Community
Fusion API and Scripts
Got a new add-in to share? Need something specialized to be scripted? Ask questions or share what you’ve discovered with the community.
cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Help writing script/add-in

3 REPLIES 3
Reply
Message 1 of 4
h_poffen
375 Views, 3 Replies

Help writing script/add-in

Hi

I am new to Fusion 360 and was wondering if I could get some help on writing a script\add-in, or if someone could write it for me.  I am not sure which one I need - either script or add-in.  I am creating cookie cutters and would like to simplify the steps required for 3 offset settings, 3 extrusion settings and filet settings.  I am able to manually apply the settings I use but would like a one step process to save time.

 

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated as this is beyond my skill set!

3 REPLIES 3
Message 2 of 4
gzumwalt
in reply to: h_poffen

Hi h_poffen,

 

I've only written a few python scripts for Fusion, and here's a link to a video that got me started:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUk_aHVeYaw.

 

Greg

Message 3 of 4
Rushikesh.kadam
in reply to: h_poffen

@h_poffen for resources to start with API, please refer the link http://help.autodesk.com/view/fusion360/ENU/?guid=GUID-A92A4B10-3781-4925-94C6-47DA85A4F65A .

The same link can be accessed from Fusion application through Help >> Learning and Documentation >> Fusion 360 API.

It contains loads of data to work on Fusion API's. It also has videos for easy understanding.

 

To understand the difference between scripts and add-in refer to the topic 'Scripts vs. Add-Ins' in the link http://help.autodesk.com/view/fusion360/ENU/?guid=GUID-9701BBA7-EC0E-4016-A9C8-964AA4838954

 

Regards,

Rushikesh Kadam.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If my reply was helpful, please give a "Like" or click the "Accept as Solution" button below (or both).




Rushikesh Kadam
Senior QA Engineer
Quality Assurance
Autodesk, Inc.


Message 4 of 4
nnikbin
in reply to: h_poffen

Hi @h_poffen 

 

The idea of creating an add-in or a script to facilitate your workflow is greate, but as a basic solution before writing any code, you can save time by using parameters.

 

This video and this tutorial could be useful as a starting point if you are not familiar with using parameters in Fusion 360.

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask the community or share your knowledge.

Post to forums  

Autodesk DevCon in Munich May 28-29th


Autodesk Design & Make Report