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Inventor | Driving Constraints From Workplanes

I didn’t realise until today that you can’t flip a work plane’s normal in an Inventor Assembly. So using a single parameter to drive a mate constraint simultaneously, on multiple parts can prove problematic. We’ve recently been designing a rotary dining table, by turning the whole table the table sections slide out opening up aContinue Reading

Inventor | Demote and Promote Assemblies

More stuff from the basics list of goodies – Promote and Demote Assembly tools.Continue Reading

Inventor | Adaptivity and Patterning Fun

Inventor has some nice ways of dealing with assembling the connectors in the back of this controller. Just remember these easy few workflows and you’re set.Continue Reading

Inventor | Navigating the Library Assembly Minefield

Scott Moyse brings us a sneak peek at AUGI World’s November issue, and some insight into the problems surrounding Inventor and Vault Libraries.Continue Reading

Inventor | The dreaded ‘Use Color Override from source component’ annoyance.

Scott brings us a solution to the color override bug, with some some code he wrangled from the folks at Autodesk. Check it out.Continue Reading

Labs | Subassembly Composer Tech Preview

Autodesk Labs releases the Civil 3D Corridor Subassembly Composer Technology Preview. This little app should add some much desired flexibility into many designs.Continue Reading