Placing Dimensions: iLogic 2021

Using "Capture Current State" to Automate Dimensions with iLogic. iLogic in 2021 introduces the ability to add dimensions to drawings and to capture the state of selected geometry on a drawing view. In this example I'm going to show you how to create a linear dimension. In the image below I have named some faces... Continue Reading →

Batch Logic for Inventor & Vault

Thomas Rambach of CADToolbox.com recently asked if I would BETA test his latest creation "Batch Logic". Before I get into Batch Logic, it's worth pointing out that Thomas is the creator of Swift Prints and Design Notes for Inventor. Batch Logic is two fantastic utilities rolled into one, the first for Inventor and another for... Continue Reading →

Inventor 2020.1 Updates

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.

Inventor 2020: Improved User Interface

With the release of Autodesk Inventor 2020, there is a fresh new user interface. Along with a brighter "skin", all of the icons have been re-engineered, making them sharper on 4K displays. But the highlight has to be that more features are moving to the browser interface, or "property panel UI" In Inventor 2020, Extrude,... Continue Reading →

Custom Section Capping in Inventor 2020

A nice new feature in Autodesk Inventor 2020 is the ability to customise Section Capping. When creating half, quarter and 3 quarter sections in parts and assemblies, you are now able to change the default grey (concrete looking) section to a bitmap image in your application options. Note that although the feature is called "Bitmap... Continue Reading →

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