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by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: 3d intersection of two 2d sketches
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Re: 3d intersection of two 2d sketches

shayelk wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:24 am
Thanks, chrisb, Exactly what I was looking for!
You are welcome. I have seen recently something similar from an artist who had made two independent pictures made from tiny reflecting elements hanging from a bunch of strings.
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Lost External Geom Mapping
Replies: 47
Views: 594

Re: Lost External Geom Mapping

Isn't it a silencer for a gun?
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: 3d intersection of two 2d sketches
Replies: 5
Views: 72

Re: 3d intersection of two 2d sketches

in Draft workbench: - set working plane to XY - create ShapeString A at (0,0,0) - set working plane to YZ - create ShapeString B at (0,0,0) Select Part workbench - Extrude A and B, look at the 3D view to get length and reversed property right - Select both extrudes and make a boolean common Bildschi...
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: unwanted dependency of visible parts
Replies: 12
Views: 165

Re: unwanted dependency of visible parts

The problem is coplanarity t which helixes are rather sensitive.
- Sometimes it is necessary to turn the helix a tiny little bit so that the start does not lie on a seam
- omit corners at the outer surface. That was the problem here. I changed - and even simplified - the section accordingly.
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Forum in Deutsch
Topic: CFD
Replies: 134
Views: 2227

Re: CFD

Apropos Linienzug-Werkzeug des Sketchers. In Verbindung mit der M-Taste ist das Tool richtig genial. Kurzzeitig stand mal ein neues Polyline-Icon zur Diskussion. Da hatte ich mir eines gewünscht, das nicht nur gerade Linien sondern auch einen Bogen zeigt, als kleinen Hinweis darauf, dass da noch me...
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern
Replies: 24
Views: 363

Re: Polar pattern of padded part with linear pattern

Would be nice if they could be paused, rewinded, etc. That's exactly the point. I hardly ever manage to understand what is shown by watching only once. Then I have to look two more times to see where it actually starts and then I can focus on the detail I want to see. If it is written I usually hav...
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Replies: 11
Views: 223

Re: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

chrisb wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:46 am
I will extend the wiki immediately.
Done. The PartDesign Fillet page was still in a pre-0.17 state so I added the docs about Add ref and Remove ref as well.
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Lost External Geom Mapping
Replies: 47
Views: 594

Re: Lost External Geom Mapping

Even if technically challenging I don't want to support this kind of models.
by chrisb
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Replies: 11
Views: 223

Re: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

bejant wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:46 am
Did you know we can also select Faces for PD > Fillets? (just in case you didn't know)
Thank you very much for this best off topic ever :D . I will extend the wiki immediately.
by chrisb
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Replies: 11
Views: 223

Re: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

sliptonic wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:37 pm
We also have 'greedy selection' in the sketcher. IMHO that's a case where I think it makes sense to deviate from a style guide. I like the way greedy selection works in the sketcher but I wouldn't want to see it used more broadly.
You are absolutely right, I agree in both points.

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