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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2011 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2011: Autodesk® Official Training Guide by Nat Coalson

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Chapter 12. Documentation

At any point in your design process, you could choose to begin documenting your design. Although creating drawings, exploded views, and animations traditionally was something that had to wait until the design was fully complete, there are no such restrictions in Inventor. You can start to develop an annotated 2D drawing or a presentation file at any point in your process. It is recommended, however, that you start documenting as late in the design as possible for more predictable results in the documentation environments.

The ultimate goal of this chapter is to illustrate how you can use the Drawing Manager and presentation environments in Inventor to generate both traditional 2D annotated drawings and animated assembly ...

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