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Originally Posted by bcspain
Yes to both questions. The dims can named variables, or formulas containing them, and you can even drive them from an Excel spreadsheet. You can constrain assemblies so that if you move one, you move it all. It will generate a parts list for you, bubble the assemblies, all that stuff. And it does a decent job of putting all that on paper too.

Make no mistake, it has a steep learning curve, but it's worth the effort.
Sounds exactly like inventor except inventor is a lot slicker in the interface and a lot faster to use (from my fiddling around with mechanical desktop).
Using inventor is almost Mac like... *shudder*
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