A recent forum article caught my eye – iLogic was incorrectly telling a user that a particular Autodesk Inventor parameter (which had a value of 21.5) did not equal 21.5. Initially I thought there must be some error between the keyboard and the chair, but it appears to be recognised by Autodesk as a genuine issue, even […]
Issue: When building a Factory Asset using the Factory Utilities tools, updated model iProperty values are not reflected in the Factory Asset Properties. Explanation: There are two places you can enter properties that you wish to appear in your factory assets. 1) The normal iProperties dialog, and 2) the Factory Asset properties dialog (accessed from […]
Are you an iLogic or an iPart person? Well we don’t have to be enemies – they’ve each got their place – iLogic certainly allows greater flexibility, whereas iParts just can’t be beaten for catalogues of part numbers for standard parts. But did you know they’re not mutually exclusive? Fair play, you definitely can’t include […]
I previously posted some iLogic code to automatically change the sheet metal rule in every sheet metal component in the assembly. A forum user has requested the ability to pick specific components to change, instead of bulk editing every sheet metal component in the entire assembly. So as I’m always on the lookout for good […]
Autodesk Inventor 2018 – problems when converting an existing surface to Freeform surface?
We can’t always guarantee that other Inventor users will follow good practice when creating parts lists in drawings. One really common issue we see is an inexperienced (or deadline haunted) designer manually entering data into a drawing parts list. This results in a broken link between the model data (the master) and the drawing parts […]
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 […]