FusionNews for the week of 12/4: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 5 years ago 3 min read

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




ANNOUNCEMENT – Future of Design with Microsoft HoloLens & Fusion 360

Hololens and Fusion 360 bring designers and engineers together in a single, 3D environment where they can explore and share ideas.


ANNOUNCEMENT – FORGE – Powering a Connected Ecosystem for Product Development

Fusion 360 is expanding its ecosystem with Forge – a connected platform to change the way products are designed, made and used.




COMMUNITY KUDOS – Fusion 360 Community Awards – 2015

Congratulations to the most influential Fusion 360 community members of the year.


QUICK TIP – Parametric Timeline

Take a look at this video to learn how to re-order features in your timeline, and how to make edits to existing features for rapid design changes.


WEBINAR RECORDING – Advanced Sketching

Fusion 360 Evangelist Taylor Stein covers fundamental sketching concepts, as well as advanced topics, such as 3D sketching.


CUSTOMER STORY – How FabShop Goes from Concept to Production using Fusion 360

See how FabShop uses Fusion 360 for end-to-end product development.




ONLINE EVENT – Intro to Animations in Fusion 360

Join us on 12/8 at 1 PM PST to learn how to move from the modeling to the animations workspace in Fusion 360.


ONLINE EVENT – Flatten Anything with Fusion 360 and ExactFlat – Series 1: Shoes, Shirts and Sofas

Join us on 12/10 at 1 PM EST to learn how to capture your design idea in 3D and then convert it into functional 2D patterns in minutes.



Join us on 12/17 at 1 PM PST to learn advanced concepts within Fusion 360’s simulation tool such as adaptive meshing, result convergence and more.


LIVE EVENT – Holiday Fusion 360 Meetup – Seattle

Seattle Fusion 360 fans! Join us on 12/17 at 7 PM PST for some holiday design fun!


Gallery Spotlights

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


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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!


Need ‘Orbit around Center of Gravity’ or at least ‘center of volume’

Request to have the ability to rotate around the center of an object’s gravity or its dimensions.


Selection Highlighting Enhancement

Request for when selecting a point from a selection list to have the curve associated with the point highlighted.


General search box to find components or objects

Request for a general search box to more easily locate components or objects.


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


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