Inspection Geni FAQ

About Inspection Geni

On what operation system can I run Inspection Geni?

Inspection Geni can run on 32 or 64 bit versions of Windows.

What version of SolidWorks supports Inspection Geni?

Inspection Geni supports SolidWorks 2008 - 2011.

What languages are supported by Inspection Geni?

Inspection Geni supports English and Hebrew Turkish. We also provide you a translation file that will allow you to send us a translation in a language of your preference so that we can implement it in the next version of Inspection Geni.

What functionality is provided with the free version of Inspection Geni?

We developed Inspection Geni Balloon-IT freeware as a contribution to the SolidWorks Community. This tool will help you to automatically load a drawing and generate the Dimensional ID balloons. Inspection Geni will balloon all dimensions of a given drawing with a single click.

How can we upgrade to the Office version?

In the system you have links to download-It or to Buy-It . You can get the office or the premium version, or you can visit Inspection Geni or Albitech website for more information.

What additional benefits do I get from the Office version?

  • The ability to generate the inspection sheets in different formats.
  • You can split complex dimensions like “Holecallout” and “Chamfers” into inspection dimensions.
  • Fast control over global tolerances.
  • Revision control that will illustrate the changes between previous and the current versions.
  • Inspection Geni gives you the power to select only the inspection dimension.
  • The ability to store all measured dimensions in a database.
  • The ability to access your drawings in a comprehensive database and do away with your dusty paper storage.
  • Inspection Geni Office version improves interdepartmental communication and reduces errors.

Does Inspection Geni support floating license?

This support will be available soon.

How long it takes to learn the Office version?

The learning curve is also very short - 2-3 hours using the online help and examples!

About Balloon-IT

When I use Balloon-IT why does the Holecallout get only one ID number?

The analyzing of the Holecallout depends on text analyzing and user formats. The analyzing mechanism needs Interface and user involvement to help to Inspection Geni to split the text to the Inspection dimension. The free version is a complete automatic tool that runs with a one click of a button. This functionality will be provide in the office version.

How we can start the Balloon-IT process?

1. Load the drawing you want to create Dimensional ID balloons in SolidWorks.

2. In the Inspection Geni main menu select New and the automatic process will do the job for you.

How long does it take to learn the Balloon-IT version?

The learning curve is very short,you can be up-and-running in 10 minutes!

Installation

What do we need to know to install Balloon-IT?

1. You need Administrator Rights on your computer.

2. You Need Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 installed on your machine. Make sure to install the version that will work with your operating system bit level (32 or 64 bit).
If you do not know if the correct version is installed you can install it again!

3. Close SolidWorks before you run the install file.

4. Run the MSI file you downloaded and follow the instruction in the MSI Interface.

What do we need to know for the installation of Inspection Geni Office version?

1. You need administrator rights on your computer.

2. You Need Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 on your machine. Make sure to install the version that will work with your operating system bit level (32 or 64 bit).

3. For the Office and Premium versions you need to install Java . Take care to install the version that will work with your operating system bit level (32 or 64 bit).

4. Close SolidWorks before running the install.

5. Run the MSI file you downloaded and follow the instruction in the MSI Interface.

How to solve the problem of denied writing on drive c: in Windows 7?

If you get the message "Access Denied" during the installation process it means your User Security Level is high and you do not have Admin Rights to install new software on your machine. Please follow these steps to eliminate this problem.

  • Enter the Control Panel

  • Select View, Small Icons

 

  • Select User Accounts

  • Pick "Change User Account Control settings"

  • Move the slider to the bottom position. You can move it back after installation

  • You can move it back after installation
  • At this point we recommend you restart your machine

Installation of Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5?

Installing Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 for your operating system (32 or 64 bit).

Inspection Geni is written in C# and need Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 to run the system and the installation. If you need to install it please follow the next steps:

Click to download .Net

If you are not connected to the Internet please ask your system administrator to help you with this installation.

Installation of Java Runtime

Installing Java Runtime for your operating system (32 or 64 bit)

Some applications of Inspection Geni need Java Runtime to operate. If you need to install it please follow these steps:

Click to download Java run time.

Or you can download directly 32 bit Java from Albitech.

Or you can download directly 64 bit Java from Albitech.

If you are not connected to the Internet please ask your system administrator to help you with this installation.

No more dusty archives!

Ballooned of sub dimensions