Learn to reference dimensions to link multiple dimensions. This allows you to create three rectangles and update all dimensions by only changing one.
- [Instructor] Let's create another rectangle.…This time we'll go back to the sensor rectangle tool.…I know we're working a lot with rectangles,…but that's just because this particular design…has a lot of rectangles in it.…We're going to move on to more shapes in upcoming designs.…So, we're going to…just draw our rectangle here…and I'm going to show you a different way to dimension.…This time with d4 dimension.…Click on this line…and instead of adding a dimension,…we're going to reference it.…
We're going to say, I want that dimension…to equal this dimension here.…Notice how this says d16.…Well that's because this is our 16th dimension.…And now if I hit enter,…it's going to say fx 1.…So this dimension is a function of d16,…which equals one.…I'm going to do the same thing for the sides.…In this, I'm going to click on this dimension…and then instead of giving it a number,…I'm going to click on this…side dimension here, d17…and hit enter.…
That's a function of that.…Okay, wait.…Why this is important…or why this is useful…
- Getting started with Fusion 360
- Sketching and extruding
- Editing sketches and features
- Using calipers to get precise measurements
- Designing according constraints
- Modifying dimensions
- Changing inches to millimeters
- Modifying features
- Attaching and calibrating a canvas
- Sketching by referencing a canvas
- Parallel constraints
- Combining bodies and separating bodies
Skill Level Beginner
Fusion 360 Product Design: Lightingwith Carl Frischmuth5h 54m Intermediate
Design for Additive Manufacturing: FDMwith Kacie Hultgren1h 47m Intermediate
Fusion 360: 3D Printed Product Enclosurewith Vladimir Mariano1h 52m Intermediate
2. Design Basics
3. Designing Accurate Parts
4. Design by Referencing Drawings
5. Design by Attaching Canvas
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