Posts about Design Automation API for Inventor

March 22, 2020

Migrate Inventor add-in to Design Automation

Many people might have existing Inventor add-ins that they plan to migrate to Design Automation API for Inventor. Instead of trying to modify your existing add-in's code to use InventorServ...

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March 21, 2020

Run() vs RunWithArguments()

In case of AppBundles for Design Automation API for Inventor there are two entry points depending on the arguments in the commandLine parameter of the Activity that is using the AppBundle. ...

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February 25, 2020

Dealing with suppressed components

In Inventor one way to hide a component is by suppressing it. Unlike when simply making it invisible, in this case the relevant document won't even get loaded, so it's more efficient. When ...

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February 12, 2020

Beginners guide to Design Automation with Visual Studio Code

Summary: This is a quick 'no code required' introduction to Design Automation. We are going to walk through the process of converting a DWG with 5 sheets, into a single PDF, using Design Au...

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November 21, 2019

Design Automation API Webinar Series - Recordings available

Thank you for attending the webinar series! We hope you learned a lot from each session and got the right inspiration for your own projects. Each of these webinars covers one of the four De...

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November 5, 2019

Design Automation for Inventor at Autodesk University 2019

As announced at DevCon Germany in October, Design Automation for Inventor is now in General Availability and ready for you to start using in your production work today! With Design Automati...

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October 30, 2019

Run iLogic Rule without AppBundle

The way you usually work with Design Automation API is that you: 1) Create an AppBundle 2) Create an Activity which uses the AppBundle 3) Run a WorkItem based on the Activity However, if yo...

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