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mgnshah
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Registered: ‎01-08-2013
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Creating a " Symbol " library in Drawing mode

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03-08-2013 01:47 PM

Hi....everyone..

 

I am using inventor 2013. I am working with a research organization.

I am doing some standardization process to make design drawing.

 

Question:

How can i create library for "Symbols" so i can use it in any drawing?

 

Thing is, I am creating a symbol in drawing and using it many times in one sheet.

Now when i prepare a next drawing, i can not use the same symbol

so what i have to do is i have to create a symbol everytime for each drawing.

 

I am not able to maintain consistency.

 

Please help me to create a symbol library so i can use it in any drawing.

 

Thanks in advance,

ANKIT

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GSE_Dan_A
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Registered: ‎10-06-2011
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Re: Creating a " Symbol " library in Drawing mode

03-08-2013 01:54 PM in reply to: mgnshah

Make your symbols within your drawing template. 

I will open my custom drawing template and create any symbols in there (Manage Tab --> Symbol)  Then save.  If you are in the middle of a drawing file, just create the symbol within your drawing file (Manage Tab --> Symbol) and then be sure to copy it from the current file over to the template.  This way it will always be availble when you create a new idw. Also, it is good practice to save your symbols in another location for the odd chance your templates become corrupt.  I created a drawing with all the symbols I have made and constantly update it when new symbols are available. 

 

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Windsor, ON. Canada
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mgnshah
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Re: Creating a " Symbol " library in Drawing mode

03-08-2013 02:20 PM in reply to: GSE_Dan_A

Thanks it is working.

 

One more thing, How can i create a library like welding library?

 

ANKIT

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