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New Custom Table in Previously Drawn .idw

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09-24-2012 01:27 PM

We are doing tank drawings and the company now wants a custom format/style of table (attached as jpg) to be on all the drawings (which are complete already) which will be the cleanest way to get a table like that. I tried making something in Excel and inserting as a Gen. Table, but each of the cell borders show up.

 

Would I just do a sketch and insert text boxes where necessary?

The video below is a class that explains everything you would ever need to know about sketch symbols in Inventor drawings.

 

http://autodesk.mediasite.com/mediasite/SilverlightPlayer/Default.aspx?peid=52734f673a08462e824fcb0309f0766a

 

 

Around the 30 minute time frame, Mark Flayer covers prompted and automated text entries.

 

Below is a quicker blog post that may also be of assistance.

http://newsletters.hagerman.com/newsletters/ebul63-Mech.htm

 

 

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Re: New Custom Table in Previously Drawn .idw

09-24-2012 03:01 PM in reply to: Atlas_Inventor

I would do a table in MS Word, and use the merge cells to create the longer rows. It should be a simple cut paste. You could do it with Excel as well.

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Re: New Custom Table in Previously Drawn .idw

09-25-2012 07:06 AM in reply to: blair

What am I cutting and pasting into?

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Re: New Custom Table in Previously Drawn .idw

10-09-2012 12:54 PM in reply to: Atlas_Inventor

Have you considered creating a custom symbol? That may be an approach to consider since you may be able to use some parameters automatically and store the table with the template.

 

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Re: New Custom Table in Previously Drawn .idw

10-09-2012 01:07 PM in reply to: innovatenate

Hi,

 

I  am not sure how to do that, is there a link for a tuturial you could point me to?

 

I managed to link a .xls file and insert it and seems to be working now too.

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Re: New Custom Table in Previously Drawn .idw

10-09-2012 02:38 PM in reply to: Atlas_Inventor

The video below is a class that explains everything you would ever need to know about sketch symbols in Inventor drawings.

 

http://autodesk.mediasite.com/mediasite/SilverlightPlayer/Default.aspx?peid=52734f673a08462e824fcb03...

 

 

Around the 30 minute time frame, Mark Flayer covers prompted and automated text entries.

 

Below is a quicker blog post that may also be of assistance.

http://newsletters.hagerman.com/newsletters/ebul63-Mech.htm

 

 



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