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by garya
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Sketcher Triangle Constraint issue
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Re: Sketcher Triangle Constraint issue

"Unsolved" means that your constraints are contradictory. "Redundant" means that one of the constraints can be derived from the others. Really? At other times I've had it tell me constraints were contradictory: "Cannot set the datum because the sketch contains conflicting constraints." "Sketch cont...
by garya
Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Sketcher Triangle Constraint issue
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Re: Sketcher Triangle Constraint issue

A fully constrained Sketch does not mean that it is unique. It means only that there is no smooth transition to a different solution. I wasn't aware that a fully constrained sketch was not required to be unique. I got to this simple case from an under-constrained condition in which adding the last ...
by garya
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Sketcher Triangle Constraint issue
Replies: 12
Views: 282

Sketcher Triangle Constraint issue

I've come across a situation where Sketcher claims a triangle is fully constrained when it is not. This may be related to 0000754 As nearly as I can tell, this is an unreported bug. Can anyone confirm? The attached sketch is reported as having 1 degree of freedom left. If you constrain the distance ...
by garya
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Help with threading a cylinder
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Re: Help with threading a cylinder

Thank you both. I read the bit about coincident edges causing problems but didn't recognize it as a problem since I was cutting and not fusing.
by garya
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Help with threading a cylinder
Replies: 4
Views: 181

Help with threading a cylinder

I'm having trouble cutting threads into a cylinder. I am trying to use method #3 in the Thread for Screw tutorial. But the resulting shape doesn't appear to be cut properly. I defined the helix path and the shape to cut, then using part wb did: Select Nozzle object <Ctr>l-Select Sweep object Click "...
by garya
Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Part/Draft constraint equivalents
Replies: 5
Views: 185

Re: Part/Draft constraint equivalents

Why would you replace Sketcher with Draft? You can use Sketches in Part workbench as well. I wanted to understand how to use Draft better. Posts say some people prefer draft/part and others prefer sketch/part design. I wanted to understand the differences better and why one might choose to use one ...
by garya
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Part/Draft constraint equivalents
Replies: 5
Views: 185

Part/Draft constraint equivalents

I'm trying to get more comfortable with Part and Draft WB by duplicating something I did with Part Design and Sketches. Attached are two cut down files, one using PD and Sketch WB (Reamer_PartDesign_1.FCStd) and the other a partially done Draft (Reamer_Part_1.FCStd). I'm wondering if anyone can give...
by garya
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Wiki
Topic: Links on the download page hardly visible
Replies: 19
Views: 465

Re: Links on the download page hardly visible

Should appear shortly; pull request in (I think)
by garya
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Wiki
Topic: Links on the download page hardly visible
Replies: 19
Views: 465

Re: Links on the download page hardly visible

First you would have to fork the repository at https://github.com/freecad/freecad-homepage, then you need to open up terminal and type: Thanks, that's the piece I was missing. You pointed to the code for the download-notes css. There are also links at the bottom in the footer-custom area. They are ...
by garya
Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Wiki
Topic: Links on the download page hardly visible
Replies: 19
Views: 465

Re: Links on the download page hardly visible

But I don't see a downloads.php in my source tree. I have a sneaking suspicion that when I originally cloned the source tree there were options of what parts to clone, and one of them was website. Is that the case? If that is the case, can someone give me a hint of how to tell git to add "website" ...

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