Frame Fast - for Frame Generator

Frame Fast - for Frame Generator

Win64, English

Create frames with unique filenames quickly using frame generator.

General Usage Instructions

1. Using the Settings Button 

a.  Set the location of your Assembly template file. (.iam) This only needs doing for the first time after installation, unless you have different assembly templates.

b.  Set the location of your Part template file.(.ipt) This only needs doing for the first time after installation, unless you have different part templates.

c.   Set what your first revision letter/number will be. This fills in the revision number of iproperty for the Assembly.


2. Using the New Frame Button.

a.  Assembly file is created and asks you to save the file and location.

b.  Input the name of your new frame in the dialog box. (This fills in the Description of iproperty of the new frame assembly)

c.  Draw your frame sketch in the now open control part sketch part.

d.  Finish the sketch and return to assembly.

e.  Insert your desired frame members.

f.  Create new frame dialog box appears with frame and skeleton names automatically renamed.

g.  Frame member naming dialog box appears. Filenames and display names are automatically changed to the assembly number and frame reference number.

h. - Control sketch is changed to phantom and the description iproperty filled in with "Frame control Sketch"


All done - super fast and with unique filenames.



The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the app/plug-in.

You can unload the plugin without uninstalling it by unchecking the "Loaded/Unloaded" check box associated with the plugin in the Inventor Add-In Manager.

You may have to restart Inventor to completely unload the application.

To remove the plugin completely, Right Mouse Button click and uninstall the application using the Autodesk App Manager tool, located on the Ribbons Tools tab > Options Panel.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button.

OR, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

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