Category Archives: Free apps

Our free apps for Inventor – Part V – featureMigrator

The coolOrange featureMigrator allows Inventor users to create part features – like holes – from assembly features more easily. For example: if you have 2 plates, you can create a hole through both plates on the assembly level. So you … Continue reading

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Our free apps for Inventor – Part IV – linkParameters

linkParameters allows Inventor users to easily create dependencies between parameters in various parts and sub-assemblies in the context of the top-level assembly within which they reside. Parameters can be visually selected from a source-component and linked to a specific parameter … Continue reading

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Our free apps for Inventor – Part III – pointLinker

Today, we introduce another really helpful tool to you: the pointLinker Why do you need it? Here’s why: Inventor can import point data from an Excel file, but once the data has been imported, the link with the Excel file … Continue reading

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Our free apps for Inventor – Part II – threadModeler

Last week, I talked about our plug-in screenGrab for Inventor. Today, I’d like to introduce our shooting star: threadModeler You can find it in the “Most Popular Apps” section of the Inventor App Store. The threadModeler has been developed to … Continue reading

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Our free apps for Inventor – Part I – screenGrab

So today we’re not talking about Vault or PowerShell, instead we have some treats for the Inventors users among you. Recently, coolOrange has released 5 free plugin apps for Inventor 2015: screenGrab linkParameters pointLinker threadModeler featureMigrator And I am frequently … Continue reading

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folderPicker revisited!

One of the common requirements with Data Standard is to pick the right folder. In a previous post I’ve shown how this can be done with two or more cascading combo-boxes, where each combo points to a folder-level inside Vault. … Continue reading

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Very custom reports!!

Vault comes with great reporting functionality, which allows you to generate reports from all the Vault entities, including custom objects. In a recent project, we had the need to go beyond the standard features provided by the Vault reporting, and … Continue reading

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