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Controlling size of 3D model by changing drawing dimensions in Inventor.

A - answer The size and geometry of a 3D model in Inventor can be controlled also by changing dimension values in drawing views.

In the drawing view, use the automatically inferred dimensions from the function "Retrieve Dimensions" (right-click on a view). By right-clicking on one of the dimensions created in this way and choosing the command "Edit Model Dimension" you can change the dimension value and at the same time automatically modify also the model geometry (will be reflected back also in the drawing).

The command "Edit Model Dimension" marks off the situation from the more usual "overriding" of the dimension text (fake dimension).

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2.10.2015    3143×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12697:Opposite angle for angular dimensions in Inventor drawings (iLogic).
Tip 12651:How to insert an aligned view into a Fusion 360 drawing?
Tip 12228:How to set decimal precision (number of dec.places) for Inventor 3D Annotations?
Tip 11823:Associative dimensions in drawing views of a 3D model in AutoCAD.
Tip 10972:Replace text fields with static texts.


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