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by ubiquity
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Can Surface be converted to Solid?
Replies: 8
Views: 460

Re: Can Surface be converted to Solid?

Hi, Did you try this one - part of a product design playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67P3gZIY1B0&index=6&t=1074s&list=PLJ8J_verOTi2uQIMxEL64Wb2knQwVFXWz No audio instructions but fairly clear to follow - music is a bit loud so I mute the sound You can use the settings to slow down the speed ...
by ubiquity
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How do I select an individual wall, or fix wall joints?
Replies: 6
Views: 193

Re: How do I select an individual wall, or fix wall joints?

As paullee says it probably does not matter which we use as long as the workflow suits us. Most of the tutorials seem to favour using draft lines or DWire. I have similar issues as I need to create walls with two thicknesses (or preferably brick outer, timber frame and plaster lining) however, readi...
by ubiquity
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Linking to External Geometry looses reference
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Linking to External Geometry looses reference

Hi,
Have a look at the following two YouTube videos by one of the forum regulars. I found them particularly instructive.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Bmcgn2RBGI
and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dw9EDlYfE14
by ubiquity
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Multi layer walls: how to create?
Replies: 9
Views: 346

Re: Multi layer walls: how to create?

Hi Roy_043,
Did you try following the advice meme2704 gave you together with the file he generously supplied?
by ubiquity
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: Wiki
Topic: serially reading the Manual
Replies: 22
Views: 930

Re: serially reading the Manual

I'm not sure where to post this as this is one of the threads that deals with navigation of documentation and accordingly may be the most appropriate. Having looked at the documentation for MediaWiki it appears that there is an option to have the TOC/Index occupy a percentage width of the page Custo...
by ubiquity
Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Wiki
Topic: which wiki system for a documentation
Replies: 8
Views: 496

Re: which wiki system for a documentation

@bernd I like the look of Readthedocs and LibreCAD has set up a project there to explore the possibilities and the Godot Engine is a good example (mentioned in my recent thread on Broader Documentation As is a link to an article on forms and purposes of documentation https://www.divio.com/blog/docum...
by ubiquity
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: The FreeCAD manual
Replies: 57
Views: 15311

Re: The FreeCAD manual

I just added a thread about broadening the documentation on the Development forum. https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=33223 It is aimed at generating discussion on various forms of documentation and how access to them is organised. I support the notion that the wiki is the primary sou...
by ubiquity
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Wiki
Topic: Broader Documentation
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Broader Documentation

Hi all, This is put forward as food for thought. I notice quite a number of similar threads related to wiki editing and the user manual. By similar I mean threads related to the layout, navigation and structure of information within the wiki and other types of documentation that might be made availa...
by ubiquity
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Forum search problem
Replies: 5
Views: 860

Re: Forum search problem

For those coming across this thread ahead of any others the search box at the top of the page (formerly Google search) now appends 'site:forum.freecadweb.org" to any search terms typed and uses an external search engine that returns a useful list. So use it rather than the bulletin board search func...
by ubiquity
Tue Jan 01, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018 everyone
Replies: 35
Views: 3653

Re: Merry Christmas 2018 everyone

Hope everyone had a great Christmas and now looking to a fantastic New Year

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