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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (3/27/17)
By Neil Cooke - March 27, 2017

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

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What’s New in Onshape’s Latest Update (3/3/17)
By Neil Cooke - March 3, 2017

This latest round of updates has some great new features that have been highly requested by so many. So let's dig in!

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Tech Tip: Designing Linkages In-Context
By Neil Cooke - February 28, 2017

Some mechanisms and linkages seem impossible to design. You know exactly where each part should be when the mechanism moves, but working out the length of each link and each pivot location can be a daunting task. Solve linkage design problems using Onshape’s unique approach to in-context design.

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Unfolding Onshape Sheet Metal
By Neil Cooke - February 8, 2017

Sheet metal is lightweight, inexpensive, and easily formed into almost any shape. However, for all its versatility, it is usually confined to the very mundane task of providing the world with cases, covers, and brackets. But without these, where would we be? Moldings, castings and machining from solid are way too expensive. So for many applications, sheet metal is the go-to material and manufacturing process.

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Onshape Just Took The Lead on Top-Down Design
By Neil Cooke - January 16, 2017

From its unique approach to in-context design to simultaneous multi-user editing of parts and assemblies, Onshape is the leading CAD system for Agile Design

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Tech Tip: Organizing Documents with Filters and Labels
By Neil Cooke - December 6, 2016

Onshape Professional gives you unlimited private storage. Unlimited, as in no limits. That’s much bigger than your hard drive and much bigger than your favorite cloud file-sharing service will ever be. Just think about that for a moment – you’ll never have to worry about disk space ever again.

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How to Move from SOLIDWORKS to Onshape
By Neil Cooke - November 30, 2016

At Onshape, we know a lot about SOLIDWORKS® because (as many of you already know) Onshape’s CEO Jon Hirschtick was the founder of SOLIDWORKS – and all six of Onshape’s co-founders were early and influential builders there.

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What's New in Onshape's Latest Update (11/22/16)
By Neil Cooke - November 22, 2016

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we've brought this release forward to give you something to do during your time off! Great set of usability improvements this time around with something for everybody. Let’s take a look:

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