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11-30-2012 09:45 PM

How do you change the ratio size of a part. I have a part and made it just a bit smaller than the constraints say. I want to up the ratio of it. How?

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Re: Ratio

12-01-2012 03:24 AM in reply to: loganmapes


Do you mean like scale down a part?

Lets say make it 10% smaller then what it is now.



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Re: Ratio

12-01-2012 01:56 PM in reply to: Dan.M

Yeah! Exactly. Do you know how to do that? If you do could you explain how? Thanks!

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Re: Ratio

12-01-2012 02:53 PM in reply to: loganmapes

Start new part file.

Select Derived Component and the original file.

Set the scale factor.


If you have Inventor Tooling there are additional tools for scaling.

I think there is also a scale tool in the SDK that allows independent scaling for each axis.

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