Posts about Design Automation API for Inventor

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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April 19, 2020

Model simplification

There can be multiple reasons for the need to simplify models: - reduce IP (Intellectual Property) that the original model contains - make the model lighter for use in other systems (e.g. A...

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April 2, 2020

Generate images for Inventor models

You may want to generate images for your models from different angles automatically, so that they could be used e.g. on your website. The Model Derivative API enables you to get a model's t...

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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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