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Editing footprint in Fusion 360

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infinite.machinery
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Editing footprint in Fusion 360

In Fusion 360 when I open a library and try to edit a footprint it tells me I have to create a local copy. When I do that I don't see the normal footprint editor that Eagle had, it's more of a CAD designer for changing the 3D package. How do I get to the footprint editor in Fusion 360?

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Hi @infinite.machinery,

I think you may be mixing footprint and 3D package. In Fusion360 editing a 3D package will be bring up the editor you are describing.

If you specifically open a footprint you get an editor similar to EAGLE's.

Could you post a picture of what you are seeing?

Let me know if there's anything else I can do for you.

Best Regards,


Jorge Garcia
​Product Support Specialist for Fusion 360 and EAGLE

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Here's a picture of the interface I'm seeing. The only edit option attached to the 3D icon. I don't see any way to edit a device like you can in Eagle.

 

I think part of my problem is that I can't figure out a way to edit libraries in F360. Everything seems to be in read-only mode.

 

EditFootprint.PNG

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Hi @infinite.machinery 

 

if you double click on one of the entries in the footprint list you will see the footprint in the drawing window and you can edit it.  

edit-footprint.jpg

 

Hope this helps.

Richard Hammerl

Autodesk

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