Instructions01

Changing text in pencil01 ipt file.

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Open Inventor, click on OPEN and select the file you want to alter (pencil01.ipt)

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When the model loads it will be in this orientation.

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To make it easier to work with, change the orientation to FRONT by clicking on the cube in the top right corner.

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Click on any part of the model and a small popup will appear. Click on EDIT SKETCH.

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When you move your pointer over the text, it will become highlighted. Double-click on the text to open the text editor.

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When the text editor opens, make sure you highlight the text in the editor by double-clicking on it or by clicking and dragging your cursor from right to left.

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Type in the new name and when done, click on OK.

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To reposition the new text, click and hold and move it to suit.

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When done, click on FINISH SKETCH in the upper righthand corner.

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Select FILE, EXPORT, CAD FORMAT from the drop-down menu.

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Give your file a name and from the SAVE AS TYPE menu select STL FILES (*.stl) at the bottom. Click SAVE and your STL file will be ready for printing. Save the working drawing if you wish, such as paul.ipt.

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