Introducing Assembly Configurations in Onshape

Onshape’s unique approach to building configurations for parts can now be used for assemblies.

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How Onshape Helps You Choose a Manufacturing Partner

Choosing the right manufacturer can be like navigating a minefield. Here’s how Onshape makes the process easier.

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Hardware Startups
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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (February 11th, 2019)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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5 Examples of Engineering Reports That Can Improve Your Business

Onshape Enterprise helps executives and project managers make better business decisions with real-time project data and ...

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Product Design Advice for Hardware Startups (New eBook)

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to use Onshape’s next-generation CAD & data management platform to speed up product ...

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Tech Tip: Setting Up Your Onshape ‘Home Page’

When you start your work day, how do you choose to view your Onshape Documents? Here’s how to set your preferences.

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Why “Failing Fast” in Product Design is Often an Advantage

What is the true Cost of Change? The later you discover a design problem, the more it will cost your company.

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Tech Tip: Creating Crop Views in Onshape Drawings

Thanks to a recent update, you can now create Crop Views in Onshape Drawings. Here’s how to do it.

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Why IonQ Chose Onshape for Quantum Computer Design

Developer of the “world’s most powerful quantum computer” says Onshape’s real-time data management speeds up R&D and improves ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (January 18th, 2019)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Lessons From 5 Epic Consumer Product Design Failures

Why do seemingly great consumer product ideas with talented design teams sometimes fail? This post takes a closer look at five ...

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Tech Tip: Using Isolate in Onshape Assemblies

Here’s a tech tip on isolating parts at the assembly level in Onshape.

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Why You Need Real-Time Metrics to Manage Your Design Process

Managing resources and distributing design tasks is much easier when you have accurate, real-time information at your ...

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Why Heuresis Chose Onshape for Portable X-Ray Instrument Design

Law enforcement technology pioneer says cloud CAD’s real-time data management speeds up its production of handheld x-ray ...

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Tech Tip: Organizing Features with Folders in Onshape

Here’s a tech tip on organizing features using Feature List folders in Onshape.

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Under The Hood: How Onshape’s Development Team Tackles CAD Performance

Onshape is constantly seeking ways to improve its performance. Here’s a candid look at the factors affecting the speed of your ...

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The 10 Best Onshape Improvements of 2018

Out of Onshape’s hundreds of CAD and data management improvements in 2018, which ones made the most impact?

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (December 19th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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How to Machine a Multi-Sided Part in VisualCAMc for Onshape (Part 2)

Here’s a step-by-step exercise to practice machining multi-sided parts using VisualCAMc, Onshape’s new Integrated Cloud App for ...

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Why Silverside Detectors Chose Onshape for Nuclear Radiation Detector Design

Defense R&D company credits Onshape’s built-in data management for cutting its design time in half.

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Tech Tip: How to Use Display States in Onshape

Here’s a tech tip on using Display States in Onshape.

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How to Machine a Multi-Sided Part in VisualCAMc for Onshape (Part 1)

Here’s how to set up for machining multi-sided parts using VisualCAMc for Onshape, MecSoft’s new Integrated Cloud App for ...

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Entrepreneurial Lessons From an Adrenaline Junkie

How is a thrill-seeking adventure like running a startup? Learn the true story behind the “Johnny McAction” figures.

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Rethinking Ambulance Design: MIT-Launched Startup Improves Healthcare in Rural Tanzania

Engineers at the nonprofit Okoa Project chose Onshape to design a low-cost ambulance trailer that can attach to the back of any ...

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (December 4th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Solving the 5 Most Hated Engineering Tasks

If you’re an engineer, you should spend most of your time engineering. Here’s what usually gets in your way (and how to move ...

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Tech Tip: How To “Hide Other” in Onshape

Here’s a tech tip on using the “Hide other” feature in Onshape.

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Tech Tip: Aligning Callouts in Onshape Drawings

Here’s a tech tip on aligning callouts in an Onshape Drawing.

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Customer Perspective: Why We Created Our Own Custom Welding Feature in Onshape

Here’s a deeper look at why international engineering firm nDRAFT created its own welding feature in Onshape.

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Why a German Biotech Startup Chose Onshape for Designing 3D-Printed Breast Implants

BellaSeno engineers use Onshape’s modern configurations feature to eliminate repetitive CAD tasks and speed up product ...

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Tech Tip: How to Automatically Insert Drawing Views on Creation

Here’s how to automatically insert drawing views when creating Drawings in Onshape.

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What’s New In Onshape’s Latest Update (November 9th, 2018)

Every three weeks, Onshape automatically updates its modern CAD system with improvements and enhancements. Here’s what’s new in ...

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How to Set Up Your FIRST Robotics Team in Onshape

Here are some best practices for FIRST Robotics teams to use when designing with Onshape’s modern cloud CAD system.

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Under the Hood: How Onshape Delivers Safe and Continuous Deployment

Onshape automatically delivers CAD software updates in the cloud every three weeks. Here’s how that happens.

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Germain Racing Chooses Onshape for NASCAR Race Car Design

Germain Racing designs its NASCAR race cars in Onshape, the modern cloud CAD system that combines advanced 3D modeling tools ...

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Tech Tip: How to Assign Multiple Approvers to a Release Candidate

Here’s how to assign multiple approvers when releasing designs in Onshape Professional and Enterprise.

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How Universal Logic Uses Modern CAD to Ensure Accurate Machine Parts

Onshape’s allows design and manufacturing teams to instantly share CAD data with outside vendors in a secure cloud workspace.

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Why Absolute Machinery Chose Onshape for Industrial Equipment Design

Massachusetts-based Absolute Machinery credits Onshape’s cloud CAD with helping to streamline communication between its U.S. ...

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9 Very Scary Things About Old CAD Technology

Is there anything spookier than a CAD system crash? With Onshape’s modern cloud database architecture, you’ll never be afraid ...

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Why HydroWorx International Switched From SOLIDWORKS® to Onshape

HydroWorx underwater treadmills, used by professional sports teams and physical therapy centers alike, are fully designed in ...

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Aviation Startup: Why Choosing Onshape’s Cloud CAD is a “No-Brainer”

Tired of the hassles of managing part files, DarkAero says Onshape’s built-in data management is a “much more streamlined and ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (October 20th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Why GKS Packaging Replaced Their Old PDM System With Onshape

Onshape’s real-time CAD data management eliminates confusion over which version of a design is the latest version.

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Has Parallelization Finally Reached CAD?

Yes, there are multiple areas of Onshape’s modern CAD system that are already parallelized – and many more to come!

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Onshape Helps Open New Manufacturing Education Center

Vocational students demonstrate how they use Onshape to simultaneously collaborate on the same CAD model from different ...

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How to Compare Onshape Plans

What’s the difference between Onshape Standard, Onshape Professional and Onshape Enterprise? Here’s the best way to find the ...

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Onshape Teams Up With Magic Leap For New Spatial Computing CAD App

The “Onshape for Magic Leap” app will enable engineers to bring life-size 3D CAD models into their physical surroundings and ...

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Medical Device Designers: Are You Keeping Up With Regulatory Compliance?

Find out how medical device companies speed up production, boost collaboration and increase innovation with Onshape’s modern ...

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Medical Devices
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6 Challenges in Machine Design and How Engineers Can Meet Them - Part 2

Learn how Onshape helps engineers speed up modular design, boost collaboration and improve communication with internal and ...

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Tech Tip: Using Custom Colors in Onshape

Here’s a tech tip on creating custom colors and how to use them.

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XING Mobility Chooses Onshape for Electric Vehicle Design

XING Mobility, which makes electric motors and batteries for trucks, busses, and construction equipment, prefers Onshape as its ...

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Partner Spotlight: CNC Machining of Onshape Models Using VisualCAMc

VisualCAMc is a powerful, yet easy-to-use Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) and CNC machining application for Onshape users.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (September 28th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Focus Engineering Chooses Onshape for Oil & Gas Design Projects

Global engineering firm credits cloud CAD’s real-time data management for streamlining communication between its teams in ...

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Announcing "Modern CAD for Medical Device Design" (New eBook)

Find out how medical device companies speed up production, boost collaboration and increase innovation with Onshape’s modern ...

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Partner Spotlight: OneRender Adds Value to Your Designs With Photorealism

Here’s a closer look at how to use OneRender, an Integrated Cloud App in the Onshape App Store for high-quality photorealistic ...

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6 Challenges in Machine Design and How Engineers Can Meet Them - Part 1

Learn how Onshape helps boost speed and accuracy, introduces more flexibility, and improves the reliability of your design ...

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Webinar Preview: How Cutsforth Cuts Manufacturing Costs with 3D Printing and Modern CAD

Join experts from Cutsforth, Formlabs and Onshape at this Sept. 27, 2018 webinar to hear best practices for improving your ...

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BMF Material Technology Teams Up With Onshape For High-Precision Manufacturing

3D micro-nano printing pioneer BMF says Onshape’s edit history log will “help us teach our clients how to deliver better ...

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Tech Tip: How to Filter the Feature List in Onshape

Here’s how and why to filter your feature list in Onshape.

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Onshape is the Only CAD Company Named to the Forbes Cloud 100

The latest Forbes recognition comes at an opportune time as 2018 has been a landmark year for Onshape.

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Tech Tip: Using Named Positions in Onshape

Here’s a tip on creating and using Named Positions in Onshape Assemblies.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (September 7th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Announcing Modern CAD for Machine Design (New eBook)

If you’re a machinery designer, you’re a problem solver – you just never know what challenges your customers will throw at you ...

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Tech Tip: Using Shift + Enter to Repeat Commands in Onshape

Here’s a short productivity tip that can make a big difference if you repeat commands often in Onshape.

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Why GreenSight Agronomics Switched to Onshape

When designing military-quality drones with modern CAD, “you don't even have the option of messing up.” See why this hardware ...

