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SkipAB
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎06-23-2011
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Custom iParts location

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09-07-2011 09:15 AM

When you read Inventor 2011 Help topics and tips about iPart/Custom iPart file locations or pathways, does Inventor assume you are using Vault?

  We do not use Vault.  I am able to get parts from a regular iPart factory to go into a folder that is specified in the projects library tab, but I am not able to get custom iParts to go into a folder set as a proxy path (it has the underscore in front of the folder name).  The parts created from a custom iPart factory always go into the folder where the active project is located???

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Leo.Xie
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Registered: ‎05-14-2009
Message 2 of 3 (229 Views)

Re: Custom iParts location

09-09-2011 01:39 AM in reply to: SkipAB

 The active project setting provides the default location for custom iPart member. The destination location and filename also can be changed in the Place Custom iPart dialog.

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Leo Xie (Lichao.xie@autodesk.com)
Software Engineer, Inventor
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Autodesk, Inc.

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Baldwin074
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Registered: ‎05-03-2012
Message 3 of 3 (163 Views)

Re: Custom iParts location

05-03-2012 12:37 PM in reply to: SkipAB

Is there a way to force custom Iparts to save into a specified folder rather than in the folder containing my project folder?

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