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Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016 and Autodesk Inventor LT 2016: Autodesk Official Press by Paul Normand, Paul Munford

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Chapter 15 Frame Generator

Frame Generator consists of several tools to automate frame modeling. You can select lines, edges, and points to specify the location of members. Frame Generator derives the selections into a part. This part is called a skeleton because it provides the framework for the members. The skeleton part automatically updates when a change is made to the original geometry, which updates the frame member size or position.

Frame Generator gets structural profiles from Content Center. In addition to the structural profiles included in the Autodesk® Inventor® software libraries, you can author and publish your own profiles. This capacity is useful for adding profiles of extruded aluminum, plastic, and other materials because ...

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