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tom.boh
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Inventor Fusion 2012

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08-09-2011 11:43 PM

Just installed fusion 2012 (I'm using inventor suite 2011 as my Autodesk vendor is late giving us a copy od 2012).

I tried opening solid works models (from one of our subcontractors) - I click on Open, select the part I need and.... nothing. Fusion acts like it's opening something but than displays nothing.

 

Am I doing sth wrong? Is there a different way of loading SW files into fusion?

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Re: Inventor Fusion 2012

08-09-2011 11:44 PM in reply to: tom.boh
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Huan.Yu_Autodesk
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Re: Inventor Fusion 2012

08-10-2011 07:05 AM in reply to: tom.boh

Hello,

 

Thank you for trying Fusion.

Please take a look at this post:

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Inventor-Fusion/Importing-Files-into-Inventor-Fusion/td-p/3024492

 

Please let me know if that's not the case.

 

Thank you,

 

-Huan Yu

 

Inventor Fusion Development

Autodesk,Inc

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tom.boh
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Re: Inventor Fusion 2012

08-10-2011 07:47 AM in reply to: Huan.Yu_Autodesk

I haven't got SW to save the files in .stp or .iges - that's why I tried using fusion to oped.

 

I asked supplier to send me .stp files - now I can open it in inventor.

 

I'm affraid, in this case fusion was a waste of time.

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Re: Inventor Fusion 2012

08-12-2011 10:38 AM in reply to: tom.boh

Fusion can open SW files (.sldprt, .sldasm), and 12 other file types. Did you try opening the SW files in Fusion?

 

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Loren Jahraus
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Re: Inventor Fusion 2012

08-12-2011 12:28 PM in reply to: tom.boh

Can you share the files with us to confirm what may have been the problem?

Kevin Schneider


15" Macbook Pro Retina - OSX 10.9 in Portland, Oregon


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tom.boh
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Re: Inventor Fusion 2012

08-15-2011 12:18 AM in reply to: schneik

here is one of the files.

In other threads on the same topic I read that fusion only supports SW files up to 2010. These may be latest files and therefore I can't open them using fusion. To me Fusion will be a great tool as long as it opens latest files. I know it can read the design intent (feature tree) and this may make it difficult to keep up with the competitors, but all I need is the ability to open the file and save it as .stp or .iges.

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