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by chrisb
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Part I'm designing disappears II
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Re: Part I'm designing disappears II

If the body is invisible the sketch inside is too, even in sketcher. Make the body visible and Pocket004 invisible if you want to see only the sketch.
by chrisb
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Feature request: 2D sketch in 3D view
Replies: 5
Views: 101

Re: Feature request: 2D sketch in 3D view

Sorry, sometimes I forget what is known and what is not. To link a file: - Right click on the existing link. The browser provides something like "copy link address", which you do. I copied the address from your file above. - in the post where you want to have the image, use the link tag. You have to...
by chrisb
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Best practice for sweep and placement
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Best practice for sweep and placement

The swept object doesn't change its position, also the FreeCAD object "Sweep" has position (0,0,0). You can view it as the local coordinate system of the object and you can use it to move relative to its initial position. You can verify this by hovering with the mouse over the profile, arc, and fini...
by chrisb
Thu Oct 24, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Obtaining a screenshot of the screen
Replies: 4
Views: 39

Re: Obtaining a screenshot of the screen

The builtin SavePicture tool was improved in FreeCAD 0.19, so you may retry with a current version. However, you really need it only if - you want to change the background - you want to change the resolution - you want to do things automated from Python, e.g. to create an animated gif from an animat...
by chrisb
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Developers corner
Topic: FreeCAD osX stalls on opening file
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: FreeCAD osX stalls on opening file

Does this happen with current 0.19 as well?
by chrisb
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Colorful edges on a part - how to get rid?
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Colorful edges on a part - how to get rid?

Thanks for not uploading more than once, but instead of saying "a few threads below" you should give a link.
by chrisb
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Map a sketch to a face reorients the sketch
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Map a sketch to a face reorients the sketch

The sketch is distorted if you use external references which don't follow the new mapping.
by chrisb
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Forum in Deutsch
Topic: Aufgedickte Flächen werden bei neuberechnung umnummeriert.
Replies: 9
Views: 261

Re: Aufgedickte Flächen werden bei neuberechnung umnummeriert.

herbk wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:46 am
Man kann es nicht mal auf PD schieben...
:lol:
by chrisb
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Forum in Deutsch
Topic: Step Datei schneiden
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Step Datei schneiden

Ich habe die beiden Themen zusammengemischt.
by chrisb
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: FreeCAD.exe can not run
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: FreeCAD.exe can not run

Hi and welcome to the forum!

It may say more if you start it from commandline.

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