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Saving a DWG copy of an IDW drawing named by revision number.

A - answer With the following iLogic macro you can save a copy of your Inventor IDW drawing to a DWG-format file named by the current revision number as set in iProperties - e.g. MyPart-A.dwg:

altName = "-" & iProperties.Value("Project","Revision Number") & ".dwg"  
ThisDoc.Document.SaveAs(ThisDoc.PathAndFileName(False) & altName,True)  
MessageBox.Show(ThisDoc.FileName(False) & altName & " saved!!" & vbCrLf & vbCrLf & ThisDoc.Path , "Save As")  
Inventor
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3.10.2013    5160×  
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applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 11854:iLogic error in Inventor 2019: invocation of constructor threw an exception
Tip 11801:What is the difference between ThisDoc.Document and ThisApplication.ActiveDocument in iLogic?
Tip 11732:How to sort BOM or parts list by part number in Inventor? (iLogic)
Tip 11542:How to reset the top browser node name back to the file name?
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