September Drawing Enhancements

I recently wrote a blog post for the official Fusion 360 blog, outlining some of the latest features that we added to the last release of Fusion 360. I thought I'd share a video of the new tools in this blog post. The main features that we added in the September release were: Arrange Dimensions... 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 →

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 →

Placing Dimensions: iLogic 2021

Using "Capture Current State" to Automate Dimensions with iLogic. iLogic in 2021 introduces the ability to add dimensions to drawings and to capture the state of selected geometry on a drawing view. In this example I'm going to show you how to create a linear dimension. In the image below I have named some faces... Continue Reading →

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