtain Wall - using exterior glazing, storefront curtain wall types in Revit, defining grids, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 7, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Missing Rotation Symbols - turn on active workset display to view rotation symbol in Revit, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Dec 7, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Structure or Standards? Do Both! exclusive video or audio - basics of controlling model look, handle special conditions in Revit, learning about line weights, patterns, object styles, David Harrington, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Create and Manage Your Revit Structure Contents and Library exclusive video or audio - creating library parts to suit specific task in project environment, organizing library development, understanding time constraint, benefits of it, Damien Legrand, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Analysis and Design of Structures Using Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis 2009 exclusive video or audio - integrating structural design using extensions for Revit, using Robot Structural Analysis 2009 GUI for preprocessing, analysis, post processing, Gary Wyatt, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Using Revit Structure to Document the Structural Model: UPDATED for Revit 2009 exclusive video or audio - editing system families, including creating additional types for text, dimensions, spot elevations, nest annotation symbols in detail components for added annotations, Nick Hugley, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Open, Import, or Attach Shape Files Without Bentley Map - MicroStation V8i Select Series 1 tutorial, Envision, Dec 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

MicroStation V8i Open a DWG File video or audio - Envision, Dec 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Z Corporation ZPrinter 350 - low-cost printer with good-sized build chamber, more controlled operations, higher-end models features incorporated, Al Dean, AEC Magazine, Dec 2009 (more rapid prototyping reviews)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 3 - UI needs more improvements, Deelip.com, Dec 5, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 4 - creating Lego block, Deelip.com, Dec 5, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 5 - editing Lego block model, looking at feature tree, Deelip.com, Dec 5, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 6 - editing model using surface modeling features, Deelip.com, Dec 7, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 7 - using Tribrid Modeling - mixture of solid, surface, mesh modeling, Deelip.com, Dec 7, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

AU 2009: Manufacturing Keynote Round Up video or audio - SketchBook-AutoCAD integration, demo of direct editing tools in Inventor, 3D printing, moldflow visualization, simulation tools discussed, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Q&A with Autodesk's Carl Bass - talk about advantages of web-based computing, Apple Mac, Autodesk marketshare in AEC, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Asynchronous Messages in F# and AutoCAD - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Dec 7, 2009 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Revit Building Maker Magic video or audio - combining parametric massing families with building maker tools, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit Key Plans - adding key plan to title block family, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Dec 4, 20099 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Distinguish Different Dimension Types - differentiating angular, linear, radial dimension types in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 7, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 1 - understanding differences between surface modeler, solid modeler, Deelip.com, Dec 4, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

Delcam PowerSHAPE 2010 - Pt 2 - Solid Doctor tool for data repairing, parasolid modeling kernel added to PowerSHAPE 2010, Deelip.com, Dec 4, 2009 (more PowerSHAPE articles)

How to Express Design Intent in Rhino 3D - understanding functionality of Rhino Assembly plug-in, Dmitry Ushakov, isicad, Nov 11, 2009 (more Rhino tutorials)

Live Nesting in MicroStation v8i - fixing link between Master Container file, sheet file while transitioning from MicroStation v8 2004, Abraham Rodriguez, Cadalyst, Dec 3, 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Using Parametric Features in Dynamic Block - creating column with dynamic block in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 3, 2009 (more AutoCAD blocks tutorials)

Object Layer Settings vs. Style Layer Settings - Civil 3D tutorial, Almas Suljevic, Being Civil, Dec 3, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

Use Parametric Constraints to Constrain Models video or audio - constraining objects to stretch model while keeping relationships same in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Dec 3, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

New Autodesk Seek Integration Aimed at Consumer Market - Autodesk Seek to be integrated with Project Dragonfly, Project Showroom generating opportunities for building product manufacturers, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, Dec 3, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009, Pt 2: Whispered Future - Inventor Publisher Technology Preview available at Autodesk Labs, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 4, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

AU2009: 20 Inventor Tips in 20 Minutes Pt 2 video or audio - tips on line tangent, slot creation, removing inference, linear diameter, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 3, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

AU2009: 20 Inventor Tips in 20 Minutes Pt 3 video or audio - tips on texture alignment, inline work features, member scope, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 3, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Interactive 3D on Your Mobile. Inventor Publisher iPhone App {Hands-on } #AU2009 video or audio - Inventor Publisher Tech Preview demonstrated on iPhone, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 3, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor articles)

