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   * Title Blocks   * Title Blocks
  
 +===== Title Block Components =====
 +  - Border
 +    * border
 +    * 3 hole punch
 +    * GD&T
 +    * Ruler
 +    * Sheet size
 +    * Dimension Standard
 +  - Title Block
 +    * Company
 +      * logo
 +      * address
 +      * website
 +      * email
 +      * phone#
 +    * Part/​Drawing Info
 +      * title
 +      * description
 +      * drawing number
 +      * Material
 +      * Weight
 +    * engineer
 +    * date
 +    * Projection Info
 +      * scale
 +      * angle of projection (third angle)
 +      * units
 +    * sheet number
 +  - Revision table
 +  - Scale bar
 +  - Dimension & Tolerance Block
 +  - Plot Stamp
 +    * File Path & Name
 +    * Plot Date (YMD)
 +
 +==== Title Blocks - mm ====
 +  * How do you setup Inventor to print metric parts on 8.5x11 paper?
 +    * A size 8.5" x 11" (215.9mm x 279.4mm)
 +    * A4 size 210mm x 297mm (8.27" x 11.69"​)
 +  * Letter Height (mm)
 +    * 2.5 drawing block headings
 +    * 3 all other characters
 +  * Margins
 +    * left side 20mm
 +    * top, right, bottom 10mm
 ===== Inventor Project Setup ===== ===== Inventor Project Setup =====
   - Background   - Background
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     - FROM-> C:​\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2019\Design Data     - FROM-> C:​\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2019\Design Data
     - TO-> C:​\Users\jjensen.CI\journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Design Data     - TO-> C:​\Users\jjensen.CI\journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Design Data
 +      - I already have Design Data from Inventor 2019 how do I copy the Inventor 2020 Design Data?
     - FROM-> C:​\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2019\Templates     - FROM-> C:​\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2019\Templates
     - TO-> C:​\Users\jjensen.CI\journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Templates     - TO-> C:​\Users\jjensen.CI\journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Templates
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   * global styles - saved in C:​\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2019\Design Data   * global styles - saved in C:​\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2019\Design Data
   * <​html><​iframe width="​560"​ height="​315"​ src="​https://​www.youtube.com/​embed/​ZNUEyzpCSqI?​rel=0"​ frameborder="​0"​ allow="​autoplay;​ encrypted-media"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe></​html>​   * <​html><​iframe width="​560"​ height="​315"​ src="​https://​www.youtube.com/​embed/​ZNUEyzpCSqI?​rel=0"​ frameborder="​0"​ allow="​autoplay;​ encrypted-media"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe></​html>​
 +
 +==== Migrating Styles, Templates and Design Data ====
 +  * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-EC7772CE-00C8-4635-8465-4BFB34558670|Migrate Custom Styles]]
 +  * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-6DEACF61-4350-4874-B6E9-5720C48AED2A|Migrate Custom Templates]]
 +  * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-CEA48D57-577A-4551-BD71-9303AEAEC5DC|Migrate Custom Libraries]]
  
 ===== Inventor Drawing Problems ===== ===== Inventor Drawing Problems =====
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     * Hatches are not support, have to recreate within Inventor     * Hatches are not support, have to recreate within Inventor
  
