The Task Scheduler thing

Our projects in Inventor usually generate lots of final drawings that have to be printed and handed over to the customer. In an ideal situation we would hand over only a couple of DWF files. But we are not living in a perfect world, most customers still need paper drawings, with stamps and signatures.

In AutoCAD, I have solved this with the Batch print utility and plotted all the DWG files at once. Inventor has no such batch print utility. But there is an underestimated Inventor tool – the Task Scheduler. You can use it also to print a batch of Inventor files. Just select which files to print or plot, select the printer and let it run. It will open the selected files one by one and print them to the selected device.

Really a timesaver at the end of the project.

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