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

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Creating iLogic Parameters, Rules, and Forms

Now that you've had an overview of the iLogic tools and components, you are ready to create iLogic parameters, rules, and forms. You'll start out by focusing on rules using input and message boxes and then have a look at creating and using iLogic forms.

Creating iLogic Rules

In the following pages, you'll explore the methods and options of creating iLogic rules. To add a new rule to an Inventor file, you right-click the file node in the Rules tab of the iLogic browser and choose Add Rule.

CREATING YOUR FIRST RULE

Once a rule is created using Add Rule, you are presented with the Edit Rule dialog box. This dialog has four main interface panes, as shown in Figure 20.15:

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