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Mastering Autodesk® Inventor® 2012 and Autodesk® Inventor LT™ 2012 by Curtis Waguespack

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Chapter 13

Inventor Tools Overview

Using tools effectively helps you improve your productivity and get the most out of Autodesk Inventor. Initially, a certain amount of familiarity is required to be productive with these tools; however, spending the time to become familiar with them pays off in the long run.

This chapter assumes you have a good understanding of parts, assemblies, and drawings. You will learn about the various aspects of Inventor tools and about some of the add-ins that are helpful. You'll have a look at the key aspects of the tools and add-ins that come with Autodesk Inventor and some relevant workflows. Many other tools can be built using the API, or application programming interface (which is not covered in this book), and ...

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