Inventor 2019.1 update is now live for subscription customers! You should be able to download it from your Autodesk Desktop app.The information in this article is from the official Autodesk Inventor 2019.1 help file. Frame Generator Insert The Insert command has two new frame selection enhancements. Previously, the frame Standard always defaulted to ANSI. The … More Inventor 2019.1 release is out!
You may wish to display the lineweight thicknesses in your model space within AutoCAD, or you may wish to turn off lineweight thickness in AutoCAD. Simply type LW into your command line. To Turn on lineweights. In the “Lineweight Settings” dialogue box, tick “Display Lineweight” as shown below. With this setting un-ticked the lineweights will not … More AutoCAD Basics: Display Lineweight on Screen
My AU London 2018 Class: Need for Speed: 102 Productivity Hacks for Inventor, is now live on the AU portal. See the video of my session below. You can find the other classes here: KEY LEARNING Discover 102 Inventor tips and tricks Setting Application Options Create and run iLogic rules Set up Inventor templates MATERIALS … More AU London 2018 Recording is live
Within the “Sketch” environment in Autodesk Inventor, there is a really handy “Region Properties” tool which calculates properties of selected sketch regions. The calculations performed are; Area, Perimeter, Centroid, Inertia Tensor, Polar Moment of Inertia, Area Moments of Inertia and Radii of Gyration. To access “Region Properties”, you must have a sketch active (i.e. you need to be editing … More Inventor Quick Tip: Sketch Region Properties
The “Sync properties not allowed on non-tip versions” error message in Autodesk Vault has been known to cause a bit of a panic with Vault Administrators, as it sounds very serious and re-submitting the failed job does not resolve it. So what does “Sync properties not allowed on non-tip versions” mean? Basically, the job processor … More What the heck is a Non-Tip Error in Vault?
In traditional engineering design processes, electrical and mechanical design workflows have often been separate from each other. This has mainly been down to the tool sets used to create these designs. The Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection changes all of this. It comes packed with tools that make collaboration between electrical and mechanical teams … More Electro-Mechanical Workflows can be easy!
The Vault Job processor may from time to time throw an error, and the list below may come in handy. This list is usually published in the SDK folder, which most users will not have on their Vault servers, so this may prove to be a handy resource to bookmark. Code Name Comments 0 UnspecifiedSystemException … More Autodesk Vault Error Codes
Below is a set of links to my 228 blog posts on Cadline Community. There are even more in the archives, the list below dates back to the 2012 product releases, so should go far enough back. Enjoy! Vault: Improve Collaboration with Shared Views Use Cadline Connect to Manage Your Vault PDFs Inventor – Quick … More Blog Archive
You may want to change the background colour in AutoCAD, this is really easy to do, simply follow the steps outlined below. From your model tab in AutoCAD, simply right click anywhere in the window and select “Options”. In the “Options Dialogue”, on the “Display” tab, click “Colors”, then choose your desired colour from the … More AutoCAD Basics: Change the Background Colour
If you’re headed to Autodesk University London this year, and are an Inventor or Vault user, you may be interested in the 2 sessions that I am running. The first once is called “Extending Autodesk Vault”. The aim of the class, is to show how to add functionality to Vault, using a tool called “Cadline … More AU London 2018 Preview