Can you help South Africa?

I’ve been watching the recent events in South Africa unfold over social media, in a state of shock and disbelief. A mother throws her baby from a burning building in Durban (credit BBC) The country has been gripped by riots, looting and co-ordinated arson attacks on businesses. Please read on, I know it’s easy to... Continue Reading →

Switching Title Blocks

In the drawings environment it is possible to import a title block from another template file (note I said template, not drawing). So you're looking to update your title block, or to swap your title block for a newer one, the good news is that there is a really simple way to do this. You... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 Calibrating 1:1 Prints

The print dialogue in Fusion is relatively simple, you hit print, it sends your drawing to the printer, magic! What may not be obvious, is what happens behind the scenes, and how the drawing is scaled. Here’s how printing from Fusion 360 desktop client works. Fusion 360 prints 1:1 when the paper size of the... Continue Reading →

Smart Template – “All Level” Drawings

With the April 2021 release of Fusion 360, the drawings team have introduced support for the creation of "All Level" drawings using smart templates. If you already have smart templates set up, you can use them as before, and benefit from the new functionality. When creating a new drawing (using a smart template), you can... Continue Reading →

Quick Tip – Smart Templates

Drawing automation in Fusion 360 is really easy, thanks to "Smart Templates". "Smart Templates" are essentially drawing templates with placholders for drawing views and tables. The good news, is that you can use your existing drawing templates and add in placeholders as needed. "Smart Templates" are extremely simple to set up and use. I've created... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 – Marching on!

The March update to Fusion 360 is something not to be missed. This update is HUGE! So what's the big deal? Well, for starters the team has included a bunch of productivity updates as well as introducing brand new Assembly Concurrency workflows, and a new Nesting & Fabrication Extension. For more details including workflow videos,... Continue Reading →

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