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How Onshape Helps Synapse Speed Up Product Design

Watch this video to see how Synapse engineers collaborate better and design industrial and consumer products faster with ...

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Tech Tip: Pre-select Constraints while Sketching in Onshape

Sketching in Onshape: here’s a little-known productivity tip that can make a big difference if you spend a lot of time ...

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Voxel Innovations Uses Onshape to Create “Controlled Corrosion”

Voxel engineers say modern CAD fundamentally improves the way their design team models Pulsed Electrochemical Machining ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (August 20th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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What’s New With OpenBOM for Onshape

Available in the Onshape App Store, OpenBOM gives you the most flexible cloud-based collaborative environment to manage Bill of ...

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How CAD Users Can Put Mediocre Customer Support In Their Rear View Mirrors

Companies like Heuresis and Silverside Detectors value Onshape’s responsive Tech Support team, which prioritizes new features ...

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Tech Tip: Inserting Your Bill of Materials into an Onshape Drawing

A bill of materials is a critical part of any design. Onshape's simultaneous bill of materials and App Store solutions offer ...

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Onshape Assemblies for SOLIDWORKS users

Here’s why it doesn’t make sense to do mating the old way (we’re still talking CAD here!)

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How to Use Onshape Part Configurations in VisualCAMc

Here’s a step-by-step guide to using Onshape Part Configurations within VisualCAMc.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (August 1st, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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What’s Design Gridlock Really Costing Your Company?

Aircraft giants Airbus and Boeing have faced major production delays due to flaws in old CAD technology. But Design Gridlock ...

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Please Support Team Onshape’s Ride for Cancer Research

Onshape employees are riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge to raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Here’s how to ...

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Can CAD Really Be Fun?

By “fun,” engineers really mean that they can spend more time on what they went to school for, what they were hired to do.

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How Design Teams Overcome Blocked Communication and Collaboration

Companies like Hirebotics value being able to work on their CAD models on tablets and phones, fulfilling customer design ...

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Tech Tip: Adjusting Line Thickness in Onshape Drawings

Here’s a deeper look at adjusting line thickness in Onshape Drawings.

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How Design Teams Overcome CAD Crashes and File Corruption

Companies like Synapse, a global product development firm, rely on Onshape to significantly reduce CAD crashes and let their ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (July 12th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Why Australia’s AUXILIARY Design School Switched From SOLIDWORKS® to Onshape

Sticker shock was one reason AUXILIARY moved from SOLIDWORKS to Onshape, but modern CAD’s real-time collaboration and data ...

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One of the Biggest Obstacles to Hardware Design & Manufacturing Might Surprise You

One of the most time-consuming aspects of manufacturing is not the part production itself, but the communication that surrounds ...

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Tech Tip: Exporting Sketches with Sheet Metal DXF/DWGs

Here’s a deeper look at how to export sketches with your sheet metal DXF or DWG.

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How Design Teams Take Advantage of Instant CAD Access, Anytime and Anywhere

Companies like Hirebotics value being able to work on their CAD models on tablets and phones, fulfilling customer design ...

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Under The Hood: How Does Onshape Really Work?

Building a modern CAD system with a cloud-based database architecture was unprecedented in the industry. Here’s an overview of ...

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Onshape Enterprise Prevents Your CAD Data From Falling Into The Wrong Hands

Your company doesn’t want to be handing out its CAD data like candy. Onshape Enterprise offers even tougher controls and ...

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Tech Tip: How to Use Parting Line Draft in Onshape

Here’s a deeper look at how to use the new Parting Line Draft feature in Onshape.

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How Design Teams Overcome Software Administration Problems and Forced CAD Upgrades

Companies like Cutsforth, which provides indispensable parts for power companies, rely on Onshape to reduce I.T. overhead and ...

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Onshape Enterprise Gets CAD Data Into The Hands of Those Who Need It

For the first time in the history of CAD, design data can be consumed easily by those who need it outside the core engineering ...

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Under the Hood: How We Built Modern CAD for Mobile

Overcoming the “fat finger” problem wasn’t the only challenge facing the Onshape Mobile team. Here’s how modern CAD was built ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (June 15th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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How Design Teams Conquer Old CAD’s Version Control Problem

Companies like IonQ, which builds quantum computers, rely on Onshape’s modern CAD to avoid version control problems with their ...

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Onshape Enterprise Gives Companies Unprecedented Visibility Into Their Design Process

Managing resources and distributing design tasks is much easier when you have accurate, real-time information to base your ...

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How to Edit Your Onshape Parts Associatively With VisualCAMc

Here’s a step-by-step exercise to learn how to update your VisualCAMc toolpaths automatically when your Onshape part dimensions ...

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What Happens During a Modern CAD Crash?

All software crashes. Here’s a closer look at why Onshape users rarely even notice when it happens.

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Designed in Onshape, Voltea Water Softeners Address Demands of California Drought

Onshape helps Voltea’s engineering teams in Texas and the Netherlands keep better track of each other’s design changes.

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What is Design Gridlock?

In this eBook, engineers from 15 companies share how they overcame delays in their design process caused by old CAD technology.

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A Closer Look at Onshape Enterprise: Projects & Role-Based Access Control

Role-based access controls in Onshape Enterprise allow companies to more tightly protect their intellectual property.

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Calculating CAD ROI: Onshape vs. SOLIDWORKS® Cost

Are you comparing the companywide costs of Onshape vs. SOLIDWORKS? Use this CAD ROI calculator to make a more informed decision ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (May 24th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Introducing Onshape Enterprise

Onshape Enterprise is for modern companies with sophisticated design processes that include multiple contributors across ...

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Hirebotics: “We Can Shape Modern CAD to What We Need It To Be”

Watch this video to see how Hirebotics engineers collaborate better and design industrial robots faster with Onshape.

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Tech Tip: How to Insert Sheet Metal Flat Patterns into Drawings

Inserting flat patterns of your sheet metal parts into Onshape Drawings is easy with this simple tech tip!

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A Design Challenge For Pizza Lovers

FirstBuild and Giddy, engineering crowdsourcing platforms backed by GE Appliances, are using Onshape for their latest design ...

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Tech Tip: Hide Parts Before Editing In-Context in Onshape

Hiding parts before editing in the context of the assembly will make your assembly contexts simpler and easier to manage.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (May 4th, 2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Tech Tip: Using Onshape’s Managed In-Context Design With Linked Documents

Onshape’s Managed In-Context Design tools are even more powerful now that they can be used across Linked Documents.

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Career Advice: Stop Worrying About Your Job Title and Ask For More Responsibility Instead

Onshape co-founder John McEleney advises engineers to proactively learn new skills and take on new challenges – and job ...

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Unique Zipper Design Delivers Independence to People With Disabilities

Industrial designer Bob Roberman’s ZipAid magnets help people with disabilities fasten their own clothing.

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Extending Onshape with Custom Features

The capabilities of Onshape may be extended through the use of Custom Features. Custom features are first class citizens like ...

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How Modern CAD Helps Cutsforth Keep Your Lights On

Watch this video to see why Cutsforth, a major manufacturer of power plant equipment, switched to modern CAD – and never wants ...

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Onshape Roadshow: Welcome to the Design Gridlock Prevention Tour

The Onshape Roadshow is an opportunity for engineers to network and learn from each other’s experiences with modern CAD. ...

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Tech Tip: Using Bill of Materials and Balloons in Onshape

Onshape has greatly improved how to create assembly drawings with this recent update. See how Onshape’s recent additions of ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (4/13/2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install ever!

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Five Major Trends That Are Disrupting the Manufacturing Industry

Find out the latest engineering and manufacturing trends and how to proactively respond to them at Onshape’s April 17th webinar ...

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Two Success Strategies for Moving Your Legacy Data to Onshape

Switching to modern CAD requires some patience, but the process is easy and straightforward. Here’s how to handle your legacy ...

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MIT Uses Onshape for New Additive Manufacturing Course for Engineers and Executives

Participants in MIT’s new online professional development course will learn how to implement innovative uses of 3D printing at ...

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In the Canadian Wilderness, Using Modern CAD is an Adrenaline Rush

Watch this video to see why Canadian snowmobile manufacturer Taiga Motors switched to modern CAD – and never wants to go back.

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3 Reasons Onshape's New Release Management Is Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen

Onshape has set a new standard for Release Management and Approval Workflows. Take a closer look at what makes this new ...

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At Onshape, Every Day is Backup Day

March 31st has been declared World Backup Day. If you’ve ever lost your CAD files, you’ll be in perpetual fear of losing them ...

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In the Texas Oil Industry, Modern CAD Provides a Competitive Edge

Watch this video to see why oilfield equipment manufacturer Dixie Iron Works switched to modern CAD – and never wants to look ...

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How to Use Simultaneous Bill of Materials in Onshape

Onshape continues to innovate the core CAD features that engineers care most about. Here we take a look at Onshape’s ...

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What CAD Experts are Saying About Design Data Management 2.0

Did you miss last week’s announcement about Onshape’s Design Data Management 2.0? Here’s why the CAD industry is taking notice.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (3/22/2018)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Using Company-Wide Administration Tools in Onshape Professional

Companies in Onshape Professional give you a more efficient, convenient, and secure way to manage your users, your CAD projects ...

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Introducing Design Data Management 2.0

Onshape announces Design Data Management 2.0, a fresh reboot of the way modern design teams collaborate, build, and share ...

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How Onshape Customers Help Shape Modern CAD (And How You Can, Too)

Onshape’s User Experience (UX) team invites CAD users of all experience levels to test upcoming features and functionality.

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“We Took The Leap to Modern CAD and Haven’t Looked Back” (VIDEO)

Watch this video to hear Onshape customers Synapse, Hirebotics, Taiga Motors, Cutsforth and Dixie Iron Works share why they ...

