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Adamaj1990
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!!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

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10-15-2012 07:07 AM

Afternoon guys,

 

Having a bit of a problem sending an assembly via e-mail.

 

Basically I am trying to send an assembly but I dont want them seeing the dimensions of the parts, so just wondering is there a way to send the assembly without sending the individual parts? If so how?

 

Thanks in advance!!

 

AJ

How to create derived part:

http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Inventor/enu/2013/Help/0126-Tutorial126/0127-Inventor127/0340-Derived_340/0343-Create_a343

 

In the picture attached you will see how to break the link.

 

Good luck!

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Cadmanto
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 07:20 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

Open up the assembly, suppress the parts you don't want seen or included, then save the assembly file as either a step, parasolid or iges file.

Understand that what ever is left can still be measured.  Can't doing anything about that.

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Scott McFadden
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Ryan.Martinez
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 07:32 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

Try using shrinkwrap

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fakeru
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 07:34 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

Make a derived part of the assembly and breake the link. You can also scale it to whatever scale you want if you don't want them to have the correct sizes.

 

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Adamaj1990
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 07:37 AM in reply to: Ryan.Martinez

Hi guys,

 

Thanks for quick reply, I converted to STEP & Igs files but now some materials are not converting over (stainless steel) 

 

Never used shrinkwrap and just had a quick look but it filled in the holes with a cream colour? is that normal and when my client opens the file will they be there?

 

How to get derived part?

 

Thanks

 

AJ

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fakeru
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 07:47 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

How to create derived part:

http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Inventor/enu/2013/Help/0126-Tutorial126/0127-Inventor127/0340-Derived_3...

 

In the picture attached you will see how to break the link.

 

Good luck!

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Cadmanto
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 08:00 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

AJ,

The downside of creating a step, iges or any such file is it creates a dumb solid.  Meaning any parameters or properties are not carried over from the original.  You can add them to the dumb solid, but they will not carry over.

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Scott McFadden
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Adamaj1990
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 08:06 AM in reply to: Cadmanto

Hi Scott,

 

That makes sence, so wont be doing that then as have different materials! 

 

Currently trying the derived part option!

 

Thanks agains!

 

AJ

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mcgyvr
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-15-2012 08:08 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

ANY 3d file you send can be measured/dimensioned..

 

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MisterZS
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Re: !!HELP!! Sending an assembly via e-mail !!HELP!!

10-16-2012 05:59 AM in reply to: Adamaj1990

pack and go.

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