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Q & A with Scott Harris about Onshape’s Sheet Metal
By Darren Garnick - February 23, 2017

So, how does Onshape’s approach differ from the way that traditional CAD systems have tackled sheet metal? We asked Scott Harris, Onshape’s VP of Product Definition and User Experience, to give us the scoop.

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Tech Tip: Fully Maximizing Onshape Help
By Bradley Sauln - February 21, 2017

Onshape’s Help system keeps up with our quick release cycle so you can stay current with all the latest features and enhancements. It is also context-sensitive when you are using Onshape. If you have questions around features or functionality, this should be your first place to look.

Topics: Tutorials


So Your Professional Trial is Over... What Do You Do Now?
By Daniel J. Murphy - February 20, 2017

You’ve had access to Onshape Professional for 21 days on our trial, but now it’s over. You probably have a few questions about what happens next. Here’s a quick FAQ to guide you through your options.

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Find Out What Bloomberg Businessweek Discovered at Onshape's "Show & Tell"
By Darren Garnick - February 16, 2017

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)
By Cody Armstrong - February 13, 2017

“When will you have sheet metal?” is a question I used to hear nearly every day. I’m very happy to say the answer to that question is right now! As with everything in Onshape, our approach to sheet metal is revolutionary.

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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 Unveils “Simultaneous Sheet Metal” Tools
By Darren Garnick - February 7, 2017

If you’re at the Pacific Design and Manufacturing 2017 conference today in Anaheim, California, please stop by the Onshape Agile Design Pavilion (Booth 3401) to see the first live demo of our soon-to-be released “Simultaneous Sheet Metal” tools!

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Onshape Custom Feature Spotlight: Wiring
By Cody Armstrong - January 31, 2017

One very common question we get is “Can I route a wire in Onshape?” The answer is yes, with this custom feature created by our own Noa Flaherty and Jon Sorrells:

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