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 →

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 →

AutoCAD Quick Tip: Convert PDF to DWG

AutoCAD has the ability to convert any Vector based PDF files into DWG (or DXF). Vector based PDF's are usually PDF's that have been published by a drawing package and contains lines circles and arc, as well as layer information. Simply go to the "Insert" tab, then click on PDF, from there the wizard interface... Continue Reading →

Automatic Drawings with iLogic

I've written some code to automatically create drawings from Autodesk Inventor part and assembly files. The idea that I used for this blog post was to have a drawings template file set up with views, and to then simply replace these views with a given model as needed. The GIF below shows how the code... Continue Reading →

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