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Quite an elaborate error message! So, I deleted the PlugInFolder under MyName\AppData\Roaming\cura\3.2\plugins and installed your Plugin again. No import - file not found. Same error.  

Hello,   the plugin is working now, i can import *.ipt-files directly. Yippie!   Cheers dxp

@thopiekar, Seems to be working again with Cura 3.3.1 and plugin 0.15. Using Inventor 2017 R4.3

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I really liked this plugin for the early versions of Cura! When I needed to make changes to a model, I could change the .ipt file, and just import that same file into cura. Instead, with Cura 4.4, I now need to make changes, export an STL file, and then import that file into Cura. It's an extra step, and it requires that I remember whether the STL files are up to the same revision as the Inventor part files, which isn't always the case.

 

Is there a plan to update this plugin to work with Cura 4.4? 

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    Posted · Inventor Plugin (official thread)

    Hey! The plugin has been updated for Cura 4.4+ and a bug has been fixed.

    If the document (part, assembly or drawing) is already opened in Inventor, the document won't be closed anymore.

    There was already a check for it before, which was (it seems) not fully tested by me. Therefore, the check gave wrong info and leaded to this issue.

     

    Enjoy!

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    Posted · Inventor Plugin (official thread)
    On 8/21/2020 at 10:29 AM, mtg01 said:

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    The plugin does not work for me for .ipt files created with Inventor 2020. My version of Cura is 4.6. The error message is "invalid file".

     

    Yeah I think is better just to forget the plugin. Save as STL and in the "file / open" in Cura the latest STL saved in inventor is on the combobox list (so you can streamline the import step)

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