Error: Failed to connect to Inventor

Solution Number: 1167
Title: Error: Failed to connect to Inventor
Platform:
Applies to: LiveLink™ for Inventor®
Versions: All versions
Categories: Installation, Import, Geometry, Geometry
Keywords: Inventor LT, Inventor Light

Problem Description

When I try to synchronize the geometry between COMSOL and Inventor LT, the error message

Failed to connect to Inventor.  Please make sure Inventor is running.

is displayed.

Solution

Inventor LT does not support third party add-ins. To use the LiveLink for Inventor interface you need the Inventor or Inventor Professional software.


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