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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    2341x  
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applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 9692:Unfoldable spiral-helix sheet metal in Inventor.
Tip 9659:iLogic: adjusting model parameters to match model volume or mass
Tip 9630:Inventor trick - conditional parameters (without iLogic)
Tip 9561:iLogic macro for exporting IDW/DWG Inventor drawings to DXF.
Tip 9340:Using iLogic to parse IPT filename and populate iProperties.


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