iPart - standard vs custom

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A standard iPart has parameter values which must be selected from a predefined list. e.g. part code corresponds to a record in a table. The record contains the parameters like angle and length to specify the iPart for that code.


A custom iPart allows you to write whatever values you want, not just selecting one of several fixed values from a list.


In the SDK there are two examples of iParts, one custom one standard, in this directory...


C:\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor 2013\SDK\DeveloperTools\Samples\Data_Files


...you should find CustomFactory.ipt and StandardFactory.ipt.






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