The thread sizes in Inventor are drawn from a spreadsheet of standard thread types and sizes. If you are looking to edit the spreadsheet you can: Reorder thread types list Change the thread designation Add custom sizes Initially, you will need to locate your design data folder. If you are unsure as to the whereabouts… Read More
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It’s that time of year, Autodesk have released Inventor 2019! Within this new release, Autodesk have included the following topics: Collaborate Design Collaborate on 2D and 3D Views with Anyone Using Shared Views Store and Share your Data in the Cloud Assembly Constrain Enhancements Tube and Pipe Enhancements Content Center/Vault Server Enhancement General Enhancements in… Read More
Hiding/Removing Trails Trails are a useful tool when creating the presentation (especially for assemblies with many parts) as they can show where and in which direction the part is moving. However, when creating a final exploded view it can clutter the presentation. There are two simple ways of removing them: 1.When placing the tweak use… Read More
A Common error when printing a drawing is that the line weights are too thick, and the small details get lost. This occurs because the line weights aren’t set up correctly. As a default the application options set the line weights by range rather than the true line weight so they won’t appear on the… Read More
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AutoCAD Electrical is used for creating electrical schematics, footprints and report generation. It has comprehensive symbol libraries to accelerate the design process, as well automating electrical engineering tasks such as automatic wire numbers, component tagging, multi-wire schematics, project-wide updates for component changes with surfing capabilities. This product is included in the Product Design Suite Ultimate package and Product Design Collection for… Read More
If you frequently use View Representations within an assembly and place these views into a drawing. You may not be aware of the option to place a parts list within the drawing that is correlated to a specific View Representation. The procedure for setting this up is shown below: View Rep created in the assembly with the plates visibility turned off 2. Placed… Read More
Within Vault Professional, you have the option when using ‘Copy Design’ to set action rules. These rules will run during the copy design process and allows you to specify a Vault property and set a rule condition i.e. write a value or leave blank to remove populate fields from the existing files. The procedure to… Read More
Common practice would be to create different variants as a row in the iPart table and make the require changes. On placing the iPart into the assembly, you will be prompted to specify which variant you want to use. This can very time consuming if you have lots of different variant, but may not use… Read More