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Tech Tip: Inserting Multiple Pieces of Standard Content in Onshape

Here’s a deeper look at Standard Content in Onshape and how to insert multiple pieces of Standard Content at once.

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Onshape Joins GoFly, Boeing to Pursue Dream of Human Flight

Onshape is the official CAD system of the GoFly Prize, a $2 million competition to develop safe, ultra-compact and quiet ...

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How to Buy the Best CAD System for Your Engineering Team (Guide Included)

CAD is the backbone of your company. Choosing a modern CAD system is a business-critical decision that will impact everything ...

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Tech Tip: Creating Configuration Variables

Here’s a deeper look at Onshape’s configurations and how to create configuration variables.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (3/02/18)

Every three weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your modern CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our March ...

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Career Advice: “Be Willing to Embrace ‘Crazy’ Ideas and Fail Fast”

Scott Crump, the co-founder of Stratasys, notes that the most disruptive companies are not afraid to fail and move on.

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How Are Companies Leveraging the Power of Onshape Configurations?

Companies are leveraging the power of Onshape Configurations in their own software, allowing salespeople and customers to ...

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Why I Love Engineering

Biomedical and mechanical engineer Michaelina Dupnik explores her personal connections to her work and the influences on her ...

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Look Who's Talking About Cloud CAD...

The new issue of “COMPASS,” the thought leadership magazine of SOLIDWORKS, ushers in the age of cloud CAD. But just moving CAD ...

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Why I Chose an Engineering Career

In honor of National Engineers Week, we asked Onshape QA engineer Jason Slingerland to reflect on what inspired his career path

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Partner Spotlight: RealityServer Releases Major Update for Photorealistic Rendering

Available now as an Integrated Cloud App, RealityServer gives Onshape users easy access to interactive photorealistic 3D ...

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Partner Spotlight: How to Use SIMSOLID Cloud in Onshape

SIMSOLID Cloud’s meshless simulation tools can now be used directly inside an Onshape Document.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (2/13/18)

Every three weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your modern CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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Partner Spotlight: How to Use VisualCAMc For Onshape

Here’s a step-by-step exercise to practice using VisualCAMc, Onshape’s new Integrated Cloud App for production-level CAM.

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FIRST Robotics Teams Embrace Modern CAD

FIRST Robotics teams around the world are using Onshape’s free Education Plan to begin their careers in engineering. Find out ...

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Are You Using the Full Power of Onshape’s Modern CAD Platform?

Onshape remains just as valuable to design and manufacturing teams when their 3D modeling is done.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Onshape's Modern CAD Platform

Onshape is not just cloud CAD, it's better CAD, period. Here's why Onshape's modern CAD platform remains valuable after your ...

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How Engineers at Carbon Black Global Reclaimed Hours of Lost Design Time

Onshape eliminates “design gridlock,” the frustrating delays that today’s engineers endure every day due to inefficiencies in ...

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WARNING: What You Need to Worry About During Your Next CAD Upgrade

Should users of old CAD systems be “nervous” about installing the 2018 upgrade?

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Parametric Modeling 2.0: A Modern Approach to Standard Content

With Parametric Modeling 2.0, Onshape has made huge improvements to the core CAD features that engineers use everyday. Here’s ...

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Parametric Modeling 2.0: A Modern Approach to Multi-Part Design

With Parametric Modeling 2.0, Onshape has made huge improvements to the core CAD features that engineers use everyday. Here’s ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (1/18/18)

Every three weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your modern CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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Parametric Modeling 2.0: A Modern Approach to Sheet Metal Design

With Parametric Modeling 2.0, Onshape has made huge improvements to the core CAD features that engineers use everyday. Here’s ...

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Parametric Modeling 2.0: A Modern Approach to In-Context Design

With Parametric Modeling 2.0, Onshape has made huge improvements to the core CAD features that engineers use everyday. Here’s ...

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How to Use Cloud CAD to Improve Communication With Suppliers

Instantly and securely sharing your 3D CAD designs with suppliers helps you quickly source the best components.

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Career Advice: “Engineers Should Show Relentless Adaptability”

Understory co-founder Alex Kubicek notes that engineers joining a startup must be prepared for anything – including sabotage ...

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Parametric Modeling 2.0: Onshape’s Modern Approach to Configurations

With Parametric Modeling 2.0, Onshape has made huge improvements to the core CAD features that engineers use everyday. Here’s ...

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Introducing Parametric Modeling 2.0

Onshape didn’t invent parametric modeling, but we have fundamentally improved it. Here’s how your modern design tools should be.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (1/02/18)

Every three weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your modern CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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Partner Spotlight: What’s New With SIMSOLID Cloud

SIMSOLID Cloud’s meshless simulation tools for Onshape now include two new enhancements: Design Studies and Associative Model ...

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What’s the Most Secure Way to Share CAD Data?

Onshape’s Sharing feature gives you tight controls over who can access your designs in a secure cloud workspace.

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4 Things to Consider Before You Start Modeling in 3D

Factoring in default orientation, symmetry, patterns and model complexity beforehand can later save you a lot of time in the ...

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The Iron-Clad “Do’s and Dont’s” For Parametric Modeling

Stick to these simple rules of thumb and your CAD models will be much more robust – as well as faster and easier to edit!

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3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Sketching

With the sketch being the backbone of any robust CAD model, here are some tips on how to avoid the most common mistakes.

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Announcing the Winners of the Drink Sink Challenge

Onshape teamed up with FirstBuild and Giddy, engineering crowdsourcing platforms backed by GE Appliances, to launch the Drink ...

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7 Reasons Why Onshape Better Protects Your CAD Data

Beyond the strong data security measures of Amazon Web Services, Onshape adds its own multiple layers of safeguards to protect ...

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Tech Tip: Copy/Paste Tabs in Onshape Using “Copy To Clipboard”

Thanks to a recent update, you can now copy and paste Part Studio, assembly, and drawing tabs in Onshape. Here’s how.

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The Best Onshape Improvements of 2017

Onshape has had an amazing year with 17 updates that include nearly 400 improvements. Check out some of the greatest ...

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Tech Tip: Don't Forget to "Unshare"

Onshape’s sharing and unsharing features allow you to remain in tight control of who can view or edit your proprietary designs.

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How Engineers at Dodson Motorsport Eliminate Design Gridlock

While Dodson Motorsport engineers help their racing clients get faster on the track, new modern CAD tools speed up their ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (12/04/17)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your modern CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our December ...

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How Engineers at FarmBot Eliminate Design Gridlock

Find out why FarmBot chose Onshape to design the first open-source CNC farming machine.

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Tech Tip: Managing Documents with Folders in Onshape

Here’s a deeper look at how to create folders in Onshape and add Documents to them.

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Career Advice: “Don’t Try to Fake It Till You Make It”

Raytheon VP says that it’s not a weakness to say “I don’t know.” It’s a strength and shows an enormous amount of ...

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What Your Old-Generation CAD Vendor Won't Tell You About Maintenance Fees

Onshape is a modern professional 3D CAD system that eliminates the headaches of CAD upgrades and associated IT costs.

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How Engineers at Taiga Motors Eliminate Design Gridlock

Onshape allows design teams to collaborate in a secure cloud workspace with no worries about engineers overwriting each other’s ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (11/9/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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Onshape Now Offers Professional-Grade CAD Training For Free

What’s the difference between modeling in Onshape vs. SOLIDWORKS? Take a free self-paced course in the Onshape Learning Center ...

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Onshape Drink Sink Challenge: Design the “World’s Best Drink Dispenser”

Contest: GE Appliances/Giddy is partnering with Onshape to crowdsource designs for an all-in-one beverage machine for ice, ...

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How to Use Cloud CAD to Improve Order Fulfillment & Inventory Management

Warehouse workers can quickly verify the contents of shipments by matching 3D CAD models to their corresponding parts – all ...

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The 8 Scariest Things About Old-Generation CAD

Is there anything spookier than a CAD system crash? With Onshape’s full-cloud database architecture, you’ll never be afraid of ...

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What We've Learned After Millions of User Hours in Onshape

At the DEVELOP3D Live conference in Boston, Onshape CEO Jon Hirschtick explored the various ways Cloud CAD frees engineers from ...

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How Onshape is Making CAD Crashes Extinct

Traditional file-based CAD systems crash all the time. Learn how Onshape is making crashes and lost CAD data a thing of the ...

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4 Ways You Can Lose Your CAD Files

It’s not your fault. Here are the most common reasons causing lost CAD work – and what you can do about it.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (10/19/17)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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How to Use Cloud CAD to Improve Your Marketing Campaigns

Using 3D models and rendered images can make press releases, trade show banners and other promotional materials shine.

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The Four Biggest Reasons Why Engineers Hate Their Current CAD System

Do you hate your CAD system? See how cloud-based Onshape handles some of the biggest complaints about desktop-installed CAD.

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How to Use Cloud CAD to Enrich Customer Engagement & Support

Using Follow Mode and Onshape Comments, you can visually communicate with customers from within your design models and better ...

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How to Use Cloud CAD to Accelerate Sales Results

With Onshape, engineers teamed with sales reps can make requested design changes on the spot as impressed prospects follow ...

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What’s New in the Onshape App Store (10/03/17)

The Onshape App Store is frequently introducing new engineering apps, product improvements and features. Here's a look at the ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (9/26/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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Partner Spotlight: How CADWOLF Integrates Math & CAD to Coordinate Large Onshape Projects

Embed Onshape designs, equations, tables, plots, images, videos, sliders and other data in a web page that looks like a Word ...

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Don’t Be Fooled by Fake “Branching & Merging”

Onshape is the only professional 3D CAD system that offers true branching and merging, due to its modern database-driven ...

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What Do Executives Value Most in a Mechanical Engineer?

Onshape’s latest eBook offers career advice for mechanical engineers seeking their next raise or promotion.

