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Autodesk Inventor 2010: No Experience Required by Thom Tremblay

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Chapter 6. Working with Purchased and Multipurpose Parts

  • Leveraging content created by other Inventor users

  • Cast part workflows

  • Accessing components made by vendors

  • Modifying existing components

  • Defining named parameters

Reusing Your Own Parts

So far, you've had a couple of opportunities to interact with the Content Center. Of course, we're just scratching the surface of all its potential. But the Content Center doesn't contain components that you've created yourself and want to reuse.

It's possible to add components that you've created to the Content Center and make it possible for everyone to access them. I think that topic goes beyond the scope of this book, but I did want to show you an option for automating constraints for commonly used components. ...

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