Inventor: How to Change Text Height

Dave Morse

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A client recently asked me how he could go about changing the size of his dimension text on existing Inventor drawings.  I thought I would post the info on my blog so that everyone can benefit.

Creating Vault Folder Templates using DataWork

Dave Morse

Architecture and Engineering, All, App Manager, Manufacturing, vault, Vault Exchange Store, Construction, Dataworks Folder Templates, Autodesk Exchange App Website, fabrication, IT Services Leave a comment

If you've never used Autodesk's Exchange App, then you truly are missing something.  It has never been easier to extend the capability of your design or data management software.  With the Autodesk…

Borrowing a Network License

Dave Morse

All, License Borrowing, Manufacturing, Network License, Autodesk Licensing, Autodesk VPN license access, Borrow Inventor license, IT Services, System Leave a comment

I've recently had a client need instructions on how one of his users, who was working remotely, could use VPN to access a network license, and then borrow that license so that he could work while…

Adding an Image to your Inventor Title Block

Dave Morse

All, Adding Images, Image linking, Manufacturing, Save, Title Block, Image, Inventor, Inventor sketch mode Leave a comment

This topic has been widely discussed in the Inventor forums, but I still find users asking me how to do it, so I thought it would be prudent to post it for future reference.  Even though I will be…

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…

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

Dave Morse

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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.

Creating Categories in the Content Center Edit

Dave Morse

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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…

Customizing Threads in Inventor

Dave Morse

All, Hole command Inventor, Manufacturing, Custom threads, Inventor, Inventor threads, Thread command Inventor 2 Comments

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

Dave Morse

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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…

Loading Inventor Data into Autodesk Vault

Dave Morse

All, autodesk, Manufacturing, vault, Autodesk Vault, Autoloader for Vault 2014, best practices for loading design files into Vault, Data Cleanup with Autoloader, Vault 2014 Leave a comment

So, you've got Autodesk Vault, and you're asking yourself, "how do I import my data", or "what's the best method to import my data into the Vault?"  It doesn't matter which version of Vault you have,…

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