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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
100% *  CAD 
3.10.2013    6170×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12743:A change in iLogic processing of Excel tables since Inventor 2021.
Tip 12712:How to set the option "Active Window on Save" through iLogic?
Tip 12697:Opposite angle for angular dimensions in Inventor drawings (iLogic).
Tip 12644:How to identify parts and assemblies imported from STEP/IGES?
Tip 12520:How to set Inventor Display style and Lighting style from an iLogic macro?


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