AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code - Change Custom Properties

May 31, 2013

<Subassembly document name>” = iProperties.Value("Custom", "CUSTOMER P.O. NUMBER") iProperties.ValueInDoc("<Subassembly document name>.iam", "Custom", "CUSTOMER P.O. NUMBER")= Ucase(InputBox("CUSTOMER P.O. NUMBER?", "Create Customer P.O.#", iProperties.Value("Custom", "CUSTOMER P.O. NUMBER")))

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Add Custom Button To Ribbon To Launch ILogic Code Using VB

Jan 16, 2013

I'm trying to find a way to add a custom button to my ribbon that will launch a global rule or form using VB. I know of a way using VBA but I want to get away from VBA. I'd much rather create an add with VB and use that.

I'm currently running IV 2012.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Change View Label Text

Sep 18, 2012

I am trying to rewrite Curtis Waguespack's ilogic code to modify drawing view labels from this post http: [URL]...

The completed label should appear like this

<Description> - Mk <Part Number>
Est Unit Mass = X kg
(Scale 1:1)

At this point I have 2 problems

1. I want to add the physical mass to the second line and would prefer to use the calculated physcial property rather than the a custom iproperty. If editing the view label, it would the property access under physcial properties.

2. I want to rewrite the code so it is selective or per view - in otherwords, I only want it to modify a single view I select once the code is run. At this point I know I need to remove the For loop but I dont have a clue as to how to make it selective.

'start of ilogic codeDim oDoc As DrawingDocument: oDoc = ThisDoc.DocumentoModel = ThisDoc.ModelDocumentDim oSheets As SheetsDim oSheet As SheetDim oViews As DrawingViewsDim oView As DrawingViewoSheets = oDoc.SheetsFor Each oSheet In oSheetsoViews = oSheet.DrawingViews For Each oView In oViews oView.ShowLabel = True

[Code] ......

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AutoCAD Inventor :: 2012 - ILogic Code To Change Drawing Layer Color

Aug 27, 2011

How to change the color of layer that will be used within a drawing files for special purposes.

Ideally the code will make the color Red, but change to Black prior to printing.

The "logic" behind the code currently is to differentiate a layer called "Burn" to a highly visible color for the purpose of review by others then, prior to printing, change the color to Black.  The firm I'm currently working for uses gray-scale B sided printers only.  The firm currently uses Blue for dimension and extension lines so to produce drawings that portray both type of objects "lightly".

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code Part Iproperties To Custom Iproperties

Sep 19, 2013

I was looking for some iLogic Code for Inventor 2013 that would cycle through all the parts in an assembly grabbing the quantity of each part and setting it equal to the custom property "Qty" of each part.

Having a little trouble creating the for each loop and setting reference to each part without referencing each part by specific name.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic To Change Properties On Top Level ASM Components Only

Oct 18, 2013

After changing colors at assembly level only ,below is a rule that changes all parts that have material "Plywood" to poplar works great.

However I want a rule that does the same kind of change but on only temporally at assembly level only then we can change back to default colors by removing color override.

It would be good if we can do the following

Search assembly for .ipt files that have material that contains PlywoodChange to color using temporary override of "Clear - Light" Possibility of searching more materials within same rule ie : "Timber" to be black in color"Pvcu"to be white in color

Dim oCurrentDoc As Inventor.Document
Dim oDoc As Inventor.Document Dim oPartDoc As PartDocument
Dim oRefDoc As DocumentsEnumeratorDim oTargetColor As RenderStyleDim oNewColor As RenderStyleoCurrentDoc =


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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Material Properties Change (2010)

Oct 12, 2011

why the script below doesn`t change Physical material properties? It changes the thickness of the part, but not material properties on the BOM...

ShThk = InputListBox("Sheet Thickness", MultiValue.List("ShThk"), ShThk, Title := "Choose Thickness", ListName := "Thickness")

' material thickness from multi-value parameter called ShThk
    If ShThk = 0.3125 Then
    SheetMetal.SetActiveStyle("5/16"& Chr(34))
    Else if ShThk = 0.25 Then
    SheetMetal.SetActiveStyle("1/4"& Chr(34))
    Else if ShThk = 0.1345 Then
    else if ShThk = 0.105 Then
    else if ShThk = 0.1793 Then
    End If

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Use ILogic To Change Custom IProperty In Several Components At Once

Mar 25, 2013

I've been using iLogic. I'm creating a template assembly that will be used for multiple jobs. Therefore, the job number will be changing. I want a custom iProperty in ALL parts and sub-assemblies (cleverly call it "Job #" maybe) that I can include an a separate property called "Drawing #" which whose value will be [some text]-<Job #>-[some more text]. I want to be able to update all the "some text" parts manually for each component, but I want the Job # to update automatically. I need this property because I have a column in all my Parts Lists called "Drawing #" which tells the drawing number for any given part or assembly.

Ultimately what I want to do is open a text or Excel file, enter the job number, open my Inventor drawing, and have every Drawing # entry in every parts list magically update to the correct job number.

