Autodesk Inventor 2012 ease-of-use enhancements include:
- Inventor Fusion - Use simple-to-learn tools to explore new shapes, forms, and modify anything in the 3D CAD model from virtually any source.
- Marking menu - Reduce mouse travel and streamline model creation by keeping access to the most common modeling commands and options at your cursor.
- Upgraded direct manipulation - Get more control over geometry creation without sacrificing productivity
- Improved design feature creation - Get improved design speed and improved control over shape characteristics, including G2 patch, G2 variable radius fillet, boss, and ribs.