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Changing the ownership of your first sketch

Sometimes I’m so eager to get started on a design that I create a sketch and place it on the origin and get right too it.

Once I’m ready to extrude I realize #$!!%, this needs to be in a component not at the root of the assembly.

There is an easy way to fix this.

  • In the browser, right mouse click on the root and choose Create a component.
  • In the timeline, drag the create component feature before the sketch.
  • Lastly drag and drop the sketch into the component.

Note: for this to work, the sketch can not have any downstream feature dependencies.

Kevin Schneider

Kevin Schneider

Founding member of the Autodesk Fusion 360 team. Passion for travel, making, engineering and all things design. 10 years working as a design engineer & 18 at Autodesk working on design software.

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