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by openBrain
Fri May 24, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Error rendering projects by freecad
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Error rendering projects by freecad

I use FreeCad version 0.18, I mean when I output about 92%, it will stand still, for about 1 hour still not increase by 1% anymore. Hi Pauline, Welcome. Please (please) follow the IMPORTANT link pointed out by chrisb in the above post. Add your file, describe your actions, what you're trying to ach...
by openBrain
Fri May 24, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Step file
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Step file

Hi Erfan,

Welcome here.
FreeCAD could be considered as such as it can be used in CLI, but given your need, I'd advise to consider AssImp. ;)

HTH
by openBrain
Wed May 22, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Dependency Graph
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Dependency Graph

Even clearer on the configuration chapter : https://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/Std_Dep ... figuration ;)
by openBrain
Wed May 22, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Defeaturing Tools: how to edit a STEP model (parametrically)
Replies: 72
Views: 6966

Re: Defeaturing Tools: how to edit a STEP model (parametrically)

easyw-fc wrote:
Wed May 22, 2019 11:26 am
It could for null face case adding some small code... do you have a sample to test with?
"part1.stp" attachment of this post : https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 44#p309673
by openBrain
Wed May 22, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: [REOPENED] part1.common(part2).Volume = 0
Replies: 14
Views: 331

Re: part1.common(part2).Volume = 0

Hard to tell without knowing what you're trying to achieve. ;) I am trying to remove all solids that have a mostly part of another solid already. if common.Volume>0.9*part1.Volume: #remove solid1 elif common.Volume>0.9*part2.Volume: #remove solid2 This way I can find out if this applies, but as you...
by openBrain
Wed May 22, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Defeaturing Tools: how to edit a STEP model (parametrically)
Replies: 72
Views: 6966

Re: Defeaturing Tools: how to edit a STEP model (parametrically)

That means your object is done by Faces that intersect each others... then it is not possible to create a shell nor a solid from those faces... Actually not exactly. There is a "null" face. I hoped that the function can accommodate with it but from your answer, I understand that no. Thanks for prom...
by openBrain
Tue May 21, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Parametric Modelling Files
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: Parametric Modelling Files

You can try a parametric defeaturing with Defeaturing Workbench but you won't recover something like a completely parametric design. ;)
by openBrain
Tue May 21, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Bounding box for .stl mesh
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Bounding box for .stl mesh

Volume of the part (stl mesh). And I also need the surface area. I have done the following: FreeCAD.getDocument("Unnamed").Objects[0].Mesh.Area FreeCAD.getDocument("Unnamed").Objects[0].Mesh.Volume And this does give me the area and volume, but is this the right approach? Seems correct to me. But n...
by openBrain
Tue May 21, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Defeaturing Tools: how to edit a STEP model (parametrically)
Replies: 72
Views: 6966

Re: Defeaturing Tools: how to edit a STEP model (parametrically)

Ping @ dev Hi easyw-fc, Today I tried to use the "Make solid from selected object" feature https://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/images/thumb/0/04/DefeatWB_Tools_make_solid_faces_selected_objects.png/32px-DefeatWB_Tools_make_solid_faces_selected_objects.png and FC returns the following error : Failed to ...

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