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.
I’ve had a few people who are new to iLogic contact me about my blog post on Automatic Drawing creation with iLogic, and I thought that I should put together this bit of extra help, so that I don’t have to reply to 100’s of emails! Please note that I put this blog site together … More Auto Drawing FAQ – Additional Explanation
As part of the AU London class that I recently ran, I have added some voice narrations to the videos that I recorded around wiring up the guitar. I loosely based my wiring on the information shown on Frailin pickups website: https://www.fralinpickups.com/fralin-wiring-diagrams/. Note that I am not an electrical or electronics expert, the workflow I … More Wiring an Electric Guitar in Autodesk Inventor
I’ve written some iLogic code to control the “View Style” and “View Representation” of drawing views. The code gathers all of the views in the drawing and presents them in a list to the user. It then presents a pre-defined set of “View Styles”, once it has done this, it then gathers all of the … More Control Drawing View Reps & Style with iLogic
It’s finally here, for those of you who enjoy this site on the go, you can now get to it via the Unofficial App. Click on the image above to download the “Unofficial Inventor” App for Android. The app is currently only available for Android. It is not hosted on the official app store, but can … More Download the Unofficial App
A while back I seemed to get obsessed with finding ways to use random number generators, and I created two interesting use cases, one was a coin flipper and the other was the magic 8 ball, I have these tagged on my site under “Toys”, which makes them easier to find. The original Coin Toss … More Heads or Tails with iLogic (UPDATED)
My team at Datech are walking the BIG London walk for Mind on the 5th October 2019. I feel extremely guilty, as I will be in South Africa at the time, and I am unable to join them, so I thought I would reach out to you, and ask for some support. I never usually ask … More Charity Walk
Another successful AU London done and dusted! The 3rd Annual Autodesk University was held at the Tobacco Dock in London this week. If you missed it, you really missed out, but you can see recordings of the live main stage presentations here: https://www.autodesk.com/autodesk-university/conference/live-stream the classes will probably go live in a few weeks. I just wanted … More AU London 2019 – Thank You!
I’ve been meaning to write this blog post up for weeks! As you may or may not know, this comping week, I will be presenting my Autodesk University London class. The session is called: School of Rock: Building an Electric Guitar with the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection (Code: AULON565) In preparation for the class, I … More My First CAM Project in Fusion 360