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Tech Tip: Creating Sheet Metal Tabs in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - September 19, 2017

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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Topics: Tech Tips


Tech Tip: Real-Time Chat in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - August 22, 2017

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

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Topics: Tech Tips


Why Are Some CAD Users Better Than Others?
By Darren Garnick - August 9, 2017

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 follow a simple set of rules.

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Tech Tip: Converting Surfaces to Solids in Onshape
By Cody Armstrong - August 8, 2017

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
By Cody Armstrong - August 3, 2017

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
By Cody Armstrong - July 31, 2017

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

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Topics: Tech Tips


CAD on a PAD: What You May Not Know About Onshape Mobile
By Neil Cooke - July 27, 2017

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

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Topics: Tech Tips


Custom Feature Spotlight: Belt Routing & Sizing
By Neil Cooke - July 18, 2017

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

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