Using the ribbon bar


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Using the ribbon bar

The ribbon bar can be found near the top of the screen, and is Inventor's main tool bar. It's nearly identical to the ribbon bar found in AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit with the exception of the specific tools. Those change because of the type of work done in each product is different. The ribbon bar is essentially based on the Microsoft Office ribbon bar, which should provide an initial level of comfort for those who are new to Inventor, since most people have had time to work on the Microsoft Office products. The ribbon bar is made up of tabs along the top, and panels which group similar commands together in each tab.

In similar fashion to the Microsoft Office toolbar, when you change environments, the available tabs change accordingly. Most environments are automatically enabled based on what you're viewing on the screen. Right now, we're viewing an assembly of an engine. And, therefore, we're on the Assembly tab where we can see tools related to building assemblies, things like Place...

Using the ribbon bar
Video duration: 2m 47s 8h 36m Beginner Updated May 19, 2014

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Using the ribbon bar provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by John Helfen as part of the Inventor 2014 Essential Training

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