Copy Properties in Inventor Drawings

Posted on May 13, 2914 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer:

Here’s a quick Tuesday tip for you.  A feature in Inventor drawing annotation that gets overlooked often is ‘Copy Properties’.  It works much like ‘Match Properties’ in AutoCAD.

In the example below, I want all the dimensions to match the style of the 20.000” dimension that is circled. It is a simple two step process.pi1

Step 1

Right click on the dimension with the properties that you want to copy. In this case it is the 20.000” dimension.

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Step 2

Select the dimensions that you want to match the first and you’re done!

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You can’t get much easier than that!

Take care,
Dave

 

Dave Breiner joined Synergis in 2013 as a Solutions Engineer on our Manufacturing team with an amazing amount of experience. Coming directly from being a CAD Manager with SPX/Ecolaire, Dave is well versed in implementing and using Autodesk software having transitioned the department from 2D to 3D modeling by developing a 3D modeling program, implementing modeling standards, and creating automated models using iLogic programming. Dave began his career with SPX as a preliminary designer of steam condensers before being promoted to Manager of Drafting. Prior to this, Dave was with Bethlehem Steel for over 20 years, performing many tasks including millwright, rigger and fitter. During this time he also completed his degree in Engineering Design.

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