I have bee struggling with wikihelp:
I chose 2013 > Help > Tutorials > Introduction to Direct Modelling > Create Promitive Features.
Having created a new doc. as instructed, I was told:
"2 On the Home tab of the ribbon, click on the drop-down arrow under Box and select Cylinder." There is no Cylinder under "Box", just a box. Instead, I clicked on the next item, "Cylinder", and chose Cylinder from its drop down menu and (at item 3) managed to increase its diameter."
I have got to item 5 which is shown in the attachemnt to this post (below). It does not reflect what is on the window of the document and I have stopped in frustration. There is no yellow arrow or a red sphere.
The tutorial is under the heading "2013" and that is the version of Inventor Fusion that I am using. Has this software got bugs, is the tutorial wrong (in which case why is it offered?) Is there a set of correct tutorials available?
Any help appreciated.
To help me understand what you are seeing, can you post a screen capture of what you have after steps 1-4?
I have been looking at a video at:
called "Primitive box". Its ribbon does not look like mine and it shows the yellow arrow and colourd sphere that I do not see. Please see the two screenshots below.
Have I got the correct software please?
You are using Inventor Fusion for Mac.
The tutorials you are using are for Inventor Fusion 2013 which is a different program, that's why everything looks different and acts a little different.
The Help for Fusion for Mac is stored on your machine. Go to the menu bar, click Help, and then select Help from the dropdown menu.
Thanks. I think that the confusion is caused by so many Autodesk programs having almost the same names, and by users referring to them often by, for example, "Fusion".
Try using Modify > Tweak Faces, select the face or faces of the hole and enter a delta value.
Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register
Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.