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AutoCAD DWG Tech Tips and related Information

3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight PLM

How to Manage your DWG files using 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight

3DEXPERIENCE® DraftSight® connects the powerful DraftSight CAD solution for 2D and 3D DWG files to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, a cloud-based…

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Switching to DraftSight

Switching to DraftSight from AutoCAD

Switching to DraftSight is easy, with a familiar and customizable interface. DraftSight also recognizes the commands you already know, making…

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DraftSight AutoCAD 2D CAD Software

DraftSight vs AutoCAD 2D CAD Software Pricing and ROI Information

In the white paper below learn how to maximize the return on a DraftSight 2D CAD software investment and compare…

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3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Project Management

What is the difference between DraftSight and 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight?

3DEXPERIENCE® DraftSight® is a new professional DWG-based 2D and 3D drafting offering from Dassault Systemes. Users can easily migrate from…

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eDrawings DWG Measure

Is there a Free Tool available to View, Measure & Print DWG / DXF Files?

At the end of last year DraftSight Standard switched from being a Free Tool to an Annual Subscription product. DraftSight…

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SOLIDWORKS Reference Sketches

Create SOLIDWORKS Reference Sketches from 2D DXF/DWG Files

Being able to work with different file types is crucial to working with other clients using other programs. There are…

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Designing 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct – Advanced Tip 2

In part 4 of my making a Sheet Metal Duct guide, I showed how to get the best material yield….

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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Bend Lines mapped to DXF Layers

When exporting a SOLIDWORKS sheet metal part to DXF/DWG, you have the option to save different entities to separate layers. …

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Designing 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct in SOLIDWORKS – Part 4 of 4

Welcome to part 4 of this adventure of making a large sheet metal HVAC duct. In Part 3 we saved…

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Using Electrical Design

Why are you using AutoCAD or Microsoft Visio for Electrical Design?

The price of anything in monetary terms is what we typically believe the cost is as well. For the longest…

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Selecting Base Scale for Exporting SOLIDWORKS Drawings to DXF/DWG

When exporting SOLIDWORKS drawings to DXF/DWG format, scale factor needs to be taken into consideration to avoid incorrect dimensions and a…

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DWG to SOLIDWORKS

How to convert AutoCAD DWG to SOLIDWORKS 3D Models

Can SOLIDWORKS open AutoCAD DWG files? For those companies that are thinking about moving from an existing AutoCAD 2D CAD…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 Premium! – Flatten Surfaces [VIDEO]

I think my favorite new feature of this 2015 release of SOLIDWORKS Premium is definitely the Flatten Surface functionality. Over…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Views Missing from Saved DWG/DXF

When saving a drawing as a DXF/DWG, in some cases views may be missing from the resultant saved file and…

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