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Inventor 7/8 read DWG assy's

Inventor 7/8 read DWG assy's

Inventor 7/8 read DWG assy's

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I have seen demos of Inventor 7 and have played with Inventor 8 and see a good product that fits its billing, especially in the area of reading legacy information. I read in a MDT V6 assembly and was 100% successfull on all parts. The main housing came through with the complete feature tree and can be modified.

Am I missing something? Some of the modeling is behind SolidWorks but not drastically and it is areas that are not an issue. The wiring worked great, etc.....

If I had no legacy data I would consider SolidWorks but regardless, that is not the case.

BrianCK

RE: Inventor 7/8 read DWG assy's

I don't think that you're missing anything.  I'm now using SWX, if it has anything on INV in the modeling area it isn't anything that I use for machine design.  For the 2d drafting part, INV is far better than SWX, which is ridiculously clunky.  I've been using dxf to get things out of SWX, then detailing in our 2d cad program.  I lose the link, but can get detailing done in so much less time that it isn't a factor.

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