CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor and other Autodesk products []
Cesky English Deutsch
 Visitors: 2393 

CAD tip CAD tip # 11052:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

How to add your own chain type to the roller chain generator?

A - answer The chain configuration files for Inventor Roller Chain Generator are located in the folder "Design Data" - e.g.:

C:\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2016\Design Data\Design Accelerator\Tables\Chains\RollerChains

Here you can place your new XML files defining chains or edit existing .xml files - e.g. with Notepad. Always backup the old files.

You may need to edit also the files RChains.xml and RChainsMap.xml in the folder Chains to load your new chain configuration file properly. These files are also located in the above mentioned path.

100% *  CAD 
19.8.2016    656x  
Comments   Tell a friend
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 6205:Roller chain model in Inventor.

Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks

Can I use the default parameter URL to reference a relative link? « | » How to convert font and shape files SHX back to SHP?

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Increase your productivity with our set of BIM add-on functions for Autodesk Revit
CADstudio Revit Tools More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.