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

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Drawing Weld Symbol

If your assembly has weld beads modeled and weld symbols created in the model, then using the Get Welding Symbols option shown in Figure 10.41 is the best way to add weld symbols to the drawing.

If your assembly has weld beads modeled but does not have weld symbols created in the model, you can use the Welding symbol tool and then select a weld bead to retrieve the bead information automatically, based on the information found in the weldment model. However, you should be aware that the symbol won't update if the weld bead is updated in the model.

Many times you may need to just create the weld symbol in the drawing without having to create any weld beads in the assembly. Although this may suffice for your needs much of the ...

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