"New great feature in this version, Helps are online and constantly updated"
Waouh, Cool, Awesone, Terrific !
...but not reachable :-(
I know that helps can be download and install locally, but by default Autodesk products come now with online helps which is supposed to be the best setting.
So, please Autodesk, buy a bunch a new servers and offers a real online service to your customers.
[Edit: I'm based in France, USA based users may not experience the same behaviors]
Why does Inventor include these wonderful tools for creating piping ... and then not have any system available for documenting them in an industry standard way? I know I can export them as a .PCF ... but unfortunately Plant 3D doesn't import .PCF, and the tech preview that would do it has expired.
Meanwhile ... my client wants P&ID's & piping isos, and that means that I can't use Inventor, and have to look for a different package to spend more money on.
As a lot of you know there are a lot of threads that start out with users systems are running slow, it keeps crashing or there are graphics issues etc...
Inventor should have a diagnostic program that can be run to diagnose your current hardware and help the user to understand how it interfaces with the Autodesk software. This Rx tool could also make suggestions on how to improve the current hardware. Another function would be if there is an issue with how the software is operating (i.e. crashes/slow) it could help narrow down possible causes by recording the repeatable command sequence and analyze what might be causing these issues.
It’s very useful that you can create components mirrored applying the same contraints, because when you create a mirror in the Assambly Enviroment, the new parts (that are Derived Parts) keep all degrees of freedom. I think that is possible add a checkbox in the Mirror Components: File Names dialog box to control if you want to apply or infer the constraints or not.
Maybe in Vault Pro or Colaboration this is a function, but in workgroup the ability to roll back to a previous revision is not there. I have had this function in other PDM softwares. This needs to be considered strongly as a much needed enhancement.
The ability to create a 3D sketch within context of the Assembly? I'd like to create ten or twenty points in 3D (x, y, z) space both individually and via the Excel Batch process that is current functinality when creating a part.
It would be very helpful if the Model browser would show a small window fly-out with a view of the current page if you are working in a drawing or the part if in an assembly
The attached graphic '11-2-2012 10-41-48 AM.png" show how it could look within a multi-page drawing
"11-2-2012 10-57-47 AM.png" and "11-2-2012 10-58-49 AM.png" shows that it is already beeing done in Inventor down in the lower left corner so it shouldn't be a huge programming issue to make it work on the Browser Bar
I work primarely in Inventor (2011) and occasionally in SolidWorks. And my work is 50% Imperial, 50% Metric. SW has the ability to show dual dimensions in the model sketch. I would like to see the same availability in Inventor.
Unless I am missing something. I would like the ability to customize the Help that comes with the product. Mainly I really want the ability to be able to bookmark certain things (currently I am in the Inventor API Help) that I have read and need to get back too and don't want to have to try to re-find. I don't use the generic help very often (f1), generally refer to using the internet, but for trying to learn the API and the developer help system I use it a lot.
I don't do much with ADSK 360 so maybe there is something currently in there? But if I don't have to use that then it's one less thing I have to worry about.
Sheet metal enhancement request. Inventor 2013 pro
Create a flat pattern of a cylinder
The sheet metal example file 10.75 OD PIPE .365waWALL.ipt when in flat pattern does not have the correct length measures 32.478 inches should be 33.772 inches.
Also the folded pattern has model has four 10-24 UNC threaded holes however the flat pattern shows only two threaded holes.
The flat pattern is essential for manufacture.
Please consider this enhancement request
Well I know there are many other flaws and higher priority fixes that need to be addressed, well before adding more items to the mix I just would like to throw this idea out there.
Our company deals heavily with lifting devices and certifications. We are constantly having to model up rigging components such as shackles, chains, hooks, clips, ropes etc... With that being said, it would be nice to have these items available in the Content Center. I realize that the shapes and sizes vary from manutacturer to manufacturer, but perhaps getting some of the big suppliers (Crosby, Peerliess, Van Beest, Columbus Mckinnon, etc..) on board to allow Inventor to use their design, dimensions, etc... could be a possibility.
Again I realize that this Idea is just a small blip compared to what others have already suggested.