Tag: Tips and Tricks

Inventors new and improved text editor is a GOST

Every time I think I know Inventor inside and out, I learn something new. I discovered something very exciting today that for sure would have stayed buried if it wasn’t for my prying nature and an overdose of coffee. First, let’s start with some background information. I have been asking Autodesk for many years now …

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Inventor Show & Tell: iProperty Editor

I’m starting a new series of posts called “Inventor Show & Tell”. These are quick posts showing some cool functionality or configuration within Autodesk Inventor that I’m using. The first is my custom iProperty editor. This tool replaces the standard iProperty editor. It corrals users into using set field values by utilizing dropdowns, checkboxes, etc. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mycircle.cadtoolbox.com/2011/08/25/show-n-tell/

Vault not available in Inventor?

If I had a nickel for every time I had to troubleshoot the issue of Vault not being available within Inventor I would have at least a few dollars to buy lunch. So if you want to save yourself a nickel, try these steps first: Make sure you have a project file active in Inventor …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mycircle.cadtoolbox.com/2011/07/21/no-vault-in-inventor/

Quick Tip: Inventor Parameters

Here’s a quick tip for complicated models. Sometimes it can get confusing as to what parameters belong to what model features. You can always hover over the parameter name from within the parameters dialog to see which feature consumes the value. Of course, it’s always a good idea to name key parameters something besides the …

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