AutoDRAW

AutoDRAW

Win64, English

Micrographics
Automatically create detail drawing(s) for Autodesk® Inventor® parts and assemblies.

General Usage Instructions

Install, run program from the Icon on your Windows Desktop. Let AutoDRAW detect which parts and assemblies still needs drawings and let it create them for you.

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Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

Download and install. Icon will be created on your desktop. To uninstall use Add Remove programs > Control Panel tool.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Not compatible with Windows XP. Please email us to request an older version which is compatible.

Contact

Company Name: Micrographics
Support Contact: ivtools@mgfx.co.za

Author/Company Information

Micrographics

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

7.0.0

<7.0.0> *** Activation Is Required - Please email us on ivtools@mgfx.co.za to check if your subscription is active*** - Inventor 2021 Compatibility <6.0.13> - Fixed an issue with the "Load as List" option. - Fixed an issue where AutoDRAW would not work with Inventor 2017 and below. <6.0.12> - Fixed a bug where the drawing creation would fail when creating a Projected view of a Projected view. <6.0.11> - Added a Revision column to the main grid window. - View Styles for Projected Isometric views are not locked anymore. - Aligned Projected views' Style is now linked to the Base View's Style. - Tangent lines can now be controlled On\Off - Surface bodies can now be controlled On\Off - Progress bar is working again when creating drawings. - Drawings can be saved using Part Number as the filename. <6.0.10> - Bug fixes <6.0.9> - Fixed an issue where the GA-QTY properties did not update correctly. <6.0.8> - Added an additional placement option for Parts Lists (Bottom-Right) - Can now also define the Parts List direction of items (Upward or Downward) - The Heading placement can now be defined (Top, Bottom, No Heading) - The Parts List Title can be hidden - Bug fixes <6.0.7> - Can control the Drawing Sheet size and Orientation for Parts and Assemblies - Ability to position the Bounding Box text by specifying an X, Y coordinate - You can now specify the Parts List style for Part and Assembly drawings - Added option to specify the position of Parts List <6.0.6> - Added the ability to create a single drawing with many sheets -- Enabled the Insert QR Code option under Application Options for when in "Single-Drawing" mode -- Enabled Add/Update QR Codes button on ribbon bar for when in "Single-Drawing" mode -- After a "Single-Drawing" has been created, Sheet 1 will be activated before save. -- More sheets can be added to a "Single-Drawing" file at a later stage if the file already exists -- Sheets can be deleted from a "Single-Drawing" by using the grid right click context menu. -- The "Drawing Exists" checker will now check inside the Single Drawing for a drawing sheets if part drawing exists - Fixed a drawing view scaling bug - Added a check which stops you from deleting a drawing which is still open inside Inventor - A single view drawing of type "Sheet Metal Flat Pattern" can now be created. - Added and option to use the Back View orientation for when creating a Sheet Metal flat pattern view - Added option to rotate Base and Sheet Metal views so that the long-side is horizontal - View Layout check has been introduced to ensure that View Layouts containing Sheet Metal views are not used for Non-Sheet Metal models. - Multiple Drawings / Sheets can now be deleted in one go. The selected item or all checked items will be deleted - Added a "Single-Drawing" update mechanism - Bug fix: Bend notes were not created for a sheet metal back drawing view - Added another View Layout assignment option - Other bug fixes <6.0.5> - Added a new video “Understanding View Layouts” - Added text size setting for Sheet Metal CNC Drawing - Hole notes can now be added automatically during drawing creation - The last edited view layout will be active when Layout Editor window loads - View Scale setting is now controlled by the View Layout file (Please update your view layouts) - Bug fixes (View Layout Designer) <6.0.4> - Better Linked View checking to detect View circular referencing - Fixed issue where AutoDRAW would try and create a drawing for each model if referenced more than once on the grid. Now, a check is done and if model was already actioned once, the other nodes will be marked as done - Added a QR Code Batch insert/update function - Setting for Log Window to only pop up on error <6.0.3> - Bug fixes (View Layout Designer) <6.0.2> - Bug fixes (View Layout Designer) <6.0.1> - Bug fixes (Scale List Issues) <6.0.0> - Inventor 2020 Compatibility - Better performance when loading the a

