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Re: Import STYXML files to Inventor 2013 materials library

01-11-2013 12:54 AM in reply to: ChrisMitchell01

Hi Chris,

 

Thanks for the reply, I have attached a few screenshots showing my workflow. I opened the one part file and carried all steps out within that one file.

 

The other thing i have noticed that if i pick the colour from the drop down box at the top, the colour is very bright with no shadows etc. I saw above that you need to change the diffuse values to 0,0,1 but they are already set at that.

 

Thanks again,


Mike

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Message 12 of 15 (514 Views)

Re: Import STYXML files to Inventor 2013 materials library

01-11-2013 03:06 PM in reply to: MechEng_1

Hi Mike,

 

You're doing the right things there; I don't know what's going wrong though - I just imported the same styxml file attached here to a new part file - see attached.

 

If you open this file do you see the RAL appearances on both the drop down & in the appearance browser ?

 

I'm using 2013 SP1.1 update1.

 

Thanks,

Chris



Chris Mitchell
Inventor Customer Engagement Team
Autodesk, Inc.

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Re: Import STYXML files to Inventor 2013 materials library

01-14-2013 12:32 AM in reply to: ChrisMitchell01

Hi Chris,

 

I tried saving your file and opening it and i had exactly the same problem, it shows in the dropdown but not in the appearance browser. This is driving me crazy!!

 

Thanks for the help.

 

Mike

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Re: Import STYXML files to Inventor 2013 materials library

01-14-2013 02:18 AM in reply to: MechEng_1

Chris,

 

Thanks again, i think i may have solved it. I noticed that i had the design data folder referencing a folder within my project instead of the default location. Once i had changed that back to the default it seems to have fixed itself. the ral colours now appear in the top section of the appearance browser.

 

Mike

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Re: Import STYXML files to Inventor 2013 materials library

01-14-2013 04:44 PM in reply to: MechEng_1

Ok Thanks for confirming, Mike.

 

I suspect that the Design Data folder you were previously pointing to didn't have a complete set of files in it if it was from a prior release.

 

-Chris



Chris Mitchell
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Autodesk, Inc.

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