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CAD on iOS: Pros and Cons

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While CAD work is still predominantly performed on desktops, more and more programs are enabling designers to create and access files and perform edits on mobile devices. This gives different members of design and engineering teams accessibility when working remotely, which…

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Raster Files — 7 Things You Need to Know

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Here at Scan2CAD, we’re always banging on about different types of files. But we make no apology for it; without them, there’d be far less design in the world. Today we’re focussing on the most common file types around: the humble…

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3D Printing — 7 Things You Need to Know

A few years ago, the 3D printing industry exploded onto the world stage. Now part and parcel of manufacturing parlance, it is proving somewhat of a divisive topic. We explore whether the hype was justified—and discuss some of the potential, issues…

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SolidWorks: 7 Things You Need to Know

SolidWorks — 7 Things You Need to Know

SolidWorks: 7 Things You Need to Know

SolidWorks is the world’s leading 3D CAD software solution. There are now purported to be over 3.1 million users worldwide—a figure that is only set to rise. So where does the program come from, why is there such a large fanbase,…

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AutoCAD: 7 Things You Need to Know

AutoCAD — 7 Things You Need to Know

AutoCAD: 7 Things You Need to Know

Following the release of AutoCAD 2018, it’s time to refresh our knowledge of one of the most widely used CAD programs in the world. Here are 7 things you really need to know about the program that is often nicknamed the…

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DWG Files — 7 Things You Need to Know

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From the commonly mistaken origins of the Drawing file format, to its remarkable ability in making complicated designs practicable, we’ve documented 7 of the most extraordinary things you need to know about DWG files. 1. DWG wasn’t initially designed for Autodesk…

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