Join John Helfen for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the browser, part of Learning Autodesk Inventor.
The next user interface component we want to talk about is the browser.…The browser is essentially a lens into what is being shown on this graphic screen.…In this case, we are looking at an engine assembly, and we can tell that from within…the browser we have Engine.iam listed at the top of the tree.…Below that, we have things that are specific to this assembly, things like the parts.…This Engine Block, for example, you'll notice as I highlight it in the browser, it also…highlights in the graphics window. This is a bi-directional link.…If I select on something like this Heat Sink, you'll notice that it highlights down here in the browser.…
This is a nice way to be able to find components within the assembly.…You notice that not all items are visible, some are hidden deep within the assembly.…For example, the Piston Shaft is actually hidden inside of the assembly, inside the Engine Block.…But as we hover down this list, you can see certain items highlighting.…It's important to understand that the browser is connected to the graphic screen, because…
- 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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