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How to display COG in Inventor drawing views?

A - answer To display and prnt a point (cross) of the center-of-gravity (COG) of a IPT part or IAM assembly in an Inventor drawing view (IDW, DWG), right-click on the given part in the browser tree and check the COG option in the context menu.

You can dimension and constrain to the COG point.

To transfer the COG point from an IAM assembly to the drawing view in older Inventor versions, use the COG utility, which can be downloaded from Download. It creates a dynamic workpoint in the COG.

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26.10.2011    22270×  
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applies to: Inventor 2012 · Inventor 2011 ·

See also:
Tip 13827:Snap points to the nearest curve/polyline with Snap2Curve.
Tip 13547:Leaders/Arrows in dragged COGO point labels not pointing to point centers.
Tip 12403:Get center point of a group of selected objects.
Tip 12198:How to remove duplicate points and COGO points from a DWG?
Tip 12163:Quickly connect a series of points in Civil 3D.

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