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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: FAQ - New and Interested Users of Inventor

    Draft FAQ Last Updated 19/11/04 1) Where do I start ????? :oops: Run and install the Help file CD and "getting Started CD" 2) I was trying to model a specific feature but ... ?

    Started by Mr T‎, 1st Apr 2004 11:20 pm
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inventor 101

    DO NOT REPLY TO THIS THREAD. If you feel the desire to respond or need further instruction - start a new thread and paste the reference url in your new thread....

    Started by JD Mather‎, 15th Apr 2014 01:36 pm
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Inventor FAQ Please read BEFORE POSTING

    ___ INVENTOR FAQ_ OCTOBER 03, 2005 ___ ____________________________________________________________________ New 10/03/05 Added Multiple Hotfixes for R10 AIS and AIP. Also Augi Inventor Group...

    Started by Mr T‎, 3rd Oct 2005 07:40 pm
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  4. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Inventor Related Websites and Resources

    I have cut this out of the FAQ so specifically help/tutorial sites are listed below. Please post any others and I will edit the post and please post any errors or broken links. I have not used...

    Started by Mr T‎, 4th Mar 2007 05:55 pm
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Free Inventor Onscreen Demo Videos

    An excellent flash movie with intro and demos of Inventor Features. 8) http://download.autodesk.com/us/interactiveoverviews/inventor/main.html Nick

    Started by Mr T‎, 23rd Mar 2006 08:39 pm
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  1. Flipping Embossed Text

    I made some numbered Embossed text. I want to flip Text on the other side, but upside down. I think that I should create a new sketch, but every time I do, the text comes out in the same...

    Started by gbradley‎, 19th Dec 2014 07:45 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    19th Dec 2014 07:53 pm Go to last post
  2. Fillets on a tapered cylinder

    Hi I'm having trouble executing some fillets on a tapered cylinder. Some are working nicely, others are not. I know its probably a lack of geometry available on the Cylinder but I don't really...

    Started by deRabes‎, 18th Dec 2014 03:46 pm
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  3. Bim ?????

    We are an Architectural Millwork fabricator and we have a G.C. that is starting to request that we provide BIM. Our casework is drawn and designed to fit within the finished walls of a building....

    Started by Honda Matt‎, 17th Dec 2014 05:03 pm
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    17th Dec 2014 08:26 pm Go to last post
  4. Macro , How to use in each model ?

    vie downloaded a macro and run it , works great! i gave it a HotKey and its working , the problem is that in any new file i open i need to go to macro, find it and hit RUN . how do i make it as a...

    Started by danielk‎, 14th Dec 2014 04:11 pm
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    17th Dec 2014 01:02 pm Go to last post
  5. Creating a stamped feature for a sheet metal part

    I'm currently trying to get a contoured feature stamped into the edge of a piece of sheet metal, such as in the attached picture, but I'm not sure if I need to crate a punch tool or use another tool...

    Started by Viu‎, 25th Jan 2014 10:01 am
    • Replies: 6
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    17th Dec 2014 09:24 am Go to last post
  6. Placing Pivot Points for constraint pruposes

    It would seem that the Place Component function can no longer place a Pivot in this version. How can it be done?

    Started by gabenator123‎, 15th Dec 2014 02:27 pm
    2015, component, inventor, pivot, points
    • Replies: 2
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    15th Dec 2014 05:12 pm Go to last post
  7. Extrude - Cut through a surface model

    Hi All, How can I Extrude - Cut through a surface model? You can easily do this on a solid model but when it comes to surface model it seems it is not available! See attached

    Started by alijahed‎, 15th Dec 2014 08:46 am
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  8. Dimensioning Beam's

    I have used standard beams to create a design in Inventor. Now I want to dimension the drawing and want to specify which beam is which. I can't get Inventor to generate the beam-name itself (ie IPB...

    Started by matramurena‎, 14th Dec 2014 02:07 pm
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  9. select hidden features for constraint

    Hello, All Just downloaded trial ver of 2015 (as win8.1 upgrade incapacitated my earlier version) trying to select a back edge (or face) of a 3d solid for a constraint and even in wireframe view...

    Started by albroswift‎, 13th Nov 2014 02:24 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    13th Dec 2014 04:56 pm Go to last post
  10. how to rotate obj 90 degree in assemble world Inventor 2014

    I tried to use the free rotate tool but i can't get to rotate 90 degree so that i perfectly set inside the frame structure. when i insert the tank Scrubber in the assembly how can rotate so Y...

    Started by Sengna‎, 22nd Oct 2014 10:46 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    12th Dec 2014 05:42 pm Go to last post
  11. Do engineers actually use Inventor?

