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How to display COG in Inventor drawing views?

A - answer To display and prnt a point (cross) of the center-of-gravity (COG) of a IPT part or IAM assembly in an Inventor drawing view (IDW, DWG), right-click on the given part in the browser tree and check the COG option in the context menu.

You can dimension and constrain to the COG point.

To transfer the COG point from an IAM assembly to the drawing view in older Inventor versions, use the COG utility, which can be downloaded from It creates a dynamic workpoint in the COG.

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26.10.2011    10618×  
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applies to: Inventor 2012 · Inventor 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 9482:Dynamically display any object property as a field.
Tip 9143:Point export error: No points were transferred from the source
Tip 8927:How to exclude parts of the Inventor assembly from total mass?
Tip 8718:How to show COG of subassemblies in an Inventor drawing?
Tip 7262:How to draw bearings in AutoCAD?

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