Customise Punch Notes for the Table Driven Sheet-Metal Punch Tool

Customise Punch Notes for the Table Driven Sheet-Metal Punch Tool

In my previous post I explained how to create a table driven punch tool with the ability to add many different punch sizes. By Default the punch is assigned a Punch ID number, which can be referenced in the drawing as a Punch Note. Customising the Punch Note can add intelligence to that note and…

Table-driven sheet-metal punch tools

Table-driven sheet-metal punch tools

If you do much sheet-metal design, chances are your shop has a large collection of punch tools for creating both common and speciality cuts and embossed features on your parts. You can use the sheet-metal Punch iFeature to incorporate these features in your sheet-metal part models. Often, sheet-metal punch tools are similar, varying only by…

Windows 8.1 & Inventor 2014 ~ Unable to “Save As” or “Import” DWG/DXF

Windows 8.1 & Inventor 2014 ~ Unable to “Save As” or “Import” DWG/DXF

One of our Customers recently came across this problem; Unable to Save As or Import DWG/DXF http://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/inventor-products/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/Unable-to-Import-DWG-DXF.html Issue: Save as DWG, Save as DXF results in:     Clicking [Option…] button doesn’t open the dialog box.     Error message is shown when clicking [Save].     No file is generated. Import DWG / DXF…