Factory Design Suite General Discussion

Factory Design Suite General Discussion

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glancaster
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎09-05-2012
Message 1 of 4 (185 Views)

Sync to Inventor is greyed out

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09-05-2012 08:46 AM

I have the trial version of factory design suite.  I can bring in factory assets in Autocad, however I do not have the option to "Sync to Inventor."  The icon is greyed out.  Any ideas on how I can get this to work?  Thanks.

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guosu
Posts: 52
Registered: ‎05-16-2011
Message 2 of 4 (181 Views)

Re: Sync to Inventor is greyed out

09-06-2012 02:35 AM in reply to: glancaster

Have you installed Inventor, and Inventor is installed from Factory Design Suite?

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glancaster
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Registered: ‎09-05-2012
Message 3 of 4 (179 Views)

Re: Sync to Inventor is greyed out

09-06-2012 05:37 AM in reply to: guosu

My company uses the Product Design Suite so I currently have Inventor 2013 installed.  I installed the trail version of Factory because I think it could be more useful for me instead of Product.  So is this causing the problem and would the only way to fix it be uninstalling the Inventor from the Product Suite?

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guosu
Posts: 52
Registered: ‎05-16-2011
Message 4 of 4 (171 Views)

Re: Sync to Inventor is greyed out

09-07-2012 12:03 AM in reply to: glancaster

I see. Sync Inventor is Factory special function. If you install Inventor from Product Design Suite firstly, Factory Design Utilities for Inventor can't install sucessfully. So Sync Inventor command in AutoCAD is grayed. Please uninstall Inventor firstly, then reinstall Inventor and Factory Design Utilites for Inventor from Factory Design Suite.

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