How to link a 3D model to the footprint in Fusion 360 using the SnapMagic plugin?
Please follow these steps to link a 3D model to the footprint:
From the Main 3D Menu, go to the TOOLS tab, and select the SnapMagic plugin. Log in on the incoming window.
Search and download the component. For this case, the library should have an available 3D model.
Ensure the 3D model at the Package tab matches the Footprints tab information. At this point, you can save the Library file by using Ctrl+S.
On the Footprints tab, right-click the component’s footprint. Then, select the Attach Copy of Existing 3D Model option.
On the Available Packages window that opened, please select the downloaded 3D model. Then click save on the next window.
This creates a new package on the Packages tab. Open the new package by double-clicking it. Notice there’s a 3D model attached to the footprint sketch.
Rotating a 3D model to the footprint plane
If the downloaded 3D model is rotated in relation to the footprint plane. you can follow the next steps:
Hide the footprint by clicking the eye icon next to Sketches in the Browser Tree.
Select the 3D model, go to the SOLID tab, then select Move/Copy in the Modify toolbar - Or press ‘M’ on the keyboard. This will open the Move/Copy dialog box.
Select Rotate as the Move Type, then click on Origin, to select the main axis of rotation (X,Y,Z). Type the rotation angle in the required axis, then click OK.
Unhide the footprint by clicking the eye icon next to Sketches in the Browser Tree, then press Ctrl+S, to save this package change on the Library.