QR Code Creator

QR Code Creator

Mac OS, English

Kevin Ramsay
QR Code Creator is a utility that will create a 3D model of a QR code using Autodesk® Fusion 360™.

General Usage Instructions

The "QR Code Creator" app is a Fusion 360 add-in.

Usage:

1) Under Create menu Click on the "QR Code Creator" button to create a new QR code and open a command input window.

2) The command input window will contain the following options:

  • Text to Encode - Enter the required text for the QR code.
  • Style - Change the QR code segment style between squares or circles.
  • Segment Size - Change the size of each QR code "segment".
  • Segment Spacing - Change the size of the space between each QR code "segment".
  • Frame - To include a "frame" around the QR code.
  • Frame Size - Change the size of the "frame" around the QR code.
  • Extrude - Extrude the QR code into a solid body or only create a sketch.

 

3) Make the required changes to the options.

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

5) Click on "OK" to accept the new QR 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

4.0

- Added support for multiple line text e.g. Business card details. - Added a setting to adjust the size of the QR code "segment" spacing. - Added a setting to adjust the size of the QR code "frame". - New algorithm for improved performance and accuracy. - New icons and images to support high resolution monitors. - Minor user interface improvements.
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