FusionNews for the week of 6/2: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 4 years ago 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


May 30, 2017 Update – What’s New

Modeling/sketching is more stable, rendering, Simulation and 2D drawings gets new functionality, and HSM CAM has better performance with an updated kernel.


How to Create Realistic Renderings with Transparent Materials

Now when you have models with transparent materials overlapping each other, you can tweak how they should look for a better rendering.


QUICK TIP: Import & GO

Do you work with other CAD files? Learn the best practices to import and work with designs from other CAD tools.


Two Shortcut Tools You Must Know

Here are two shortcut tools that all Fusion 360 users should know about – the marking tool with mouse gestures and the modal toolbar.




Online: 2D CAM Deep Dive – Take and in-depth look at 2D machining operations and best practices on June 8th at 1 PM EDT. Register here.


Online: Rendering Tips & Tricks – Get some tips & tricks on rendering in Fusion 360 including decals, custom lights, environments, seamless textures, and HDRI on June 8th at 2 PM EDT. Register here.


Online: Fusion 360 Basics – New to Fusion 360? Get an intro to the user interface, navigation, changing workspaces, sketching, primitive modeling and drawing on June 9th at 12 PM EDT. Register here.


Gallery Spotlights

RICOH WG-M2 by Djordje Jovanovic

Wheelie by Tom Eriksson

Dremel 3000 by Megan Ganley


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 submissions from this week:

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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