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

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The Bottom Line

Work with frame files. Frame Generator puts all the members at the same level in the assembly.

Master It You have a frame that is built up in sections that are welded together. You need to document the manufacturing process.

Insert frame members onto a skeleton model. Frame Generator builds a skeleton model for the frame from the selected lines and edges.

Master It Since Frame Generator builds its own skeleton model, you don't have to build a master model before you start creating the frame. What would you reference in your assembly to use as a frame skeleton?

Add end treatments to frame members. Frame Generator does not support end treatments on merged members.

Master It Let's assume you are building a stairway and the ...

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