The last interface component that I want to talk about is the Graphics Window and the Marking menu.…Now you saw a glimpse into the Graphics Window when we were talking about the browser.…It's essentially the gray area of the main component on the screen where your models…and drawings are shown.…The Marking menu is essentially a component of the Graphics Window.…By right-clicking anywhere in the Graphics Window, you can bring up the Marking menu.…The Marking menu is essentially just our right-click menu, but with a twist.…Rather than just listing commands like you'd see in a traditional right-click menu, in…Autodesk Inventor, it's very context-sensitive.…
The most common commands are gathered in a circular pattern around the top of the right-click menu.…It's important to remember that the Marking menu is very context-sensitive.…Very much like the Ribbon bar and browser, it will change based on the environment you're in.…In this case, we are in an Assembly file, so you see things like Create New Component,…
- Navigating drawings with the View Cube and other navigation tools
- Sketching geometry
- Dimensioning parts
- Creating parameters
- Drawing circles, squares, and other shapes
- Creating extrusions
- Creating and managing constraints in assemblies
- Setting basic drawing dimensions
Skill Level Beginner
1. Basic Concepts
2. Navigating the Interface
4. Part Modeling
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