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FusionNews for the week of 3/23: 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

LIXIL Brings Heightened Design Focus to American Standard and Its Other Brands

Learn how LIXIL is investing heavily in innovation and how some of the design team is using Fusion 360 to help free up their creativity.

 

Quick Tip: Show Dimensions

Want to use those dimensions to make dynamic edits outside of the sketch environment in Fusion 360? Then you’ll want to watch this tip to see how!

 

The Future of Fusion 360

Lars takes us through a quick look at the roadmap and future of Fusion 360.

 

We Want to Hear from You! Join the Autodesk User Panel

As part of the AUP, you will be contacted via email to complete 5-10 minute surveys, racking up points that will award a $30 VISA card every time your point value reaches 100. We value your opinion, and this is a great way for us to improve our products and experiences.

 

Events 

Online: Ask the Experts – Have specific questions about Fusion 360? Our team of experts will be on this webinar to help answer those questions! Register for one of these sessions:

Online:3D CAM Deep Dive – Take an in-depth look at the 3D CAM workspace in Fusion 360 on 3/29 at 1 PM ET. Register here.

 

Gallery Spotlights

Arc Reactor by Himanshu Banait

Truss Winch by Harrison Beauregard

Pendrive Bracelet Watch by Surendra Bharath Palle

 

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 the week:

 

  • Unfold 3D Low Polygon Model to 2D Patter for Laser Cutting – What I want is the ability to translate a low polygon model with well-defined, flat, rigid faces into a perfectly flat pattern with negligible material dimension (i.e., paper) – like a .pdf or .dxf file that contains two things only: cut lines and fold lines.
  • NHR Garden Hose Thread Standard – It would be a nice add to include the NHR – National Hose (Thread) to the list of possible pre-defined threads tool.
  • Accessibility Support for The Colorblind – ~10% of all people are colorblind, yet the icons used in the UI are not conducive to this. Biggest offender is the one most used, visibility lightbulb in the browser tree. Can you offer settings to pick the colors used for items like this?

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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