Inventor General Discussion

Inventor General Discussion

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Registered: ‎03-27-2012
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Import autocad file to inventor file

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03-27-2012 10:56 AM

Help! I need to do a drawing in inventor ASAP and I've never used the software. I have a design drawn out on paper, and I want to use it as a template. I understand that you can import a scan into autocad... so how do you import the autocad file into inventor so I can make it 3D. Or can I just import the scanned file into inventor? How??? Thanks for your help! 

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Re: Import autocad file to inventor file

03-27-2012 11:07 AM in reply to: mgeorge324

 I just saw that you have a scanned image.

Forget AutoCAD.

Just put it in an Inventor sketch.


Attach your files(s) here if you can't figure out how.image.png

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