How to use an axis for reference? AutoDesk Inventor Video Tutorials: Your Q&A

Question: In Autodesk Inventor can you please tell me how I can move faces by rotating them about an axis and/or a specific point? Every other sold modeling software I have used this is easy to do. I can’t figure this out, nor can I find any instructions for it. I would really appreciate it if you could put me in the know.


In the modeling use the Move Face tool (Modify Panel); you select the face, and the triad appears. You can adjust/rotate using the various triad axes, or use the additional control options in the Move dialog window (Direction & Distance, Points & Plane). For the assembly environment, use the various tools on the Position tab to rotate parts about an axis, point etc.


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