How to Configure Default Templates and Mini-Toolbars OFF by Default |AUTODESK Inventor Tips

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120 Autodesk Inventor Tips –

#13 Configure Default Templates

Configure Default Templates
Step 1

You can configure the default templates in AUTODESK Inventor 2023 & Previous Releases

Go to Tools > Options > Application Options.

Step 2

In Application Options go to

Application Options dialog > Default templates > Configure Default Template…

Step 3

Set the Measurement Units and Drawing Standards for the default templates

Note: This only affects the Default Templates. It does not affect other predefined templates

Note :This is for Previous Releases of Autodesk Inventor only (Option not available in 2023)

Go to Inventor Home screen > New > Advanced > Configure Default Templates (gear icon)

#14 Mini-Toolbars OFF by Default

Mini- Toolbars OFF by Default

In previous versions of Autodesk Inventor many of the commands had Mini-Toolbars that would display in the graphics window.

Many still have these Mini-Toolbars, but visibility is Off by default.

To turn the Mini-Tool bars back on go to:
View > Windows > Mini-Toolbar

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