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Engineer Uses Onshape to Bring Iconic “Coffee Grinder Calculator” Back to Life

Marcus Wu used Onshape to recreate the mechanical Curta Calculator, history’s first hand-held calculator. He built a custom one ...

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Tech Tip: Creating Sheet Metal Tabs in Onshape

Creating Sheet Metal Tabs just got a lot easier with Onshape’s most recent update. Here’s how to use the new command.

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Partner Spotlight: SIMSOLID is Coming Soon to the Onshape Cloud

SIMSOLID, the next generation of structural analysis software, will be available soon as an Integrated Cloud App in the Onshape ...

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Petrak Industries: “Onshape’s Sharing Feature Saved a Major Client 5 Weeks in Design Time”

Systems engineer Brian Joffe credits cloud-based Onshape for dramatically speeding up collaboration between him and his outside ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (9/8/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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How to Generate G-Code For Onshape Models From Anywhere in Minutes

VisualCAMc, soon available in the Onshape App Store, lets you perform CAM programming from anywhere and on any computer.

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Full-Cloud CAD Speeds Up Jig & Fixture Design

As part of modernizing your shop floor, your team can now design fixtures and jigs in Onshape online right at their ...

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5 Advantages of the Onshape Learning Center

In addition to being quick and easy, here are the top five advantages of the Onshape Learning Center.

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What Makes a Parametric Modeler Tick?

It’s time to dispel the myth that using 3D CAD is hard – it’s not. Modeling in 3D is not that difficult if you just follow a ...

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Tech Tip: Real-Time Chat in Onshape

Onshape recently added real-time chat capabilities to it's Comments functionality, improving collaboration for the design team.

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Engineering Students Use Onshape for Water Purification Project in Panama

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students recently used Onshape’s EDU Plan to document their water treatment system designs for ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (8/16/17)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our ...

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If You Haven’t Seen Onshape In The Last 6 Months… Read This

Keeping up-to-date with Onshape’s rapid release schedule can be overwhelming. Here’s a cheat sheet on the most important new ...

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A Deeper Look at Onshape’s Advanced Modeling Tools

Here’s a closer look at Onshape’s new Advanced Modeling Tools and suggested workflows that make it easier to create complex ...

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Why Are Some CAD Users Better Than Others?

It’s time to dispel the myth that using 3D CAD is hard. It’s not – modeling in 3D is really not that difficult if you just ...

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Tech Tip: Converting Surfaces to Solids in Onshape

Onshape has recently added more curve and surfacing tools to make it easier to create more complex shapes.

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Tech Tip: Booleans in Onshape

Many Onshape commands, such as Extrude, Revolve, Sweep, Loft and Patterns have have built-in boolean functionality.

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How to Customize CAD for Industrial Component Design

Learn how creating custom Onshape features can reduce human error and save time on repetitive, tedious modeling tasks.

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CAD on a PAD: What You May Not Know About Onshape Mobile

One in six Onshape sessions is logged into a tablet or phone. Here’s a rundown on how our development team has optimized ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (7/25/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our July ...

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6 Ways How Full-Cloud CAD Can Accelerate Success Companywide

In this eBook, learn how Onshape can also streamline your processes in manufacturing, sales, marketing, customer support and ...

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How to Set Up Your Onshape Classroom

Onshape’s Education Plan gives students and teachers free access to the same full-cloud CAD functionality as Onshape ...

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Have Onshape Questions? Meet the Professor

“Office Hours With The Professor” is a new live interactive webcast series exploring advanced business topics related to ...

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Custom Feature Spotlight: Belt Routing & Sizing

Onshape’s custom Belt feature, available free on the FeatureScript Spotlight page, makes the creation and routing of complex ...

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Generate Brings Advanced Design & Topology Optimization to CAD

Using Generate, Onshape users can easily optimize their parts, components, and products to be lightweight and high-performance ...

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Speed Up Your Time-To-Market By Using Onshape Alongside SOLIDWORKS®

In this eBook, we share 6 everyday situations where using Onshape side-by-side with SOLIDWORKS® will earn you a standing ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (7/10/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Learn about new functionality from our July ...

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Onshape Cyclists Keep Pedaling For Cancer Research

This is Team Onshape’s fourth year riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge, which donates 100% of rider-raised dollars to the ...

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Tech Tip: Creating Variables in Onshape

Creating a variable enables you to link dimensions together so you can change them all in one place.

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Tech Tip: Controlling Lofts With Curves

Onshape recently added a number of curve tools that make creating Lofts much easier.

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Tech Tip: Sheet Metal Bend Order

Onshape’s Sheet Metal tools capture not only the engineering information, but also the important manufacturing information you ...

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Onshape Adds New Courses on Simultaneous Sheet Metal & Top-Down Design

Live training courses are taught by Onshape experts, all of whom have extensive SOLIDWORKS backgrounds to assist transitioning ...

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“Why We Made Onshape Our Primary CAD System”

Loxta Hardware says it saves an hour on every design project by using full-cloud CAD.

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Tech Tip: Creating Holes Through Multiple Parts in Onshape

One of the biggest benefits of Onshape’s multi-part modeling is the ability to easily create geometry that relates to several ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (6/13/17)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Partner Spotlight: ExactFlat Turns Your Onshape Model Into a Usable 2D Pattern in Minutes

The dream of translating your design vision into a pattern that fits perfectly is now a step closer with ExactFlat Online, ...

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How Do I Learn Onshape?

Ranging from live instructor training to self-guided online courses, there are many options for how to learn Onshape.

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Breaking Free From SOLIDWORKS® Workgroup PDM

SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM customers are being forced to migrate to another data management system. For many, upgrading CAD ...

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Why Onshape Documents Make You More Productive on the Manufacturing Floor

Onshape Documents are project-level containers where you can organize your entire manufacturing project and CAD data in one ...

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Tech Tip: Using Named Views in Onshape

Ever want to capture a certain orientation of your CAD model? Here’s how to create Named Views in Onshape.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (5/25/17)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Onshape Launches New Learning Center For Full-Cloud CAD

The new Learning Center is the quickest way for experienced CAD professionals to learn Onshape’s fresh modern approach to ...

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It’s Time for Engineers to Catch Up to the Rest of the Business World

Agile companies moved most of their business-critical software to the cloud long ago. Why has the engineering department been ...

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What's New in the Onshape App Store 5/18/17

The Onshape App Store announces new updates for its Integrated Cloud Apps, including CAM, simulation, rendering, manufacturing ...

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Tech Tip: Export Sheet Metal Flat View As DXF

Step-by-step instructions for exporting your Onshape sheet metal part as a DXF file so you can manufacture the part.

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New Webinar Series: How Can Agile Product Design Benefit You?

Onshape’s new webinar series explores how Agile Product Design and full-cloud CAD helps your business create better products ...

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Tech Tip: Tagging People With Comments in Onshape

Tagging people using comments in Onshape helps your team communicate quickly and effectively.

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Onshape Customer Spotlight: NAFCO Helps Municipal Parks Cut Energy Use By Up to 80%

Find out how NAFCO International’s design and manufacturing team uses full-cloud CAD to speed up their time to market.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (5/5/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Tech Tip: Keyboard Shortcuts in Onshape

Using keyboard shortcuts is one of the easiest and most efficient ways to speed up design in Onshape. Here’s how to find them.

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Why Doesn’t Onshape Have (Fill-in-the-Blank) Yet?

Onshape isn’t trying to “catch up” to other CAD companies with each new feature. We’re rethinking how CAD gets done.

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How Onshape Saves Us a Day on Nearly Every Manufacturing Job

Founder, CEO of ZYCI discusses how Onshape saves him a day on production on every manufacturing project.

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Tech Tip: Managing Custom Properties in Onshape

Discover how to assigning custom properties like Part Number, Revision and more can help improve your organization in Onshape.

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Tech Tip: Using Advanced Search in Onshape

Onshape’s Advance Search now lets you search within Documents for metadata such as Name, Description, Part Number, State and ...

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How to Assess Your Onshape Models For Structural Weakness

Available in the Onshape App Store, Intact helps you simulate and analyze your designs in Onshape. No manual meshing, ...

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What's New in Onshape (4/13/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Would You Be Fed Up With 19 CAD Crashes in a Day?

Onshape isn’t building the best cloud-based CAD system – we’re building a better CAD system, period.

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MIT Uses Onshape to Launch New Professional Course on Additive Manufacturing

MIT professors Wojciech Matusik and Justin Solomon are launching a new CAD course using Onshape for manufacturing aimed at ...

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Tech Tip: Multiple Browser Tabs

Because Onshape runs in a browser, you can have as many tabs open as you want, and can move various tabs onto multiple monitors.

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How to Create Machining Operations and NC File Output For Your Onshape Models

Without any software installation, OnCreate3D gives you CAM at your fingertips. Available now in the Onshape App Store!

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (3/27/17)

It’s update time again! We hope you enjoy using these new improvements such as advanced search, compare, drawings improvements ...

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4 Signs You Are Paying Too Much For Your CAD System

No one wants to feel ripped off. Here are four questions for engineers to ask themselves about how wisely they are spending ...

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Tech Tip: Green Check to Insert Parts

Insert your first part and left-click the green check in the “Insert parts and assemblies” dialogue so the part will be ...

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What's New in the Onshape App Store (3/16/17)

The Onshape App Store is always introducing new engineering apps, product improvements and features. Here’s a look at the ...

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Tech Tip: Importing and Exporting DXF Files in Onshape

DXF (and DWG) files are industry standards in the world of 2D CAD. Let’s take a look how Onshape handles importing and ...

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[eBook] Onshape’s Greatest Tech Tips (Volume 1)

Learn how to be faster and more productive in CAD with Onshape’s new “Greatest Tech Tips” eBook.

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Tech Tip: Roll to Here/Roll to End

Simple tips for using the rollback feature in Onshape.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (3/3/17)

A guide for the latest round of Onshape updates has some great new features that have been highly requested by so many.