I've managed to use iLogic to do just that with a single .ipt/.iam file. But I have dozens upon dozens of components in the main assembly. I'd like to run some rule or hit some button or do something that will cause the Job # property to update for ALL sub-assemblies and parts, so that all my parts lists reflect the change.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Rule To Change Custom IProperty

Dec 11, 2012

I am after writing part of rule for ilogic,i need the rule to fill out a custom property with information for me. I have a part that has 2 parameters

parameter 1 = Frontplanangleparameter 2 = Endplanangle
Custom property
iProperties.Value("Custom", "DESC2") =

I need the rule to examine both parameters and if both angles = 0 then DESC2 = ""And if any parameter >0 then

iProperties.Value("Custom", "DESC2") = bevel

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic - Change Size Of Custom Content Center Part

May 10, 2013

I'm looking for a way to change the size of a custom content center part via ilogic. I found a way to replace them on this forum but this is not ideal for, because that creates a new part every time i change the size of the part.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Change Multi Value Select To Custom Value Input In Ilogic User Parameters

Aug 31, 2011

I want to change 'mutil value select" to "custom value input" in ilogic user parameters. something like this:

if condition A then

multivalue.setlist("length", 1,2,3,4,5)

(users can enter any value they want, how can i remove the list first and set it to custom value input?)

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic - Set Custom Property In Custom Content Center Part

May 16, 2013

When using Inventor with Vault, we have a problem when categorizing custom content center parts in Vault. In short, custom content center parts are incorrectly categorized as "Content Center" and automatically released - as there is no property that we can use to identify these files.

I need iLogic code to trigger when custom content center files are created/saved, wich adds the following custom iproperty "IsCustomContentCenter=True".

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Collapsible ILogic Code

Mar 16, 2012

Trying to make some of code collapsible.According to what i know this is achieved like this

"code to be colapsed here"

However it does not work, I am assuming that this is because I am running INV 2009 +ilogic.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Login To / Log Out Of Vault

Oct 14, 2013

I am looking for a way to log out of vault from within Inventor using iLogic codes.  I have created an iLogic rule that automates export an assembly drawing and all sub component drawings. In my code, I have suppressed all Inventor prompts but I do not have a way to suppress Vault prompts. I can manually log off from vault and run this rule without any problems. However, if I forget to do so, I am stuck responding to update requests from vault and check out requests constantly for each and every file. 

any iLogic code to log in and log out of vault?

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Hide ILogic Code From End Users?

Sep 18, 2013

I recently created some iLogic based components. I wonder how difficult it is to protect the iLogic code, similar as VBA code which can be password protected.

The reason being:

1. Of course, to hide & protect the creator's modeling logic;

2. To avoid the relation between parameters being messed up by the end user unintensionally.

I did have the opportunity to raise the question during the Portathon event and the answer was that the protection not directly available, though the workaround could be mixing with some Inventor API coding in .NET.

However, this might defeat one of the benefits of iLogic, simple and ease to use, gentlr learning curve, especially for users with VBA experience. .NET might not be so easy for a lot of engineers from mechanical or other disciplines.

1 Disable the "Edit" button for iLogic components, including rules, forms, etc.; 

2. Put all code that are to be protected in an external file, and then make that file unreadable (password protected, or other protection) to un-intended user, however, readable to those who have proper access privelege. 

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Compress Lines Of Code In ILogic?

Jan 9, 2014

A while back I figured out how to put a few characters before and after several lines of code in iLogic to make it compress to one line or expand to its full size inside the code editor. I belive this is a fairly common VBA command, but I can't figure out how to do it again.

Inventor 2014
HP Pavilion dv6t-6b00
Intel Core i7 2670QM
AMD Radeon HD 6490M
8gb RAM
Windows 7 64 bit
3Dconnexion SpaceExplorer

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code For Opening A Webpage

Apr 20, 2012

some code that will open my company`s webpage if the parameter is set yo <True>?

i have tried alot of that is not working:

If Visit_firenor = True Then
ThisDoc.Launch("C:Program FilesInternet Exploreriexplore","http:\")
End If

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Close IPT File?

Aug 21, 2013

Looking for the ilogic code to place in the drawing rule to close *.ipt file that was recently open.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Copy To Buffer Code

Sep 26, 2011

I`m not sure if this is possible or not.

Is there any way to write a script which copy`s a variable to the buffer? Similar to CTRL-C?

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AutoCAD Inventor :: How To Close Application (IPT And IAM) By ILogic Code

Mar 26, 2013

How to close an application (*.ipt & *.iam) by ilogic code?I tried to use...ThisDoc.Document.close (True) to close it.Indeed, it can close the application, but there is an error occurred as following:

Catastrophic failure (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8000FFFF (E_UNEXPECTED))

how to avoid this error or any other way to close (or exit) the application?

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Create A Temple For ILogic Code?

Feb 2, 2012

I am trying to use a code window plugin on my website, and would like to create a temple for iLogic code.  Is there any way to output  iLogic code in a format that would work?

I cannot modify any of the existing templates because iLogic requires information as to whether to make some text brown or blue, and it would need some form of output to do that.


