As the thread title suggests, I would love to be able to customize Inventor 2013's user interface to make it look more like the older version of Inventor. You can do that with AutoCad Mechanical. You simply change the view to "AutoCad classis" and those annoying "panel bars" go away and you get a pull down screen.
Can you do the same with Inventor?
Since you are new to Inventor (just assuming that since this is your first post), just learn to use the ribbon. Once you get comfortable with Inventor, you can customize some of the commands and add some of your own. I would not do it until you are comfortable with it though.
I'm not new to Inventer per se. I am new to Inventor 2013. I used to use Inventor 2008 before.
Now that I have 2013 available I need to refresh my knowledge of Inventor. All my notes and the tutorial DVD I have are for 2008. I wanted to follow along with them without searching wildly for commands.
So it sounds like I'm out of luck. My company will purchase a tutorial for 2013. It just takes a while for the paperwork to get processed and I need to get up to speed NOW. Hence the reason I'm using this old tutorial.
I realize that there are online tutorials. But I liked this DVD based one. Using that DVD tutorial back in 2008 I was able to pick up Inventor in less than a week.
yep..get used to the ribbon.. Its fairly intuitive once you get started using it.
DominicGreco wrote:I wanted to follow along with them without searching wildly for commands.
There is a "Command Locator" option on the "Get Started" tab which should tame down those searches! At least that's where it's at in 2011.
ampster wrote:There is a "Command Locator" option on the "Get Started" tab which should tame down those searches! At least that's where it's at in 2011.
They moved that too......
No longer have a "User Interface Overview" panel. We do have some neat videos though that are very basic.
There is a search tool in the application menu (big yellow I in the top left corner) that lets you find a command. Just type the command name in the search field and it shows a list of commands that match your search. You can run the command from the results list, and it also tells you where that command is found on the ribbon.
Now that I have 2013 available I need to refresh my knowledge of Inventor. All my notes and the tutorial DVD I have are for 2008.
I realise you mention that you've looked at some online tutorials, but does the link below help?
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