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EngJordair
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Design Accelerator Greyed out

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10-23-2013 10:05 AM

Hello Autodesk,

 

I am using version 2014 and all the tabs under "Design" are greyed out. I am trying to use the "Insert Frame" function.

 

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Any help is greatly appreciated.

 

Note: Windows 64bit. Recently upgrade from 2013.

 

Similar problem Here: http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Inventor-General/Design-Accelerator-grayed-out/td-p/4372919

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JDMather
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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-23-2013 10:09 AM in reply to: EngJordair

Have you installed Service Pack1?

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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-23-2013 10:20 AM in reply to: EngJordair

Hi!

 

I think you're in "Express Mode". Check if you have the "Load Full" Icon ( main Ribbon Right) and click it to pass for full mode and then you will have all the tools available..

 

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EngJordair
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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-23-2013 10:26 AM in reply to: JDMather

Hello JD, thanks for the quick response. No I have not installed SP1 yet. My supervisor's computer does not have it installed either but he doesn't have the greyed out design tabs. This is a new computer but I dont think there are any licensing issues.

 

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EngJordair
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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-23-2013 10:29 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

Thank you Carlos.

 

So I went to application options and UNchecked "Enable Express Mode."

I still cannot use "Insert Frame"

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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-23-2013 06:38 PM in reply to: EngJordair

Hi!

 

Can you post a printscreen of the assembly enviroment? (Assemble Tab)

 

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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-24-2013 08:04 AM in reply to: ccarreiras

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The frames were inserted in 2013 version on an older computer.

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EngJordair
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Re: Design Accelerator Greyed out

10-24-2013 08:58 AM in reply to: EngJordair

Update: Installing SP1 fixed my problems. I orignally had mold assembly and mold layout as part of the main ribbon before and those dissapeared with my troubles. I'm not sure what the original problem really was.

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