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

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Using the Design Assistant

The Design Assistant helps you find, manage, and maintain Autodesk Inventor files and related documents, spreadsheets, and text files. Imagine your company is evaluating a new design that involves doing minor changes to an existing design. You would like to reuse the parts, assemblies, drawings, and presentations as much as possible. Once you make the required changes and finish the new design work, you need to send the existing and modified designs to another department for their input on the overall design. The Design Assistant (DA) and Pack And Go tools can help in this situation. Based on file relationships, you can perform searches, create file reports, and work with links across Inventor files. In addition, you ...

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