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Tech Tip: Designing Linkages In-Context

Solve linkage design problems using Onshape’s unique approach to in-context design.

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Onshape’s 10 Guiding Principles for Improving User Experience

Onshape constantly strives to make full-cloud CAD a pleasure to use by incorporating ongoing customer feedback. Here’s what ...

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Q & A with Scott Harris about Onshape’s Sheet Metal

Onshape’s new approach to sheet metal tools will prevent a lot of headaches between designers and manufacturers.

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Tech Tip: Fully Maximizing Onshape Help

Here’s how to tap into the full breadth and power of Onshape’s Help documentation.

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Find Out What Bloomberg Businessweek Discovered at Onshape's "Show & Tell"

Bloomberg Businessweek takes a closer look at Onshape’s quest to reshape the $8.7 billion CAD business.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (2/13/2017)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Unfolding Onshape Sheet Metal

Onshape’s Simultaneous Sheet Metal helps CAD users visualize errors immediately, consider alternatives quickly, and reduce ...

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Onshape Unveils “Simultaneous Sheet Metal” Tools

Seeing flat and folded sheet metal views side-by-side allows CAD users to visualize errors immediately, consider alternatives, ...

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Onshape Custom Feature Spotlight: Wiring

You don’t need to write code to benefit from FeatureScript’s custom features in Onshape. Add this new Wiring feature to your ...

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Partner Spotlight: Swift Calcs Speeds Up Your Engineering Design & Analysis Calculations

Swift Calcs is a new engineering calculation platform that is a time-efficient alternative to paper, spreadsheets and ...

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3 Tips For Designing In-Context in Onshape

Onshape’s new In-Context Editing feature eliminates the problems with traditional CAD when editing parts within the context of ...

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Making Beauty a Priority in Industrial Design

Medical industrial designer Arthur Hobden, who prefers Onshape for concept designs, will soon have his work featured at the ...

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What Hardware Gives You the Best Onshape Experience?

To optimize your Onshape experience, here are recommended hardware guidelines for full-cloud CAD.

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Celebrating Aussie Ingenuity in the American Heartland

Australian product designer Bruce Bartlett used full-cloud Onshape for real-time collaboration with his South Dakota business ...

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Onshape Just Took The Lead on Top-Down Design

From its unique approach to in-context design to simultaneous multi-user editing of parts and assemblies, Onshape is the ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (1/13/17)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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What’s It Like to Work at Onshape?

Interested in applying to work at Onshape? Here’s a quick peek at the company culture.

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Onshape Proud to Support FIRST Robotics

Onshape is proud to sponsor the FIRST Robotics Competition, offering every participant a free Onshape Education account and ...

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This 2017 Formula 1 Racecar is Fueled by Onshape’s Free Plan

Veteran racecar designer Nicolas Perrin uses Onshape’s free Public Plan to share open-access CAD models with a global community ...

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How Will Your Design Team Be More Efficient in 2017?

Onshape doesn’t settle for tiny incremental improvements in design productivity. We built a full-cloud CAD system from scratch ...

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Tech Tip: Assigning a State to Your Design in Onshape

Here’s how to assign the correct state to your design in Onshape. You can choose from “In Progress,” “Pending,” “Released,” and ...

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What is Onshape BootCamp?

Onshape Boot Camp or Overview Training is the quickest way for professionals to jumpstart their transition from traditional CAD ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (12/15/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your full-cloud CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Happy First Birthday, Onshape!

It’s been one year since Onshape’s commercial release with full-cloud CAD recently hitting 2 million usage hours. Get ready for ...

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Custom Feature Spotlight: Multi-Plane

Onshape’s Multi-plane feature allows you to create multiple evenly spaced construction planes in just one step.

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Tech Tip: Organizing Documents with Filters and Labels

Onshape Filters and Labels help you more efficiently organize your CAD data.

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How to Move from SOLIDWORKS to Onshape

Watch this video for tips on how to smooth your transition from SOLIDWORKS to Onshape. Start enjoying the benefits of ...

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Tech Tip: Enabling Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) in Onshape

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an extra level of security protection above just the typical account password. Here’s how to ...

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10 Things You Should Know About Onshape Documents

Onshape Documents are powerful project-level containers where you can do much more than store your Part Studios, Assemblies and ...

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Make Better Design Decisions With Real-Time Analytics and Controls

As design teams become more agile, it’s not only CAD users who are getting powerful new tools. Their managers are getting ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (11/22/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Tech Tip: Customizing the Shortcut Toolbar

Onshape’s Shortcut Toolbars make it easy to find common commands without a lot of mouse travel. Here’s how to use them.

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Sharing Design Workloads on Tight Deadlines

Watch this video to learn how to build an assembly in record time by sharing your workload across your design team.

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Who Screwed Up My Model?

Rebuild issues no longer need to be disruptive to CAD efficiency. Onshape’s full-cloud database architecture helps you easily ...

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Tech Tip: Sketch Patterns in Onshape

Watch this video to learn how to create a linear and circular pattern of sketch geometry.

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Agile Designers Need Real-Time Data Management

Only Onshape gives your design team real-time CAD data management. When anyone anywhere makes an edit, everyone everywhere ...

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Open Innovation: Agile Companies Seek Crowdsourced Product Development

Why are powerful global brands reaching out to the public for design ideas? They believe in thought diversity.

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Tech Tip: Using the Debug Feature in FeatureScript

One of the most useful features for troubleshooting Onshape’s FeatureScript code is the debug function.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (11/02/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – ever!

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Full-Cloud CAD: The Next Social Network

Full-cloud CAD is transforming the way design and manufacturing teams collaborate in real time.

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Custom Feature Spotlight: Using The Beam Feature To Create Weldments

Onshape’s custom Beam feature, available free on the FeatureScript Spotlight page, saves tremendous time on creating weldments.

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Real-Time CAD Deployment is Essential for Agile Teams

With instant provisioning and deprovisioning, Onshape can help your company’s design team be more agile.

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What’s More Accessible: Cloud-Based CAD or Desktop-Installed CAD?

Even with occasional Internet outages, Onshape is the most accessible CAD system in the industry – letting designers work ...

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Tech Tip: Turning Your Old 2D Drawings into 3D

Converting your 2D legacy drawings to 3D designs is quick and easy in Onshape.

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Creating a Bill of Materials (BoM) Using openBoM

You can create and share bills of materials using openBoM, an Integrated Cloud App that runs directly in Onshape.

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Get It Now: An Executive's Guide to Adopting Full-Cloud CAD

Find out why today’s best manufacturers are adopting full-cloud CAD for Agile Product Design. Download your complimentary eBook ...

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Agile Product Design Requires a New Generation of CAD

Your design processes and tools should be accelerating innovation – not blocking it. Onshape is the leading CAD platform for ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (10/12/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Welcoming DEVELOP3D LIVE to Boston, the Birthplace of CAD

DEVELOP3D LIVE, one of the major industry-wide gatherings of design and manufacturing professionals, launched its first U.S. ...

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Tech Tip: Using Public Documents in Onshape

Public Documents are great for sharing your Onshape models with makers and hobbyists.

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Onshape Partner Spotlight: CONSELF Provides CFD Analysis in a Web Browser

With the CONSELF Simulation Platform, you can import your geometry from Onshape and setup your analysis in just a few clicks.

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Tech Tip: Changing Your Default Units in Onshape

Here’s how to change your default units of measurement in Onshape.

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Onshape Partner Spotlight: Sienci Labs Puts a CNC Mill on Your Desktop

Onshape technology partner Sienci Labs developed a desktop CNC mill to inexpensively machine parts.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (09/15/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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How Onshape Reclaims Lost Time For CAD Professionals

Full-cloud Onshape is the leading 3D CAD platform for Agile Product Design, offering real-time deployment and real-time data ...

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How to Install Onshape

How do you install full-cloud CAD? It’s a trick question. There’s a reason you won’t find this information anywhere. Instant ...

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Rendering Your Onshape Model Using OneRender

OneRender offers free cloud-based rendering directly within Onshape. Here’s a tutorial of how to make the most of this ...

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How Onshape Got Me a Free Vacation (and Boosted My Resume)

MIT student researcher Aya Suzuki credits Onshape for speeding up her design process and enabling her to meet a deadline for an ...

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Modeling a Functional 3D-Printed Violin in CAD

Formlabs Engineer Brian Chan explains his design and prototyping process for creating a fully-functional, 3D-printed acoustic ...

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Full-Cloud CAD in the Middle of Nowhere?

In Scotland’s remote Orkney Islands in the North Sea, Scotrenewables Tidal Power designs its floating turbines online in ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (08/24/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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7 Frustrating CAD Questions You’ll Never Ask Again

Using CAD in the cloud eliminates many of the hassles associated with traditional installed software. Here are some things ...

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Tech Tip: How to Use Onshape’s Measure Tool

Watch this video to learn the ins and outs of Onshape’s Measure tool.

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Custom Feature Spotlight: How to Use the O-Ring Feature

You don’t have to be a programmer to enjoy Onshape’s custom FeatureScript features. Many new time-saving features are shared by ...

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Tech Tip: Changing Rotate, Pan, and Zoom Settings in Onshape

Do you switch back and forth between Onshape and other CAD systems? This settings update will make your life easier.

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Using Onshape to Boost Your Career (and Cut Your Lawn)

Designer Robert Hodgson used his Onshape Professional account to launch KC Proto, a prototyping business devoted to startups ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (8/3/2016)

We’re excited to share a long list of improvements for you with this update. As usual, most of them are user-requested, so ...

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CAD in a Cab: How I Win Over Clients During Downtime

All within a short Uber ride, I was able to create a custom design concept on my phone and win the job using Onshape for ...

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4 Signs your CAD work needs FeatureScript

With FeatureScript, you can create your own built-in Onshape features – or modify existing ones using our original source code ...

