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Creating an iPart from an existing part

We're now ready to begin looking at how to actually create the iPart. On the screen, you see the door handle we looked at when introducing eye parts, but it hasn't been turned into an eye part yet. At this point, it's simply a part that I've already created. It has a sweep, and it has a couple of holes that are threaded on the back that will allow us to attach this handle to a door in some fashion. What I do want to do before we actually begin creating it is cover some of the set up work that I did on this part in order to prepare it and make creation of an iPart a little bit easier, and that has to do with the parameters.

In the sweep feature, if you click the plus symbol to the left, and double click on sketch one, you can see the overall shape of the part, and some of the dimensions I used to create it. What I want to call out here is that I've actually named these variables or these dimensions with specific names that mean something. If you right click in the graphics window an...

Creating an iPart from an existing part
Video duration: 11m 0s 8h 36m Beginner Updated May 19, 2014

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Creating an iPart from an existing part provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by John Helfen as part of the Inventor 2014 Essential Training

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