Issue 17 of Mechanical Tips & Tricks
Welcome to this month's Graitec Mechanical ‘Tips and Tricks’ newsletter. We have produced this with you our Clients, in mind. Our aim is to regularly pass on helpful Tips and Tricks on Autodesk Mechanical Software products. We will try and keep this document full of useful and relevant information for you but if you want to make some suggestions on the content, drop us a line and we will do our best to include your requests. Please take the time to look at the contents of this Newsletter, you never know, the answer to something that is puzzling you today may be right here.
This Months Tips & Tricks Focus Is On: Accurate Sketches
How can I make my sketches in Inventor 2011 more accurate?
In previous versions of Inventor you created your sketches approximately and then firm up the sizes when you placed your dimensional constraints. In inventor 2011 you can enable the HUD (head up display) and type actual line lengths. This reduces the chances of the sketch being distorted when adding dimensional constraints.