Autodesk Factory Utilities – Identify Parts in Layout Drawings – Descriptors

Following on from my previous blog on identifying components in Inventor layout drawings, we’re looking at another alternative method, using the Factory Design Utilities in your Autodesk Product Design Collection subscription (and the method is also suitable for previous versions of the Factory Design Suite, as it was previously named).

Published factory assets can contain intelligent descriptors, which appear as overlaid text in the linked AutoCAD plan layout, allowing auto ‘tagging’ or identification of components in AutoCAD – just like the image above.

See the video below for how to create a descriptor in Inventor first (using some parameter values instead of static text), and then how to ensure that the descriptor displays correctly in the Synced AutoCAD layout.

Take care,

Luke

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