This is the first in a two-part Skill Builder series which explore iParts. A subsequentSkill Builder will address table-driven feature suppression, and using Microsoft Excelto edit the table.
iParts - The Basics
Creating a basic iPart
(Inventor R2008)Estimated Time Required to Complete: 25 minutes
In This Exercise
In this Skill Builder, you create and edit a standard iPart. In this exercise you learn how to:Create a table-driven part.Distinguish the difference between standard and custom iParts.Use the tabs in the iPart Author dialog box.Use keys to simplify use in an assembly.
Download the file simple_handle_iPart.zipExtract the file simple_handle_iPart.ipt
Have Inventor R2008 or R2009 installed.Understand how to open, create and save part files in your active project.Download (and unzip) the zip file containing the source file to use during this exercise.
(zip - 40Kb)
The zip file contains an Autodesk Inventor 2008 part file named simple_handle_iPart.ipt.
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