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Turl2
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Registered: ‎08-24-2012
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Edit/extract 3D coordinate after Excel XYZ upload

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05-09-2013 03:53 PM

Hi,

 

I'm doing some work with routed tubing at the moment using the Excel XYZ upload facility with auto-bend enabled and it works great. What I would like to know is if there is a way to edit an individual intersect point after the 3D line has been created? I've tried myself but can only movethe complete line, (all coordinates).

 

I would also like to know if it is possible to extract all XYZ intersect points back to excel or a table within Inventor so I could use the data with a CNC bending machine? Even displaying all coodrinates on the screen at once would be useful.

 

A working example would be as follows..., I will upload the customers XYZ data to create a 3D line, modifiy specific intersect points to simplify manufacturing and then extract the new co-ordinates to be used for prototyping purposes.

 

Thanks in advance..

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Turl2
Posts: 7
Registered: ‎08-24-2012
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Re: Edit/extract 3D coordinate after Excel XYZ upload

05-10-2013 12:59 PM in reply to: Turl2

OK, just found this plugin on Autodesk labs that would allow me to edit points in Excel but not it is released for Inv 2013 ! Do any Autodesk employees know if its planned to be released for 2013?

 

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