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FeatureScript - It’s So Easy An Engineer Can Do It

A computer science student's perspective of FeatureScript and the new landscape of CAD for all types of engineers.

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Support Team Onshape’s Ride for Cancer Research

Team Onshape is cycling in the Pan-Mass Challenge to raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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CAD Training Shouldn’t Be a Hassle (or Expensive)

All Onshape users have free access to online training videos and webinars; Professional Plan subscribers receive free live ...

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How To Evaluate New Technology For Your Company

Thinking about evaluating a new CAD system or other new technology at your company? Here’s how to get started.

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Tech Tip: How to Use a Tangent Mate

Mating a cam can give you a realistic assembly to easily show intended motion. Here’s how to do it.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (07/11/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape automatically adds new features and enhancements to your CAD system. Just refresh your browser.

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Tech Tip: How to CAD with a Trackpad

Forget your mouse, but want to CAD on your laptop? No worries, here’s how to CAD with your trackpad.

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Custom Feature Spotlight: Port Feature

Learn how to take advantage of new public FeatureScript features. It takes seconds to add them to your Onshape toolbar!

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Why I Wrote My Senior Thesis in the Cloud

Some designers have called Onshape the “Google Docs of CAD.” It’s not hard to see why.

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Why Sending CAD Files is Like Being a Careless Tourist

With Onshape, your master CAD data lives in one central place in the cloud and only you control who sees it.

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Tech Tip: Assembling Gears

Assembling and animating gears in your assembly allows you to get realistic motion from your design in Onshape.

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Tech Tip: Creating Enhanced Planes in Onshape

Enhanced Planes for Onshape is a free custom feature from Parametric Products to help you speed up your design process.

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Using CAD as a Sales Presentation Tool

Onshape Mobile makes the ultimate sales tool, allowing you to edit your product models in the conference room.

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How Onshape Saved My Grade

After an endless nightmare of CAD software incompatibility problems, I convinced my college design team to switch to ...

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (6/20/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Are You Sick of Asking "Where's The Latest Version?"

In the CAD file jungle, how do engineers and designers know which version of their work is the most recently updated version?

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Speed Up Your Furniture Design With Onshape

Onshape’s FeatureScript is a new programming language that lets you create customized built-in CAD features to address ...

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Which @Onshape Features Are CAD Users Tweeting About?

Onshape users are sharing their favorite Onshape features on Twitter. Here are some examples of users benefiting from ...

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Creating a FeatureScript Feature in 90 Seconds

Creating your own custom built-in Onshape features is easier – and faster – than you might think.

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How to Use FeatureScript Features (You Don’t Need to Write Code)

You don’t need to be a programmer to enjoy the benefits of FeatureScript. You can easily add new custom CAD features created by ...

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Ever Dream of Creating Your Own Built-In CAD Features?

Onshape’s FeatureScript is a new programming language that lets you create customized built-in CAD features or modify existing ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (05/31/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Partner Spotlight: openBoM Enables Onshape Users to Track BoM Records Across Distributed ...

Now available in the Onshape App Store, openBoM is a cloud-based BoM management tool for manufacturing companies and hardware ...

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Yes, People Really Do CAD on Mobile!

Full-cloud CAD gives you many benefits including CAD on mobile. Download Onshape on your Apple or Android device today!

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Do You Really Want Your Best Engineer Spending Time on I.T. Instead of Designing?

Onshape is professional 3D CAD requiring zero IT. Your best engineers can now devote their time to designing, not mundane ...

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Tech Tip: Importing Assemblies

Onshape makes it easy to import your data from a wide variety of other CAD systems.

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What’s New in the Onshape App Store (05/18/2016)

Here are the latest Integrated Cloud Applications available in the Onshape App Store, which you can access with one click from ...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Onshape

Onshape has many features that can increase your productivity. Here’s a few you may not know about.

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Why Your CFO Wants You to Move to Cloud CAD

From paying by the month to saving hidden costs on hardware, IT and data management, your CFO will love the benefits of ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (05/09/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape automatically adds new features and enhancements to your CAD system. Just refresh your browser.

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Onshape Customer Spotlight: Thinklabs Redesigns The 200-Year-Old-Stethoscope

Thinklabs, manufacturer of the Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope, uses Onshape to save time and money throughout the design and ...

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How to Pick Your First Project in Onshape

Setting up a pilot project is the best way to test if full-cloud CAD is right for your design team.

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Tech Tip: How to Use Linked Documents

Onshape’s Linked Documents makes it easier to organize your CAD data and bring all your projects together.

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Achieve More in Less Time: Why 3D Design Flows Better With a 3D Mouse

The benefits of using a 3D mouse are well known throughout the CAD world, but did you know you can now use a 3D mouse with ...

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IKEA Relies on Photo Rendering To Do Its Heavy Lifting

You don’t have to be a multinational corporation to take advantage of photorealistic rendering of your 3D CAD models.

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Partner Spotlight: Swift Calcs Brings Mathematical Modeling to Your Onshape Designs

Now available in the Onshape App Store, the Swift Calcs app enables your product design and analysis to live side-by-side in ...

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Tech Tip: Share Your Document With a Link

Onshape’s new share option lets you share Documents with view-only permissions to anyone who has the link – even if they don't ...

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5 Tips for 3D Printing Your Onshape Models With Materialise

Materialise’s 3DPrintCloud Print Preparation App, now available in the Onshape App Store, makes it easy to successfully print ...

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What’s New In Onshape’s Latest Update (04/14/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Partner Spotlight: The Benefits of Cloud-Based CAM & FDM

Kiri:Moto is a cloud-based, tool-path generator for CAM, 3D Printing and laser cutting that is fully integrated into Onshape.

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Tech Tip: Comments In Onshape

Onshape Comments is an easy and efficient way for design teams to communicate with each other right within their 3D models. No ...

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Introducing The Onshape Education Plan

The benefits of Onshape’s new Education Plan include free professional 3D CAD with no storage limits, zero IT and no upgrade ...

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Sick Of Being Tied To One Computer?

Sick of being tied to one computer? Onshape’s Full-Cloud CAD system enables users to design models from anywhere on any device ...

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5 Ways You Can Learn Onshape

Onshape’s wide variety of training videos are perfect for experienced CAD professionals and beginners alike.

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Reflections on DEVELOP3D Live as Onshape Logs Almost a Million User Hours

A year after Onshape formally introduced full-cloud CAD to the world, founder Jon Hirschtick unveils a new surprise.

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (03/31/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape automatically adds new features and enhancements to your CAD system. Just refresh your browser.

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Stop Wasting Time Managing CAD Files

With Onshape, your CAD system and CAD data live in one place in the cloud, and are never copied. Spend more time designing ...

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Onshape Partner Spotlight: Clara.io Visualizer Turns CAD Models into Photorealistic Images

You spend countless hours perfecting your CAD models. The Clara.io Visualizer takes your hours of hard work and renders them as ...

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8 Reasons Why You Should Attend an Onshape Webinar

Onshape’s wide variety of live training webinars are perfect for experienced CAD professionals and beginners alike.

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Onshape is the First 3D CAD System for iPad Pro & Apple Pencil

Onshape’s new “Force Zoom” feature for Apple iPad Pro uses pressure-sensitive Pencil to increase CAD precision and speed.

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Stop Wasting Time Emailing CAD Files

If you’re using a traditional file-based CAD system, and you want to share your design with someone else, the process is ...

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Onshape Partner Spotlight: ExactFlat Automates Pattern Making for 3D CAD

Available now in the Onshape App Store, ExactFlat is a fast and easy way to produce flat patterns and blanks in minutes ...

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4 Reasons Why Design Teams Work Faster in Onshape

Onshape has reduced what used to take days or weeks of CAD setup down to 10 minutes.

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What’s New In The Onshape App Store (3/09/2016)

Here are the three latest Integrated Cloud Applications available in the Onshape App Store, which you can access with one click ...

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (3/8/2016)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Partner Spotlight: RealityServer Brings Cloud-Based Rendering to Onshape

Available now in the Onshape App Store, RealityServer gives CAD users access to cloud-based photorealistic rendering. No ...

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Stop Wasting Time Downloading and Installing CAD

Installing CAD software can be a pain. With Onshape, there are no installs or upgrades – just refresh your browser!

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Copies, Copies, Copies: Are You Unintentionally Leaking Your Intellectual Property?

Onshape allows you to control who can access and edit your company’s proprietary CAD data.

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How KeyShot and Onshape Help You Create (and Update) Amazing Visuals

KeyShot empowers Onshape users to create high quality product visuals with physically accurate materials. Available now in the ...

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Why Customers Are Choosing to Move to Cloud CAD

As more engineers move to full-cloud CAD, we want to understand why. Here’s a glimpse at why customers buy Onshape!

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What’s New in Onshape Mobile (02/24/16)

Onshape is the only professional 3D CAD system that runs on your phone or tablet. Here are the latest features for the Android ...

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Traditional CAD Subscriptions: What Exactly Do I Get For Paying These Fees?

Ever been forced to buy what you don’t need? Here’s why many traditional CAD users skip upgrades – and how only cloud-based CAD ...

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Partner Spotlight: Make Photorealistic Product Images & Videos With OneRender

OneRender offers free cloud-based rendering directly within Onshape. Watch this webinar to learn how to get started.

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Your Time is Worth 30-to-40% More Than You Think!

Understanding the true hourly wage of your design team will help you judge the real value of full-cloud CAD.

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Niceness is Not Dead: Why CAD Users Like to Help Each Other

In Onshape’s Community Support forum, 95% of questions are answered around the clock by fellow CAD users.

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How to Make Simulation-Driven Design Practical

You can now do structural simulation for your designs without the laborious process of meshing or removing CAD features. ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (02/15/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Browser Wars: Is Your Browser Tough Enough?

