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Using the Material Browser in Autodesk Inventor

Posted by Keith Doran on May 19, 2017 2:14:03 PM

Preface

These tools have changed as of Inventor 2013; any version of Inventor 2012 or prior will not have the same toolset available.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor

Autodesk Inventor 2018 – “Browsing” just got a whole lot easier!

Posted by Mark Dooley on Apr 10, 2017 2:51:31 PM

Autodesk® Inventor® 2018 is here!  One of the first features I noticed was the new Inventor Model Browser.  The new browser makes it easier to see the different browsers available and even toggle between them.  In fact, you can separate the browsers out from one another and dock them at different locations on the screen (or on separate monitors). 

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Topics: Reviews, Inventor

Inventor Primitives: Simple Shapes for Creating Part Models in the Most Efficient Manner

Posted by Kevin Bosch on Mar 6, 2017 2:23:47 PM

Inventor Primitives are a set of tools that allow quick creation of simple shapes with very little effort. With primitive tools, the use can begin a sketch on any plane or surface and then automatically start the corresponding feature tool. The primitive tools are found on the Ribbon’s 3D Model tab, however, the Primitives panel is turned off by default, so first turn this on by selecting the panel configuration pull down at the right end of the Ribbon.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor