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Fri, 6 Nov 1998 14:06:27 -0400
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If you have to pay for it, I would recommend buying a 3D modeling program
like Strata Studio Pro instead. Dimensions works well for simple 3D
manipulation of Illustrator files, but you can do much more with a good
3D modeling program. Doesn't Dimensions come bundled free with
Illustrator? Perhaps they've improved it since I last used it.

Erik Petersen
Media Services
Tufts Veterinary School

On Fri, 6 Nov 1998, Margaret Sloan wrote:

> I am wondering how useful Adobe Dimensions is to fellow sci-arters?
> I am taking an Illustrator class, and the teacher wants us to use
> Dimensions also. She's only got it on five computers at school, so it's
> hard to get to use. Anyhow, I do most of my homework at home, and since
> my schedule is so tight, it's real hard to get up the hill to school.
> Is it worth my while to buy this program (no, I don't have friends at
> Adobe) for future use? It seems like a pretty nifty thing, but I'm
> looking at buying Quark in January, I need other things, like printers,
> scanners, and memory, so I'm not sure If I want to make room in the
> budget for this if it's not the right program.
> Thanks,
> Margaret Sloan
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