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Easier scaling of Inventor parts.

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If you are using a later Inventor release, you can scale a part (make it larger or smaller) not only by creating a derived part but also through direct editing. So you can easily scale also 3D parts imported from other CAD formats (STEP, IGES, etc.).

You can use the direct editing tool to change a part scale, and you can even use a independent scale in all X-Y-Z axes (Uniform/Non-uniform scale).

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2.2.2016    17668×  
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applies to: Inventor 2016 · Inventor 2015 ·

See also:
Tip 13426:Use of alternative units for arithmetic in dimensions (without square brackets).
Tip 12609:Dynamo - how to convert a raster photo to 3D model in Revit?
Tip 11570:How to create an Inventor drawing from a photo?
Tip 9153:Arrowheads or other parts of dimensions are not printed.
Tip 7567:3D print (export) in the STL format is 10x smaller than the 3D model.

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