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Telecommute DWF issues.

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06-25-2012 10:53 AM

Hi all,

I am trying to allow some of my Inventor Users to telecommute.


Part of this is the abiility to send a print package to work from home.

I was thinking that DWF might be the best way to go about this.


I see I can drag and drop DWF drawings into a new empty DWF. This is nice  but not very workable when you have hundreds of drawings.


Is there an append method in the ADR API so I can do this programmically?




P.S.  The 2013 ADR activeX will not embed in VB.NET 2010 for some reason.


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Re: Telecommute DWF issues.

06-26-2012 12:58 PM in reply to: Gruff

Just ran into another issue.  Dragging and Dropping DWF files from explorer into a single new dwf inside ADR causes the Technic Font to turn to some other font that doesn't support the characters set in Technic.


I get Squares for each character.


If I load the original dwf files one at a time the technic font shows up perfectly.


Still hoping someone can shed some light on appending DWF files into one master file from inventor VBA.


I do not see any options to do so....

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Re: Telecommute DWF issues.

06-29-2012 04:08 PM in reply to: Gruff

I found an article that states that DWFx has problems with fonts DWF does not.

I am programmically running the DWF TranslatorAddin with Itembyid(<Guid>) to select the translator.

I copied the sample in Inventor 2011, but i am wondering if it is really the id for the DWFx and not the DWF translator.

as I am getting the font corruption.


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