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Get Krypton, save face.

Autodesk Labs has released Project Krypton for use with Inventor and Solidworks. Krypton checks your plastic parts for manufacturabilty, cost efficiency and carbon footprint. Check it out for yourself: Project Krypton. I’ll be posting some feedback as soon as I get a chance to download it myself.

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Find an Inventor Job!

This site could have some potential for people looking for a 3D cad job: 3D Job Hunter. Specific to 3D cad job seekers. Too bad it’s only for the UK.

Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2010/05/28/find-an-inventor-job/

AutoCAD: Batch Plot to DWF/PDF (ick)

I normally wouldn’t touch AutoCAD with a 120.0 in pole, but seeing this on Autodesk Labs brings back fond memories from the mid 90’s of opening AutoCAD drawings one at a time and plotting them to either the 8.5X11 printer, 11X17 printer or the full size office plotter. There was always that one person in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2010/05/17/autocad-batch-plot-to-dwfpdf-ick/

Inventor Text Editor: A Pipe Dream

I sort of already knew the answer to the question but it never hurts to try and get a second look at things from other Inventor users. See my post here: http://discussion.autodesk.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=772029&tstart=0 I’m sure other Inventor users could use this feature as well. Looking to make a custom sketched symbol within a drawing that contains …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cadtoolbox.com/2010/04/27/inventor-text-editor-a-pipe-dream/