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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 12:38 PM in reply to: JDMather
Okay, but heres what i did...

Went to the SDK folder
Installed the UserTools.msi file
opened the UserTools folder the mis installed
opened the DerivedPart_SP folder
ran Install.bat as administrator
--The cmd opened, displayed a lot of text, then disapeared
Opened Inventor
--No DerviedPart_SP tool
-- Looked in Add-Ins, not their either

Where is the tool itself?
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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:08 PM in reply to: dovedevic

Did you turn off UAC for the install?

I doubt Windows will allow a bat to run with UAC on.

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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:19 PM in reply to: JDMather
I just disabled it and restared my computer.

I reinstalled the file using the .bat

It STILL isnt in my Add-Ins list
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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:20 PM in reply to: JDMather
Is there a way I can dropbox you the file, and since your scaling works, if you could quickly scale it for me since mine wont install properly
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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:23 PM in reply to: dovedevic

What version of Inventor are you running?

What is your OS?

Complete information.

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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:26 PM in reply to: JDMather

Windows 7 (x64)
Inventor 2014 Professional (Student Edt)
GPU (PowerColor Radeon 7870 HD)
CPU (AMD FX 8120 Eight Core @ 3.1GHz)
Memory - 8GB DDR3

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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:37 PM in reply to: dovedevic

dovedevic wrote:


Inventor 2014 Professional (Student Edt)
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I should have asked this at the beginning.  You alread had what you needed.

 

FYI - I had not installed the DeriveComponent_SP on this machine.

I tried without turning off UAC.  It didn't work.

I turned off UAC and rebooted.

Ran the bat again.

Rebooted the computer and started Inventor.

Checked the add-ins and there it was.

 

But since you have Inventor Professional and don't need this.

 

Open your part file.

Go to the Environments tab and click
Mold Design

Mold Design.PNG

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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:41 PM in reply to: JDMather

Okay, I created a new Mold Design. Where do I go to scale the object then save it back to an .ipt?

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Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:52 PM in reply to: dovedevic

See images.

Pay attention to where the file is being saved (there will be a whole bunch of files created - but you only need the one.

Part Shrinkage.pngAfter scaling the part you might want to right click on the Derived Component node in the browser and Suppress Link with Base Component.

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Post 20 of 33

Re: Scaling Objects in Inventor

02-09-2014 01:56 PM in reply to: dovedevic

Got curious so I ran the msi and derive & s/p bat. I get the below error when starting IV.

 

Image1.png 

 

Not sure what the problem is but I was able to create a keyboard shortcut in tools>option>customize to launch the app.

 

Capture.JPG

 

I also get this error when closing IV

 

Image1.png

 

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