I recently saw a question, where an Inventor user wanted to open a drawing from a model, using iLogic. The code below will achieve this, the trick here is that your model (.ipt or .iam) needs to be saved first, so that it has a file name for iLogic to use. Here’s the code, it … More iLogic Quick Tip: Launch Drawing From Model
Autodesk have now retired Configurator 360, meaning that if you want to configure Inventor files in your browser, you will need to move to Forge, and specifially the Design Automation API for Inventor. To help move you over to Forge, Autodesk have published open source code on Github which will allow developers on Forge to … More Running Inventor in the Cloud – with Forge
Some highlights of the Autodesk Vault 2021.1 update. See how you can access Vault information inside Inventor, manage referenced Revit files in Vault, and learn more about duplicate search advanced filters.
By Dutt Thakar I have written a handy iLogic utility to check if any dimensions on a drawing are overridden. It scans all of the dimensions on the sheet and checks whether they are overridden or not. If any dimensions are overridden, it will highlight them in red and then show the user that how … More iLogic: Show Overridden Dimensions
Find out how the team at One.Fiction used Autodesk Flame in their latest film. Monde Gumede is a talented director, he was been nominated for, and won several accolades, he would certainly make any 30 under 30 list for film making. Chatting to Monde about the film, he told me about the “HUGE” work that … More Yemanjá!
Guest Post by Jhoel Forshav When developing iLogic rules, it’s quite common that you’ll need to prompt the user to pick something from the model window. For example, it could be a face, a component occurrence, a model edge etc. For most of the different types of selections your code might require, there’s a corresponding … More iLogic – Occurrence Selection Filter In Drawings
I recently Installed AutoCAD 2021, and when clicked on the Vault tab, I noticed that the tab was blank. The fix is pretty simple, even if seemingly scary. This problem occurs when the Vault client is installed before AutoCAD. Make sure that AutoCAD is not running. From the Windows “Add Remove” programs, find “Vault Client … More AutoCAD 2021: Fixing A Blank Vault Tab
By Michael Jones Overview We will be adding transverse hole spacing to the top and bottom flange of the content center wide flange family. We will be extracting the transverse hole spacing data from the 15th edition of the AISC Excel workbook. In structural steel detailing, gage is shorthand for the transverse hole spacing. Using … More Adding a Column to Content Center Steel Families
I’ve recently helped a customer who was not getting any notification emails from Fusion Lifecycle. The fix is really simple. The email address that the FLC notifications comes from is; firstname.lastname@example.org It turns out that this company blocked all email from “noreply” addresses, getting this specific email unblocked by IT allowed the emails to come … More Not Getting Fusion Lifecycle Notification Emails?
Guest Post by Jelte de Jong Have you ever wanted assign specific profiles in your flat pattern to a custom layer before exporting them to DXF? I have been working on updating an Inventor add-on which we use at work. The tool exports sheet metal flat patterns to our CAM software. I did not write the … More iLogic: Setting Extra Layers In DXF Exports