Fusion360: Edit User Preferences


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To Edit User Preferences:

1. Click on your name at the top right corner of the window, then click on Preferences from the dropdown menu.

The Preferences option under the username menu


2. From this window, you have several options that you can set for Fusion360 preferences. To access each one, click on the name within the list at the left side of the window.

a. General: These settings are the most basic settings in Fusion360, such as setting your language, autosave, notifications, and camera options.

The General section of the Fusion360 settings window


b. API: These set the default programming languages for Scripts and Add-Ins.

The API section of the settings window


c. Design: These settings control design behavior such as workspaces, components, and animations.

The Design section of the settings window


d. Render: These settings alter the environment's appearance and the camera angles.

The Render section of the settings window


e. CAM: These settings control the CAM browser's behavior.

The CAM section of the settings window


f. Drawing: These set the default settings of any new drawings that are created.

The Drawing section of the settings window


g. Material: These settings allow you to change the appearance of the materials you fabricate in your project.

The Material section of the settings window


h. Mesh: These settings control mesh properties after inserting a mesh.

The Mesh section of the settings window


i. Graphics: These settings change the graphics display options such as transparency, selections, framerate, and edge dimming.

The Graphics section of the settings window


j. Network: These settings allow you to set proxy preferences and file transfer optimization.

The Network section of the settings window


k. Data Collection and Use: This allows you to set your preferences for data collection. The choices are Desktop Analytics, Google Analytics, and cloud usage data, which all send information about how you use Fusion360 to Autodesk. All three are enabled by default.

The Data Collection and Use section of the settings window


l. Unit and Value Display: These settings alter how units are displayed globally.

The Unit and Value Display section of the settings window


m. Simulation: These settings control the precision for the numerical values in simulations.

The Simulation section of the settings window


n. Design, CAM, and Simulation under the Default Units header: These three individual sections allow you to set the Default measurement units for each section type.

i. Design

The Design section under the Default Units header of the settings window


ii. CAM

TheCAM section under the Default Units header of the settings window


iii. Simulation

The Simulation section under the Default Units header of the settings window


o. Preview: These options allow you to enable experimental features that may or may not fully work. Some are planned to be released as a standard feature in the future; any user is allowed to help test them.

The Preview section of the settings window


3. When finished editing, click OK at the bottom right corner to save and close. You may also click Apply to save changes and keep the window open, or Cancel to discard any changes and close. You can also revert all settings to their default values by clicking Restore Defaults at the bottom left corner.

The bottom part of the Fusion360 settings window showing buttons

 

Referenced from: Fusion360

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