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JohnK_TEDCF
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Message 11 of 13 (162 Views)

Re: New to Inventor 2013

10-11-2012 09:41 AM in reply to: JDMather

We're currently designing the course for SW 2012 and it should be released in a few weeks. Then we will move into 2013.  I haven't had time to explore the pre-release versions of 2013, but from what I have read they have expanded on the Sheet Metal environment.  I'll be interested to see the new changes/ additions.

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CuriousYellow
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Message 12 of 13 (87 Views)

Re: New to Inventor 2013

03-10-2013 06:09 PM in reply to: JDMather

I am on the hunt for answers about precise input using the offset tool.

 

I'm evaluating Inventor LT right now after using AutoCAD for 15 years.  Since direct input apparently isn't working, what is the best way to precisely use the offset tool?

 

Thanks for having a look!

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JDMather
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Message 13 of 13 (81 Views)

Re: New to Inventor 2013

03-10-2013 06:42 PM in reply to: CuriousYellow

In Inventor geometry is driven by (controlled by) dimensions.

Add dimension.

In AutoCAD dimensions are drivenbt geometry (unless using Parametric tab in later releases).

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