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 →

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 →

iLogic View Chopper

I was looking through the Inventor API samples and I came across some code for applying "Break Views" in the Inventor drawing environment. The API sample works quite well, so I thought I would adapt it to work with iLogic and add some additional functionality to make it more useful. My code adds in view... Continue Reading →

Automatic Drawings with iLogic

I've written some code to automatically create drawings from Autodesk Inventor part and assembly files. The idea that I used for this blog post was to have a drawings template file set up with views, and to then simply replace these views with a given model as needed. The GIF below shows how the code... Continue Reading →

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