Inventor Print Manager

$99.99

Print Manager is a standalone application to print Autodesk® Inventor® drawings. It also has Inventor addin which enables the Print Manager launching from Inventor UI.

Print Manager automates the process of printing multiple Inventor drawing files.

Once configured for printers and paper sizes, it needs few steps to print large set of different drawings.

It can be configured to map sheet sizes to various print paper sizes on difference printers.

Additional information

Current Version

3.1.0

Operating System

Windows 32 & 64

Last Updated

08 Feb 2017

Release Date

14 Sept 2013

Language

English

Download Size

14.3 MB

Compatible With

Autodesk Inventor (Version: 2018, 2017, 2016 , 2015 , 2014 , 2013)
Autodesk Inventor Professional (Version: 2018, 2017, 2016 , 2015 , 2014 , 2013)

Customer Support

info@monovative.com

Help

QUICK HELP

Background

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Select project to print

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Select the mode

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Select the way you want to add drawings

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Select drawings to print

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Stage to print

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Set Configuration to select page sizes and printers

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Execute Print Command

DETAILED HELP

“Print manager” is a standalone application to print inventor drawings. It also has inventor addin which enables the Print Manager launching from Inventor UI. The application automates the process of printing multiple inventor drawing files.

Once configured for printers and paper sizes, it needs few steps to print large set of different drawings. It can be configured to map sheet sizes to various print paper sizes on difference printers.

The Print Manager can be Launched from the inventor UI. Print Manager can also be launched from the desktop shortcut and programs menu.

Open an Assembly/Part/Drawing file

Go to Add-Ins > Print Manager > Print

Currently open document in the Inventor application will be populated and selected in the Print Manager. The current active project will be used to search referenced documents. By default the Print Manager will open in “Project mode”. If the current document is not part of active project, it will open “File system mode”.

User can configure the application using “Configure” button on main window.222

In configuration window, user can map the drawing sheet size with the printer size and printer. The selected sheet will print to the specified printer in specified paper.
The list “Printer Supported sizes” is for reference purpose. It lists all the supported paper sizes for selected printer. User can refer to this list before selecting the printer paper size. In case of invalid paper size selection, the printer will give the error
“Printer Preferences” button will launch configuration dialog of the printer. It can be used to change to edit the global settings of the printer
User can also configure the default location to save the print report.

User can also specify the option whether they want to save the last print documents. If it is selected, the print area will be populated on next launch of the application

User can manage the license from the “License” button

User can also select an option “Skip” in the list of printer paper size. This sheet size will not be printed.

In case user does not configure the sheet size, and goes ahead with print, the application will display the dialog for sheet size. User can configure the size in the dialog as displayed in following figure.

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Checking the tree node checkbox will populate the reference drawings table. If folder is selected, all its children will be populated in table. On selection of single idw file, the file will be added in table. In case of part file selection, corresponding drawing will be added to table. In case of assembly selection, all the referenced documents of assembly will be fetched. And the corresponding drawing files of these referenced documents will be added to the table.

Once selection is done, user can check or uncheck the files in table. Then the files can be staged to Print area. This can be done by context menu also. Only files in print area will be printed.

Selecting any file in any table or tree, will display the thumbnail of the file.

Double click on any file will open the file in inventor.

User can click “Print” button to start printing. Printing progress can be tracked in status bar

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User can also export/import the report for documents listed in print area. The exported print report will contain all the details of printed documents. It will also include all the sheets of document and its size and printer. Report also contains hyperlink of the file path, clicking on which will open the document in inventor. If user wants similar files to print next time, they need not select them again. User can import the saved report and print it again.

Version History

3.1.008-Feb-18– Add feature of browse project dialogue Like inventor.
3.0.005-Feb-18– Fix issue of tool was crash while select any part file from tree collection.
2.9.007-July-17– Update column number in template.
2.8.016-Feb-17– Added support for Inventor 2017.
2.2.023-Nov-15– Added support to print in “Best Fit”, “Model 1:1” and “Model 1:1 with Tiling” scales

– Added search in whole workspace/Workgroup for the drawing of Part/Assembly

1.7.09-Apr-15– Generate all report without Excel
1.6.03-Jan-14– Record of missing references and missing idw.
1.5.025-Oct-13– Keep record of assemblies without drawing
1.4.014-Sep-13– Generate . PDF for  all drawing file.

License

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Application Name  has 7 days trial license. For complete license user needs to get license key

On the first launch of Application Name, The license window will pop up. On main screen user can select appropriate options as shown in following figure.

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User has to fill all the details and send to “info@monovative.com”. User can also click “Send Mail” to request for the license.
Once request is made and license key is received, user can select “Activate license with license key” and go to next panel.
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In this panel user has to enter the received license key and press “Activate” button. This will activate the complete license.

NOTE: The installation of the product requires the administrator privileges. Same privileges are necessary for managing the license.

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