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Autodesk Inventor ® VB Tips
by Anton Buiten

This is a collection of posts from Anton Buiten that I think people might find helpful in learning the Inventor API.

Anton works for Betagraphics in Holland




Modify Constraints

It switches constrains for selected occurrences.

It demonstrates the use of referencekeys to uniquely define objects for which there is no name or no unique naming scheme.


Camera

This procedure is developed as part of a project in which the orientation of the face in relation to the camera was important. Hope this sample may contribute to the understanding of the Inventor model structure.


ProfilePath

Sample re-creating new sketch from ProfilePath


Doc Events


Framework for Doc Events


Assembly Occurrences

Working with Assembly Occurrences


Auto Macros

Put this part in the template directory of Inventor and you'll see two macro's fired when creating a new part from this document. These macro's are stored in module: Functions and Module1.


iFeatures

This sample demonstrates the collection of iFeature positions


Document Properties

A look at Document Properties


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Class Modules 2

Classes part 2, Initialization and Termination of Objects


Arrays

Arrays examples


Collections

Collections in combination with Arrays and Objects


Procedures

Basic examples using subs and functions


Public

Some examples why the use of PUBLIC variables should be limited to the minimum.

Comments are added to explain the reasoning


Rename

Rename Selected Assembly Occurrences example.

Source includes comments the HOW and WHY

Must be run only when an Assembly document is the active document.


Thread Data

How to determine the Start end End position of Threads.

See embeded VBA macro


Auto Export

Simple example to AUTO export IDW files into DXF


Component Visibilty

A small utility to select (sub) occurences of assemblies and Parts, and then turn them on or off.