Customize the 'Design Library' - SolidWorks tutorial, Bill Hall, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Dec 3, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Copy a Sketch From One Part to Another video or audio - SolidWorks tutorial, Solid Professor, Dec 3, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Some Users do not Like the Single Version of the Truth - all users must store their information in central location in organization to remain competitive, Jos Voskuil's Weblog, Dec 2, 2009 (more PLM articles)

Life After and Beyond Copy Monitor or Whose Column is it, Anyway? exclusive video or audio - real-world case study with concepts to improve team's efficiency, workflow to leverage collaborative promise of BIM, Jamie Richardson, Autodesk University 2008 (more AEC articles)

FEA for Slender Material Structures - using truss, beam elements in Autodesk Algor, CAD Geek Speak!, Nov 30, 2009 (more Algor tutorials)

Understanding Dimensional Constraint - learning about dynamic constraint, annotational dimension, reference constraint, using dimensional constraint in AutoCAD, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 2, 2009 (more AutoCAD tips)

AU2009: 20 Inventor Tips in 20 Minutes Pt 1 - tips on intersection dimensions, removed section, attach view, linear diameter, selection priority, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Autodesk University Day 2 - Zebra's color holographic prints, Alioscopy's 3D monitor, Faro's laser scanner were among products on exhibit floor, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009 Quick Fact, Photo Smack-up #AU2009 - quick overview of event, some random photos, Josh Mings, SolidSmack, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

AU Bite #6: The Long Cord - Autodesk hints at making all its software available over the Web, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Bridge Modeling Approach and Methodology Using Revit Structure exclusive video or audio - specific modeling areas included: plan preparation, conceptual design, adding detailed components, 3D views, family creations, Paul Hellawell, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Customizing Revit Structure 2009 for Structural Design Applications exclusive video or audio - overview of design, model development in structural engineering practice, discussion of key engineering problems that can be solved within BIM model, Mike King, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Modeling a Wood Building with Revit Structure exclusive video or audio - basic wood modeling techniques, wood wall families with embedded detail components, BIM solutions for wood structures, Thomas Weir, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Crop 3D View to Room - calculating crop box in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit - Custom Architectural Column with Reveal and Sweep video or audio - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Nov 30, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Revit - More Samples - Custom Architectural Column video or audio - getting unlimited versions of single column family, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Custom Column Family with Chamfer video or audio - using column.rte template, solid extrusion, void extrusion, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Developable Hull Shapes in Rhino3D - Pt 1 video or audio - YouTube, Nov 26, 2009 (more Rhino tutorials)

Developable Hull Shapes in Rhino3D - Pt 2 video or audio - unrolling, flattening developable surfaces, YouTube, Nov 26, 2009 (more Rhino tutorials)

Jog - CSWP Sheet Metal - simplifying design features using jog feature in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Dec 2, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

Who Says, 'What's Normal Anyway?' - aligning SolidWorks part to particular face, Lisa Van Giesen, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Dec 2, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

MicroStation Drawing Elements: Circles and Polygon - placing circle, arc, blocks, orthogonal shapes, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 1, 2009 (more MicroStation tutorials)

Flying in the Face of Adversity - SaaS-based design technologies should be adopted to face competition in times of economic downturn, Peter Collins of dezineforce, Dec 1, 2009 (more MCAD articles)

Line & Curve Spot Elevations - rotating text with pavement or curb lines in Civil 3D, Mark Spatz, Civil3d.com, Nov 30, 2009 (more Autodesk Civil 3D tutorials)

New Template Folder - creating new tab in new file dialog in Inventor, Garin Gardiner, In the Machine, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Day 1: Autodesk University 2009 - CEO Carl Bass talks about surviving recession, five stages of technology, unannounced 'Share Design' add-on software, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Dec 1, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009, Pt I: Cloudy with a Chance of Twitch - CEO Carl Bass talked about web-based Project Twitch, cloud computing, AutoCAD on Mac, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Dec 2, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Autodesk University 2009 Day 1 - Elvis sings legal disclaimers for event, CEO Carl Bass talks about design, Autodesk customers, keynote by Amory Lovins, Shaan Hurley, Between The Lines, Dec 1, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Live From AU: Inventor Publisher Launches on Labs video or audio - 3D product documentation application for creating assembly/disassembly instructions, manufacturing process instructions, Al Dean, Develop 3D, Dec 1, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Undercover SolidWorks Geek - Autodesk University Day 1 - SolidWorks user gets feel of AU 2009, Alex Ruiz, SolidWorks Geek, Dec 1, 2009 (more Autodesk articles)

