Stop the "Save Copy As" madness: Copy Components instead


I often hear people say they have to use the "Save copy As" option in Inventor in order to create a "similar" component as one already in their design. In most of these cases they just happened to overlook the "Copy Component" tool in Inventor's assembly panel. The Copy Component tool allows us to copy parts and assemblies within our current design and place them with new file names into our current window. This requires about half the time as the Save Copy As workflow. Check out an example in this video:




Contributed by Ben of the INCAT CAD Geeks