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by andykirby2
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: No Objects to select in Loft tool
Replies: 15
Views: 2710

Re: No Objects to select in Loft tool

Hmmm yes. I like norman's idea of doing the part upside down as a loft in three sketches and then hollowing it out with part thickness. Apart from I was wanting to radius the top edges of the hopper. Might try it the same but right way up. The method of making often imposes limitations on the realit...
by andykirby2
Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: No Objects to select in Loft tool
Replies: 15
Views: 2710

Re: No Objects to select in Loft tool

Cool thanks guys. Those pointers should get me underway again. What stars. On a side note the Loft tool claims I should see faces but i did'nt is this something that comes along if I upgrtade ubuntu ?? Originaly tried with the cone top sketch thinking i should see a face to loft from... Cheers Andy ...
by andykirby2
Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: No Objects to select in Loft tool
Replies: 15
Views: 2710

No Objects to select in Loft tool

Guys Hope you are all well. it has been a while since I bumped into something I needed to ask about. So this is good. Great progress on Freecad I use it a lot now for 3D Printing part's etc. Actualy pretty exclusively. Just in case the parts I make are useful for someone else I tend to put them most...
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Re: Touched (but must be executed)

Ok

Thanks for the tips I will have a play with those.
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Re: Touched (but must be executed)

Hmmm

Just tried the same move to make another of the dimensions visible which worked but it lost the original one i had made visible just before.

Could be paint/update order maybe ??
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Re: Touched (but must be executed)

Here's the file.
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:22 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Re: Touched (but must be executed)

Interesting. After a bit more playing it looks like updating the info box lost the dimensions. But is I modify one fo the dimension parameters (to anything and back to what it was) and then execute the modified one reappears. If I did'nt know any better (And I don't) I would be thinking that somethi...
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Re: Touched (but must be executed)

Ulp looks like I spoke too quick

After executing the changes to the information box the dimensions i had placed on the drawing have disapeared.....
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Re: Touched (but must be executed)

That worked fine thanks guys. Must admit I never needed to do this before now. When tweaking placemnt etc in the View and Data sections it updated as I worked. This feels a little hit and miss too. I cant increment say the x placement value and see the part slide across the screen anymore I have to ...
by andykirby2
Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Touched (but must be executed)
Replies: 11
Views: 7152

Touched (but must be executed)

Guys How do I execute something ?? I have a 2d sheet drawing (A3) of some parts with dimensions etc. This part is fine as it goes. The sheet information block won't update though I have opened up the data view and replaced the Editable Strings with what I need to show up in the information block but...

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