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karthur1
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Inventor 2012 file open dialog

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08-30-2011 07:13 PM

In Inventor, when I go to open a file, Inventor remembers the previous fileaname and path (thats good) but I still have to drag the vertical scroll bar to get to the file. If the number of files in the directory is small, then this is a non-issue (you dont have a vert scroll bar), but if it is a large directory, then it becomes a problem.

 

Watch this video....http://screencast.com/t/YYmm5jeg 

 

In this video, I first open the -19 part, then next I open the -23 part.  I have to pull the scroll bar down to get to this part.

 

It should remember the filename, path AND highlight the filename in the window.  Here is a thread about the same issue in 2011...http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Inventor/File-Open-dialog/m-p/2705669/highlight/true#M378013

 

Will we E-V-E-R get this to function correctly?

 

This is in Inventor 2012, sp1.  Running on Win7x64.

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MartinBernat
Posts: 29
Registered: ‎08-30-2011
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Re: Inventor 2012 file open dialog

08-31-2011 03:24 AM in reply to: karthur1

This seems to be a Win7 issue, I could not reproduce this in Inventor x32 nor x64 on WinXP.

I've found similar issue in our database and I will ask Product Design to prioritize it.

 

Thanks for reporting!

 

Martin Bernat

Autodesk

 

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karthur1
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Re: Inventor 2012 file open dialog

09-01-2011 11:35 AM in reply to: MartinBernat

Martin,

For what its worth,  When I do a Open>Open from Vault, the last filename that I opened from vault is highlighted in the window (the way that its supposed to work).

 

Regards

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shastu
Posts: 1,814
Registered: ‎12-10-2003
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Re: Inventor 2012 file open dialog

12-22-2011 02:30 PM in reply to: karthur1

Does anyone have a solution to this yet?  From my experience it is definately a Windows 7 issue, but I don't know how to fix it.

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rush02112
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎05-11-2011
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Re: Inventor 2012 file open dialog

12-18-2012 12:02 PM in reply to: shastu
This was working for me up until a couple of weeks ago from a workstation reformat. I vaguely remember there being a registry fix for this issue but can not find what it was. Is this fixed for 2013?
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BLHDrafting
Posts: 350
Registered: ‎10-12-2012
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Re: Inventor 2012 file open dialog

12-18-2012 08:12 PM in reply to: karthur1

Not a fix but handy. I often click on the Name column to do a reverse sort. It gets me to the bottom. Obviously doesn't help with anything in the middle of the list but resizing the wondow can help also.

 

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