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tolerancing Questions

tolerancing Questions

tolerancing Questions

I have been trying to utilize tolerancing with Inventor version 6, but I am finding it is somewhat lacking. I can tolerance my sketch dimensions in the XY, but when I go to extrude I am not allowed to tolerance the extrude dimension. Also, If I use the hole tool to create a through hole, I can't apply tolerances to the holes. Can you tolerance extrusion depth and holes via the hole tool? Or is it best to just create your holes via the sketch tools, and forget about extrusion (z) tolerances.

RE: tolerancing Questions

Can you enter the tolerance from the parameters dialog?  I'm not on a  machine with R6 installed so I can't check at the moment.

RE: tolerancing Questions

Thanks. That works!

RE: tolerancing Questions

steven (stephen?) is right, you can do it that way. the other way to access the tolerances of those dimensions is to double a click on the feature once you've created it, which shows all the dim's on the screen like sketch dims. you can then right click any of these and select dimension properties...

RE: tolerancing Questions


Where are you at?  I'm here in Benalla.



RE: tolerancing Questions

G'day Steve...

I'm in Melbourne... I'm Colin, that used to work at Envision. I think we met when I came up there with the rest of the Envision crew mid-last year?

I was the young fella.


RE: tolerancing Questions

Where are you working now?

RE: tolerancing Questions

Running my own consulting business. Basically helping people use Inventor as well as possible.

If you know anyone that wnats specialist Inventor training or implementation work, please let me know!


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