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kmccoy
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Grouping features in the Browser Bar

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01-27-2010 09:20 AM
I'm working on a fairly complex single part model in Inventor 2010 and I'm finding myself scrolling up and down the browser bar quite a lot to get to the Solid Bodies folder for example, and I was wondering if it was possible to group features into folders or something to make the journey quicker, with the benefit of also being able to just organize things a bit better.

I'm guessing if you could it would be fairly obvious, but still I have a feeling I have seen some mention of this before but I can't find where.

Thanks,
Keith.
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Re: Grouping features in the Browser Bar

01-27-2010 09:30 AM in reply to: kmccoy
Have you looked at "Browser folders"?

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I'm working on a fairly complex single part model in Inventor 2010 and I'm
finding myself scrolling up and down the browser bar quite a lot to get to
the Solid Bodies folder for example, and I was wondering if it was possible
to group features into folders or something to make the journey quicker,
with the benefit of also being able to just organize things a bit better.

I'm guessing if you could it would be fairly obvious, but still I have a
feeling I have seen some mention of this before but I can't find where.

Thanks,
Keith.
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JDMather
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01-27-2010 09:39 AM in reply to: kmccoy
>Have you looked at "Browser folders"?

For features?
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01-27-2010 09:45 AM in reply to: kmccoy
> {quote:title=JDMather wrote:}{quote} > > Have you looked at "Browser folders"? >
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> For features? Blair must have Autocad Inventor 2015
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01-27-2010 09:49 AM in reply to: kmccoy
Well I've been looking for some such thing but so far have not found it, can you point me in the right direction?
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01-27-2010 09:52 AM in reply to: kmccoy
>...can you point me in the right direction?

http://www.augi.com/inventor/submitwish.asp?page=1083
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01-27-2010 09:52 AM in reply to: kmccoy
Yes for features. Hopefully I'm using the correct terminology, I'm referring to the list of extrusions, fillets, chamfers, etc.

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Keith.
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01-27-2010 09:58 AM in reply to: kmccoy
Simply increase the scroll speed of your mouse wheel...
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Re: Grouping features in the Browser Bar

01-27-2010 09:59 AM in reply to: kmccoy
Okay, I guess that means it's not currently possible then. Thanks for your speedy responses anyway.
Keith.
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Re: Grouping features in the Browser Bar

01-27-2010 10:01 AM in reply to: kmccoy
From IV2010 Help"

"Create browser folders and use them based on your design needs. You can
choose to populate your assembly browser with folders before you have placed
a single component. Then, as you place components and create features, you
move the browser nodes into the appropriate folders. Alternatively, you can
completely design your assembly, then define your folders and move browser
nodes into them. Use these techniques, or a combination thereof, to order
and simplify your assembly browser.

You have two methods available to create your browser folders. You can
create empty folders, or pre-select browser nodes and add them to new
folders."


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