Converting a laser scan to a mesh can be tricky, but there is a great workflow with Recap, Meshlab and Autodeks Inventor.
As part of my AU London class this year, I am building an electric guitar using the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing Collection. For the Class, I have already built the guitar, sculpting the body with hand tools. The initial design starts with a PDF, which is imported into AutoCAD, this geometry is then used... Continue Reading →
Have you ever wanted to automatically create a drawing note on your Inventor drawing based on a pre-defined text file? Look no further, I have written some iLogic code that will place a drawing note on your drawing in a pre-defined position. The note will contain the contents of a text file that you you... Continue Reading →
The "Migrate Settings" tool in Inventor 2020 does a really good job of pulling through most of the settings that you need from Inventor 2019 (or earlier), but it does not bring over any custom iLogic Snippets that you have created. The good news, is that this is really easy to do manually. From any... Continue Reading →
Source: Autodesk Inventor 2019.4 is an update that lets you work with others who are on Inventor 2020. This update also makes some changes to the Constraint command. AnyCAD for Inventor Reference Future (newer) Versions of Inventor Part and Assembly Files You can now reference an Inventor 2020 part or assembly file in Inventor... Continue Reading →
Vault 2020 is now available, this release features updates to the Vault Sync tool, as well as Copy Design and some improved functionality around PDF's. Below are 3 videos highlighting the new features: New features in Project Sync: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwyVbnPYX4I&feature=youtu.be New Features in Copy Design: https://youtu.be/lDQuh3k8wyw 2020 PDF Enhancements: https://youtu.be/dQpT-fiRlh4
If you have just installed a shiny new version of Autodesk Inventor, you may want to import all of the settings from a previous version. The process is fairly simple, fire up the new version of Inventor, and then on the "Tools" Tab, click on "Migrate Settings" Select the items that you wish to bring... Continue Reading →