Inventor General Discussion

Inventor General Discussion

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Save in a dwg format

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09-08-2012 09:16 AM

Over the years I have had to occassionally save (export) an Inventor idw into an AutoCAD dwg file.  Now, at IV version 2013, does it still not happen correctly.  Why doesn't the process export the title block, border, notes, etc. into AutoCAD's paper space and export the model and dimensions into model space all in one step.  It's either all paper space or all model space.  Then I have to spend time to correct the AutoCAD drawing.  Is there a better method to do this that results in a correct AutoCAD drawing in one export step?  Maybe a third party software?


Thanks in advance for any information regarding this topic.

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Re: Save in a dwg format

09-13-2012 07:49 AM in reply to: m.granata

An option would be nice to move the geometry to Model space and the border, title block and annotation to Paper space.

I think that would be fine for an ex AutoCAD user, but I think most of our users work with AutoCAD Mechanical which mainly utilises Model space.

I could log the issue as a Wish; but it is not a popular request.


Jon Dean

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