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1702, 2017

Enhancing Inventor – Tools for Inventor – BOM Tools Pro- Part 3

By | February 17th, 2017|

One of the features I really like in BOM Tools Pro is the search function for text in your BOM.  When you type in your text it will filter out the rows that do not [...]

1602, 2017

Enhancing Inventor – Tools for Inventor – BOM Tools Pro- Part 2

By | February 16th, 2017|

BOM Tools Pro has some nice functionality when it comes to what is included when you load the BOM of an assembly.  If you select BOM Load Options you can customise what parts are included [...]

1502, 2017

Enhancing Inventor – Tools for Inventor – BOM Tools Pro- Part 1

By | February 15th, 2017|

Micrographics' Technical Director Pieter van der Westhuizen has created some very interesting and valuable tools for Inventor which incidently he calls Tools for Inventor!! There are quite a few and they help with the quick [...]

1502, 2017

Enhancing Inventor

By | February 15th, 2017|

Automating functionality in the Autodesk Inventor software is not something that everybody does.  Inventor has it's parametric functionality which automates the process of change when it comes to doing design.  This is fantastic and much [...]

2001, 2017

Network License Usage and Feature Codes

By | January 20th, 2017|

Network or multi user for Autodesk software is a very good way to control license usage and prevent piracy within your organisation. Previously what you would find is that there would be 3 or 4 [...]

2001, 2017

Autodesk Network License Options

By | January 20th, 2017|

If you run a large pool of Autodesk network or multi user licenses you sometimes find that users are not able to use their specialised software.  A lot of users have asked if there is [...]

2001, 2017

Autodesk Software Deployments

By | January 20th, 2017|

When installing on many PC's or even when having to install on a new machine that you have purchased it is always a good thing to have a deployment of the software that you are [...]

1512, 2016

More Inventor 2017 R2 and R3 Enhancements

By | December 15th, 2016|

When Inventor introduced the enhancement that you could select an edge and all it’s tangents this was very exciting news but when trying to do anything with them it seemed that that was it.  You [...]

1512, 2016

Inventor 2017 R2 and R3 enhancements

By | December 15th, 2016|

In Inventor 2017 it is easier now to check relationships between sketches, features,parts and assemblies.  Imagine you receive a file from somewhere else and you need to now make changes.  You make your change and [...]

1512, 2016

Inventor 2017 R2 and R3

By | December 15th, 2016|

Inventor 2017 has already had 2 major releases.  Once again the majority of these updates were user requested which is a good sign that Autodesk is listening to their client base and not dictating what [...]

1512, 2016

Inventor Version Updates

By | December 15th, 2016|

When Autodesk released Inventor 2016 it was the first version where they started releasing major enhancements every few months.   Inventor 2016 had 2 major releases R2 and R3.  A lot of these enhancements were user [...]

1811, 2016

Fusion 360 2D Drawings

By | November 18th, 2016|

When creating a 2D drawing, it works very much like a combination of Inventor and AutoCAD.  Automated but not automated. When you bring in your first view you can change the appearance like the orientation [...]