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Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for DXF from the Javelin technical team

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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Designing 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct in SOLIDWORKS – Part 3 of 4

Welcome to part 3 of this adventure of making a large sheet metal HVAC duct. We left off in part…

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Gain Productivity by using Sheet Metal in SOLIDWORKS

By using the SOLIDWORKS sheet metal tools your productivity can be dramatically increased as well as be a cost effective solution to…

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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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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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Purge Centerlines

A Quick Way to Purge ALL the Centerlines from a SOLIDWORKS Sketch [VIDEO]

When you are looking for a fast way to save a SOLIDWORKS sketch to a 2D format like DXF or DWG,…

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Has your DraftSight Installation Expired?

For those of you using DraftSight for all of your DWG / DXF needs, you may have noticed a DraftSight…

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How to apply Layer Mapping when exporting DWG/DXF from SOLIDWORKS

DWG/DXF files are still widely used by designers and engineers. Layers are very useful in 2D drawings to distinguish different types…

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