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by tantle1961
Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Drawing on a structure face
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Re: Drawing on a structure face

Thank you, that works great!
by tantle1961
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Printing a scaled drawing to paper
Replies: 13
Views: 5157

Re: Printing a scaled drawing to paper

Thanks, I'll have to digest this.

Just for fun....

https://www.quora.com/What-do-ve-and-+ve-mean
by tantle1961
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Drawing on a structure face
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Drawing on a structure face

I am trying to learn how to draw on a face of a solid object. For a test, I created a cube and added text to the top face. When I rotate it, I can see through to the other side but I have transparent turned off. Am I missing something? OS: Windows 8.1 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64...
by tantle1961
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Printing a scaled drawing to paper
Replies: 13
Views: 5157

Re: Printing a scaled drawing to paper

In the
Orthographic projection
dialog, what does the
Axis aligned right
selections mean? Do you know of a good article that could explain?
by tantle1961
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Printing a scaled drawing to paper
Replies: 13
Views: 5157

Re: Printing a scaled drawing to paper

I am loving this
Drawing Dimensioning
tool, very easy to use. Is there a way to configure the tool to display in feet and inches?
For example, 1'-6" instead of 18"
by tantle1961
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Projecting a view onto a drawing
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Re: Projecting a view onto a drawing

renatorivo
posted a few alternate views of my drawing. Is there a good tutorial that shows how to use the orthographic properties?
orthographic projection properties.jpg
by tantle1961
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Custom template not usable as page
Replies: 10
Views: 1937

Re: Custom template not usable as page

Thank you for the tips. I am experimenting with your suggestions.
by tantle1961
Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Projecting a view onto a drawing
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Re: Projecting a view onto a drawing

Making progress but received an error - or did I do something wrong? Attached is a FC file reduced in size to attach. I was drawing 3 different groups, bedroom 1, 2 and the upstairs hall area when I encountered this error. Did I do something wrong or is this a true anomaly? Create new drawing from t...
by tantle1961
Mon Mar 06, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Projecting a view onto a drawing
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Re: Projecting a view onto a drawing

Thank you all for your tips. After playing around with it for a while, I think I am getting the hang of this.
by tantle1961
Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Projecting a view onto a drawing
Replies: 5
Views: 1016

Projecting a view onto a drawing

I am attempting to take a view from above my first floor and project it onto my drawing "First Floor Drawing". The view I named "View of First Floor" in the attached drawing. I selected the "Outer Wall Group" object and selected the "Create Shape2D Views" button. I received the following error messa...

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