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4 Things to Consider Before You Start Modeling in 3D
By Neil Cooke - December 28, 2017

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

The Iron-Clad “Do’s and Dont’s” For Parametric Modeling
By Neil Cooke - December 27, 2017

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

3 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Sketching
By Neil Cooke - December 26, 2017

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

Announcing the Winners of the Drink Sink Challenge
By Taylor Dawson - December 22, 2017

Onshape teamed up with FirstBuild and Giddy, engineering crowdsourcing platforms backed by GE Appliances, to launch the Drink Sink Challenge. Product developers imagined their dream kitchen appliance: a sink that incorporates an ice or beverage dispenser of their choice.

7 Reasons Why Onshape Better Protects Your CAD Data
By Neil Cooke - December 21, 2017

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

Topics: Tech Tips

Tech Tip: Copy/Paste Tabs in Onshape Using “Copy To Clipboard”
By Cody Armstrong - December 19, 2017

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

Topics: Tech Tips

Topics: What's New

The Best Onshape Improvements of 2017
By Cody Armstrong - December 18, 2017

Onshape has had an amazing year with 17 updates that include nearly 400 improvements. Check out some of the greatest improvements of 2017

Topics: What's New

Is the Cloud Really More Secure Than My Company’s Server?
By Neil Cooke - December 14, 2017

Learn about Onshape’s multi-layered, modern approach to CAD security.

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