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rotate part just not working at times, other times ignoring component center and rotates about some arbitrary part

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rotate part just not working at times, other times ignoring component center and rotates about some arbitrary part

[skip to the end of the third intro paragraph for the question]

While I would love to complain about the fact that the only reason I am having the issue described below is due directly to Autodesk's decision that it was going to de facto hold hostage its community's designs until they cough up cash, I do have a legitimate question:

 

Now that I am reluctantly paying the exorbitant subscription costs (rather than throw out the months of hard work being held hostage by Autodesk) I decided to migrate my current electronics project from Eagle into the Fusion 360 electronics workbench, which I have done natively, as opposed to importing the Eagle files, I actually recreated the boards in Fusion, tediously switching windows hundred of times to reposition everything with exact values, before copy/pasting (thankfully you can do this between Eagle/Fusion) in all wires and polygons. I did this so that I could cloud store my board files similarly to how design files in Fusion are stored (it was my understanding that if I simply linked/referenced the files from Eagle that everything would remain local on my computer, if I am wrong please correct me, as Autodesk has practically non-existent documentation available for Fusion electronics it was the best I could do). I also did the migration in hopes that it would lessen the massive amount of bugs that exist in the product, which I have paid for now, related to the generation of a 3D pcb for use in Fusion models (e.g. the fact that the generated boards, either the 3d or the laughably poor in quality versions using canvases, is often missing most or all copper that exists in one or more layer), spoiler alert, it doesn't, and the bugs are all still there, now everything is just laggy, but anyway that isn't my issue here. 

 

Unfortunately there are quite a few "differences" between standalone Eagle, and Autodesk's half-baked port over into the electronics bench that are causing me a great deal of grief, this post is regarding:

 

Some of the parts on the migrated board just will not spin (see video attached), other times (not shown) when they will rotate using the rotate tool, it is not about the component origin as it is supposed to be, but rather about some arbitrary point, which is super inconvenient if you are using a grid (i.e. EVERYONE) as this will cause the position of the part to no longer be on the grid. Why is this happening? Is there anything I can do to fix it? Why would you start charging folks to use a product clearly not mature enough to be released?

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