We often get asked how to bring point data into Autodesk Inventor for a variety of reasons. In this post I will show how to set-up your excel file and the different options you have when importing this data. You can import your data into either a 2D or 3D sketch. Let’s take a look at this simple process.
Importing Point Data from Excel Into Your Inventor Sketch
Tags: excel, import, line, points, spline
Most of us get caught up in making very linear types of designs and everything is in nice neat rows and columns. HOW BORING ARE WE PEOPLE? Lets put some patterns into some parts that make people give us a “WOW!”
Inventor has the tools we need to make this today, we can put patterns onto a spline easily.
Check out the (2) quick videos on this funcionality.
Watch Video 1
Watch Video 2
I think it is so cool and just imagine the possibilties after you see it.
Jim, another one of the INCAT CAD Geeks!