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by TheMarkster
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: creating a 3 D part from a silhouette
Replies: 8
Views: 236

Re: creating a 3 D part from a silhouette

Hello @kisolre, thanks for your answer. No it is not secret and I`m attaching it. Kurt Convert to svg, then import via file -> import -> svg as geometry. You can then part -> extrude the paths that are imported. There is an online converter at online-convert.com that is suitable for this purpose. c...
by TheMarkster
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: DynamicData workbench [new feature copy/set properties]
Replies: 12
Views: 884

Re: DynamicData workbench [new feature copy/set properties]

I've been putting them on github and linking to them.
by TheMarkster
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Making a embossing wheel
Replies: 7
Views: 270

Re: Making a embossing wheel

chrisash wrote:
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:48 pm
Thanks but its a 3d design i need to bend around a cylinder i think your part was text
It was made with Paint, so being text is irrelevant.
by TheMarkster
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Part design model an data tab
Replies: 5
Views: 212

Re: Part design model an data tab

Have you seen the DynamicData_Workbench ? You can use it to create a property container (dd object) and put your own custom properties into it. You can then modify those properties via the data tab of the dd object. Once you have it setup with properties you need (example: pad height, length) then w...
by TheMarkster
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Entering float values for scaling of sketch/objects
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Entering float values for scaling of sketch/objects

You're using Draft scale? Sometimes you have to delete some of the 0's before it will let you enter more digits, especially if you have uniform scaling checkbox enabled.
by TheMarkster
Sun Oct 28, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: PartDesign: pad up to face
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Re: PartDesign: pad up to face

DatumPlane001 is attached to Sketch. Maybe that's the problem? In the attached model I have attached both datum planes to the xy plane and it seems to work as expected.
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by TheMarkster
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: PartDesign: pad up to face
Replies: 8
Views: 202

Re: PartDesign: pad up to face

I believe there was a fix not too long ago for the 0 height issue when padding up to a face, but I don't know if it was applied to 0.17. You could try your model with one of the 0.18 builds.
by TheMarkster
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: [Improvement] Button to quickly toggle the transparency or wireframe setting of a body
Replies: 31
Views: 1130

Re: [Improvement] Button to quickly toggle the transparency or wireframe setting of a body

yorik wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:19 am
What we would actually need is a bit more work on the addon manager so we can install a macro and add a toolbar button for it in one shot..
+1
by TheMarkster
Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] Can't Save Picture 0.18
Replies: 17
Views: 616

Re: [Solved] Can't Save Picture 0.18

Works here OS: Windows 10 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.18.14979 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: master Hash: 47536dcd3729d3db106af628d62f2bf449e68c49 Python version: 3.6.6 Qt version: 5.6.2 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 7.3.0 Locale: English/UnitedStates (en_...

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