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  HIGHLIGHTS Things You Should Know  
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Real Trucks. Real Design. Real Success. Learn how Knapheide Manufacturing overcame design challenges and increased product accuracy by transitioning from 2D drawings to 3D assemblies. Using SolidWorks 3D CAD solutions, they were able to expand their product line, eliminate inefficiencies, and accelerate their development process as they designed for manufacture and speed up innovation. Register and see how.

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  The LYONS' ShareTM Learning Resources For DraftSight Users  
video Video Tip – Flip & Stretch are simple commands that allow for mirroring and stretching with one easy click. Watch this video.

Quick Tip — Need to draw a quick horizontal of a vertical line? Once you’ve started your line, simply hold the shift key and you are instantly in ORTHO mode. Drag in the direction you want your line to go, and place your line. It’s as simple as that. No need to switch your ORTHO mode. Get more tips now.

  Quick Tip — Inserting vector based PDF files.
One of the most requested enhancements for DraftSight is the ability to insert vector based PDF's into a DWG file. Although this isn't possible directly within DraftSight, there is a workaround. If you have Adobe Illustrator, open the PDF in illustrator and export into a DWG file. Open the DWG file in DraftSight, and you now have the PDF in DraftSight converted to Lines, Arcs and Splines! Get more tips now.
  SUPPORT AND SERVICES Take DraftSight To The Next Level  
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  BUSINESS INNOVATIONS Helping you stay ahead of the competition  
Discover how the CATIA 3D Master approach (also known as "Model Based Definition") delivers benefits across all phases of the product development process. What does this mean for you?
  • A single source of all product information
  • A fully accurate & annotated geometric definition
  • A source for all manufacturing & work instructions and all downstream processes
  • A single traceable source for compliance with regulations & standards
Register now for the recorded webinar.

Learn how the latest simulation technology and methods can accelerate and improve product development. Find a local SIMULIA Regional User Meeting in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

AEC: Access our no-cost "Guide for AEC Users — Getting Started with DraftSight" With more than 65 pages, this Guide is a valuable resource for any DraftSight user in the AEC market.

Attention users in the Aerospace industry: Are you looking for a way to maintain the manufacturing quality of increasingly complex aerospace parts? Check out DELMIA's Aerospace and Defense Fabrication solution and industry-proven approach.

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