Inventor - Should I use Constrain or Joint
Inventor has some great tools (constraints and joints) in giving components the ability to interact with each other as real world components.
Inventor Measure Tool has been greatly improved after some clamouring from the Inventor community. With it you can measure between components, interrogate minimum distance between objects as well as get an accumulative measurement directly from within the property panel.
Keeping house and applying standards to a company can be a daunting task. This is something the whole world over can attest to. Having a big design team does make it extremely difficult to maintain your company standards when everyone has their own idea of what a standard should be.
Inventor - Bill of Materials component visibility
AutoCAD Plant 3D - Working out Pipe Weight
Autodesk Vault - Item Properties
Vault - Create Custom Object
Reviewing a design is a major component of the design process. Many companies are still printing reams and reams of paper which make it a very costly exercise.
AutoCAD is able to be imported into Inventor with the AnyCAD technology. This technology allows you to use the AutoCAD geometry to do your Inventor features. If you change [...]
For years draughtsmen and women have been creating markups on hard copies. Autodesk has introduced a more workflow that keeps everything paperless. Using your AutoCAD you export to DWF [...]
Traditionally to view any Inventor files without having an Inventor license was a case of you having to download the Inventor View software. This was found on the installation media or you could download it doing a quick google search.
Updating Spec in Plant 3D