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MaxOtis
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Registered: ‎09-10-2012
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Exploding view in drawing using Frame Generator ?

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10-24-2012 12:24 AM

I just upgraded from Inventor 2012 LT to Inventor 2013, and I have to say that I love the new features !

I am now making my frames with the Frame Generator. We usually give to the tradepersons a cutlist (a drawing of each member of the frame with the dimensions) that goes with the frame. Until now someone is doing it using AutoCAD, but I was wondering if it was possible to make an explode view of a frame on a drawing and add the dimensions.

Thank you in advance for any help.

Max Otis

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japike
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Registered: ‎02-06-2004
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Re: Exploding view in drawing using Frame Generator ?

10-24-2012 10:46 AM in reply to: MaxOtis

You could use an .ipn (presentation file) to create the explosion and then detail it on a .idw (drawing file). Or, since each member is a part file, you could detail each member in inventor.

Peace,
Jeff
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