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samstreet101
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Update Drawing Template in Inventor

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12-10-2012 04:26 AM

I've been trying to find a way to do this and have come up with nothing but any suggestions would be welcome.

 

Here's the problem:

 

I have a drawing template with a custom title block that I use for manufacture drawings. However, some of my older projects used a different title block from an older template. I want to change these older drawings over so they use the newer title block. Is there a way to simply update the template those drawings use to the newer one? Such as a 'change template' option in the management options? Can't see anything myself but any help would be appreciated.

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robbeckley
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 04:38 AM in reply to: samstreet101

Try Auto Drawing Resources 32/64Bit 'googled', I have used this in the past.

Rob B.

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samstreet101
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 04:57 AM in reply to: robbeckley

That's pretty much what I was after. Many thanks for that.

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robbeckley
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 05:03 AM in reply to: samstreet101

Your welcome:smileyhappy:, I have had the particular joy of a customer wanting their own logo placed on drawings they 'paid for' another one of those fun non chargeable administrative tasks.

Rob B.

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sbixler
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 05:23 AM in reply to: samstreet101

The Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard installed with Inventor will do this for you (Start menu > Inventor 20xx > Tools).

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jclaidler
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 05:46 AM in reply to: samstreet101

Easiest way, copy/paste title block from the new template to the older files.

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samstreet101
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 07:37 AM in reply to: sbixler

Can't see that option. Sure it's under the tools ribbon?

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robbeckley
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Re: Update Drawing Template in Inventor

12-10-2012 07:41 AM in reply to: samstreet101

No not within Inventor, use the start menu.

 

 Windows Start Menu, Program files, Autodesk, Autodesk Inventor 2013, Tools

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