The instruction page is here: [URL]

I have been manually highlighting or using images, but both have their problems. (cut & paste will lead to a pile of errors with the manual highlighting). I can create the css file, but need some form of output beyond cut & paste to work with.

If something is worked out, it will be added to the program and be available to everyone free (this is a Wordpress plugin).


Self built computer with;

Quad core processor
16 gigs ram
Raptor Raid main drives
2 x 1TB Caviar Black storage drives local
2 x 1TB Caviar Black storage drives network backup

Main Software;
Product Design Suite Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Set Parameter In Bunch Of Parts?

Jun 25, 2013

Is it possible with iLogic code to set a parameter in a bunch of parts equal to another paramter?

I want some iLogic code that will go into my pipe parts and make the PL param = D2.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic - Perform A CODE Using IProperty Information

Sep 17, 2012

I want to use Ilogic to construct a code part name.

My question is perform a code of about 12 characters. For example the parameter "Lenght" is 600mm but in the expressione result It must be "000000000600" (a string of 12 characters)

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code Doesn't Work Anymore?

Nov 19, 2013

I have a iLogic rule for saving drawings (dwg) to a pdf file in a designated folder. Everything worked well until this Monday morning. Now I get the message: Error in rule: Save2PDF, in document: 13006-027 propflens-1.dwg Value cannot be null.

Inventor 2014 sp1 | Vault basic 2014 | HP Elitebook 8670W | win7 64b | 8Gb | GMT +1

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code Giving Error When Executed

Jan 23, 2012

However, I have one iLogic routine that is giving me an error whenever I run it. Selecting continue allows it run as expected. Basically, it is to remind designers to set the material type to other than “Default”.

Here is the Materialsddd = 0' deleted parameter materialName = ThisDoc.Document.ComponentDefinition.Material.Name If materialName = "Default" Then MultiValue.List("MName") = iProperties.Materials MName = InputListBox("Select Material", MultiValue.List("MName"), Mname, Title := "Select Type", ListName := "MM List") iProperties.Material = Mname iLogicVb.UpdateWhenDone = True The Parameter MName does exist as a mulitlist parameter.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Not Displaying Parameter Code Properly

Dec 20, 2012

I was working with ilogic, Adding a new rule and all of a sudden I got an error and when I double click on a parameter to add it to the code, the format changed.

It used to look like this when I added a parameter: Parameter("vertical seperation:1", "partitionthickness") 
but now when I double click on a parameter I get this: vertical seperation.ipt.partitionthickness 

Also when I right click on a parameter and select display current state, It does the same thing, for some reason the code does not display like it used to.

I got an error when this first happened and I tried reproduce the error again but it did not appear again. This affected all my parts and even in different projects.

I re installed inventor because I thought there might be a file link broken but it did not fix it.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Embed Externally Ran Rule To Ipt

Jan 12, 2013

I have put together some ilogic code which is embedded within a part template, this auto populates the iproperties with the profiles length,width and thickness, and also automatically updates when any changes are made to the said profile When I hit save.

This works a treat when creating new parts, the problem arises when re-using old parts from previous jobs (Which is a regular occurrence),prior to when the code was created.

So I have to run the code as an external rule, but this has caught me,and a few other people out, as we have forgotten to run the rule after making a change to the part so the iproperties aren't automatically updated.

 My question is, is there a snippet of code that I could add to my code, which embeds the the externally ran rule to the Ipt? 

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Add A Stop Or Cancel Button Onto Ilogic Code

Jul 2, 2012

Is it possible to add a stop or cancel button onto ilogic code?

I have code that looks into all .ipts with a certain material type,that works great but if we run by accident there is no way of stopping code until it finishes .

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AutoCAD Inventor :: Creating ILogic Code That Uses IParts / IAssemblies

Mar 21, 2012

I am venturing into a new area with my iLogic coding. Looking for some good examples or How-To of how to use iLogic with iParts and iAssemblies.

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Create User Parameter?

Jul 29, 2011

I want to use iLogic to create User Parameters with Multi-Value lists filled with info from an excel spreadsheet. What is the code to create a new User Parameter?

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Autodesk Product Design Suite Ultimate 2013
Autodesk Vault Professional 2013

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AutoCAD Inventor :: ILogic Code To Turn Sketch Block Visibility On And Off

Jul 28, 2013

I've managed to cobble this code together to turn some sketch visibilities on and off. However, what I'd really like to do is have a single sketch containing some blocks, and turn the visibility of the blocks on and off... How to call the blocks -

'Iterate through the sketches collection'Turn the edging indicators On And Off
For Each oSketch In oDoc.ComponentDefinition.Sketches Select Case
oSketch.NameCase "Front Edged"If E01 = True Then
oSketch.Visible = TrueElse oSketch.Visible = FalseEnd IfCase "Top Edged"If E02 = True Then
oSketch.Visible = TrueElse oSketch.Visible = FalseEnd IfCase "Back Edged"If E03 = True Then
oSketch.Visible = TrueElse oSketch.Visible = FalseEnd IfCase "Base Edged"If E04 = True Then
oSketch.Visible = TrueElse oSketch.Visible = FalseEnd IfEnd SelectNext

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