Numberpile for the Win!

Ever wanted to place a balloon without a leader onto a drawing in Fusion 360? I've recently shared a workaround, and thought I should document it. The trick is to download and install the Numberpile font. It comes in 2 variants, Numberpile & Numberpile Reversed. The "Reversed" version is more traditional (see bubbles 1 &... Continue Reading →

Hole Charts from STEP Files

I was asked how to get hole information from a STEP file into a Hole Chart in Fusion 360. As you know, STEP files are a neutral file format that do not contain any features. Fusion 360 has a really neat tool called “Find Features”, which allows you to recognise the features in an imported... Continue Reading →

Hole Charts in Fusion 360 Drawings

In the last update to Fusion, we added hole charts, they're pretty awesome. For all the details, and a handy video, check out the blog post I wrote for the official Fusion 360 blog by clicking on the image below. Click me for more details and a video

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 →

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