-===== Inventor Title Blocks and Borders ===== +===== Inventor ​Templates, ​Title Blocks and Borders ===== 
-  * Template ​journeyeducationorg.sharepoint.com\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Templates\InchDecimal.dwg +  * Template 
-  * Title Blocks (special kind of sketch symbol - can only have one title block per drawing)+    * journeyeducationorg.sharepoint.com\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Templates\InchDecimal.dwg 
 +  * Revision Block 
 +    * Inventor Drawing -> Annotate tab -> table panel -> Revision 
 +  * General Notes 
 +    * table width 2.5", margins 0.0250"​ both horizontal and vertical 
 +    * two columns 
 +    * ArialNar06pt01x 
 +    * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​generalnotes.png?​400px|General Notes in Inventor}} 
 +  * Sheet Keynotes 
 +    * Part 1 - sketch symbol: make hex symbol with X in center, then title SHEET KEYNOTES 
 +    * Part 2 - table 
 +  * Title Blocks ​ 
 +    * (special kind of sketch symbol - can only have one title block per drawing)
     * Save dynamic text (anything that needs to change between drawings). Problem - can't snap AutoCAD blocks or Sketch Geometry to midpoints, end points, etc. Seems it only snaps to the corner of a border.     * Save dynamic text (anything that needs to change between drawings). Problem - can't snap AutoCAD blocks or Sketch Geometry to midpoints, end points, etc. Seems it only snaps to the corner of a border.
     * Title block or strip     * Title block or strip
     * Logo     * Logo
 +    * Third Angle Projection
 +      * Manage -> Styles Editor -> View Preferences tab
 +      * [[https://​forums.autodesk.com/​t5/​inventor-forum/​changing-from-first-angle-to-third-angle-in-a-drawing/​m-p/​5394919#​M527789|Changing from first angle to third angle in a drawing]]
 +      * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​styleeditor-projecttype.png?​400|Style Editor Projection Type}}
 +      * Inventor Idea Board - [[https://​forums.autodesk.com/​t5/​inventor-ideas/​missing-third-angle-or-first-angle-sketch-symbol/​idi-p/​8979420|missing Third angle or First angle sketch symbol]]
     * iProperties (DWGPROPS and FIELDS) - best way to populate a Title Block in AutoCAD     * iProperties (DWGPROPS and FIELDS) - best way to populate a Title Block in AutoCAD
     * Prompted Entries (ATTDEF)     * Prompted Entries (ATTDEF)
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       * [[https://​blogs.rand.com/​files/​ma234-5-build-the-foundation-1.pdf|AU 2010 - Autodesk Inventor Drawing Templates]] by Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT       * [[https://​blogs.rand.com/​files/​ma234-5-build-the-foundation-1.pdf|AU 2010 - Autodesk Inventor Drawing Templates]] by Mark Flayler, IMAGINiT
  
 +==== Third Angle Projection ====
 +  * Third Angle Projection
 +    * Manage -> Styles Editor -> View Preferences tab
 +    * [[https://​forums.autodesk.com/​t5/​inventor-forum/​changing-from-first-angle-to-third-angle-in-a-drawing/​m-p/​5394919#​M527789|Changing from first angle to third angle in a drawing]]
 +    * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​styleeditor-projecttype.png?​400|Style Editor Projection Type}}
 +    * Inventor Idea Board - [[https://​forums.autodesk.com/​t5/​inventor-ideas/​missing-third-angle-or-first-angle-sketch-symbol/​idi-p/​8979420|missing Third angle or First angle sketch symbol]]
 +  * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​engineeringdrawingdesign5th-madsen-p254-thirdangle.png|Engineering Drawing & Design 5th by Madsen, p. 254}}
 +    * 8.5x11 Paper - used text size 0.03"
 +      * 
  
 ===== Drawing Layouts ===== ===== Drawing Layouts =====
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   * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​border-11x17-autocad.png|Figure 3-0 Border on 11x17}}   * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​border-11x17-autocad.png|Figure 3-0 Border on 11x17}}
  
-==== Borders in Inventor ====+====Inventor ​Border =====
   * General   * General
     * Margin0.50     * Margin0.50
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   * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​titleblock-letter-portrait-rse.png|Figure 3-0 Title block and Border - Size Letter - Orientation Portrait}}   * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​titleblock-letter-portrait-rse.png|Figure 3-0 Title block and Border - Size Letter - Orientation Portrait}}
  
