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STEP file from ProE is loaded into Inventor with part numbers, not names.

A - answer An imported assembly STEP file is displayed in Inventor browser with part names only as simple numbers, not their true names. E.g. "Pin_9020503_801p5" shown only as "3256". Part files are named properly.

On the ribbon tab Assembly > Productivity open the full function list and choose "Rename Browser Nodes".

In the settings dialog then select the "New name" as "File name":

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18.5.2018    1278×  
applies to: Inventor ·

See also:
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 11539:How to import Solid Edge parts and assemblies into Autodesk Inventor?
Tip 11256:Making Civil3D DWG files smaller for archiving and e-mail posting.
Tip 11018:How to map properties from an imported STEP file to Inventor?
Tip 10727:Easier scaling of Inventor parts.

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