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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 15 4th Quarter ’08

  • Cobalt™, Xenon™ & Argon™ SP1 Released
  • Holiday Hours
  • Graphite SP1 Hot Patch 3 Released
  • Don’t Forget Share
  • New Cobalt & Xenon Pricing
  • Vellum Acquires Ashlar’s Products
  • Preview Pane Now in Graphite Open Dialog Box
  • Graphite Named Staff Pick by Apple
  • Eliminating the “Wrong Entity on Sheet” Error
  • Welcome Alyona
  • What Do I Need to Know about 3D Printing?
  • Catching a Dream in Midair
  • The Wizard of Whiz

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

Issue 14 3rd Quarter ’08

  • Graphite™ v8 Service Pack 1 Released
  • Cobalt, Xenon & Argon v8 Service Pack 1 Update
  • Nisha Patel Named Director of Customer Service
  • Check Web for Update
  • RCSI to License Graphite Custom
  • Improved PDF Export in Graphite v8 SP1
  • Diagonal Line Issue Solved
  • Why won’t Ashlar-Vellum Open my old Mac File?
  • SCORE! Information Update
  • Graphite Quick Reference Card Available
  • Why is my Drawing a Tiny Speck?
  • Rather Be Fishing?

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

Issue 13 2nd Quarter ’08

  • Cobalt™, Xenon™ & Argon™ v8 Releasing on Power PC
  • Graphite™ v8 SP1 in Beta
  • What is Organic Workflow™?
  • Ashlar-Vellum Organic Workflow Movie
  • New Features in Cobalt, Xenon and Argon v8
  • New SolidsWorks & Cobalt Movie in Production
  • New Best Things about Ashlar-Vellum Movie in Production Success Stories with Sound Bites
  • Running on 64-bit Processors
  • Welcome Elena Subbotina
  • New Assignments within Ashlar-Vellum
  • Why Do I Get a Funny Text File when Downloading Old Software Versions?
  • In Loving Memory
  • Innovative Kitchen Design Made Easier in Cobalt

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

Issue 12 1st Quarter ’08

  • Ashlar-Vellum Turns 20
  • Cobalt, Xenon and Argon v8 Release for Windows
  • New Hot Topics & FAQs
  • There are three options for creating
  • Reading AutoCAD’s DWF Files
  • Graphite v7 & v8 Disappearing Palettes in Mac OS X 10.3/.4/.5 (Panther, Tiger, Leopard)
  • Services to Know About
  • Welcome Dmitriy Belous
  • What you Need to Know about Adobe’s PDF
  • Graphite Tips & Tricks Book
  • Does Cobalt, Xenon or Argon do Sheet Metal?
  • Does Ashlar-Vellum Support FEA?
  • Design to Production in One

Download this issue in PDF: 8.5x11 or A4

201420132012201120102009 • 2008 • 200720062005All