-=== Define 11x17 Border with 1 inch margin ===+==== Drawing Setup ==== 
 +  * Projects -> GISEProjects-Home 
 +  * Open drawing template 
 +    * journeyeducation.org\...\GISEngineering\Inventor\projects\Templates\InchDecimal.dwg 
 +    * get warning message 
 +      * "The location of the selected file is not in the search path of the active project file" click Yes 
 +      * This is ok, because the Template folder lies outside the Projects folder 
 +  * Model Browser 
 +    * View -> User Interface -> Model Browser (check on) 
 +    * right click InchDecimal.dwg -> New Sheet 
 +    * right click sheet -> Edit Sheet 
 +      * Name: 17x11 
 +      * Size: B 
 +      * Orientation:​ Landscape 
 +  * Now follow steps below 
 + 
 +=== Define 11x17 Border with 1 inch margin and left 1.25 inch margin ===
   * Open template InchDecimal.dwg   * Open template InchDecimal.dwg
   * Manage -> Styles Editor -> Layers -> Border (ANSI) Line Weight 0.028" (~ 0.70mm)   * Manage -> Styles Editor -> Layers -> Border (ANSI) Line Weight 0.028" (~ 0.70mm)
   * Model Browser panel -> Drawing Resources -> Borders -> right click Define New Border   * Model Browser panel -> Drawing Resources -> Borders -> right click Define New Border
   * Draw Rectangle with 1" border around sheet   * Draw Rectangle with 1" border around sheet
-  * Finish Sketch +  * add dimension constraints from corners of the sheet 
-    * Name17x11-margin1.00 +    * left margin1.25" 
-  InchDecimal.dwg -> right click New Sheet +    * top margin: 1" 
-  * right click on sheet and select Edit Sheet +    ​* right margin: 1" 
-    * Name 17x11 +    * bottom margin: 1" 
-    * Size B +  * Finish Sketch (button top right) 
-    * Orientation Landscape +    * will open dialog box prompting for the border name 
-  * Insert Border (Drawing Resources -> Borders -> 17x11-margin1.00 -> right click Insert)+    * Name: 17x11-Margin1.00-Left-1.25 
 +    * Will notice the margin disappears. It is still in the Drawing Resources -> Borders, but now have to add it to the Drawing Sheet 
 +  * Insert Border (Drawing Resources -> Borders -> 17x11-Margin1.00-Left-1.25 ​-> right click Insert)
  
-=== Define 11x17 Border with 1 inch margin and left 1.25 inch margin ===+=== Define 11x17 Border with 1 inch margin ===
   * Open template InchDecimal.dwg   * Open template InchDecimal.dwg
   * Manage -> Styles Editor -> Layers -> Border (ANSI) Line Weight 0.028" (~ 0.70mm)   * Manage -> Styles Editor -> Layers -> Border (ANSI) Line Weight 0.028" (~ 0.70mm)
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   * Draw Rectangle with 1" border around sheet   * Draw Rectangle with 1" border around sheet
   * Finish Sketch   * Finish Sketch
-    * Name: 17x11-margin1.25left +    * Name: 17x11-margin1.00
-    * Will notice the margin disappears. Still in the Drawing Resources, but now have to add it to the Drawing Sheet+
   * InchDecimal.dwg -> right click New Sheet   * InchDecimal.dwg -> right click New Sheet
   * right click on sheet and select Edit Sheet   * right click on sheet and select Edit Sheet
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     * Size B     * Size B
     * Orientation Landscape     * Orientation Landscape
-  * Insert Border (Drawing Resources -> Borders -> 17x11-margin1.25left ​-> right click Insert)+  * Insert Border (Drawing Resources -> Borders -> 17x11-margin1.00 -> right click Insert) 
 + 
  
 === Define 11x17 Border with 0.5 inch margin and left 0.75 inch margin === === Define 11x17 Border with 0.5 inch margin and left 0.75 inch margin ===
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   * Use Autodesk Inventor GDT font AIGDT   * Use Autodesk Inventor GDT font AIGDT
  
