Posts about Design Automation API for Inventor

October 12, 2020

Configurator 360 to Design Automation

As it was announced on the Configurator 360 website, current customers are encouraged to migrate to Design Automation API for Inventor. In order to help with that process, the Design Auto...

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September 29, 2020

Prepare iLogic Rules for Design Automation

When using Design Automation API for Inventor, you might have to change some of the code in the iLogic Rules of your documents. 1) ThisApplication.ActiveDocument On the desktop inside Inv...

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September 10, 2020

Get list of referenced files

When working with documents, one problem might be not knowing what other documents they reference. E.g. if you want to translate an Inventor assembly to SVF using the Model Derivative ser...

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September 3, 2020

Speed up viewable generation when using Design Automation for Inventor

When using Design Automation, you often want to show the updated model to the user as soon as possible. That means, after updating the model you also need to generate the viewables (SVF b...

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September 1, 2020

Design Automation for Inventor VS template - VB.NET

The Visual Studio project template we provide for Design Automation for Inventor is only available in C# However, some Inventor add-in developers use VB.NET I checked if there was an easy...

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August 26, 2020

Design Automation for Inventor VS template - run WorkItem

I wrote before about the Visual Studio project template for Design Automation for Inventor and how it can help with local debugging. This time I’ll show you how to use its "Interaction" p...

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August 25, 2020

Design Automation for Inventor VS template - local debug

I wrote before about the Visual Studio project template for Design Automation for Inventor. This time I’ll show you how its project that helps with local debugging can be used. This proje...

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