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IMSI/Design Launches DoubleCAD XT Pro v2
IMSI/Design announced it has released DoubleCAD XT Pro v2. DoubleCAD XT Pro v2 works like AutoCAD LT but goes beyond with a host of new features and enhancements, including:
  • Drawing Compare: Compare two DoubleCAD (.2CD), .DWG, .TCW, .JPG, .BMP, or .PNG drawings for all visual differences.
  • Hatch Pattern Creator: Create, modify, and combine custom hatch patterns with control over scaling, orientation, and position.
  • Exploding Viewports: Convert visible geometry in your viewports into flattened, editable 2D geometry within your layouts, even hidden line views.
  • New and Enhanced 2D CAD Tools: Revision Cloud, Chain Polyline, Bisector Line, Minimal Distance Line, Select By Query, Transform Recorder, Surface Area Measurement, Double Point Arc tools, and more.
  • Enhanced .DWG compatibility.
Autodesk AutoCAD Exchange Connects Global User Community
AutoCAD Exchange, a comprehensive online community for AutoCAD users, has received nearly 300,000 unique visitors from around the world. AutoCAD Exchange is a content-rich destination for all AutoCAD software users from industries including manufacturing, architecture, and construction to network with fellow users, connect with experts, access tips and learning material such as tutorials and Autodesk University courseware, and provide feedback to AutoCAD product developers. One of the most active areas of the site is “Ask the Expert,” that provides a forum for AutoCAD users and CAD experts to discuss topics such as CAD manager best practices and user tips. There are roughly 50 different dialogues in a given week. Autodesk is constantly refreshing the content on the AutoCAD Exchange to provide the most relevant and comprehensive multimedia tips, eLearning tools and CAD information.

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This Week

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Product and Company News

Santa and His Elves Deliver Release of Tech Soft 3D's HOOPS v18.0

PartMaker Version 2010 is Now Available

Delcam's Solid Doctor selected Editor's Pick of the Week

Geometric to unveil CAMWorks 2010 and DFMPro 2.1 at SolidWorks World 2010

Projectmates Releases Version 10.0

High-Definition TV Cameras Come to Life with Connectors Designed in Autodesk Inventor

Delcam's PowerMILL Provides More Efficient Electrode Manufacture

EAC Teams Up With PTC to Facilitate a Hands-on Workshop for Robotics and Technology Students

Introducing “Doctor Walt’s KeyMachinist 9 NC Introductory Guide"

Delcam donates £100,000 in training to UK users

Extensible CAD to Demonstrate InspectionXpert at SolidWorks World 2010

PLM Journal sets parameters for a professional PLM industry

Delcam.tv features videos of EMO highlights

Catadent cuts its teeth on Sescoi’s WorkNC Dental

COADE Video Demonstrates Plant Design and Engineering Collaboration, Completing a Model in Less Than 20 Minutes

Delcam to show Solid Doctor for data repair at SolidWorks World

COADE Releases PV Elite 2010 with Updated ASME and WRC Vessel Analysis Codes and Other Productivity Enhancements

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Association For Manufacturing Technology Looks to “Manufacturing Framework for Revitalizing American Manufacturing” Report as Important Step

Aerospace Industry Remains Strong Through Downturn

Boeing Statement on Congressional Letter Regarding Airbus Subsidies

A Recipe for Real Recovery - A Manufacturing and Jobs Manifesto

Aerospace Industry: An Economic Stimulus

Genuine Parts Company Announces Acquisition of BC Bearing

Second Boeing 787 Dreamliner Completes First Flight

Colortrac celebrates 20 years of large format scanner innovation

Corporate Moves

Surfware Announces New Direct Sales Account Manager

Industry Events

Cyon Research Announces Keynote Speakers for COFES 2010

‘Avatar’ Director James Cameron Headlines SolidWorks World 2010

IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show Names September 13, 2010, Industry Inspiration Day

Cyon Research announces COFES Russia Seminar in partnership with LEDAS

CIMdata Announces its 2010 PLM Vendor Forum Programs

PTC to Speak at the 12th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference On Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Mentor Graphics President, Gregory K. Hinckley, to Present at the 12th Annual Needham Growth Stock Conference

COADE PV Elite 2010 Webinar Scheduled for January 19

Corporate Newsletters

AU Quarterly Newsletter Vol. 3, No. 4

e-dynamics: Happy Holidays from CD-adapco

SolidCAM Newsletter - December 2009

CAMWorks Newsletter Issue7 Nov-Dec 2009

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