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Tech Tip: Export Sheet Metal Flat View As DXF
By Cody Armstrong - May 16, 2017

Have you been wondering how to export a sheet metal part as a DXF? We've got you covered in this Tech Tip. Let's dive in.

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Topics: Tech Tips


Tech Tip: Tagging People With Comments in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - May 9, 2017

Tagging people using comments in Onshape helps your team communicate quickly and effectively. So how does it work? Let’s take a look.

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Topics: Tech Tips


Tech Tip: Keyboard Shortcuts in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - May 2, 2017

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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Topics: Tech Tips


Tech Tip: Managing Custom Properties in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - April 25, 2017

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

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Tech Tip: Using Advanced Search in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - April 18, 2017

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

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Topics: Tech Tips


Tech Tip: Multiple Browser Tabs
By Cody Armstrong - April 4, 2017

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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Topics: Tech Tips


Tech Tip: Shift-Select When Importing Files to Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - March 28, 2017

If you are moving to Onshape from another CAD system, one question you might have is, “How do I import all my CAD data from my past system?” Let’s take a look at a fast way to import many files at once.

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Tech Tip: Green Check to Insert Parts
By Cody Armstrong - March 21, 2017

So, you’ve built your parts and are ready to assemble them in your assembly. Here is a short, but important tip for you.

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