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by jmaustpc
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Shape rotation bug
Replies: 17
Views: 340

Re: Shape rotation bug

Please post your version data in the manner explained in the forum rules link above, when ever you want to ask for help for anything.
by jmaustpc
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Snap/connect two objects/bodies
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: Snap/connect two objects/bodies

0.18 Did you read the rules link content? Also, what work bench/work flow are you asking about? Now that your first post has been approved, you can attach files to your posts. Please post a simple example file of what you are referring to, its sometimes explains better than words. There are many op...
by jmaustpc
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Snap/connect two objects/bodies
Replies: 11
Views: 210

Re: Snap/connect two objects/bodies

Hi,depends on your version...
please post your version data in the manner explained in the forum rules link above this forum whenever you want to ask for help.
by jmaustpc
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: SVG import segfault
Replies: 35
Views: 2958

Re: SVG import segfault

It's a dependency problem that two packages (Coin3d and Python) use different versions of the libexpat library. The Path/CAM guys encountered this issue a couple of months ago. For more details see: https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=24268 https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f...
by jmaustpc
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: help changing my grin size from mm to ft-in
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Re: help changing my grin size from mm to ft-in

A related tool exists in FreeCAD, a units calculator, for those who can't just multiply in their head, 1 inch is just 25.4mm. I am not in front of my computer right now, but its in the Tools menu from memory. Most people don't use a grid anymore in CAD, with some exceptions, its pretty much a hangov...
by jmaustpc
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Edit Automotive Wheel Offset
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: Edit Automotive Wheel Offset

Deepsoic posted while I was typing, so some similarities.... Without an example file it a bit hard to answer the question correctly. I am assuming that the STEP file contains a single solid to describe the wheel. If your wheel was a two part steel design then the offset can be adjusted by where the ...
by jmaustpc
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Photo-realistic rendering of FreeCAD models with CADRays
Replies: 116
Views: 13779

Re: Photo-realistic rendering of FreeCAD models with CADRays

tanderson69 wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:29 pm
I have it compiled and running on debian. I find the GUI a little confusing. :D
Hi Thomas, how did you do it? If you can tell me how, I'll have a go on Kubuntu 18.04 64bit later tonight....yeah its evening here now. Do you have to compile occ as well?
Jim
by jmaustpc
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Does FreeCAD run on Acer aspire 7720G
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: Does FreeCAD run on Acer aspire 7720G

Hello, I installed FreeCAD on an Acer Aspire 7720G with a Intel Core 2 duo processor T7300 and a 1024MB ATI Mobility Radion HD2300 Hypermemory. When I start FreeCAD it opens with the standard screen. When I try to open a new document, the contents of the window becomes black and nothing happens any...
by jmaustpc
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: New to FreeCad
Replies: 12
Views: 290

Re: New to FreeCad

So mother's here might be able to help :lol: Funny typo there yeah was supposed to be "Some others" I was going to blame my wife, she spilt a drink on my key board and now some of my keys don't work, very frustrating, laptop is too old to be worth buying a new keyboard so I just make do....however ...
by jmaustpc
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: New to FreeCad
Replies: 12
Views: 290

Re: New to FreeCad

I'm on the phone now at my front gate. I have had a look at your file, the problem is that your mesh file has some self-intersections. If you go to the mesh workbench and run inspection and repair tool you will see these two intersections. It is possible that you might be able to repair the mesh eit...

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