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Clicks Aren’t Customers

Gauging effectiveness doesn’t need to be complicated and overly engineered Without clear objectives, how do you know if you were successful? If you didn’t define what success looked like up front—how do you know if your plan worked? It’s good to be flexible, to try new things and see what happens—some of the most creative inventions of our time happened… More

Just Say No to Jargon

Just Say No to Jargon

The point is, make sure what you write actually means something This rule will empower you to leverage your thinking and step outside the box so that you can help customers find solutions to their problems. Huh? In an effort to sound smart, different and credible, the language of corporate marketing has taken a turn for the worse. Complete websites,… More

See the Forest and the Trees

See the Forest and the Trees

It’s important to look beyond the walls of your cubicle and get a sense of what is going on around you Your customers have many options. It is up to you to communicate to them in context of the overall universe of possibilities—the market in which you operate. Your job is to convince customers that your product, service or solution… More

Dimensions and Body Constraints

Dimensions and Body Constraints

Dimensions and Body Constraints are used to constrain the faces and edges of the model in certain ways while still allowing free-form Direct Manipulation of the model in other ways. Dimensions can be used to drive the model, or can be used as pure annotations (non-driving). For more information about dimensions as annotations, see Dimensions. Body constraints are used to… More

Find Features

Find Features

Find Features is also referred to as feature recognition. It is a process to extract design feature information from a solid model. Currently, Find Features supports: ■ Fillet ■ Hole ■ Chamfer ■ Extrude ■ Revolve ■ Patterns ■ Mirror The Find Features command adds features to the browser. The command does not modify the geometry of the body. Features… More

Pattern

Pattern

Pattern is a specialized feature which can create copies of geometry. The copied geometry can be arranged in a circular pattern on page 180 or a rectangular pattern on page 181. Each copy of the geometry is called an occurrence. Changes to any one occurrence will effect all other occurrences in the pattern, for example the modification done by operations such… More

Features

Features

This page describes the concept of “Features” in Inventor Fusion. A Feature in Inventor Fusion is essentially a collection of faces that represents a shape corresponding to a mechanical feature. Inventor Fusion uses the Direct Modeling paradigm as opposed to the Parametric Modeling paradigm used by Inventor. As a result, the concept of a Feature in Inventor Fusion is a… More

Locking Sketch Geometry

Locking Sketch Geometry

A Sketch entity can be locked by selecting it, right-clicking and picking the Lock/Unlock Geometry Option. It can be unlocked by selecting the menu item again. When an entity is locked, it is drawn in dark green. User-created edges are unlocked by default. Projected Geometry on page 157 is locked by default. Locking a curve does not automatically lock its… More

Editing a Sketch Entity

Editing a Sketch Entity

After creating a Sketch entity, you may wish to reposition it or edit its dimensions, or delete it. Selecting a Sketch Entity click a Sketch entity to select it.When an entity is selected you will see its dimensions. Note that selecting one edge of a polygon does not select the entire polygon. It will only select the edge. To select… More