Why can’t I edit sketch in Fusion 360?

How do I edit a locked sketch in Fusion 360?

Go to Solution. Make your component selectable (right click component and select “Selectable/Unselectable”), and everything works. The lock symbol on a sketch means it is fully constrained (this is preferable).

Why does sketch have lock Fusion 360?

This occurs when a sketch is fully constrained.

How do you make an editable Fusion 360?

Making a document “Editable”



You will be able to do this by going to the document you want to work on and clicking on the document state switcher to select the “Editable” option. Once selected, that document will editable.

How do you unlock a sketch?

When you want to unlock the sketch plane, you can click the locked plane indicator symbol in the graphics window to unlock the plane, or you can press the F3 key.

What does the red padlock mean on Fusion 360?

The red lock means that your other 5 sketches are not fully constrained.

What does fix UnFix do in Fusion 360?

Learn how to use the Fix/UnFix command to lock the size and location of a point or object in a sketch in Fusion 360. Note: The constraint commands are only available in the Sketch contextual tab as you edit a sketch. The Fix/UnFix constraint icon displays next to the cursor in the canvas.

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What is the red lock in Fusion 360?

It means it is fully constrained with sketch constraints and dimensions. As to not being able to edit a sketch, please attach a model so the forum users can take a look for you.

Is Fusion still free?

How long is Fusion 360 free for hobbyists or for personal use? Fusion 360 for personal use is free for 3-years for qualifying non-commercial users. A hobbyist user must generate less than $1,000 USD in annual revenue, using Fusion 360 for home-based, non-commercial design, manufacturing, and fabrication projects.

How do you edit a read only file on Fusion 360?

Find the design in the Design Panel and change “Read-Only” back to “Editable.” Note that a file marked “Read-Only” is still editable, and you can still export the original file (as STL or other file types). However, you cannot save or export the changes.

What happens when Fusion 360 expires?

Fusion 360 Personal Use License has Expired



During those 10-days, you may receive a pop-up dialog that prompts you to purchase the Commercial version of Fusion 360. You can upgrade to the Commerical license at any time if you decide you want all the professional features.

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