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It said 14+, which implies 14" to whatever is available, 18" is the biggest I've seen. But I understand how that could easily be misinterpreted.

As for the netbook for people who need the power, they may not neccesarily need the larger screen on the go, it is down to the preference of who ever is using it, if they have to walk everyday for 10 minutes to class then a 13.3" would seem more sensible, where as if you are driving to class or work alot on your laptop outside of home, get as large a laptop as you want as larger screen space for working on auto cad and Adobe CS is so much better. But from my experience with solid works and adobe CS4, even a 15.6" laptop was not the most comfortable size for using those programs, 22" and up is really the sweet spot for this kind of work.

I really hope you're not confusing screen size with resolution. But I will say that less than 19inches and 1080p equals pain on the eyes until you fix zooms and font sizes.

But has solid works changed that much in the last 4 years? I remember using it on a 20inch that only did 1280X1024 or something like that.
     
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I really hope you're not confusing screen size with resolution. But I will say that less than 19inches and 1080p equals pain on the eyes until you fix zooms and font sizes.

But has solid works changed that much in the last 4 years? I remember using it on a 20inch that only did 1280X1024 or something like that.
Nope, I don't think I'm mixing up the screen res with screen size. Having a larger screen to work with is very nice for solid works, I still remember having to zoom in really close to an object just to be able to click on it and adjust it. Haven't used a 19" with 1080p, but I can imagine everything is really tiny and annoying to look at. I used a 24" benQ and 22" LG both 1920x1080 and they are both great for working with Solid Edge V20.
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