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The Design Explorer
CAD & 3D Modeling Newsletter

Welcome to the Ashlar-Vellum user newsletter, The Design Explorer.

This quarterly newsletter serves our community of drafting and design professionals by providing news on events, products, our staff, and customer successes using our CAD and 3D modeling software on Mac and Windows. In each issue you will also find information relating to upcoming product releases as well as tips and techniques for accelerating your productivity. The Proven Success section spotlights the successes and innovations of our remarkable user community. Expand your possibilities with The Design Explorer.

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Issue 07 4th Quarter ’06

  • v7 Service Packs Released
  • Lense Housing Tutorial and Podcast
  • Graphite v8 Making Progress Toward Release
  • Graphite Enterprise Licensing
  • Ashlar-Vellum Innovation Council
  • The Benefits of Cobalt™, Xenon™ & Argon™ v8 Features
  • New Gallery
  • NOVEDGE Newsletter Gives Xenon Four Stars
  • Ashlar-Vellum UK Ltd to Begin Operations
  • Flying the Beige Skies of Mars
  • Cobalt™ Delivers Speed & Savings

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

Issue 06 3rd Quarter ’06

  • Argon™ Huge Success with Girlstart
  • Service Packs Available
  • Graphite v8 Preview
  • Announcing Cobalt, Xenon & Argon v8
  • Lighting Techniques for Great Photo-realistic Rendering
  • Argon in Surface Fabrication
  • Greg’s Podcast
  • Training & Quick Start Consulting
  • Don’t Forget about Rental Options
  • New Web Banner Enhances the Bottom Line
  • Ashlar-Vellum Accessories
  • A Designing Machine

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

Issue 05 2nd Quarter ’06

  • Ashlar-Vellum and Girlstart
  • Cobalt™ 7 Reviewed in MCAD
  • SP1 Ahead of Schedule
  • Robert Bou Awarded 5th Patent
  • Opening Ashlar-Vellum under OS 9
  • Graphite Spline/Arc/Ellipse Conversion Script Now Available for CNC
  • Running Ashlar-Vellum on Intel Macs
  • Draw by Layer Utility Script Available
  • Puksta Featured on Crown Point’s Wood Shavings
  • New Knowledgebase
  • Help Spread the Word
  • How to Trace Over an Image in Graphite
  • DownRev DXF Convert Utility
  • Need a Short-term Copy of Ashlar-Vellum? Try Renting
  • Champion Racing Engines
  • Thinking Inside the Box

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

Issue 04 1st Quarter ’06

  • Greg’s Ashlar Podcast
  • Au Makes the Cover of Forbes
  • Quick Start Consulting
  • Support for Intel Mac
  • Arnold CAD Named Ashlar-Vellum Channel Partner of the Year
  • Hot Fix 3 Released for Download
  • Service Pack 1 Approaching Count Down
  • Update on Legal Matters
  • Avoiding the ACIS Error Monster Or How to Build Models that Really Work
  • Not Your Daily Grind
  • In the Spirit of Great Design

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

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