LessClicks

LessClicks

Win64, English

steinbach
For Autodesk® Fusion 360™ power users who work intensively in medium to large assemblies (multi-page browser) – with or without linked components.

General Usage Instructions

Once installed LessClicks commands can be accessed via

  • Two commands in the Application Bar
  • Four commands in the Toolbar (Model, Patch, Sheet Metal workspaces)

 

In UI preview, the toolbar-commands are located in "TOOLS".

 

Application Bar commands

Activate root (one-click action button)

  • Unisolates component (if isolated)
  • Activates the top-level component of the design (root component) - no repetitive scrolling in the browser

 

Activate and isolate the component

  • Integrated selection filter for local components, linked components are ignored - no trial and error
  • The browser automatically expands the path to the selected component
  • Optional automatic selection of the parent component - easy traversing of the browser hierarchy from bottom to top

 

Toolbar commands

Data  - folder of design (one click info button)

  • List representation of the data storage location of the open/active design
    • Project
    • All folders and subfolders
    • Filename

 

Data - folder of linked component

  • Integrated selection filter for linked components, local components are ignored
  • The browser automatically expands the path to the selected linked component
  • List representation of the data storage location of the linked component
    • Project
    • All folders and subfolders
    • Filename
  • The selection of the linked component remains active after the termination of the command

 

Data - design references (one-click info button)

  • All references for the open design are shown
    • Used in (parent) - including drawing files
    • Uses (children)
  • List representation of the data storage locations
    • Project
    • All folders and subfolders
    • Filename(s)

 

Design - list of linked components (one-click info button)

  • List representation of items in the open/active design
    • Linked components
    • Local components that contain linked components
  • Color codes help identify components that are hidden in the browser hierarchy
  • The selection of the linked components remains active after the termination of the command

 

If necessary, adjust the Fusion 360 dialog to the appropriate size by dragging the lower-right corner.

 

Fusion 360 must be online to execute the command: Data - design references.

 

The behavior of component selection corresponds to the Fusion 360 standard (eg. Fusion 360 command "New Component")

  • Empty selection: select in canvas or in the browser
  • Change existing selection: select in canvas only

Screenshots

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

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™.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button.

OR, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

The source code of LessClicks is written in C++.

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: steinbach
Support Contact: support@m-steinbach.de

Author/Company Information

steinbach

Support Information

Email us at support@m-steinbach.de with feedback or requests for enhancements.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.0.0

Initial release
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