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Using Fusion 360 software
« on: November 18, 2018, 10:19:41 PM »
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I downloaded this program a few days ago and thought I'd start a thread on it for any questions I or anyone might have.

So far it's been fairly self explanatory, but there's one thing that's worth asking.  If I try to make something that's rectangular the proportions seem wrong.  The width looks normal, but the length appears to be a mile long.  However I know the exact distance is correct.  I'll try and post a picture late tonight or tomorrow to show it.  Anyone else who's used this program know what I'm talking about?
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Re: Using Fusion 360 software
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2018, 10:36:31 PM »
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Sounds like you need to switch the camera view from perspective to orthographic.

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Re: Using Fusion 360 software
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2018, 08:06:28 AM »
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I discovered the problem. I drew all of my dxf drawings in inches and was using mm in fusion.   I thought I had converted to mm correctly but I missed a step.
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Re: Using Fusion 360 software
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2018, 09:39:10 AM »
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I discovered the problem. I drew all of my dxf drawings in inches and was using mm in fusion.   I thought I had converted to mm correctly but I missed a step.

And in the process you crashed into Mars. Tsk tsk. :D
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Re: Using Fusion 360 software
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2018, 12:12:17 PM »
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I thought of that too! :D
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