Create a Single Body

Create a Single Body

These steps illustrate how to start with an empty Fusion document, and create a single body in a simple design. This example uses these Inventor Fusion capabilities: ■ Sketching: Sketch on page 135 ■ Feature creation: Features on page 177 Starting point: An empty design This example begins with an empty design. This is the state when Fusion is first… More

Create 3D Models

Create 3D Models

This section describes some common techniques that are used in Inventor Fusion to create designs. It covers a wide range of modeling techniques that can be used to create and edit model geometry and components in an Inventor Fusion design. First, a few notes about the nature of an Inventor Fusion design. The following image is an example of a… More

Overview of SteeringWheels

Overview of SteeringWheels

SteeringWheels, also known as wheels, can save you time by combining many of the common navigation commands into a single interface. Wheels are specific to the context from which a model is being viewed. The following illustrations show the different wheels available: Full Wheels Mini Wheels Display and Use Wheels Pressing and dragging on a wedge of a wheel is… More

Overview of the ViewCube

Overview of the ViewCube

The ViewCube command is a persistent interface that you use to switch between standard and isometric views of your model. When you display the ViewCube command, it is shown in one of the corners of the window over the model in an inactive state. While the ViewCube command is inactive, it provides visual feedback about the current viewpoint of the… More

Menu and Command Access

Menu and Command Access

Execute commands in Inventor Fusion in the following ways: ■ Click the command button on the ribbon. ■ Select the command from the marking menu. ■ Select the command name in the context menu. Most commands are available in both the ribbon and the context menu. A subset of frequently used commands appears in the marking menu. For more information… More