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by chrisb
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: STEP colors import different from 0.16 to 0.17
Replies: 10
Views: 94

Re: STEP colors import different from 0.16 to 0.17

easyw-fc wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:01 pm
Still it is strange, I have those settings available since the beginning also when I set Start WB as start up.
You may have your profile corrupted...
You can try deleting your config files
by chrisb
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: STEP colors import different from 0.16 to 0.17
Replies: 10
Views: 94

Re: STEP colors import different from 0.16 to 0.17

aricbeaver wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:07 am
It seems like this bug was closed but I am on the most recent Git release and still experience lack of color representation.
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Version: 0.17.13522 (Git)
You use the latest stable version. Please retry with the latest development version.
by chrisb
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How to draw dimension with different ext line?
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: How to draw dimension with different ext line?

NormandC wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:37 am
Are you sure chris?
No, to be honest; at least no longer. I think it is best to ignore my previous post :oops: .
by chrisb
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: V0.18 Challenge--Clerget 9B Aero Engine--Work in Process
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: V0.18 Challenge--Clerget 9B Aero Engine--Work in Process

I started 4 June and have been working about 2 to 3 hrs/day so far. Thanks for the information. That sums up to something between 30 and 40 hours which seems to be pretty fast. I would guess it's not always straight forward and you invest a considerable amount of time in planning too. I would like ...
by chrisb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Drag select bug (Sketcher)
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: Drag select bug (Sketcher)

This is already known: issue #3130.

On top of the bugtracker there is a really very big banner asking to discuss errors here in the forum before creating a ticket. That usually saves effort.
by chrisb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: V0.18 Challenge--Clerget 9B Aero Engine--Work in Process
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: V0.18 Challenge--Clerget 9B Aero Engine--Work in Process

Great model, and thanks for the explanations! May I ask how long you need to create such a model?
by chrisb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: What is a "body"?
Replies: 39
Views: 699

Re: What is a "body"?

I agree that there is room for improvement, but I want to point out as well what freecad-heini-1 has told us, who has worked teaching one of professional systems: the first intro course was two weeks with 8 hours per day plus lots of exercise plus several additional courses. This shows that 3D model...
by chrisb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Lofting Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Lofting Problem

Hi Rocksturdy, welcome to the FreeCAD forum. Please follow the IMPORTANT link above and have a look at how to present your FreeCAD info and another one at the most common questions. I guess that you use 0.17 and you have attached your sketches to some plane or face. Then you can't move them by chang...
by chrisb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: How to draw dimension with different ext line?
Replies: 5
Views: 112

Re: How to draw dimension with different ext line?

The problem is, that there are two valid solutions for your system. The problem occurs usually if the steps are too big. You can try different constructs like angles or you try changing your system in several small steps.

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