 +=== Feature Control Frame ===
 +  * Compartment 1
 +    * contains one of the 14 geometric control symbols
 +  * Compartment 2
 +    * tolerance for diameter or two parallel lines/​planes
 +    * can also include modifiers
 +  * Compartment 3
 +    * primary datum
 +  * Compartment 4
 +    * additional datum references
 +  * Compartment 5
 +    * additional datum references
 +
 +=== Feature Control Frame - AutoCAD ===
 +  * AUTOCAD
 +  * DIMSTYLE
 +    * Set Dimension Style DIMSTYLE, default is used by Tolerance command
 +    * dimArialNar06pt
 +      * Lines tab
 +        * everything ByLayer
 +      * Symbols and Arrows tab
 +      * Text tab
 +        * Text style: ArialNar06pt01x
 +      * Fit tab
 +      * Primary Units tab
 +      * Alternate Units tab
 +      * Tolerances tab
 +  * LAYER
 +    * Border, lineweight 0.09 mm, transparency 0, color white
 +    * This will change the feature control frame, but not the feature control symbol
 +  * TOLERANCE - creates the feature control frame in AutoCAD
 +    * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​autocad-tolerance-featurecontrolframe.png|AutoCAD Tolerance Feature Control Frame}}
 ==== Material Condition Modifiers ==== ==== Material Condition Modifiers ====
   * Maximum Material Condition (MMC)   * Maximum Material Condition (MMC)
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 ==== GD&T Videos ==== ==== GD&T Videos ====
-  * [[https://​vimeo.com/​347857344|GD&​T Fundamentals:​ Concepts and Rules. 1 of 3]]+  * [[https://​vimeo.com/​347857344|GD&​T Fundamentals:​ Concepts and Rules. 1 of 3]] 1 thru 4
 ==== Scalebars ==== ==== Scalebars ====
   * C:​\Users\jjensen.CI\journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\dwg\blocks\ScalesRulers\ModelSpace-Feet   * C:​\Users\jjensen.CI\journeyeducation.org\Jensen - Documents\JeffJensen\dwg\blocks\ScalesRulers\ModelSpace-Feet
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     * Civil 3D      * Civil 3D 
       * UNITS decimal (feet )       * UNITS decimal (feet )
-  * Step 1 - create an AutoCAD drawing with all the scalebars inserted+  * Step 1 - create an AutoCAD drawing with all the scalebars inserted ​(Journey Sharepoint JeffJensen\dwgblocks\ScaleRulers\PaperSpace-Inch\ScaleRuler-all.dwg)
     * lineweight 0.13mm     * lineweight 0.13mm
     * layer 0     * layer 0
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       * Cannot change the insertion point of a block in Inventor, have to do this in AutoCAD (Block Editor -> Parameter Manager -> Basepoint parameter to set insertion point - doesn'​t work), BASE doesn'​t work either. Seems like I need to recreate with WBLOCK       * Cannot change the insertion point of a block in Inventor, have to do this in AutoCAD (Block Editor -> Parameter Manager -> Basepoint parameter to set insertion point - doesn'​t work), BASE doesn'​t work either. Seems like I need to recreate with WBLOCK
       * Cannot add additional connection points. Workaround copy and paste the block as a Sketch Symbol.       * Cannot add additional connection points. Workaround copy and paste the block as a Sketch Symbol.
 +  * Step 4 - Using Inventor Drawing Resources
 +    * in the Model browser on the left, expand Drawing Resources -> AutoCAD Blocks -> right click on the block and select insert
 +    * select the block, Annotate tab -> Format panel -> shows what layer the block is on. Problem, blocks are 
 ==== Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard ==== ==== Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard ====
   * Use the Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard to copy drawing resources 1) borders, 2) title blocks, and 3) sketch symbols from a source drawing to one or more target drawings. Doesn'​t work with AutoCAD blocks.   * Use the Drawing Resource Transfer Wizard to copy drawing resources 1) borders, 2) title blocks, and 3) sketch symbols from a source drawing to one or more target drawings. Doesn'​t work with AutoCAD blocks.
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 ==== Title Blocks ==== ==== Title Blocks ====
-  * Autodesk Inventor Help [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2015/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-97753A27-FCD6-4037-8DF4-E999A39783AE|Custom Title Blocks]]+  * Autodesk Inventor Help  
 +    * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-781E0BAC-22FF-482E-A6E1-9DB18C0BFAD4|Custom Title Blocks - 2020]] 
 +    * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2015/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-97753A27-FCD6-4037-8DF4-E999A39783AE|Custom Title Blocks ​- 2015]]
   * [[http://​www.inventortales.com/​2013/​01/​inserting-vs-embedding-images-in-title.html|Inserting vs. Embedding Images in Title Block]]   * [[http://​www.inventortales.com/​2013/​01/​inserting-vs-embedding-images-in-title.html|Inserting vs. Embedding Images in Title Block]]
  
