Notice to Autodesk Inventor Customers: Update 3 for Inventor 2014 SP1 Released

March 11, 2014

In our continuing efforts to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released Update 3 for Inventor 2014 Service Pack 1 which addresses multiple issues (see Description below).

This document contains the latest information regarding the installation and use of this update. It is strongly recommended that you read this entire document before you apply the update to your product. For reference, you should save this document to your hard drive or print a copy.


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  • Graphic Issue with Display True line weight

  • The edges will disappear when zooming the model with section view under shaded with edges visual style

  • Abnormal triangles appear occasionally for some large assemblies and drawings

  • Some portion of the assembly disappear during zoom

  • Shading in drawing view disappears when zooming

  • Graphics not rendering correctly, leaving ghosted and/or missing parts in assemblies

  • Poor decal quality in Performance Mode

  • Unexpected exit with error message "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered"

  • Unexpected exit when opening IDW

  • IDW Property text is moved when saved as AutoCAD DWG

  • Unable to offset in 2d sketch

  • Unexpected exit during move item with Tube&Pipe items attached due to Bolted Connection

  • Unexpected exit due to WPF application rendering in Hardware Acceleration mode

  • Transparent components disappear from graphic when zoom in/out after create or delete constrains

  • Unexpected exit when zoom in or rotate the freeform body

  • Editing iPart table via Excel 2013 will not save if another Excel documents open

  • Inventor locks up or unexpectedly exits when view degrees of freedom of an assembly that has patterned components

  • Color assignments lost when saving as STEP AP214

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    For application of this update, your system must have Inventor from one of the following products installed:

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    This update is available in 32bit and 64bit versions (downloaded together as one bundle) and is only applicable to Autodesk Inventor 2014 Service pack 1. If you do not have Service pack 1 please download and install prior to installing this Update. For installation on Windows 8.1 OS please read Technical Solution TS22238097. Once installed, it will appear as an update under Add/Remove Programs and can be uninstalled from there.

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    We thank all our customers who identified these issues and reported them to us. These reports give us the opportunity to improve the product and provide you with the best solution in mechanical design. We also thank you for your continued business and for feedback regarding the content of this update release.

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