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5 Random Inventor Tips

Posted on September 6, 2016 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Some you may know, some you may not and some you may have forgotten. If you need to change the visible state of a part in an assembly. Select the part in the browser (Fig. 1). Pressing Alt-T turns the part transparent (Fig. 2). In (Fig. 3) turn the part visibility

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Doing More with Your Title Block iLogic Form: Part 2

Posted on March 10, 2015 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer: iLogic Drawing Form As I promised, here is the follow-up to “Fill Out Your Title Block with an iLogic Form”. There are a number of ways to improve and add to the information you may need to see in your Title Block. I am going to show you a

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Fill Out Your Title Block with an iLogic Form: Part 1

Posted on February 17, 2015 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer: I have always thought that the manner of filling out the Inventor Title Block could be a little more stream lined. Is the Title in the block the Title from the iProperties or is it the Description? Then there are the multiple tabs and trying to find the correct

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Learn the Basics on Sheet Metal Defaults

Posted on February 10, 2015 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer: I get a lot of questions from people not familiar with Sheet Metal. They ask how they can create a quick flat pattern from a cone or transition piece. They may not be interested in learning sheet metal, but need a flat pattern for a customer or for manufacturing.

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Mark’s Playlist of Inventor Tips and Tricks

How can I be more efficient in my designing with Inventor? What are the best tricks for my workflow? Are there easier ways to accomplish what I am doing? These are the questions we get on Helpdesk every day.  Fortunately, we have Product Support Specialists that have industry experience and have sat in your shoes.  Mark Lancaster joined our Helpdesk

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Inventor 2015: Body Integrity Check

Posted on September 4, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Solutions Product Specialist: Back in July, I hosted a Synergis60 (our monthly free) webcast regarding Inventor Tips and Tricks.  For those who were able to attend, hopefully you learned something new and were able to apply these items into your modeling workflow.  If you were unable to attend the webcast, you

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Creating a Custom Punch in Inventor Sheet Metal

Posted on June 17, 2014 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: You may find yourself in the position of needing a Custom Punch for an upcoming sheet metal project, to make your life a little easier.  Maybe you either have never tried to make a punch, or it has been a long time since your last attempt.  This will

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Working with Autodesk Inventor Content Center, Part 3 of 3

Posted on March 28, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: In this final installment of this series in working with Content Center, I am covering the Content Center editor interface and also start to walk you through the creation (copying) of a family table and how it gets populated. In case you missed them: Part 1 – Working

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Synergis60: Inventor Templates, Part 1 (Parts and Assemblies)

Synergis60 is your access to monthly webcasts by our Synergis Technical Team.  This month, we presented Inventor Templates, Part 1 that focused on templates for parts and assemblies. See the recording for Inventor Templates, Part 1, or check out the additional webcasts that we have listed on the Webinars page on our website. Want to join future calls?  Here is

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Inventor Tip: Reduce File Size – End of Part Maker

Posted on January 17, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Product Support Specialist: Emailing an Inventor part file can sometimes be a challenge due to the file size restrictions that may be in place for a given email system.  Other viable solutions for sharing your design could be the use of the Autodesk 360® Services, a FTP site, or maybe an on-line

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