Running CAD inside a web browser is revolutionary, but which browser is the fastest?

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MecSoft and Onshape: Connecting CAD/CAM and the Cloud

MecSoft and Onshape’s partnership provides new CAD/CAM connectivity for small to mid-size design businesses.

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Racing Toward Collaboration: Designing an Open-Access F1 Car in Onshape

UK-based race engineer Nicolas Perrin uses Onshape to instantly share his open-access car designs with followers around the ...

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What’s New in Onshape Mobile (02/02/16)

Onshape is the only professional 3D CAD system that runs on your phone or tablet. Here are the latest features for the Android ...

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CAD-In-The-Cloud Meets Simulation-In-The-Cloud With SimScale

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has already transformed many areas of our lives - information technology, marketing, education, ...

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A Walk Through The Onshape App Store

A How-To Guide for using the Onshape App Store, the first “try and buy” app store in the CAD industry.

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What’s New In Onshape’s Latest Update (01/28/16)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Introducing The Onshape App Store

The Onshape App Store is the first modern, “try and buy” application marketplace for the CAD industry. Buying engineering apps ...

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Tech Tip: Follow Mode

Follow Mode lets you see your collaborator’s screen in real time. In this mode, it's easy to discuss the model without emailing ...

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CAPEX vs OPEX: An Engineer’s Guide to Controlling CAD Costs

Is your CAD system considered a Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) or an Operating Expense (OPEX)? Here’s why your answer matters for ...

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Tech Tip: Creating Versions In Onshape

With Onshape, capturing major milestones in your designs is easy with Versions. Watch this video to learn more.

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4Delta Education Chooses Onshape for Introductory CAD and 3D Printing Training

The world is now experiencing an online education and training boom. Professionals want to learn at their own convenience, on ...

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Tech Tip: Designing Fixtures

Full-cloud Onshape works well alongside other CAD systems. Here’s a step-by-step look at how to create a fixture for a part ...

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Let's Assemble an Arbor Press

Learn more about using Onshape mates and the Rack and Pinion relation.

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Onshape in the Classroom: Vancouver Teacher Starts STEM Program From Scratch

Vancouver educator Daniel Chow says full-cloud Onshape saves his school time and money because the CAD system will run on ...

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Tech Tip: Mixing Units and Fractions

If you use inches or millimeters or a combination of both, see how Onshape makes it easy to mix units and use fractions and ...

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7 Features of Full-Cloud CAD You Won’t Find in Desktop-installed CAD

Here are 7 features of full-cloud CAD that solve your current CAD hassles. You won’t find these features in desktop-installed ...

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Tech Tip: Direct Editing with Variables

Once you have your supplier model in Onshape, how do you make it parametric so that you can change it at will?

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Tips for Using Onshape in Your Robotics Team

With Onshape’s Google Docs-like collaboration tools and built-in version control, all of those hassles disappear. Not to ...

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Even Without Sleep Pods, Onshape is an Awesome Place to Work

Ready for a career change in 2016? If you’re an engineer excited to help change the design and manufacturing world, check out ...

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Tech Tip: Merging Branches In Onshape

Branching designs in Onshape is a powerful tool that allows multiple people to work on their own design variations within their ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (12/17/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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After 400,000 Hours of Beta Testing, Onshape is Ready For Commercial Release

After a highly successful beta test, which included 400,000 modeling hours in more than 150 countries, Onshape has moved to a ...

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A Toast to Spill-Free Drinks in Space!

The Open Space Agency used full-cloud Onshape to design its Space Glass, which solves the problem of how astronauts drink ...

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Tech Tip: Making Supplier Models Work For You

Watch this video to learn how Onshape’s Direct Editing tools let you fix, modify, and add motion to any “less than perfect” ...

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What’s New In Onshape Mobile (12/7/2015)

Here are the latest updates for the Onshape mobile apps – both Android and iOS.

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CAD in the Classroom: 5 Best Practices for Teaching Onshape

It’s easy to get started teaching Onshape. Here are some tips on how to get your students excited about CAD.

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The Biggest Pains of Traditional CAD

Engineers tell us their biggest frustration is paying extra fees for CAD/PDM licenses, maintenance and hardware. What are your ...

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What’s New In Onshape’s Latest Update (12/1/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Under The Hood: Onshape Sketches

Sketches are the basis of many features in Onshape. Here’s a closer look at how they work and why they work this way.

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The Future of Food?

Grove chose Onshape to design its aquaponic Ecosystem, a goldfish-powered vegetable garden that uses bacteria to process waste ...

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Who Wants to Go Hunting… For Asteroids?

The Open Space Agency chose full-cloud Onshape to design its open-source Ultrascope, a 3D-printed, asteroid-tracking telescope ...

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Introducing The Onshape Video Library (again)

Onshape’s video library includes tech tips, tutorials on Onshape features, and industry perspectives about what’s new in the ...

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Tech Tip: Using Onshape’s Built-in Feedback Tool

Onshape’s Feedback tool allows you to take screenshots of your problem, use markup tools, add comments, and quickly show ...

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Are You a Good Fit for Full-Cloud CAD? 6 Questions to Ask Yourself

Here’s a quick checklist for you to compare the full-cloud CAD experience with traditional desktop-installed CAD.

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What I’ve Learned From My First Year at Onshape

Onshape CFO Dan Shore shares his candid observations about working at a startup since leaving Harvard University one year ago.

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What’s New In Onshape Mobile (11/9/2015)

Every few weeks the Onshape Mobile apps are upgraded with powerful new functionality, check out the latest updates!

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CAD in the Classroom: What's it Like Teaching Onshape?

Onshape saves schools money. Because it runs in a web browser, Onshape eliminates the need to buy top-of-the-line computers ...

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (11/2/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Why Onshape is the Best CAD for Hardware Startups

Onshape enables hardware startups to start designing right away, without the huge upfront CAD investment required for ...

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Let's Make a Pipe Flange

Watch the video for a step-by-step guide to making a pipe flange using Onshape’s revolve feature.

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Can a Table Make You More Creative?

Klevr Furniture uses full-cloud Onshape to design the WELD Table, a collaborative workspace with a desktop marker board and ...

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What's New In Onshape Mobile (10/20/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Be an Agent of Change: Become an Onshape Campus Rep!

Becoming an Onshape Campus Rep is the perfect way to gain leadership experience, build your professional network and make you a ...

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Let’s Assemble A Vise

Watch this video to learn how to assemble a vise, a great way to explore several different Onshape mates. With Onshape mates, ...

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What's New In Onshape’s Latest Update (10/13/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Onshape Goes to Sea: Engineer Helps Preserve Legendary Schooner

Mechanical engineer Christian Stark is using Onshape to help preserve the Schooner Zodiac, a historical vessel that raced ...

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Onshape User Groups are Growing Fast – Join Us!

Joining an Onshape User Group is the perfect opportunity to learn new skills and network with other CAD and design ...

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Tech Tip: Branching Designs In Onshape

Watch this video to learn about Onshape Branching, a powerful feature that lets you experiment with design variations without ...

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Tech Tip: Let’s Make a Knurl

CAD Tip: Learn how to make a knurled surface, which is common in parts that are gripped.

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What’s New In Onshape Mobile (9/28/2015)

Onshape is the only professional 3D CAD system that runs on your phone or tablet. Here are the latest features for the Android ...

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Welcoming Silicon Valley’s Andreessen Horowitz to the Onshape Team

Silicon Valley firm Andreessen Horowitz, an early stakeholder in Facebook, Twitter, Airbnb and GitHub, has led a new $80 ...

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Tech Tip: How to Sketch Slots

The new Slot tool in Onshape’s sketch toolbar makes creating slots out of lines, arcs, or splines really simple.

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What's New In Onshape’s Latest Update (9/21/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Is Bigger Better? Onshape to Run on Supersized iPad Pro

As the only professional 3D CAD system that runs on iPads and iPhones, Onshape will be compatible with the iPad Pro when it is ...

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Onshape Works Seamlessly Alongside Your Other CAD Systems

If your design team has multiple CAD users time-sharing seats of traditional CAD, you can finally stop playing musical chairs.

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History Repeats Itself: Onshape Mobile Makes CAD Accessible to All

Bringing full professional 3D CAD to your phone is a historic first delivered by a team with a track record of historic firsts.

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Customer Q&A: How to Reduce Stress for New Parents (and Engineers)

Rest Devices chose Onshape to design products for its “Smart Baby Nursery.” Onshape lets multiple people work on the same CAD ...

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Introducing Onshape Teams

Onshape Teams saves time by letting you simultaneously share CAD Documents with your colleagues.

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Introducing Onshape Drawings

Create professional 2D drawings of your Onshape parts and assemblies with Onshape Drawings!

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (9/1/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Onshape for Android: The Power of CAD is in Your Finger

Putting a full professional 3D CAD system on a phone has never been done before. Onshape works on Android and Apple phones and ...

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Guest Post: Learning On Demand: Rethinking Traditional CAD Training

Companies need to keep their design teams up-to-date on the latest capabilities in CAD. But all too often, they pack them up ...

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Tech Tip: How to Easily Restore a Document in Onshape

With Onshape History, CAD users can always return to any previous change in their models, taking the fear out of creative risks.

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Tech Tip: Let's Build a Frame Guide

A fast way to learn 3D CAD is to simply watch others use it. This video is a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a Frame ...

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Why Onshape is the Perfect CAD Tool For Kickstarter Projects

Onshape is ideal for engineers and designers who want to pursue projects outside of work, but have no access to professional 3D ...

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Customer Q&A: How to Safely Play Sports in the Dark

AfterDark Technologies founder Dan Wilson explains why full-cloud Onshape is the perfect 3D CAD system for startups.

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Tech Tip: Comparing Design Changes in Onshape

Onshape’s Compare command provides both a visual and a list-based comparison between two different iterations of a CAD design.