6.0.13

<6.0.13> *** No Activation required when upgrading from version 6.x *** - Fixed an issue with the "Load as List" option. - Fixed an issue where AutoDRAW would not work with Autodesk® Inventor® 2017 and below. <6.0.12> - Fixed a bug where the drawing creation would fail when creating a Projected view of a Projected view. <6.0.11> - Added a Revision column to the main grid window. - View Styles for Projected Isometric views are not locked anymore. - Aligned Projected views' Style is now linked to the Base View's Style. - Tangent lines can now be controlled On\Off - Surface bodies can now be controlled On\Off - Progress bar is working again when creating drawings. - Drawings can be saved using Part Number as the filename. <6.0.10> - Bug fixes <6.0.9> - Fixed an issue where the GA-QTY properties did not update correctly. <6.0.8> - Added an additional placement option for Parts Lists (Bottom-Right) - Can now also define the Parts List direction of items (Upward or Downward) - The Heading placement can now be defined (Top, Bottom, No Heading) - The Parts List Title can be hidden - Bug fixes <6.0.7> - Can control the Drawing Sheet size and Orientation for Parts and Assemblies - Ability to position the Bounding Box text by specifying an X, Y coordinate - You can now specify the Parts List style for Part and Assembly drawings - Added option to specify the position of Parts List <6.0.6> - Added the ability to create a single drawing with many sheets -- Enabled the Insert QR Code option under Application Options for when in "Single-Drawing" mode -- Enabled Add/Update QR Codes button on ribbon bar for when in "Single-Drawing" mode -- After a "Single-Drawing" has been created, Sheet 1 will be activated before save. -- More sheets can be added to a "Single-Drawing" file at a later stage if the file already exists -- Sheets can be deleted from a "Single-Drawing" by using the grid right click context menu. -- The "Drawing Exists" checker will now check inside the Single Drawing for a drawing sheets if part drawing exists - Fixed a drawing view scaling bug - Added a check which stops you from deleting a drawing which is still open inside Inventor - A single view drawing of type "Sheet Metal Flat Pattern" can now be created. - Added and option to use the Back View orientation for when creating a Sheet Metal flat pattern view - Added option to rotate Base and Sheet Metal views so that the long-side is horizontal - View Layout check has been introduced to ensure that View Layouts containing Sheet Metal views are not used for Non-Sheet Metal models. - Multiple Drawings / Sheets can now be deleted in one go. The selected item or all checked items will be deleted - Added a "Single-Drawing" update mechanism - Bug fix: Bend notes were not created for a sheet metal back drawing view - Added another View Layout assignment option - Other bug fixes <6.0.5> - Added a new video “Understanding View Layouts” - Added text size setting for Sheet Metal CNC Drawing - Hole notes can now be added automatically during drawing creation - The last edited view layout will be active when Layout Editor window loads - View Scale setting is now controlled by the View Layout file (Please update your view layouts) - Bug fixes (View Layout Designer) <6.0.4> - Better Linked View checking to detect View circular referencing - Fixed issue where AutoDRAW would try and create a drawing for each model if referenced more than once on the grid. Now, a check is done and if model was already actioned once, the other nodes will be marked as done - Added a QR Code Batch insert/update function - Setting for Log Window to only pop up on error

6.0.3

Inventor 2020 Compatibility.

5.1.1

Bug fixes

5.1

Inventor 2019 Compatibility

4.0.1

Bug fixes

4.0.0

Autodesk Inventor 2018 compatible.

3.4.3

Autodesk Inventor 2017 compatible. Bugs and trial lic implementation

3.3.0

Added the ability to include the part bounding box dimensions on the drawings

Bug Fix: Crash when empty part or assy was detected.

3.2.0

Added new Free mode function

3.1.3

Fixed a crash when a drawing template with no title block was used with AutoDRAW

3.1.2

Fixed a small bug where the assembly file was not picked up to be inside the project Workspace.

3.1.1

Added Digital Signiture to the files

3.1.0

Added function to enerate a single sheet metal flat pattern drawing

Log file implementation

Can now skip detection of reference files

3.0.3

Bug fixed to handle title block insert issue on multi-sheet drawing if the title block has prompted entries

3.0.2

Fixed a scale bug

Sheet Metal part views are now created with same scale as base view

3.0.1

Inventor 2016 compatibilty

View Style can now be set & customised

View positions can be set & customised

Option to create multiple sheets per drawing

Many more improvements

2.5.5

Added detection of Default Inventor project which was causing a crash on startup.

2.5.4

Fixed an issue with duplicate bend notes being inserted

2.5.3

Fixed a small manual scaling issue

2.5.1

Change inside installer to cater for upgrades from previous versions

2.5.0

Added Inventor 2015 compatibilty

2.0.1

It now supports Autodesk® Inventor®r DWG format (Templates and output)

Changes you make to settings are saved and persistent

Ability to specify a drawing export folder

Manual drawing/view scale option

Can specify different drawing templates for part files and assembly files

Now skips library, phantom and reference parts during drawing detection

Better centre mark settings

Other minor fixes

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