Inventor Fusion

Inventor Fusion

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Can someone help me make a cone in Fusion 2.1 for Mac?

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12-09-2013 04:30 AM

I am sure there has to be a simple way to make a cone, but I'm not seeing it. 


I actually want a compressed cone, as it will be used to represent the field of view from a camera with a 90 degree vertical FOV and a 120 degree horizontal FOV.  What this means is that I really need an elliptical cone. However, I can't seem to find a way to make just a normal cone! : )


I can do this in other tools, but can't solve it in Fusion for Mac.  Here's a screenshot of what I did in Sketchup, which I am looking to do in Fusion.  I don't particularly care if it's a solid cone or just a shell (although my requirement may change later).  


Can someone please help me out with this?  



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Re: Can someone help me make a cone in Fusion 2.1 for Mac?

01-31-2014 09:09 AM in reply to: poldervaart



Yes you can make an elliptical cone in Inventor Fusion. First, draw a triangle and revolve it into a cone shape. Next, use Modify > Scale and pick non-uniform scaling. You can squish the cone into an eliptical cone in this manner.


make an eliptical cone.png

Phil Eichmiller
Software QA Engineer
Fusion Quality Assurance Team
Autodesk, Inc.

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