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

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Understanding Inventor Templates

You can create template files in Inventor by opening an Inventor file, making the desired edits to the file, clicking the Inventor button image, choosing Save Copy As, and then choosing Save Copy As Template. It is typically recommended that you set the Template directory by configuring your project file using the Folder Options node and setting the Templates path to a network location. Often when creating a template, you might set up the following items in the file before saving:

  • Custom iProperties
  • User parameters
  • Cached styles
  • Specific document settings such as Units (Click the Document Settings button on the Tools ...

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