Direct Modeling

In this course you will learn Direct Modeling concepts and use-cases and how to edit existing geometry from other CAD systems.


Making changes to history-free models using Direct Editing

Learn how to use Direct Editing techniques to modify existing geometry on imported or history-free models. Make design changes such as rotating ribs, moving and copying features, and removing unwanted geometry.

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6 mins 14 seconds


Working with imported geometry

See how to use Fusion 360’s Find Features command to allow you to edit imported models from other cad systems quickly and easily.

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4 mins 20 seconds


Fixing corrupt models with Wound & Heal Method

Learn how to fix corrupt models using the Wound & Heal method. On particularly difficult models, see how to amputate the problematic region to allow changes to be made.

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11 mins 31 seconds


Use Direct Modeling to design an in-context model

See how to use Direct Modeling techniques to create an in-context design using existing geometry. Don’t worry about complex sketches or parametrics to get your idea on the screen and interacting with other models. Learn about the Re-Anchor command

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9 mins 1 second

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