Introduction

This year, Autodesk Inventor will have been available to the public for 10 years! The acceleration that we feel as we age is compounded when you work in the world of CAD.

If you had asked me five years ago what Inventor 2010 would be able to do, my guess would've probably come up shy of what was available in Inventor 2008. The power, flexibility, and ease of use contained in the 2010 release of Inventor is far beyond anything I could've honestly believed possible.

With that come a few questions. How do you learn it all? Can someone know everything about every tool? Most important, does anyone really need to know them all? In 11 years of working with commercial users and 2 years of working with those in academia, some things have become ...

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