Autodesk have released Inventor 2017.3 (Also known as R3 or Release 3) and it comes with some great new features. You might be thinking it should be called Autodesk Inventor 2017 Release 3, or R3, but we have now moed to a new naming convention and the latest update takes us to Autodesk Inventor 2017.3
You can now create and share customised tutorials with anyone, see the video below:
If you have a current Autodesk Inventor subscription, you automatically have access to Inventor 2017.3 If you're using the Autodesk Desktop App you will find Inventor 2017.3 under 'My Updates'. Alternatively, login to your Autodesk Account and you will find it under your Products and Services. Go to Downloads > Updates & Add-ons then search for "Inventor 2017.3"
3D PDF Export Update
Create And Share Tutorials
Measure dialog box
New Dual Unit Foot-Architectural for those that like to work in imperial.
New check boxes have been added under "Application Options" for Part and Assembly environment
You can now automatically project geometry when adding dimensions or constraints to a sketch
A workplane or face perpendicular to the sketch is automatically projected (without having to use Project Geometry) onto the sketch plane if you dimension or constrain to it with these commands:
Select Tangencies available with Project Geometry
This feature is now available in a Sketch where previously it was only available in Parts or Assembiles. To access this feature:
Convert Sketch Text to Geometry
Right click on your drawing, part or assembly sketch text to convert it to lines and arcs. Choose the Shx font and Big font (optional).
New 2D and 3D sketch Mini-toolbar icons
Edit 3D Sketch icon when selecting a 3D Sketch object
New icons added to 2D and 3D Sketch mini-toolbar when you select a feature based on a 2D or 3D sketch
New Assembly Features
The new "Treat subassemblies as components" option allows you to ignore any interference within the subassembly
There is now a new 'Use color override from source component' to use the component's color in the derived part.
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