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#1 posted 01-29-2019 07:04 PM

The inability to Print is a terminal issue for me. I ll never get past the basics; never invest additional time in the F360 learning curve, without Printing capabilities.


Well, of course you can print from Fusion 360, but like many of it’s features it’s not immediately obvious how to do it.

First, a disclaimer: I’m also new to F360, definitely not an expert.

What you can print to paper from F360 is drawings, i.e., blueprints. You create those in the Drawing workspace after you have made your model in the Model workspace. From the Model workspace you can print to a 3D printer since, of course, the Model workspace represents a 3D object.

While that sounds cumbersome, I just tried it and it’s pretty slick. From this model:

I switched to the Drawing workspace and (easily!) made this drawing:

Sent it to the printer to be sure:

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