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    Parametric modeling of mirrored components

    Hi,

    How do I establish a relationship between a component and its mirror image, such that if I move the [parent] component, the mirrored component moves as well?

    Thank you.
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    Thanks! I will wait for the *ipt file, because...

    Thanks!
    I will wait for the *ipt file, because I'm not sure how you know how many workpoints to create (and are you talking about creating more points on the ribbon cable, or on the connector?). ...
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    Ribbon cable follow-up

    Hi JD,

    Have you had a chance to look at the .ipt file I emailed (re: forcing both sides of a ribbon cable to be of equal length)?

    Best,
    Jill
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    Hi JD, I sent the .ipt to your email, as the...

    Hi JD,

    I sent the .ipt to your email, as the file was too large to post on this forum.
    I hope this is ok.
    Please let me know if you need my assy or other part files to assist in an...
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    Hi JD: I am still trying to figure out how to...

    Hi JD:

    I am still trying to figure out how to do what you suggested:
    When I created the connector, I labeled the Pins, then specified a start pin (for the ribbon cable), and a direction. These...
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    Ribbon Cable- alignment with connector

    I am drawing a ribbon cable in between 2 connectors.
    I specify Start Pin 1 &2.
    The problem is: how do I make the ribbon cable enter leave and enter each connector at a 0-degree angle?

    As it is...
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    Thank you, JD.

    Thank you, JD.
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    Scaling a Part Model

    Hello,
    Is there any way to scale an entire part or assembly? It's clear one can scale a sketch, and set up parametric relationships between various parts (so that they all scale in relationship to...
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    Thank you, JD Mather. But my question...

    Thank you, JD Mather.
    But my question remains:while creating a drawing, I want to 'sketch' on top of a sketch that I import from my model file. When in the "line" command in a drawing sketch, the...
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    Fill/Hatch a model sketch

    Hi,

    I'm working with an Inventor 2011 Drawing file (.dwg), making a 2D drawing of a part file. The part file includes a sketch on one of the faces.

    For the drawing, I want to fill/hatch the...
  11. I was unaware of the 'View Face' command (though...

    I was unaware of the 'View Face' command (though embarrassingly, the icon's right in front of me). THANK YOU!
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    MIRRORing assemblies

    Hi:
    If I want to "Mirror" an assembly, is there any way to preserve the constraints [that are part of the source assembly] within the mirror image assembly? Or do I have to re-define all...
  13. Alignment of view cube and orthagonal front view of model

    Let's say I get a part file from someone (please see attachment) and I want what the view cube is calling 'front' to be orthagonal to the 'front' of the model (see attached). That is, I want ...
  14. A belated 'thank you' for your responses. ...

    A belated 'thank you' for your responses. Psylencer-- this did help!
    But a lingering question remains... (next post)
  15. Alignment of Sketch with Grid; Alignment of Model with View Cube

    Hi... I'm working with Inventor 2011. I received a part file from someone, and notice that when in Sketch mode, the part is not aligned as I want it to be. That is, the horizontal and vertical...
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    Point Location on Screen- Mouse Movement

    One more question (Inventor 2011):
    In Sketch Mode, when I scroll my mouse over a vertex point, the point is highlighted. When I look down in the lower-right corner to read the X,Y position of the...
  17. Thread: Origin "re-set"

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    Origin "re-set"

    (Working with Inventor 2011)
    When I'm in Sketch mode, there is one point on the screen that is at "0,0" (likewise, when I'm in Model mode, there a point at "0,0,0"). In 'ancient' 2D AutoCad, the...
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    "Re-aligning" the View Cube in Assembly

    Hi,

    A beginner's question:
    When I created an Assembly , the Assembly was not aligned 'orthogonally'. That is, when the View Cube showed a "front view", the assembly was not orthogonal to the...
  19. This is great, Bishop--I actually figured it out...

    This is great, Bishop--I actually figured it out after I sent you the help request, and your method did, indeed, work. So thank you!
    But I can't apply it to the particular project I'm working on:...
  20. Hi Bishop, I tried this approach but could not...

    Hi Bishop,

    I tried this approach but could not get it to work. Just to make sure I understand:
    I bring my 2 parts into an Assembly. While still in Assembly, I can edit Part 1, using projections...
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