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geeksqd94
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Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

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10-02-2013 09:55 PM

I installed inventor 2014 on my laptop with windows 8.1, and export to DWG does not work. When i go to export, the options button doesnt work. when i click save, it pops up a windows and says "Problems encountered while saving the document." On my desktop with 2014 it works perfectly. I have the newest sp1. Does anybody know how to fix this and make this actually work.

Hi,

 

Would you mind trying the following step and see if this fixes your issue?

1) Press [Windows] key to open the Windows' start page

2) Type "cmd" to find "Command Prompt" > right mouse click on it

  > select "Run as administrator"

3) On "Administrator: Command Proompt" window, type

  cd "c:\program files\autodesk\Inventor 2014\bin"

then

   inventor /install

4) Wait for 1 min (inventor will be executed background then exit silently)

 

Hope this helps,

 

-Sami Harada

Inventor Framework QA

Autodesk, Inc.

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mcgyvr
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Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

10-03-2013 04:00 AM in reply to: geeksqd94

The fix is to wait for Autodesk to release an update..

Timeframe = unknown

 

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samiharada
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Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

10-03-2013 01:16 PM in reply to: geeksqd94

Thank you for reporting issue.

We confirmed the behavior you described, and logged this issue as DID 1506731

Best,

 

-Sami Harada

Inventor Framework QA

Autodesk, Inc.

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samiharada
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Message 4 of 20 (6,387 Views)

Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

10-09-2013 01:14 PM in reply to: geeksqd94

Hi,

 

Would you mind trying the following step and see if this fixes your issue?

1) Press [Windows] key to open the Windows' start page

2) Type "cmd" to find "Command Prompt" > right mouse click on it

  > select "Run as administrator"

3) On "Administrator: Command Proompt" window, type

  cd "c:\program files\autodesk\Inventor 2014\bin"

then

   inventor /install

4) Wait for 1 min (inventor will be executed background then exit silently)

 

Hope this helps,

 

-Sami Harada

Inventor Framework QA

Autodesk, Inc.

Email_Signature_Logobar.jpg

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geeksqd94
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Registered: ‎05-07-2013
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Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

10-09-2013 02:05 PM in reply to: samiharada

Yes that does fix it.

 

Thanks you. It helps alot.

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ross.bateup
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Registered: ‎10-07-2013
Message 6 of 20 (6,353 Views)

Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

10-09-2013 02:16 PM in reply to: samiharada

Thx Sami

 

Don't know what that did but it works down with cut and paste and inserting autocad drawing

 

Ross

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g_petkov
Posts: 21
Registered: ‎08-09-2007
Message 7 of 20 (6,302 Views)

Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

10-12-2013 10:23 PM in reply to: ross.bateup

Yes. This solves the problem. Thanks!

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bgarden
Posts: 29
Registered: ‎07-09-2008
Message 8 of 20 (5,882 Views)

Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

11-15-2013 10:13 AM in reply to: samiharada

Just wanted to add: this issue is not only for Windows 8.1 .  We have also seen this with Windows 7 and the same solution applies. 

 

 

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utahtransplant
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-23-2013
Message 9 of 20 (5,438 Views)

Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

12-23-2013 01:39 PM in reply to: geeksqd94
this did not solve my problem my system still cannot export a drawing file or any other kind of file
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smarlb3
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Registered: ‎01-26-2014
Message 10 of 20 (4,999 Views)

Re: Inventor 2014 fails to export to DWG on Win 8.1

01-27-2014 08:17 AM in reply to: samiharada

Fixed my problem of importing dwg files into inventor.  Now I can see them.  But the 2d to 3d converter is not recognizing the file.  At least one more step on the road.

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