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

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Moving from AutoCAD to Inventor

If you are moving from AutoCAD 2D to Inventor 3D modeling, you can have a great experience in the process if you put design concepts used in AutoCAD on the shelf while learning Inventor.

If your experience is like that of many others who made the transition from the drawing board to drawing lines in AutoCAD, it was difficult to say the least. At first you may have been frustrated with spending more time creating electronic drawings than it would have taken to produce the drawing with the board. However, a key reason for the acceptance of AutoCAD was the ability to make edits far more quickly than you could with eraser and paper. Once you master Inventor, you will find the same benefit of faster edits as well as ...

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