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FusionNews for the week of 8/4: A weekly roundup of community news

FusionNews highlights the key things happening in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.

 

From the Fusion 360 Team

 

Quick Tip: Buckling in 3

Buckling is important to test for, even if a static stress study determines your models won’t yield. Watch this tip to learn how and when you should do this.

 

Back to Basics with Joints

Technical Evangelist, Curt Chan showcases a simple workflow on applying joints and limits to a 5th-axis machining vise; as well as updating the stock material parametrically with parameters.

 

Animations in Fusion 360

If you’re new to animations in Fusion 360, this is the place to get started!

 

Events 

 

Online: User Interface & Data Management – Take an in-depth look at the Fusion 360 user interface and learn how to best manage your data on August 7th at 3:30 PM EDT. Register here.

 

Online: Sketching & Part Modeling – Gain great insight into sketch commands, constraints, modeling commands, tips and tricks and more  on August 9th at 2 PM EDT. Register here.

 

Online: Assemblies – Learn more about components vs bodies, joint types, motion links and studies, contact sets and more on August 11th at 2 PM EDT. Register here.

 

Gallery Spotlights

Harmon/Kardon speaker by Stephan Vonwiller

Lifting ergonomic vest by David Villarreal

MultiGen by George West

 

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 popular submissions from the week:

 

  • Scale Improvement – The one feature I think should definitely be added is the Scale by a reference, it’s kind of similar to calibrating a canvas in Fusion when you give a specific length for something and everything is scaled accordingly.
  • Preference to Disable Auto Constraint Creation – I desperately wish there were a way to turn off auto constraints in a preference setting.
  • Sketch Pattern Along a Path – The pattern along a path should be added to the sketch as well.

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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