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karthur1
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Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

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08-31-2011 07:35 PM

Started Inventor 2012 and was greeted with the classic menu.  First time I have seen this in a while.  Went to the Tools>Application options and changed it back to Ribbon.  Closed and restarted.  Came up in Ribbon this time.

 

Inventor_2012_Classic.png

 

Strange thing is if I now go the tools>Application options, there is no way to select the interface style..... not that I want to, I'm just saying that it is not there now.

 

I didnt think that 2012 was supposed to even support the classic menu?  Guess that it is really hidden deep inside somewhere.

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khosking
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Re: Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

08-31-2011 11:06 PM in reply to: karthur1

I noticed that the classic interface becomes active when using the Inventor 2012 Task Scheduler, and then starting Inventor 2012 at the same time.

 

 

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iDS!
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Re: Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

09-01-2011 04:36 AM in reply to: khosking

...sweet mother of pearl...this is fantastic! ...can't try this fast enough...stay tuned :smileywink:

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iDS!
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Re: Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

09-01-2011 04:47 AM in reply to: iDS!

...hmmm so I thought 2011 & 2012 were NOT to have the "Classic" option? ...I'm running 2011 sp2 and sure enough there it is! ...I'm certain this was not the case when 2011 intialy released...no?

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DarrenP
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Re: Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

09-01-2011 06:15 AM in reply to: iDS!

2011 always had the option to switch between classic and the ribbon interface

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DarrenP
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09-01-2011 06:19 AM in reply to: DarrenP
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iDS!
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Re: Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

09-01-2011 06:29 AM in reply to: DarrenP

Ah yes your right...2011 did have it on initial launch...they only threatened it during Beta...

...so I have 2012 loaded but haven't implemented it...however now that sp1 is out...I'm waiting for any sparks before moving forward...

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karthur1
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Re: Inventor 2012 starts in Classic Menu

09-01-2011 06:50 AM in reply to: khosking

I think the TS was running a migration task at the same time.  Looks like that is what caused it.

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