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Change Physical Properties on Content Center Parts

So…. you have a part in your Content Center.  It’s a purchased part, and you got a Step file from a supplier, which you authored, and published and tucked away neat and clean.  The block was a fairly “dumb” part.

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Inventor® Tube & Pipe Dynamic Route Editing – Adrian Salariu, Author

Hello! Today am I sharing the mic with a talented designer and blogger, Adrian Salariu.  Adrian is a design engineer with Veolia Water and Technologies in High Wycombe UK. He has worked on Tube and Pipe for more than 2 years,

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Copy & Paste Features in Inventor

Did you know that for repetitive features in some of your Autodesk Inventor models, you can save sketching time by simply copying the feature (sketch and all) and pasting it in another spot on your model?  Watch this short video

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Inventor Ribbon – Add Commands, Change Appearances

Hello again. The other day I talked about customizing your keyboard aliases in Autodesk Inventor.  Today I am going to talk a little about customizing your ribbon menus.  There are a number of ways you can customize and personalize your

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Inventor Keyboard Shortcuts

Do you use a lot of keyboard shortcuts in your CAD work, like I do? I’ve made it no secret that I hate mouse clicks. I also hate switching panels in the ribbon to find commands I use all the

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Lose the unit string on G_L in Frame Generator

Originally Published 8/29/2013   When using Frame Generator in Autodesk Inventor®, many people will incorporate the value of the member length (parameter G_L) in either the part number or description field in the BOM.  I was asked online how to

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