Traditionally when you were looking at purchasing a CAD software package using software you had 2 choices. AutoCAD and then a product that would be specific to your industry. [...]
I recently used iCopy in a project I was undertaking specifically because of the fact that the copies I was making just varied in one size and that change [...]
Inventor iCopy solved my Problem
When using iCopy design there are a couple of rules to follow. The first thing to take note of is that iCopy works on adaptivity and skeletal modelling. Top [...]
Sketch symbols are a great way to communicate design intent when working in Inventor, These 2D sketches can be shared both between sheets in a drawing as well as between drawings either on your local hard drive or over a company intranet.
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The default title block for Inventor is a good start to communicating information about your design but some of the information may not be applicable to the standards in your company. This video will give you a quick start guide on how to edit and replace the information that is displayed when creating your title block
Inventor sketch blocks are a great tool to simulate dynamics and basic motion in 2D before committing to a 3D model.
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We are going to insert the drawing from the Vectored Image in my previous blog, How to Vector an Image, into an Autodesk Inventor model. I would suggest, if you haven’t already, to use AutoCAD or similar, to first clean up your drawing of unnecessary items, simplify it and check that all enclosed areas are completely closed before hand, This will make your life a lot easier later on.
3ds Max Transform Tools One of the tools that will be used most often is the Transform tools. These consist of the Move, Rotate and Scale Tool. Move - [...]
3ds Max - Projects When you started off in AutoCAD you had 1 file and your project was basically Windows (now File) explorer. When you moved to Inventor you [...]
3ds Max interface for Inventor So you think that Max is difficult?? Well, you are right and you are wrong. Learning a new package can be difficult but I [...]