Posts about Design Automation API for Inventor

July 16, 2020

Use external iLogic Rules

As discussed in the Advanced techniques to write iLogic rules article, it's possible to store your code outside Inventor files and reference them from iLogic Rules In iLogic search path for...

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July 15, 2020

Resolving referenced Inventor files

Strictly speaking, this is not a Design Automation specific topic, but it does have some aspects relevant to it. Inventor mainly relies on paths set in the active Project to resolve Invento...

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June 15, 2020

Get modeling error details from Inventor

When working on the desktop it's easy to see when something goes wrong, but when doing the same operations on a server without user interaction, you might need some help to see what the pro...

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May 29, 2020

List of supported file types on Design Automation for Inventor

On the desktop you can easily check which file formats are supported, but how can you check which of those are also supported on the Design Automation for Inventor servers? You can use a si...

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May 19, 2020

Get iLogic Form information from Inventor documents

Many people who want to use the Design Automation API to drive Inventor models have documents with iLogic Forms in them. Those Forms can help highlight to users the parameters that should b...

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May 7, 2020

Faster configuration results

Many people using the Design Automation service (DA) are interested in ways to speed up the process of presenting some results to the user after starting a WorkItem. The following article w...

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April 20, 2020

Add files to Inventor AppBundle

In this article I wrote about adding files to your AppBundle so that they will be cached on the Design Automation server. The easiest way to get the "Design Automation for Inventor" Visual ...

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