How do I get G&M Code Using Inventor HSM?

Question:

How do I get G&M code from Inventor HSM to make my actual part on the milling machine?

Answer:

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It’s really gotten very easy to do with HSM. Follow the directions below, and you should be all set!  Be sure to download the PLTW tool library, and watch video 0 at the link below so that when you verify it in CNCmotion, it will work. This link shows you how to install the post and tool store, and provides a link below Video 0 to download the toolstore and post for the Intellitek machines: HERE
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  Step 1   Click on the Post Process tool in the toolbar as shown above.
Step 2 Choose the type of machine you have. In this case I am using an Intellitek mill.
Step 3 Chose where you want it to save the NC file.
Step 4 Click on the Post button at the bottom. Your code will then open in a code editor, and be saved in the folder where you told it to be. You should now be able to open it in CNCmotion and simulate it or run the code on the machine of your choice!
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HOW DO I USE HSM, THE CAM TAB IN AUTODESK INVENTOR?

Question:
How do I use HSM, the CAM tab in Autodesk Inventor?
  Solution:  
Do we have some tutorials for you! Jim and I put this together, as Jim has been playing with it for some time now, and we feel comfortable enough to put out some videos. Please keep in mind that these videos are only one way to get HSM to do what you want. If you come up with a better way, please let us know!  
 
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0 HSM: Setup: Toolstore & Post Processor 1 HSM: Facing Operation
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2 HSM: Roughing a Pocket 3 HSM: Roughing Multiple Pockets
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4 HSM: Island Roughing 5 HSM: Contours
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6 HSM: Multiple Contours  7 HSM: Slotting Operations
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8. HSM: Hole Operations 9. Slotting and Contours (Engraving)
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10. HSM: Fixing Origin & Rest Roughing 11. HSM: Simple Surfaces
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12. HSM: Complex Surface & Using Boundaries
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