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Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>Attributes are context sensitive because they are saved in the document which is hosting the object that has the attribute.<p>Let's say we …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p><b>AnyCAD</b> functionality enables you to include non-native file formats directly in your assembly.<p>For those files the</b> …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>When importing geometry from another <b>CAD</b> format like <b>*.step</b> then you cannot specify the transformation for it in the <b>UI</b>. The only thing you …

Using Copy Properties to Quickly Update Dimensions in Autodesk Inventor

The last few weeks have been comprised of Inventor drawings, comprised of even more drawings for me.<p>Part of that process included a lot of changing …

Tutorials

Rangebox without workfeatures

There are two potential solutions that I can see. One is to continue the approach you're currently taking but use the API to control the visibility …

Inventor 2014 - iLogic – Set Sheet Metal Rule in Assembly

<b>Ps. As always, make sure that when you paste this code into an iLogic rule you remove any line spaces that it creates – if you have a line gap on</b> …

iLogic - API access to Surface Bodies

It is a fine piece of code. I have seen it here on the forum, but it does not seem to work on the files that I have.<p>The files that we have here are …

Using iLogic to import BOM customization

Thank you for your answer<p>First I must say that my iLogic skills are very poor, just so you know... but I try to learn<p>I tried this snippet but got an …

Code required to get Windows user login name

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iLogic code to call Raw material & Size in drawing from model values

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iLogic To Save PDF Files To a New Subfolder

Here is another variation that saves each sheet of the PDF out individually:<p><i>'------start of iLogic-------</i><p>oPath <b>=</b> <b>ThisDoc.Path</b><p>oFileName <b>=</b> …

Flat pattern from all sheet metal parts - Assembly to drawing

Hi!<p>We can use this code directly in iLogic Rule.<p>I tried, but it gives me errors.<p>Regards.<br>CarlosC<p>Autodesk Inventor 2015 Certified Professional<br>Autodesk …

Assembly X, Y Z rangebox

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Drawing view labels parent sheet/child sheet

For parent sheet name you can add it to drawing view lable after inserting the View Label Properties->PARENT SHEET NAME property:<p><b>Rocky Zhang</b><br>Inventor …

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Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>You may want to show the possible parameter values of a part in an iLogic form where the parameters depend on each other, like in case of …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>Note: this information is from https://github.com/ADN-DevTech/Inventor-Training-Material/tree/master/Module%2014%20-%20Assembly%20Advanced<p>…

How to read an ADSKLIB file ?

Rename the file in .zip, unzip, and you will find several .xml in the package.<p>This is an unsupported topic, so extracting information from there will …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>If you want to place the component occurrences of an assembly inside a drawing on separate layers, then you could do it like this. There …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>You can find many settings in the <b>Sheet Metal Defaults</b> dialog, including <b>Use Thickness from Rule</b>.<p>This can be controlled from the</b> …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>If you want to customize the behaviour of <b>Manage >> Layout >> Make Components</b> command then doing the whole thing via the API might be a …

Count Inspection Dimensions for use in custom inspection dim table

Replace<p>oGenDimCount = oSheet.DrawingDimensions.GeneralDimensions.Count<p>with<p>This will go through the list Dimensions counting the Inspection Dimensions.<p>…

iLogic rule to update properties from Vault

Hi,<p>You could ty doing this before executing the command - and then setting it back to False afterwards:<p>Cheers,<p><b>Adam Nagy</b><br>Developer Technical …

Find Drawing View Orientation ilogic

Hi,<p>I've written some simple code which sets the scale of all the views in a drawing. However, I would like it skip any views which are iso, as we …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Wayne Brill<p>Here is a VBA example that uses the Delete method of the ReferencedOLEFileDescriptor in a part file to remove OLE links. …

Manufacturing DevBlog

By Adam Nagy<p>Some functionality of an object or sometimes the whole object may not be exposed directly through the API. In this case one workaround …

Mod the Machine

I was recently asked a question about the best way to create a PDF file for every drawing in a specified directory and it’s subdirectories. My answer …

Mod the Machine

Inventor 2015 will soon be shipping. Most of the API enhancements are keeping up with the new Inventor 2015 functionality and some of the …

Filesystemobject in ilogic

In iLogic you can to get to the FileSystemObject it's ThisApplication.FileManager.FileSystemObject. However you also have access to the .NET …

Open existing idw and replace model from iam iLogic assembly.

This is because when the rule is run it is trying to perform Replace reference on the document that called the rule.<p>To have it refer to the drawing …