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PTC Creo Elements/Direct 19.0 Is Available
PTC announces the availability of version 19 of its direct modeling computer aided design (CAD) software PTC Creo Elements/Direct. P.J. brings you the details

drawings verbs  the reuse of existing drawings as a starting point.   New 2D and 3D concept–design capabilities, new sheet metal capabilities, and more scalable data management are other major features. See a comparison table of features from versions 14 to 19.   It is worth noting that PTC has two direct modeling CAD products—the former CoCreate is now called Creo Elements/Direct, while the more recent product is simply called PTC Creo Direct . The reason PTC has two direct modeling tools is that CoCreate has its

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