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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 It creates a dynamic workpoint in the COG.

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26.10.2011    13630×  
applies to: Inventor 2012 · Inventor 2011 ·

See also:
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.
Tip 9482:Dynamically display any object property as a field.
Tip 9143:Point export error: No points were transferred from the source

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