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Freedom of Movement: Celebrating #CADAnywhere!

Enter our #CADAnywhere Photo Contest: Post pics of yourself with your Onshape project anywhere in the world for a chance to win ...

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Onshape Now Supports 3Dconnexion 3D Mice

Ideal for professional CAD users, a 3D mouse provides a smooth and intuitive 3D navigation as well as quick access to the ...

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Introducing… Onshape for Android!

Onshape is the first and only 3D professional CAD system to fully run on Android phones and tablets. CAD anytime, anywhere!

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (8/10/2015)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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Customer Q&A: How Do You Prevent an Avalanche?

In this video, Avatech mechanical engineers explain how using full-cloud CAD helped them speed up production on the SP-1, a ...

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Tech Tip: Let’s Build a Sprocket

Learn how to model a 16-tooth sprocket, a quick CAD exercise to teach you how to approach designs with patterns of intricate ...

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Onshape: Free Professional 3D CAD in the Classroom

Onshape is doing for CAD what 3D printers did for the manufacturing industry – drastically reducing the barrier to entry for ...

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Coming to a City Near You: Onshape User Groups!

Joining an Onshape User Group makes it easier to network for your business, find partners, learn from other innovators and pick ...

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Tech Tip: Let's Make a U-Bolt

To help you learn Onshape’s Sweep command, let’s take a quick look at what it takes to model a U-Bolt.

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5 Reasons Onshape is the Perfect CAD for Your Open Source Projects

Onshape is the ideal choice to share and crowdsource open source design projects with the public. Free professional-grade CAD ...

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Designed in Onshape: World's First Electric Skateboard With Motors Inside The Wheels

Inboard Action Sports chose Onshape to design their M1 electric skateboard, noting that multiple people can access the same CAD ...

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Join The First Bay Area Onshape Meetup July 29th at Google Headquarters

If you’re in the Silicon Valley, you’re invited to participate in the first Bay Area Onshape Meetup at the Googleplex. Not in ...

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (7/20/15)

Every few weeks, Onshape releases automatic upgrades to your CAD system. Nothing to download or install – just refresh your ...

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5 Ways To Advance Your Career With Onshape

Onshape allows all of your co-workers and partners to leverage the power of 3D CAD – not just the few who have expensive ...

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Team Onshape Cycles For Cancer Research

Onshape engineers are participating in the Pan-Mass Challenge – a two-day, 190-mile bicycle ride – to raise money for the ...

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Tech Tip: How to Build a Nut

In this Tech Tip video, we share how to create a highly detailed version of a nut, complete with chamfers and internal thread ...

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Tech Tip: Using Mate Connectors in Onshape

Onshape’s unique method for adding mates can save a lot of time compared to the approach often used in traditional CAD.

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Tech Tip: Constraining Your Sketch In Onshape

Properly constrained sketches are the key to a successful design. In Onshape, you can choose from many different constraints to ...

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Onshape Documents: All Your Project Data in One Place

An Onshape Document is a project-level container that stores not only your CAD data, but also project-critical images, videos, ...

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7 Frustrating CAD Questions You’ll Never Ask Again

Using CAD in the cloud eliminates many of the hassles associated with traditional installed software. Here are some things ...

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Redefining CAD Training: Click, Watch & Learn

CAD users deserve instant gratification. Onshape’s “Learn” section lets you match your preferred training method to your ...

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (6/29/15)

Here are the most recent updates and enhancements that have been automatically added to Onshape. Just refresh your browser.

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Business Leaders: Non-Compete Agreements Causing a ‘Brain Drain’ in Tech

Onshape CFO urges Massachusetts legislators to ban non-compete agreements. He says the state needs to prevent a ‘Brain Drain’ ...

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Onshape CFO to Lawmakers: Let’s Ban Non-Compete Agreements

Onshape and other companies supporting a ban on non-compete agreements will testify on Beacon Hill today. Advocates say the ...

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Under the Hood: How Collaboration Works in Onshape

Understanding how Onshape “thinks” can make a CAD user more productive than someone who sees a magical black box. Go under the ...

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3 Ways Your Design Team Can Improve CAD Collaboration

Onshape’s full-cloud CAD system dramatically improves real-time collaboration. Here are 3 ways your design team can spend more ...

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A Guide to Successful 3D Printing

Designing and manufacturing parts with a 3D printer isn’t as simple as pressing a button. Here are some tips on how to make ...

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Tech Tip: Import / Export with Onshape

Onshape makes it easy to import and export your data from a wide variety of other CAD systems.

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Tech Tip: Secrets of the Shift Key

This video will show you how the shift key aids in the selection of constraints and mate connectors in Onshape.

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Introducing Onshape Customer Stories

CAD is the backbone of any economy. Meet eight innovative companies who are now creating products in Onshape, the world’s first ...

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (6/8/15)

Onshape’s latest improvements include the Compare command, Symmetric Constraint and Named Views. You can also now measure with ...

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Introducing Loft in Onshape

For shapes that are particularly challenging, Onshape now has the loft command.

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Cloud Confusion: Does Rainy Weather Affect Your CAD Data?

The cloud is more than a buzzword for Onshape. Using full-cloud 3D CAD lets everyone on a design team collaborate on the same ...

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Escaping the Black Hole of Enhancement Requests

Onshape is committed to be as transparent as possible with you about how and when we respond to your bug and enhancement ...

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Design Outside Your Cubicle With Onshape Mobile

More than just a viewer, Onshape Mobile empowers you to create and edit professional 3D CAD models on your phone or tablet.

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Tech Tip: Creating a Thread in 60 Seconds

Have you wanted to create a thread in Onshape? Let Cody Armstrong walk you through it in 60 seconds!

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A Look Within Onshape’s 3D Section View (See what I did there?)

Onshape can create interactive 3D section views. Not familiar? Here are the answers to the common questions we are asked.

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Video: What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (5/15/15)

With this latest release, Onshape adds to its collaborative capabilities with new support for comments, as well as introducing ...

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Tech Tip: Sharing In Onshape

Have you tried Sharing in Onshape? Sharing allows you to collaborate with anyone in only four simple steps.

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Why I Left Harvard University For Onshape

The Onshape story had a special attraction to me. It would be like the founders of Harvard one day deciding to start a new ...

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Why Makers Are (Finally) Embracing Professional 3D CAD

Before Onshape, makers had two undesirable design choices: Affordable CAD systems that aren't very powerful or powerful CAD ...

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How to Improve on Traditional CAD Security with Onshape

Onshape’s cloud platform improves the security of your CAD data. We go to great lengths to protect your intellectual property ...

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Video: Using Onshape Alongside SolidWorks

Are you a SolidWorks user? If so, you should consider using Onshape alongside SolidWorks.

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Say Goodbye to CAD File Checkout & Copies

Onshape is a full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets design teams work together in real time without PDM systems, checking out files ...

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Tech Tips: Snap Mating

Do you love Onshape’s high-level mating capabilities, but want to be able to assemble mechanisms even faster?

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Which Onshape Webinar Should I Attend?

We’re often asked, “Which webinars should I attend?” Because our customers vary in experience, industry and interest, we built ...

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Standing Room Only for Onshape at COFES

The first public demonstration of Onshape Drawings attracted standing-room-only crowds at the COFES 2015 engineering software ...

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (4/22/15)

With this latest release, Onshape adds to its collaborative capabilities with new support for comments, as well as introducing ...

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Three Questions To Ask Before Starting Any CAD Model

CAD masters have a definite strategy when approaching modeling, and more often than not, users ask themselves these three ...

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Finding Free Public WiFi on the Go

Onshape runs on mobile devices, which means it runs on both WiFi and Wireless networks. But finding public WiFi can help keep ...

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CAD-in-the-Cloud is the World's New Lever of Change

The lever of change to move the CAD world is the Internet. However, most designers aren't fully leveraging the cloud, still ...

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Customer Support Showdown: Cloud vs. Desktop Software

No one likes to communicate with customer support, because it means you have a complaint. But cloud-based products are taking a ...

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Why Onshape Invests More In Education Than Sales

At Onshape, our commitment to online education meets a growing need for professional learning on demand.

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What's New In Onshape's Latest Update (4/6/15)

With this release, Onshape builds on the theme of adding mate relationships to define the motion of complex mechanisms

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Extrude Logic and Sketch Resilience

Learn how to create very complex sketches with little effort, as well as create robust, resilient models.

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Backward Compatibility Problems Belong in Your Rear View Mirror

Backward compatibility is a huge problem in the CAD world. Having a different software version than your collaborators is one ...

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Chrome Tips For Engineers

Now that Onshape delivers professional CAD online, you need to learn more about your web browser.

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Onshape Splashes Down at DEVELOP3D Live

The official launch of Onshape Beta was actually on March 9, but in many ways our real debut was yesterday at DEVELOP3D Live.

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Greetings From a Fellow CAD Nerd

What’s so special about Onshape? The differences become most apparent when you start to think about how you interact with your ...

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Onshape’s Core Values: Our Statement of Principles

Many companies draft mission statements, core values or a Statement of Principles. No matter what you call it, having one ...

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Onshape Sketch Secrets Revealed

Like the great willow, Onshape’s sketch tools have surprising flexibility.

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What's New In Onshape Version 1.27

Find out what's new in Onshape's most recent software update.

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How Does Onshape Update Functionality?

Onshape updates its functionality every few weeks unlike traditional CAD that updates yearly.

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Decloaking Sequence Activate!

It's On! Onshape Beta is now available to the public and there are lots of new and exciting things to learn and experience.

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Introducing Onshape Beta

It’s now your turn to try the first full-cloud 3D CAD system that lets everyone on a design team work together using your web ...

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What Does "Onshape" Mean?

Company co-founder Tommy Li says he thinks Onshape “sounds like a state of being.” The new full-cloud CAD system empowers ...

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