FusionNews for the week of 11/20: A weekly roundup of community news

ShannonMcGarry November 20, 2015 2 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.




From the Fusion 360 Team


UPDATE – November Product Update is Available

Check out what’s new in the latest update that went live on 11/15.


UPDATE – Two new exciting services in Make menu with November update

New partnerships with 100K Garages and FATHOM take Fusion 360 one step closer to a connected ecosystem that transforms how products are designed, made and used.


TIP – Tips and shortcuts

Leverage these tips to help speed up your design process.


TIP – Setting your Preferences

If you come from a SolidWorks, Alias or Inventor background set your preferences for more familiar controls.


GETTING STARTED – Intro to CAM and Toolpaths

Get an overview of the CAM capabilities in Fusion 360.


WEBINAR RECORDING – Getting Started with FEA

Learn how to use Fusion 360 Simulation to analyze parts and assemblies, as well as the theory behind Finite Element Analysis and how to predict failure in your designs.




CUSTOMER STORY – Flair Brings a Modern Approach to Home Climate Control

Flair brings a modern approach to home climate control with the help of Fusion 360 & 3D printing.




ONLINE EVENT – Advanced Sketching

Join us on 11/24 at 1 PM PST to learn the basics of sketching, along with more advanced topics & productivity tips.


LIVE EVENT – Fusion 360 Meetup

In the Knoxville, TN area? Join us on 11/30 at 6:30 PM to kick off our first Fusion 360 meetup!


ONLINE EVENT – Intro to Animations in Fusion 360

Join us on 12/8 at 1 PM PST to go over the workflow moving from the modeling workspace to the animations workspace.


Gallery Spotlights

We love to see what you are designing with Fusion 360! Share your designs with the Fusion 360 community on the Gallery.      


TwinPiston.jpg   Formula1.jpg   EndTable1.jpg 

   Twin Piston Engine by Frank Bohez                     Formula 1 Car by Daniel Norée                          End Table by Matthew Crossley  




Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation

We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new

features / enhancements you would like to see.


Here are a few from this week. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions!


Drawing dimensions in red

Request to make dimensions more easily readable by highlighting them in red.


Move Sketches to Component” tool to fix F360 component creation weakness

Request to add a “move sketches” to the component tool in order to turn any component into one that contains all of its own sketches.


Add in ability Sketch a Star polygon shape

Request to create a star with an arbitrary point while in Sketch mode.


Have a story to share? We want hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email at shannon.mcgarry@autodesk.com

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