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by Jonathan Landeros, April 23, 2015

NEW! Transparent Parts in Inventor 2016 Drawings

This weekend, I finally had an opportunity to start truly testing out my new install of Autodesk Inventor 2016. And there is a ton of new features out there. A great list was compiled by Design and Motion in their post here. But in my post here, I…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, April 17, 2015

Copy Parameters to User Parameters Quickly with Autodesk Inventor 2016

Introduction Inventor 2016 has a host of amazing new features and improvements (387 to be exact), but often some of the most useful additions are overlooked due to thier small scope. Today we’ll look at one feature that you asked for and has…

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by Jonathan Landeros, April 14, 2015

Using Inventor's End of Part Marker to "Compress" a File OLD

A while ago, I was conducting some basic benchmarks for extruded text versus sketched text in an Autodesk Inventor part model, and I was getting ready to e-mail them out for some testing on external systems. First, what did I use for the test? The…

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by Jonathan Landeros, April 13, 2015

Using Inventor's End of Part Marker to "Compress" a File

A while ago, I was conducting some basic benchmarks for extruded text versus sketched text in an Autodesk Inventor part model, and I was getting ready to e-mail them out for some testing on external systems. First, what did I use for the test? The…

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by Rich Sanchez, April 9, 2015

This Week in Support

Hello everyone, welcome to my introductory post. I suppose we can start with a little background. I’m one of the newer members of the team here but don’t worry, I have over ten years of industry experience including Product Design,…

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by Denee Busby, April 6, 2015

Disruptive or Sustainable Innovation? That is the Question.

Ok, Let’s first quickly rehearse the foundation of these two opposing yet very high profile business ideas.  Disruptive Innovation Disrupstive innovation is innovation that helps create a new market and value network, and eventually disrupts…

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by Jonathan Landeros, April 2, 2015

A Trick to Attach Text to an Inventor Drawing View

Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of work inside of Inventor drawings. During that time, I was asked how to make sure that all my text and symbols will move with a view. If you’ve used Inventor for a while, you may have noticed that if you…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, March 23, 2015

Capture Autodesk Inventor Version in an iProperty with iLogic

Howdy! This is Jonathan Kriek for KETIV. I work daily with customers to help them achieve their goals within the PDM, PLM, and automation spaces. A particular passion of mine over the last 17 years has been developing solutions that help automate…

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by John McCann, March 23, 2015

Are My Simulation Results Valid?

I’ve been working in the simulation industry for a few years now and this is a question that I’ve been asked rather frequently. Although I’ve been told it’s not good to answer a question with another question, sometimes…

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by Javier Chavez, March 13, 2015

The Power of 2D (Axisymmetric Studies)

In a world where 3D models are the norm, the days of 2D modeling are seen less and less. Sure, there are users that they only need 2D drawings and they still only use 2D tools even today, but for the most part, 3D is the most used type of modeling…

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