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by NoTrees
Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: drawing printer trouble
Replies: 9
Views: 894

Re: drawing printer trouble

OS: Windows 7 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.18.16131 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-18 Hash: 3129ae4296e40ed20e7b3d460b86e6969acbe1c3 Python version: 3.6.6 Qt version: 5.6.2 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 7.3.0 Locale: English/UnitedStates (...
by NoTrees
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: How to over-ride angular measure default, and still display the degree symbol
Replies: 1
Views: 181

How to over-ride angular measure default, and still display the degree symbol

Found this 'work-around'....... this is also posted here in more detail: [urlhttps://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=35798&p=326434#p326434][/url] in the discussion about whether or not to use the degree symbol.... When you want to display some angular value (AND the degree symbol) other t...
by NoTrees
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: How to over-ride angular measure default, and still display the degree symbol
Replies: 1
Views: 181

How to over-ride angular measure default, and still display the degree symbol

Found this 'work-around'....... this is also posted here in more detail: [urlhttps://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=35798&p=326434#p326434][/url] in the discussion about whether or not to use the degree symbol.... When you want to display some angular value (AND the degree symbol) other t...
by NoTrees
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: TechDraw
Topic: [SOLVED] Degree Symbol on Dimensions - PR2091 - Opinions?
Replies: 8
Views: 696

Re: [SOLVED] Degree Symbol on Dimensions - PR2091 - Opinions?

TechDraw.degrees.01.png The purpose of a drawing is to communicate information, e.g. from the engineer/designer to the programmer/tool maker/manufacturer. Given that, it is DESIRED that the information be "clear, concise and unambiguous". Therefore: include the degree symbol. I encountered this on ...
by NoTrees
Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Can't constrain final 2 DOF on profile
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Re: Can't constrain final 2 DOF on profile

So....admittedly, the original sketch was cluttered with all the constraints required, as I started from the DXF. Spent more time trying to clean it up (as an educational exercise) and learned the following that might help others: don't start with a DXF file (if at all possible) as it complicates th...
by NoTrees
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Can't constrain final 2 DOF on profile
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Re: Can't constrain final 2 DOF on profile

Thank you so much! Multiple attempts with validate sketch did not find that. I also zoomed each point to the to the max to check. Maybe next time I will use poly line to trace the DXF image .
by NoTrees
Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:33 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Can't constrain final 2 DOF on profile
Replies: 9
Views: 826

Can't constrain final 2 DOF on profile

OS: Windows 7 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.16.6712 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-16 Hash: da2d364457257a7a8c6fb2137cea12c45becd71a Python version: 2.7.8 Qt version: 4.8.7 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 6.8.0.oce-0.17 I really hate to ask f...
by NoTrees
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: FC hangs with 50% CPU usage upon new Sketch creation
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: FC hangs with 50% CPU usage upon new Sketch creation

Thanks Renatorivo!! Appreciate your assistance and suggestions! Removed FC, then reloaded it. No success; same issue. Looked at preferences, and saw that Display / Sketcher / Grid Size was set to 1 micrometer!! (Oh, the horror! no clue how that happened!) Changed it to 1 mm, and Sketcher appears to ...
by NoTrees
Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:32 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: FC hangs with 50% CPU usage upon new Sketch creation
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: FC hangs with 50% CPU usage upon new Sketch creation

Failed to specifically mention that the setup (yes, it is XP!) has been working for about 2 years now! Existing files display and navigate fine, until i Create New Sketch. Problem just began last week. Found the folder: user/AppData/FreeCAD but it does not contain a log file. TaskManager 'correctly'...
by NoTrees
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: FC hangs with 50% CPU usage upon new Sketch creation
Replies: 6
Views: 521

FC hangs with 50% CPU usage upon new Sketch creation

OS: Windows XP Word size of OS: 32-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 32-bit Version: 0.16.6706 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-16 Hash: f86a4e411ff7848dea98d7242f43b7774bee8fa0 Python version: 2.7.8 Qt version: 4.8.7 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 6.8.0.oce-0.17 Process that creates ...

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