## How do you scale an object in Fusion 360?

From the Modify menu, **click Scale**.

…**Note: The mesh can be scaled non-uniformly as well by selecting the drop-down for Scale Type.**

- Select the entity to be scaled and enter a Scale Factor.
- Click OK to finish scaling.
- If design history is enabled, leave the mesh workspace by clicking Finish Mesh in the toolbar.

## How do you access preferences in Fusion 360?

To open the preferences, **left-click your name in the top right corner of Fusion 360 and select Preferences**.

## How do you calculate scale factor?

The basic formula to find the scale factor of a figure is: **Scale factor = Dimensions of the new shape ÷ Dimensions of the original shape**. This can also be used to calculate the dimensions of the new figure or the original figure by simply substituting the values in the same formula.

## How do you make components smaller in Fusion 360?

You cannot edit a linked component in the top-level design. Instead, open this component in a separate tab, and you should be able to Extrude/Cut it to whatever size you want. Another alternative is to select the linked component, **right click, and choose “Break Link”**.