Data Matrix Creator

Data Matrix Creator

Mac OS, English

Kevin Ramsay
Data Matrix Creator is a utility which will create a 3D model of a Data Matrix code using Autodesk® Fusion 360™.

General Usage Instructions

The "Data Matrix Creator" app is a Fusion 360 add-in.

Usage:

1) Under the "Create" menu, click on the "Data Matrix Creator" button to create a new Data Matrix and open a command input window.

2) The command input window contains the following options:

  • Text to Encode - Enter the required text to convert into a Data Matrix code.
  • Cell Size - Set the size of each black square "cell".
  • Border - Include the "white" border around the Data Matrix code. 

3) Make the required changes to the options.

4) Click on the "Preview" button to create a preview of the Data Matrix code.

5) Click on "OK" to accept the new Data Matrix code or "Cancel" to abort the command. 

Screenshots

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

Install:

Double-click on the downloaded PKG installer from the Autodesk App Store to install the add-in.

Note 1: If you see a message saying that it “can’t be opened because it is from an unidentified developer”, then right-mouse-click on the installer and click “Open”.

Note 2: If the installer fails to install, follow this link for more help:

https://modthemachine.typepad.com/my_weblog/2018/04/the-installation-failed-for-app-store-plug-ins.html

 

Uninstall:

You can unload the add-in without uninstalling it by clicking the "Stop" button when the add-in is selected in the list box on the "Add-Ins" tab of the "Scripts and Add-Ins" dialog.

Unchecking "Run on Startup" causes the add-in not to be loaded in future sessions of Autodesk® Fusion 360™.

- Navigate to ./ApplicationsPlugins folder and select the app bundle you want to uninstall

- Either drag the app bundle to the Trash, or right-click and select “Move to Trash”

- Right-click on the Trash-Can and select “Empty Trash”

- If you prefer keystrokes, you can also just select the app bundle and then hit Command+Delete to move the app to Trash, then empty the Trash and the app will be removed.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Author/Company Information

Kevin Ramsay

Support Information

Support Contact: kev.ramsay@icloud.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

2.4

- Fixed a bug with the German language material name. - Updated Python code version.
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