Use Work Features in Inventor 2008, Part 1
One of the most important areas to master in Autodesk Inventor 2008 is how to properly use work features in 3D modeling. In this article, Dennis Jeffrey explains how to create workplanes by vertices, by plane and vertex, by two edges, and more.
Tutorial: Display Parameters in Drawings
If you need to display a part into a drawing and need it to update as the parameter changes, then read this helpful tutorial and learn how to display the Height, Width, and Length of a part in a drawing.
Spy Gadget Design Contest: The Winners Revealed
More than 950 community members rated the Spy Gadget Design Contest submissions. Find out who won and learn some interesting details about the winners and what inspired them to create their winning spy gadget design.
Skill Builder: Working with Ribbon Cable Connectors in Inventor '08
This Skill Builder is the first in a series of three that is intended to help Autodesk Inventor 2008 users learn more about ribbon cables in Cable and Harness. Expected completion time for this Skill Builder is 10 to 15 minutes.
Featured Blog: Drawing the Machine – Adding Baseline Dimensions
Adding baseline dimensions is just as easy as adding chained dimensions except power dimension will rearrange the dimension stack for you if needed. Learn how from product designer Andrew de Leon.
Tip of the Month: Leave Drawing Open When Navigating
Normally when you click on the "Next Project Drawing" or "Previous Project Drawing" the current drawing is being closed and the other drawing is being opened. This member-submitted tip explains how to leave the drawing open when navigating.
Inventor of the Month: Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory
The Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), a research facility operated by the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology, was chosen for its use of Autodesk Inventor to design the elliptically polarizing undulator (EPU), which enables scientists to use powerful X-ray and ultraviolet beams to gain atomic and molecular structure insights.
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