Utilizing Drawing Resources

You should customize three areas of the template to conform to your chosen drafting standards and personal preferences: Drawing Resources, Document Settings, and document Styles And Standards.

Drawing resources are simply a collection of reusable sketches that are stored in a drawing file. There are four types of drawing resources: sheet formats, borders, title blocks, and sketched symbols. If you've decided to use DWG as your template format, you'll notice that AutoCAD blocks are also managed as Inventor drawing resources.

Drawing resources are accessed from your drawing browser under the Drawing Resources folder, as shown in Figure 12.4. If you expand the Drawing Resources node, you'll see a folder for each of the ...

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