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by JohnForeman
Thu May 23, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Freecad 0.18 on OSX 10.14.4 and Spacemouse - not recognised
Replies: 17
Views: 567

Re: Freecad 0.18 on OSX 10.14.4 and Spacemouse - not recognised

an addon to this issue. My spaceball is working fine, but unlike the previous versions of FreeCad, once i mouse click outof the model window, the spaceball stops working until i click back on the model window. Is this a known issue or a new setting i need to adjust? -John Foreman OS: Windows 10 Word...
by JohnForeman
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Multiple Axis Systems
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Re: Multiple Axis Systems

kisolre wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:06 pm
JohnForeman wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:35 am
i dont have that button on my part design work bench
Please post your FreeCAD version. Docs say: "Introduced in version 0.18"
Yes, i had .18 but not the latest build. I just installed and have it now. thanks
by JohnForeman
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Multiple Axis Systems
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Re: Multiple Axis Systems

chrisb wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:48 am
Meanwhile it is integrated and documented: PartDesign CoordinateSystem.
i dont have that button on my part design work bench
by JohnForeman
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Multiple Axis Systems
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Chris,
can you point me in the right direction for the 'modeling' multiple axis functionality?
As for a helping hand, i wish i knew enough python and C++ to help but my skills are limited and i'm buried in other work tasks.
thanks
-John
by JohnForeman
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Multiple Axis Systems
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Multiple Axis Systems

Does FC support multiple axis systems? If not, are there any plans to support it in the future?
thanks
by JohnForeman
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: getting started tutorial for workbench development?
Replies: 5
Views: 360

getting started tutorial for workbench development?

Hi all, i'm interested in doing some workbench design so i'm looking for a 'do this, then do that, then do this next' type of tutorial. I'm new to python but not programming and i've never used github so the things i've found so far are not helping me over the hump. I've been doing some things from ...
by JohnForeman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Help with milling all the way to edge of part
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: Help with milling all the way to edge of part

thanks
i didn't dig deep enough on the tool bar customizer.
by JohnForeman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Help with milling all the way to edge of part
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: Help with milling all the way to edge of part

I really hate to ask this, but how do i install this 'adaptive' tool? I looked at the GIT and it seems as though it needs to be compiled. and the commands to do so look like linux commands. I'm on win 7?
thanks
by JohnForeman
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Help with milling all the way to edge of part
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Help with milling all the way to edge of part

I'm not able to figure out what path method or setting to use to get all these corners completely machined away. I have 3 paths now, a mill face, profile faces and helix (for the center hole) How do i get rid of the conrners? all help is greatly appreciated http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/t...
by JohnForeman
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Non-Looped Contour/Edge Cutting?
Replies: 13
Views: 1245

Re: Non-Looped Contour/Edge Cutting?

Josh and Gene, thanks for the replies. Gene, as for what i was looking for is something that i do with ease in a VERY old copy of BobCad. It's pretty simple with that software. I select the edges i want to profile, establish the approach method, set the depth of cut and the amount of passes to make....

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