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   * 1 inch diameter rods of Cold/Mild Steel costs $2.25 per foot from www.curtissteel.com   * 1 inch diameter rods of Cold/Mild Steel costs $2.25 per foot from www.curtissteel.com
   * [[http://​www.professionalplastics.com|Professional Plastics]] - Amy Terrile, Territory Manager, a.terrile@proplas.com,​ mobile: 702-606-1193   * [[http://​www.professionalplastics.com|Professional Plastics]] - Amy Terrile, Territory Manager, a.terrile@proplas.com,​ mobile: 702-606-1193
 +
 +==== Polished View ====
 +  * [Q] How do I make a part (.ipt) shinny?
 +    * In order to see the reflections and "​shininess"​ of the materials, I had to set my lighting style to either "Two Lights"​ or "One Light"​. Some of the lighting environments show the reflections,​ and others don't. The default Inventor 2020 one is 'Light Theme IBL' which for whatever reason doesn'​t have the reflections.
 +    * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​view-light-default.png|ipt View Appearance Default}}
 +    * changed to Two Lights
 +    * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​view-light-shinny.png|ipt View Appearance Shinny}}
 +
 +==== Balloon ====
 +  * Circle balloons are typically revisions
 +    * "​Revision flags are usually circular, though some prints may use other shapes."​ (Hammer'​s Blueprint Reading Basics, 4th by Charles A. Gillis, p. 54) [Hammer p. 54]
 +  * works with Bill Of Materials (BOM)
 +  * Inventor drawing -> Annotate tab -> Table panel -> Balloon
 +  * hold Ctrl key down to snap to certain angles
 +  * Reference
 +    * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-322F64D5-DADF-450F-8DF4-F5EB8154ACD6|Inventor 2020 Help - Specify the Balloon Style]]
 +    * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-D66050A8-7DE8-458D-B20F-10DB0217A4FE|INventor 2020 Help - Work with symbols in drawings]]
 +
 +=== Balloon Style ===
 +  * Open InchDecimal.dwg template
 +  * Manage -> Styles Editor
 +    * Balloon
 +      * new **Balloon (NIMS Help Me)**
 +      * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​styles-balloon-hexagon.png|Styles Manager - Balloon}}
 +    * Parts List
 +      * new **Parts List (NIMS Help Me)**
 +        * uncheck Title
 +    * Text
 +      * new **Note Text (NIMS Help Me)**
 +        * Font Arial Narrow
 +        * Text Height 0.060 inch
 +  * Manage -> Save
 +    * this will update the style library
 +  * Save
 +    * save the template
 +  * now should be able to create a new drawing based on the InchDecimal.dwg template and have the correct Balloon size
 +
 +=== Delete Leader ===
 +  * I'm unable to delete the leader on a Balloon, it is grayed out
 +  * {{engineer-mechanical:​inventor-drawinglayouts:​delete-leader-grayedout.png|Delete Leader}}
  
 ===== Auxiliary and Broken Section Views ===== ===== Auxiliary and Broken Section Views =====
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   * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Mo5k-rQIjPw|Creating Your Own Drawing Template in Autodesk Inventor Tutorial]] by [[https://​www.youtube.com/​channel/​UCwusYhBNmB5Ol6h7lfo8I7A|Inventor Tutorials]] YouTube   * [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=Mo5k-rQIjPw|Creating Your Own Drawing Template in Autodesk Inventor Tutorial]] by [[https://​www.youtube.com/​channel/​UCwusYhBNmB5Ol6h7lfo8I7A|Inventor Tutorials]] YouTube
     * <​HTML><​iframe width="​560"​ height="​315"​ src="​https://​www.youtube.com/​embed/​Mo5k-rQIjPw"​ frameborder="​0"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe></​HTML>​     * <​HTML><​iframe width="​560"​ height="​315"​ src="​https://​www.youtube.com/​embed/​Mo5k-rQIjPw"​ frameborder="​0"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe></​HTML>​
 +
 +===== 3D PDF =====
 +  * [[http://​help.autodesk.com/​view/​INVNTOR/​2020/​ENU/?​guid=GUID-8E472D07-7053-450B-8B5E-E09E973D3CBE|To Export a Model to 3D PDF]]
 +  * Benefits of export Layout to PDF
 +    * Layers are preserved, can turn them on/off
 +    * Adobe Acrobat default scale is 1"​=1"​ when using the Measuring Tool
 +      * right click **Change Scale Ratio and Precision**
 +    * Default scale of PDF is set by Inventor, not Acrobat
 +      * [[https://​community.adobe.com/​t5/​Acrobat/​Acrobat-Pro-DC-How-to-set-a-default-scale-ratio/​td-p/​8801769|Acrobat Pro DC How to set a default scale ratio]]
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