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by Jonathan Landeros, May 16, 2015

Automatic Material Thickness Detection in Sheet Metal - New in Autodesk Inventor 2016

In short, when converting a model to sheet metal, Inventor 2016 automatically detects the material thickness, versus the “measure and copy” method of previous Inventor versions. Check at the bottom of this post for the video version of…

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by Kanwar Anand, April 27, 2015

Welcome to Our Blog - Side Note

With over thirty years behind us, we can’t help but have an opinion every once in a while. We thought it was time to share it with you and we want you to give us yours. We’ll be talking about the latest industry trends, tips and tricks, and…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, April 27, 2015

Roll Back File Lifecycle State in Autodesk Vault 2016

Back in January of this year I received an email from KETIV’s Mike Carlson (who was in the Vault 2016 Beta) saying: “You can roll back a revision!” We both got pretty excited to say the least and I immediately jumped in the beta to…

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by Jonathan Landeros, April 23, 2015

NEW! Transparent Parts in Inventor 2016 Drawings

For my post today, I thought I’d delve into creating transparent parts in a drawing. It’s a very common thing. An assembly contains components that are made out of some sort of clear material. Glass, Lexan, so on. For my example.…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, April 17, 2015

Copy Parameters to User Parameters Quickly with Autodesk Inventor

Introduction 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…

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by Jonathan Landeros, April 13, 2015

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

  Here’s how I came up with using Inventor’s End of Part Market 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…

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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 Jonathan Landeros, February 25, 2015

A Trick to Attach Text to an Inventor Drawing View Old

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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