How to Find Recommended Hardware for Autodesk

Dave Morse

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Not all computers are created equal.  There is a significant difference between a desktop computer, which is used for desktop applications like Microsoft Office,  and a workstation computer, which is…

Export an Inventor Part or Assembly to DWG for Revit

Dave Morse

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So, you want to take your Inventor .ipt file and bring it into Revit, but you're not sure how.  There are probably several ways, including the new BIM Exchange, but after much trial and error, and…

Creating a Numbering Scheme in Autodesk Vault

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One of the Administrative tasks to perform on your Vault Workgroup or Vault Professional installation is to determine and to set up a numbering scheme for items and files.  If you don't already have…

No longer the Curly Shuffle, It's now the Knurly Shuffle?

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Okay, so I watched way too much TV as a kid. Curly, from The Three Stooges, was one of my favorites.  So, naturally, I put my own twist on the title of this post.

After Upgrading Vault ... Migrate your Files

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Once you have upgraded your Vault from a previous release to the current one, you need to migrate your inventor files to the current version.  You can choose to do this on each file that you check…

Publish your iParts to your Custom Library

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In my last post, Creating Categories in the Content Center Editor, we completed the task of creating an organizational structure for our custom parts to be published to.  In today's post, we will be…

Creating Categories in the Content Center Edit

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Although Inventor’s Content Center has nearly one million parts available for our everyday use, many of us still have the need to create, for repeated use, our own custom content.  The first order of…

Using the Content Center Editor to Create Cust

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One method for creating library content is to use library items that already exist in the Content Center.  We do this by using the Content Center Editor dialog box.  Here we can view/edit data that…

Customizing Threads in Inventor

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Have you ever wished that you could find more thread designations when using the Hole tool or the Thread tool in Inventor?  Well it is easier than you think to add your own custom thread…

Getting the Correct Length Parameters from Frame Generator in Inventor 2012

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I know you're wondering why I'm posting about Inventor 2012 when the current release is 2014, but there is good reason.  Many users(even those who are current on subscription) are still using…

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