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by bill.anderson
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Using Path with external CAD
Replies: 10
Views: 830

Re: Using Path with external CAD

I can import a .step file. I just can't change any dimension. I suspect that FreeCad doesn't support any parameterized import. Is that a true statement? If so that would mean that all one could do with the object available from GrabCad would be useless to me, that I would have to recreate the artwor...
by bill.anderson
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: .step, .dwg, .dxf export only 2D
Replies: 6
Views: 1278

Re: .step, .dwg, .dxf export only 2D

I can import a .step file. I just can't change any dimension. I suspect that FreeCad doesn't support any parameterized import. Is that a true statement? If so that would mean that all one could do with the objects available from GrabCad would be useless to me, that I would have to recreate the artwo...
by bill.anderson
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Using Path with external CAD
Replies: 10
Views: 830

Using Path with external CAD

I am a new user of FreeCad and I am trying to do something I would think would be quite normal. It probably is, but I haven't been able to figure it out. I can import or open various CAD files in MasterCAM, edit, create G-code and output a file to my controller software. I have been able to import s...

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