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

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Chapter 7: Part and Feature Reuse

Create and modify iParts. iParts are the solution to creating parts that allow for an infinite number of variations without affecting other members of the same part family already used within your designs.

Master It You use a purchased specialty part in your designs and would like to create the many size configurations this part comes in ahead of time for use within assembly design. How would this be done?

Solution Create or use an existing model, and edit the parameter list to use logical names for specific parameters. Add the configuration table by creating an iPart from this model. Configure the parameters in the table and add rows according to variations needed. And finally, test the newly created iPart ...

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