Posts about Design Automation API for Inventor

March 8, 2022

Disable iLogic Rules

Sometimes you might work with models whose iLogic Rules have not been prepared for Design Automation. As a result they may throw exceptions when run automatically and would just cause issu...

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April 14, 2021

Run correct app bundle

Before relying on the Interaction project provided by the Visual Studio solution template for Design Automation for Inventor, I used to update my app bundles and activities in other ways -...

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March 29, 2021

Share add-in code with app bundle

I already blogged about how to Migrate Inventor add-in to Design Automation, but it's a bit too high level. An Inventor app bundle is just like an add-in with an Automation interface but w...

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March 15, 2021

Drag and Drop in Design Automation for Inventor sample

I wrote about how to Drag and Drop models into the Viewer, but how could it be done in case of the Design Automation for Inventor sample? One thing you'll need to find out is how to access...

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March 10, 2021

Add Viewer extensions to Design Automation for Inventor sample

I have a few articles on the sample application written by our team to help people create their own Configurator 360-like solutions. One question that came up recently was about loading an...

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February 22, 2021

Revit Core Engine now available on Design Automation for Inventor

Previously, if you wanted to export an Inventor document to *.rfa (Revit family file type) on Design Automation for Inventor then you had to export to a format that Revit understands, and ...

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February 9, 2021

Use multiple app bundles

Though some articles, like Run additional programs inside a WorkItem, already showed that you can use multiple app bundles in an activity, there wasn't a blog post yet dedicated to this to...

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