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by ppemawm
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly 4 workbench
Replies: 364
Views: 41096

Re: Assembly 4 workbench

Zolko wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:45 pm
Done: the description is visible as tool-tip when the mouse hoovers above the variable name.
Thank you for your quick response. This is exactly what I was hoping for.
by ppemawm
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly 4 workbench
Replies: 364
Views: 41096

Re: Assembly 4 workbench

saso wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:18 pm
the DynamicData add-on is also already available for some time
OK, thanks.
Seems as though I need to review the new workbench/macro additions more often.
by ppemawm
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly 4 workbench
Replies: 364
Views: 41096

Re: Assembly 4 workbench

4. IMHO the Add Variables tool is significant enough that it should be made available globally to all the workbenches without going through the Assembly4 interface. 4) yes, I agree: there is already an "Spreadsheet" button, there should be one for creating a FeaturePython object (that's what the Va...
by ppemawm
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly 4 workbench
Replies: 364
Views: 41096

Re: Assembly 4 workbench

This small project is not about assembly, but it is about the remarkable usefulness of the Variables object in Assembly4. I discovered that the Variables table can be conveniently used in place of a moderately complex spreadsheet. I first created this model using a spreadsheet and V0.18 for a client...
by ppemawm
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Add existing sketch to new Part.
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Add existing sketch to new Part.

How do I get the sketched added to the part so I can pad? Activate Part. Add Body. Drag and drop Sketch to Body OS: Windows 10 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.19.17352 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: master Hash: ec0049921b813ee78c1fd4ea304e70904a3208f7 Python vers...
by ppemawm
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Issues with fillets
Replies: 5
Views: 145

Re: Issues with fillets

I have an issue with the fillet tool that always causes problems It appears in the video that you do not have a valid solid since an edge seems to be missing at the cylinder junction. Please check with Part>Analyzes geometry for errors tool and repair. Even so, it may not be possible due to the tan...
by ppemawm
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: V0.19: Tube Bender Tool Design using Assembly4
Replies: 4
Views: 499

Re: V0.19: Tube Bender Tool Design using Assembly4

can you provide a description of your computer, file size, modelling time (days, hours, minutes?!), and problems that you encountered, if any? Thank you for your comments. I am using a mid-range Toshiba Satellite laptop with Intel I7 2.50 GHz chip and 16 Gb RAM in touchpad mode, no external mouse. ...
by ppemawm
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly 4 workbench
Replies: 364
Views: 41096

Re: Assembly 4 workbench

Is there some workaround that I'm not aware of, or perhaps my modeling strategy needs to be adjusted? Has anyone else found the same problem? Have you solved it? Is it a common occurrence for Edge/Vertex numbers to change from one value to another? This is a well known problem. Search the Forum for...
by ppemawm
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: V0.19: Tube Bender Tool Design using Assembly4
Replies: 4
Views: 499

V0.19: Tube Bender Tool Design using Assembly4

This is a model of a tube bender designed by C. Horace Clarke (1956). Drawings can be found in the Model Engineer magazine dated 22 March 1956, pp.470-473. The model was created with the Assembly4/PartDesign workbench using a top-down, in-context approach referencing a master sketch of all the artic...
by ppemawm
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: PartDesign & Assembly
Replies: 7
Views: 233

Re: PartDesign & Assembly

Or are there other simple options for those tasks A simple top level master sketch of the assembly can be used for this purpose. The master sketch includes all of the important elements of the assembly including each part interface, controlling dimensions, variable dimensions, and how the parts are...

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