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Autodesk Inventor 2013 – Create New File Dialog

The Inventor 2013 File dialog has been reorganized to allow for an easier navigation experience when starting new files. Templates are now categorized by type, and also display a preview if desired. Thanks go to Tifani Weisbrod for Inventor 2013 tip.

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Free Training for Inventor Fusion

Tata Technologies now has a free Inventor Fusion training class available through it’s i GET IT online training portal. Sign up for a free account for access and also to see how you can obtain training for all your CAD needs whenever you need to brush up on your skills.

You can enroll for the free course here:  http://www.myigetit.com/registration/registration.aspx

Also thanks to Kevin at the Inventor Users forum for getting the word out:  http://autodeskinventorusers.ning.com/

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Surface Import and Edit in Inventor

Have you ever needed to import surface based geometry from another CAD system and manipulate it. In the past this could be quite a painful process, but with Autodesk’s latest technologies, it is becoming much easier.

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3D Annotations in Inventor 2012

One step closer to paperless?  There is a 3D annotation tool on Autodesk Labs that works in Inventor 2012.  This could be the next step to paperless manufacturing, but at a minimum will allow engineers and designers properly define a model prior to any 2D detail drawings being created.  When it comes to design intent, this will allow a more collaborative design and detailing process.

Check out the latest utility here: http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/inventor3da/

Autodesk Inventor & Fusion Edge Editing

Check out this example of editing Inventor geometry in the Fusion Technology. We take a look at editing specific edges in the Fusion environment that would be an extremely difficult task in Autodesk Inventor alone.

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