Autodesk Inventor What’s New 2022: Dark Theme

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Autodesk Inventor what's new 2022: Dark Theme

A quiet addition to Autodesk Inventor 2022 has swathes of Inventor customers jumping for joy. The reason? Dark theme!

Dark theme in Autodesk Inventor 2022

Dim the lights and relax your eyes – Inventor Dark theme* has graduated from pre-release and is now officially available across the Inventor user interface.

Click here to find out what else is new in Autodesk Inventor 2022.

Inventor’s Dark theme features a dark blue user interface with a complementary Color Scheme, aimed at customers who prefer to work in a low-light environment.

Dark theme in Autodesk Inventor 2022

The intention of the dark theme is to reduce the light emitted by your PC screens while maintaining the colour contrast ratios required for visibility – and, it just looks soooo cool!

Dark theme previewed in Inventor 2021, and not all UI elements had a dark mode alternative. If you are a fan of dark mode, you’ll be pleased to hear that dark mode is now fully implemented across the Inventor UI

Here’s an image of the iLogic User Interface – so awesome!

Dark theme for the iLogic editor in Autodesk Inventor 2022

Try dark Inventor dark theme out by going to:

Tools (Tab) > Options (Panel) > Application Options (Button) – Application options (dialog) > Colors tab > UI Theme (Section) > Light/Dark (Drop Down).

Have you tried out the new dark mode in Autodesk Inventor 2022? Let us know what you think?

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* ‘Dark Theme’ – also known as: Dark Mode, black mode, black theme, night mode, high contrast mode or high contrast theme.


Paul Munford

Paul Munford is a laugher, dreamer, raconteur, CAD geek and Technical Marketing Manager for Autodesk in the UK. Paul 's background in manufacturing items for the construction industry gives him a foot in digital prototyping and a foot in Building Information Modeling (BIM). Paul was a speaker at Autodesk University for the first time in 2012, and he says it's the most fun anyone can have with 250 other people in the room.

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