Guest Post by M Veldkamp Forms are great if you know how to use them. For me, I never really bothered with Forms until quite recently. I’d like to give you some neat tricks I picked up while writing an iLogic Rule. Maybe you can recognise this situation. I wrote a couple of nice iLogic … More Let’s Talk About Forms & iLogic
The “Copy Properties eye dropper” has been updated in Inventor 2020.1’s Frame Generator Environment, making the copying of properties from one frame member to another much easier. Here is the workflow, I’ve included and animated GIF below to show it working! Select the frame members you want to change. Click the eye dropper Choose the … More Inventor 2020.1: Frame Generator Copy Properties Update
Autodesk Inventor 2020.1 is live, here are some of my favourite new features, as well as the details of how to get hold of the update ———–> Click here for a live link to my 2020.1 posts.
I got a pretty serious looking Microsoft .NET Framework error this weekend when trying to run an external iLogic rule. The strange part was that I got the same error no matter what iLogic rule I tried to run, and the error even popped up if I tried to edit an iLogic rule. After a … More iLogic Error – “The Cloud File Provider is Not Running”
A really small, but useful enhancement to Inventor has been made in the 2020.1 update, and that is the addition of an icon next to the “Copy Properties” tool on the right click menu (drawing environment), as show above. The “Copy Properties” tool is a really useful way to match the properties of on Dimension … More Inventor 2020.1: Copy Properties Update
Inventor 2020.1 has a nice small enhancement to the Sketching environment, and that is the inclusion of a keyboard shortcut for the Horizontal command. To access the Horizontal Command in Inventor 2020.1’s sketch environment, simply press the dash key [ – ] (as shown below) When Mousing over the commands, both Horizontal and Vertical Constraints, … More Inventor 2020.1 Horizontal Shortcut
Some really cool features are being released in these point releases of Inventor. With Inventor 2019.2 we got “Spell Checking” in the drawing environment, click on the image below for all of the details around spell checking, as well as some cool hacks for getting even more out of the spell checker. Inventor 2020.1 now … More Inventor 2020.1 Update: Spell Checker Now Supports iProperties
Inventor 2020.1 release is now live, have a look at the details here. One of my new favourite features is the update to “Virtual Components”, or virtual parts. These can now be added to your Assemblies directly from the BoM environment. I’m a big fan of them, as they save a lot of time, and … More Inventor 2020.1 Virtual Part Update
3D CAD Packages like Autodesk Inventor can easily export out 3D PDF’s for sharing and collaboration. Generally the person receiving the 3D PDF does not have a CAD system, making this a good way of sharing 3D information. The problem, is that by default Adobe Reader DC blocks 3D content in PDF’s. The good news … More Enabling 3D Content in PDF’s
The Inventor 2020.1 Update is now live, subscribers can access it via the Autodesk Desktop App, as shown below, or via the Autodesk Account. Check out the new features video below: For a complete list of enhancements in this update, have a look at the Autodesk Inventor 2010.1 Help file here.