Unicode Reference for Extra Symbols

You may need to include additional symbols on your drawings in Fusion 360. The good news, is that we support Unicode symbols. If you're looking to add a symbol like the "Unequally disposed profile" Ⓤ, or a symbol that is not part of the standard Fusion palette, the tables below have got you covered. Simply... Continue Reading →

Edit Balloon Sizes & Text Heights

In the August update to Fusion 360 we added control over Text Height Groups. This enhancement give users control over the text based annotations on drawings, including Balloons! The default setting for Text Height Groups is "Medium", changing this to "Small", or "Large" with scale all text elements down or up proportionally. Dimension arrows, text... Continue Reading →

Fusion 360 August Drawing Updates

In the Fusion 360 August 2021 updates, we added several enhancements. Text Height Group - control balloon sizes, text sizes etc.Line Weights Group - more control over line weights, (with custom options)Grips overhaul - we removed redundant grips and aligned grips with the sketch environment Check out the video showing an overview of the new... 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 →

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