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How to open .cdw file?

I've got .cdw files. How I can view and print these files? I found this programm http://www.solvusoft.com/en/file-extensions/file-extension-cdw, but it is only for windows. UPDATE: These files have ...
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Viewing Solidworks Files

Is there software available with which I can open and view Solidworks files SLDPRT, SLDASM, SLDDRW. I am a relative novice, using Ubuntu 12.04. Cheers.
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how to install autocad 2010 in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I want to install Autocad 2010 or any other version on my ubuntu 12.04 lts .I don't want any other alternatives for this software. Please help me ,Need it urgent .
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Bricscad can not view ipmorted images from excel

After a lot of research and reading and try-fails I have managed to install Bricscad and DraftSight on my Ubuntu 12.04 computer. Everything is so fine so far, except one thing: neither can show my ...
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Neither Draftsight nor BricsCAD can be installed on 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10

OK, After weeks of trying, reading and searching you guys are my last hope. Let me tell you my test environment; 3 different computers; Desktop with i5 CPU, 8Gb of RAM, Geforce 630 GPU Notebook ...
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Easy to use and easy to install app needed as a replacement of Autocad LT

In our office we use Windows 8.1 mostly and some 7. W7s are OK but 8.1s are not yet bought. Let's say we are "trying" them. I have convinced the buying department to use Ubuntu since they are only ...
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Preview of CAD files in format .dwg

I'm looking for a utility or a program for Ubuntu, and possibly even for Windows that is able to convert a CAD file format .DWG to PDF. My need is to provide a preview of CAD files, and I thought ...
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CAD applications, Photoshop, SketchUp , Corel apps for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am planning to change from Windows to Ubuntu because Windows is hard to maintain (because of virus threats and expensive security software). But I'm worrying whether CAD applications such as ...
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Application to draw electrical instalations [duplicate]

Are there any good Linux applications for drawing electro fittings? I haven't been able to find any...Usually these fittings are drawn in the Autocad software.
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Eagle CAD - GTK look

I am an Archlinux (former Ubuntu) user and am writing here to ask how is the GTK (adwaita) look for application "Eagle CAD" achieved in Gnome Ubuntu remix or in normal Ubuntu. I can't seem to find any ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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Is there any Ubuntu 12.04-compatible, open-source 3D modeling software capable of creating a 2D cross-section?

I've heard that Blender's boolean algorithm might do the trick, but was wondering if a CAD software had this functionality. Would want an end result similar to a stratigraphic cross-section.
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CAD *.stp files on Ubuntu 13.04 32Bit

I'm not able to open 3D CAD *.stp files on my Ubuntu, I tried to import them with Salome Meca however without effect ? What went wrong ?
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Any 3d CAD programs for ubuntu?

I need a good CAD program for mechanical engineering. Are there any good 3D CAD programs available for ubuntu like autocad?
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Free 2d CAD for Ubuntu

Okay I've looked, and I've looked but for the life of me I can't find a free 2d CAD program that is compatible for Ubuntu. I need it to be free but allow me to type in exact measurements for the sides ...
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Are drivers for 3DConnexion devices included in FreeCAD/ParaVIEW?

Are drivers for the different 3D CAD packages (FreeCAD, ParaVIEW, etc) included in Ubuntu for 3DConnexion devices?
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CAD plus Numerical Simulation

I am a chemical engineer & our CAD usage differs from general CAD usage in the sense that we do more simulation on a model than actually designing that model. In windows we use COMSOL Multiphysics ...
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Is it possible to install AutoCad or an alternative on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What good CAD programs are available? My relative wants to install Ubuntu for his office purposes. He would definitely use AutoCad (as well as other tools). Would ...
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Ubuntu studio/xubuntu 12.04 instead of Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 for CAD/ arhcitectural workflow. Worth it?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10. So, as described in the title I am planning to install Ubuntu studio. The programs i use are Blender, Maya 2013, NukeX, Bricscad, Sketchup (with wine) and also i am ...
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Is there any way to install and run Autodesk Civil3D (2010-2013) or Infrastructure Design Suite under Ubuntu 12.10?

I've searched over the net for any workaround to install this software. I tried to install it with Winetricks, with Playonlinux, with Crossover Linux, all with no luck. The program needs DirectX, ...
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Problem with HeeksCAD

I cannot make it work, I have no more ideas. Please, can anyone tell me if there is another 3D CAD similar to HeeksCAD? Every .deb of HeeksCAD are broken, I downloaded the code, and it is missing ...
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The best AutoCAD 2010 Ubuntu alternative?

I'm looking for the best AutoCAD 2010 alternative for Ubuntu. Wine's support for the 2010 version isn't polished so I'm looking for Linux based similar programs. I know that this can be subjective so ...
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Where is the problem?Workspace switching during bricscad drafting with zooming with mouse wheel!

Well, i am currently working with bricscad v12 for my 2D drawings, BUT i have a very annoying issue. When i am zooming too much in brics and working with an active command the workspace is changing. ...
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Is there any user-friendly nurbs modelling software

I can`t find nurbs software like Rhino 3d (or Moment of Inspiration) with: - ubuntu support - user friendly interface - iges, step, 3dm import-export
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Draftsight in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Draftsight CAD? I've had DraftSight in 11.10 (32bit) and followed the instructions here How do I install Draftsight CAD? but now that I've installed ...
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Blender 2.62 tutorial for architectural works? [closed]

i just want to learn all staff aboout blender and how to work with it.I am trying to go on linux only and without a windows partition in my system!So i cannot work with autocad in linux also with 3ds ...
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How do I can install libxcb-render-unil0?

I need libxcb-render-unil0 for running DraftSight™ 32x ver under my 64x os. I was trying to install it by a terminal or Synaptic Package Manager but it I didn't succeed in this. ...
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How do i convert .dwg to .dxf with free software?

How do i convert .dwg to .dxf using free software(as in freedom) only (webapps are ok) ?
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Is there software that can view .dwg files?

Is there software that can view .dwg files ?
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How do I install Draftsight CAD?

I've installed the 11.04 64bit version and now i can't install Draftsight (32bit with force architecture option) because there is an error with the library libexpat1.. anyone know how solve? ...
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How usable is BlenderCAD project right now?

There is not much documentation in the project page. Did anyone try it on Ubuntu? In any case, what to expect from it? Can it become a FOSS alternative to Catia, Autodesk Inventor or SolidWorks?
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Is Blender good as a CAD tool?

For instance for mechanical engineering; from what I've seen, Blender is quite flexible and powerful so maybe it serves well for this also?
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What good CAD programs are available?

Just that. By good I mean something at the level of SolidWorks, AutoCAD, or similar. This is a complete limitation for me (and many others) to use Ubuntu.