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 →

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 →

Autodesk Cloud Services Up-time Dashboard

If you use AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, Fusion360, Vault, or pretty much any of the main stream Autodesk products, you will have at some stage used an Autodesk cloud service. To help understand any planned maintenance or outages, Autodesk have created a "Health Dashboard", which shows the current status of all cloud services, as well as... Continue Reading →

My First CAM Project in Fusion 360

I've been meaning to write this blog post up for weeks! As you may or may not know, this comping week, I will be presenting my Autodesk University London class. The session is called: School of Rock: Building an Electric Guitar with the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection (Code: AULON565) In preparation for the class, I... Continue Reading →

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