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Status: Accepted
by Active Contributor stuarts on ‎12-18-2012 01:52 AM - last edited on ‎12-18-2012 01:54 AM |

The ability to create 3D PDF's from inventor. I don't want to bu publisher just to create a 3D PDF or any other 3rd party application. A lot of customers are requesting this now, and dwf isn't the answer, most people have adobe non-cad and cad users, where as they don't have dwf viewer and cant download it.

Status: Accepted

Accepted as ideas [US2028] [US2029]. Thanks!

By: *Expert Elite* | Posted ‎12-18-2012 08:01 AM

If I could give this 10000 kudos I would do it.  Its absolutely pitiful that Publisher has 3D pdf capabilities, but they wont put it in Inventor.  I use dwf, love it and wish everyone would use it.  Thats not the problem.  The problem is we have government contracts and the contacts that we have cant just load software on their computers.  They dont have Design Review, but they already have Adobe loaded and that is what they want.  They tell me the dwfx is "supposed" to work without installing the viewer, but nobody I know can get that to work either.



By: *Expert Elite* | Posted ‎12-20-2012 05:40 AM

Thanks Ira for the comment.


I understand that there are 3rd party apps out there that will do this, but we are wanting this to be included with Inventor.... not purchased seperately.  They already have this ability in one product (Publisher), so it cant be a some licensing issue between AD and Adobe.

By: Mentor | Posted ‎01-11-2013 05:26 AM

Indeed, DWF is great but to be universal we really need 3D PDF. Autodesk please put this in the next release!



By: Employee | Posted ‎01-28-2013 01:32 PM
Status changed to: Under Review
This project [US4754] [US2028] [US2029] is under review by the development team.
By: Employee | Posted ‎03-12-2013 01:06 PM , edited ‎03-12-2013 01:21 PM |
Status changed to: Accepted

Accepted as ideas [US2028] [US2029]. Thanks!

By: alenard | Posted ‎07-09-2013 05:35 PM


By: Contributor enigma | Posted ‎10-11-2013 11:45 AM

I see this has been "Accepted", but I still want to give it another +1000 kudos. This can't come soon enough.

By: *Expert Elite* | Posted ‎02-04-2014 05:13 AM , edited ‎02-04-2014 05:13 AM |


3D PDF + PMI information = WINNING !!!!!

By: logmas | Posted ‎06-04-2014 01:16 AM

and when will it happen, that 3D PDF will be into the inventor

By: Contributor DMusich | Posted ‎10-31-2014 06:57 AM

I cannot believe this is not a priority. EVERYONE would benefit from it. Any status on this?

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