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by Jonathan D. Kriek, April 17, 2015

Copy Parameters to User Parameters Quickly with Autodesk Inventor

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Inventor is constantly being improved. Now more than ever we as users have the ability to influence the Inventor development of new features through Inventor Ideas community forum. So it’s pretty easy to overlook improvements that were made in previous releases. Inventor 2016 was released with a host of amazing new features and improvements (387 to be exact), but again often some of the most useful additions are overlooked due to their small scope. Today we’ll look at one feature that you asked for and was added to the 2016 release of Inventor that you may not have noticed.

Background

Before Inventor 2016, if you wanted to duplicate a Parameter as a User Parameter you’d have to manually re-create it entirely filling in each value individually.

And if that Parameter was a multi-value type? Forget it, what a pain!

Copy To User Parameter

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It’s really as simple as:

  • Selecting the parameter
  • Right-Clicking the parameter
  • And choosing Copy To User Parameter”

This will copy the Parameter to a User parameter including it’s settings, even for Multi-Value parameters!

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 Wrap it up

Pretty easy right?

Let us know what your favorite unsung Inventor features are in the comments below as well as any topics you’d like to see here at KETIV Side Note.

If you’ve ever missed a new release launch of Inventor search our YouTube channel for Inventor What’s New to find out what about the exciting updates to the latest releases of Inventor.

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