Inventor General Discussion

New Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-24-2011
Message 1 of 2 (149 Views)

Extrusion Help

149 Views, 1 Replies
09-24-2011 06:43 AM

I work for a company designing 3d models of substations in these modles there are many objects that have multiple shapes cut into the metal, and here is my problem some of these objects have a few holes that i have to extrude/cut out while others many many more wich increase the time it takes and difficulty to pick out each individual shape. my question is if there is any command or trick to select all the shapes in a sketch at once to avoid the tedious pick and click.

*Expert Elite*
Posts: 27,469
Registered: ‎04-20-2006
Message 2 of 2 (139 Views)

Re: Extrusion Help

09-24-2011 09:06 AM in reply to: l7ark

Can you attach an example ipt file here?
Can you use a Punch tool (I use punches even on parts that aren't sheet metal as it is much faster).

Please mark this response as "Accept as Solution" if it answers your question.
Autodesk Inventor 2014 Certified Professional
Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 Certified Professional
Certified SolidWorks Professional
Inventor Professional 2015-SP1 64-bit
Post to the Community

Have questions about Autodesk products? Ask the community.

New Post
Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions or visit the Installation and Licensing Forum to get help installing your software.