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Views, sections and details from Inventor 3D models generated in AutoCAD.

A - answer Since AutoCAD 2012 you can use documentation tools, especially the command VIEWBASE, to generate views from 3D models stored in Inventor part and assembly files (IPT/IAM). Besides projected views you can also generate sections and details. The drawings remain associative with the source 3D models.

Procedures and basic options of this less known tool are illustrated in a video on CAD Studio's YouTube channel:

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8.1.2014    1853x  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2014 · AutoCAD 2013 · AutoCAD 2012 ·

See also:
Tip 10521:Controlling size of 3D model by changing drawing dimensions in Inventor.
Tip 10329:Easily share your Fusion 360 design.
Tip 10303:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2016 (import/export).
Tip 10294:Technical illustration - working with visual styles in Inventor.
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.

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