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Autodesk Inventor Tips & Tricks

Custom Autodesk Inventor 2013 Material Library

Autodesk Inventor 2017 - 2018
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By David Melvin, PE, TEDCF Publishing

One of the most notable changes to Inventor this year is Material and Color styles have been replaced with Material and Appearance Libraries.  This allows other applications like Revit to use the same library, resulting in more consistency across the board.  Materials not only look the same in different applications, physical properties are identical because they are defined in a single library file.

While the libraries shipped with Inventor are extensive, creating a custom library gives you even more control over how materials look as well as their properties.  This short article will show you how to create a custom Material Library.  You'll also learn how to add materials to the library, how to modify them, and how to save your modifications.

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