    As a designer getting more experience with Inventor; I have to ask...do engineers actually do their own CAD work? The reason I ask is that there is a lot to Inventor, and I have 30+ years experience...

    Started by mjncad‎, 5th Dec 2014 09:03 am
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  12. No object show up after import Autocad dwg into Inventor (Inventor 2014)

    I followed the tutorial below to bring my autocad object into inventor but after import, i just saw this yellow origin point, i tried to zoom in just in case i was somewhere out space but could not...

    Started by Sengna‎, 12th Dec 2014 02:29 am
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  13. Mouse Trap

    I am currently running Inventor Pro Suite 2013, will upgrade to 2015 next month, and would like to purchase the SpacePilot Pro. How many of you have used this type mouse, what do you think and do...

    Started by Netminder‎, 10th Dec 2014 10:18 pm
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  14. New to inventor , Renaming parts

    although i read many threads about this subject, i still dont get if theres is a fast way to rename parts ? i know that inventor uses parts as REF for the assembly \drawing etc... i tried design...

    Started by danielk‎, 3rd Dec 2014 11:11 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    11th Dec 2014 05:19 pm Go to last post
  15. Auto Ballon Custom Property

    Hi im looking for a way to create a balloon in drawing based on the part name as shown in the inventor browser (not file name) , ive seen that its possible through the style manager to create...

    Started by danielk‎, 10th Dec 2014 02:41 pm
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  16. Help with simple sheet metal part

    Can anyone help me with this sheet metal part? I'm sure its really straight forward. I want the 40mm distance between the two holes on the folded part, to be 40.5mm when the flat pattern is...

    Started by joesymonds‎, 26th Nov 2014 11:10 am
    • Replies: 4
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    8th Dec 2014 08:24 pm Go to last post
  17. Question Problem with 'bolted connection' on a tube

    Guys, I have a tube which needs to be bolted to a cable lug. But Inventor doesn't let me to use 'bolted connection' configurator since the bottom end of the hole is not a flat surface hence can't...

    Started by bababarghi‎, 4th Dec 2014 12:52 pm
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  18. British Standard / Eurocode Parts?

    Anyone know where I can get BS / BS EN pipe and valves from? I found BS EN 1092 flanges here http://www.davcad.co.uk/Parts_1.htm But am not having much joy with carbon steel pipe & fittings,...

    Started by Doove‎, 1st Sep 2010 05:56 pm
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  19. Cross-hatching within Inventor 2010 drawings question

    Hi Guys, Does anyone know of a way of applying cross-hatching patterns within an Inventor 2010 drawing? I need to do this to illustrate depth of machining from a datum face. Obviously sections...

    Started by Hopinc‎, 17th Apr 2010 04:29 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    1st Dec 2014 09:36 pm Go to last post
  20. BOM incorrect qty for part derived from Content Center part

    I am having an issue with parts derived from Content Center parts. I've imported a structural steel shape and modified it as needed for my model. I then create a derived part that mirrors that...

    Started by ConMan‎, 1st Dec 2014 05:23 pm
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  21. how to turn many assemblies into parts

    Hello is there a fast way to use parts i download from vendor (like parts coming from traceparts.com) that comes as assembly but i want to use as one part? i have thousands of those parts but they...

    Started by danielk‎, 17th Nov 2014 11:33 pm
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  22. Center snap in sketch mode to a different part in an assembly

    I am working on this assembly where I need to align a circle on the gold colored part with the grey rod in a different part. I can not figure out how to get the circle I am drawing to snap to the...

    Started by ibreakstuff‎, 26th Nov 2014 06:37 pm
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  23. how to trim corner via sheet metal? Inventor 2014

    What tool can i use to trim something like this on the image in .ipt or sheet metal environment? i was looking something like miter tool in assembly environment but i am not on assembly file. Thanks

    Started by Sengna‎, 14th Oct 2014 09:54 pm
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  24. Place iLogic component error - Frame generator

    Hi I just spent a few of hours trying to figure out iLogic, but fear I may be coming to an abrupt end. I have made a simple frame using the generator and then applied a working rule for sizes,...

    Started by adlamabad‎, 21st Nov 2014 01:07 am
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  25. Help with New: Standard.DWG

    So I'm doing a project for my one class. I did some engineering stuff and need to draw up a report with my results. It's not required that we use cad but I want to provide a new cad drawing. I'm use...

    Started by CVRIV‎, 17th Nov 2014 12:23 am
    • Replies: 7
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    19th Nov 2014 07:04 pm Go to last post

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