Live from AU 2009: Dell Precision M6500 - Intel Core i7-based mobile workstation with Turbo Boost technology, 17" screen, up to 8GB RAM, integrated memory controller, Greg Corke, Experience Building, Dec 1, 2009 (more laptop reviews)

2010 Simulation Studies Enhancements - option to backup, recover mesh and solution data, solver window improvements, Beams supported for nonlinear studies, Seth Bischoff, 3DVision Technologies, Dec 1, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

Lightweight Components - loading SolidWorks assembly with lightweight components is fast, Darrel Lampley, FISHER/UNITECH Blog, Dec 1, 2009 (more SolidWorks articles)

3D Printing at a Desktop Near You - desktop 3D printers for AEC market: ZPrinter 350, uPrint, V-Flash Desktop Modeler, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Nov 16, 2009 (more rapid prototyping reviews)

Introducing Bonzai3D - simple, easy, quick conceptual modeler with NURBS engine to create, edit forms, self -explanatory UI, contour design capability, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Nov 29, 2009 (more AEC articles)

Interview with Andrea Carignano, seac02 CEO - limitations, benefits of real time rendering technology, features of LinceoVR product, tracking technology, Franco Folini, Novedge, Nov 30, 2009 (more rendering articles)

SketchUp: Modeling a Terrain #01 - using sandbox tools, CAD Addict, Nov 30, 2009 (more SketchUp articles)

Your Personal Technical Bookshelf in a Browser - online technical information portal 'Knovel' offers social networking features also, Kenneth Wong's Virtual Desktop, Nov 25, 2009 (more CAD industry articles)

Getting Your AutoCAD Layer Report Into Excel - Kean Walmsley, Through the Interface, Nov 30, 2009 (more AutoCAD programming articles)

Inventor Multi Body Modeling video or audio - creating multi body top down design, Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, Nov 30, 2009 (more Autodesk Inventor tutorials)

Back to Basics: Extrusion in AutoCAD Pt 5 - using grips to manipulate extruded object, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Nov 30, 2009 (more AutoCAD 3D tutorials)

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD (Pt 1) - exploring ribbon panels in Alias Sketch tab, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Nov 27, 2009 (more AutoCAD paper space tutorials)

Alias Sketch for AutoCAD Pt 2 - 2D Compositing video or audio - 2D compositing between 3 images, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh!, Nov 27, 2009 (more AutoCAD paper space tutorials)

Vertical Compound Wall - using 'modify vertical structure' tools in Revit Architecture, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 30, 2009 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Leveraging Revit Structure for Analysis and Design exclusive video or audio - best practices for creating Revit Structure analytical model, exporting analytical model to analysis, design application, updating Revit Structure file with design results, David Sammons, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Managing Large and Complex Revit Models exclusive video or audio - best practices for project setup of complex geometry, creating geometry from SketchUp background or Arch model, tips for speedy input of complex geometry, Erleen Hatfield, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Implementing Revit Structure Successfully in Your Firm exclusive video or audio - obtaining executive management buy-in to Revit, assessing, preparing infrastructure, identifying complementary analytical tools, David Pluke, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

Advanced Revit Families for Structural Engineering and Design exclusive video or audio - modifying type catalogs to quickly create new content, adding detail to existing families to instantly clarify construction documents, Steve Mintz, Autodesk University 2008 (more Autodesk Revit tutorials)

A Quick Look at SolidWorks 2010 - split line feature, impressive hole wizard tool, improved drawing creation capabilities, ability to create display states for parts, Phil Sluder, CADdigest.com, Nov 30, 2009 (more SolidWorks reviews)

Hem - CSWP Sheet Metal - designing out dangerous edges using Hem feature in SolidWorks, Chris, 3D Engr, Nov 30, 2009 (more SolidWorks tutorials)

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