Thomas Rambach

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Design Notes (Lite)

The Design Notes add-in for Inventor is no longer in beta. The released version 1.0 has been renamed “Design Notes (Lite) for Inventor”. This version will remain “donation-ware”. Please, please, please keep the feedback coming. This is necessary to keep me motivated enough to make any necessary bug fixes and enhancements. Anyone who installed the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2009/03/18/design-notes-lite/

Design Notes for Inventor (BETA)

I’m happy to share with you the first version of what I’m calling, “Design Notes”. This add-in for Inventor 11+ is a history based note tool that will record engineering notes, tasks and other information related to the Inventor file. The tool adds a new button to all document environments that looks like this: Clicking …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2009/03/12/design-notes-for-inventor-beta/

DWF for the iPhone?

Sitting here typing this post on my iPhone got me thinking. Why can’t Autodesk come out with Design Review for the iPhone so I can view and markup DWF’s on the go. I did a search of the discussion forums and found this post: http://discussion.autodesk.com/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=6026700&#6026700. Not surprisingly, Autodesk has some issues with Apple’s SDK license …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2009/03/11/dwf-for-the-iphone/

Templates: A New Starting Point

Since today is inauguration day I thought it would be appropriate to post some useful information related to a good starting point for new files from within Inventor. Consider this as a method for a new beginning in Inventor. We all know about the default templates that come with Inventor for parts, assemblies, drawings, etc. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2009/01/20/templates-a-new-starting-point/