iLogic View Chopper

I was looking through the Inventor API samples and I came across some code for applying "Break Views" in the Inventor drawing environment. The API sample works quite well, so I thought I would adapt it to work with iLogic and add some additional functionality to make it more useful. My code adds in view... Continue Reading →

Show Changed Dimensions When Opening Drawings

Guest Post by Jelte de Jong The other day I had a look at the “Inventor Ideas” forum.  I came a cross the following topic “Show Changed Dimensions when Opening Drawings”. (link) Last week someone requested this function in inventor but as it turns out that exactly the same function was also requested in 2017. (link)... Continue Reading →

Setting Up ASME Standard Hole Clearances

Guest post by Tanner Dant I recently came across a new challenge while working in Inventor. By default, Inventor does not include ASME standard clearances in the hole command, and I needed to use them for my project. A little internet sleuthing showed me a way to add data to the hole command dialog, and... Continue Reading →

iLogic: Show Flat Pattern Orientation

Guest Post by Jelte de Jong At the company that I work for, we make products that are almost entirely composed of sheet metal parts. We cut and bend our products ourselves, we export our flat patterns out, to be used in our CAM software. When preparing flat patterns for export, I sometimes get confused, as... Continue Reading →

2020.3 is live – Open Inventor 2021 files in 2021

Inventor 2020.3 is an update that lets you work with others who have upgraded to Inventor 2021, using Inventors' AnyCAD engine. In an assembly, you can reference in 2021 part and Assembly files. You must have Inventor 2020.3 installed to support opening 2021 part and assembly files. Inventor 2020.3 can be downloaded via the Autodesk desktop... Continue Reading →

iLogic Theme Switcher

Inventor 2021 now comes with a dark theme. Along with the dark theme, the Inventor API samples were updated with a new code sample for switching themes. I converted the initial VBA code sample to iLogic, and it works really well, the code builds a list of available themes (see my thoughts below about this),... Continue Reading →

Inventor 2021 – Revit Interoperability

Inventor 2021 has had a major overhaul of the way it handles Revit files. The AnyCAD updates to Inventor 2021, mean that Revit files can be referenced into Inventor assemblies, and any changes that happen to the Revit file, are updated in Inventor through the AnyCAD engine. Working with Architectural data is now easier than... Continue Reading →

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