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by shaise
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners not fitting
Replies: 7
Views: 363

Re: Fasteners not fitting

Is there any way in the Fasteners settings to influence this ? Indeed there is, as chrisb mentioned already before: select the fastener workbench, goto Edit -> preferences. Select Fasteners on the left. In the fastener settings there is a "Tread generation" option. If you select "3D printer compati...
by shaise
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Developers corner
Topic: How to set my preferences panel ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2268

Re: How to set my preferences panel ?

Thanks! Wow, this is a 5 year old request... :)
by shaise
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Sheet Metal Workbench
Replies: 206
Views: 37855

Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

The tree system is the old freecad system. If you start an object outside a body (like in part workbench) it will be in a tree.
by shaise
Fri Jul 17, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 239
Views: 36104

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

Setting "thread" to false before using the fastener in tech draw might help.
by shaise
Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 239
Views: 36104

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

Regarding task window, agree. need to take a look at it.
Regarding inch fasteners, these can be great upgrade. Should be in a separate code file, though, to not break the integration with ulrich's code.
by shaise
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: LinuxCNC-alternative for path workbench (CAM) users
Replies: 0
Views: 285

LinuxCNC-alternative for path workbench (CAM) users

Hi everyone, I am a long-time user of LinuxCNC to run my chineese CNC 3040. This is a fantastic CNC driver but it has 2 main drawbacks: 1. you must use a dedicated realtime linux system, and 2. You need a parallel port which becomes extinct. This was a bit problematic when I wanted to use an old Win...
by shaise
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 239
Views: 36104

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

fc_tofu wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:16 am
This is not an issue. But IMO wb's name used here would be more attractive than a template name "My commands".
hehe you are right... :oops:
Done.
by shaise
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 239
Views: 36104

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

This unfortunately is not supported.
by shaise
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 239
Views: 36104

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

Also, How does one add an arbitrary diameter/pitch tap/die for 3D printing? Or can it be done with Fastener WB? if you have the latest Fasteners workbench you can create Tap/Die tools with arbitrary length and use boolean operations to create threads in your solid. tapdie.png You might also want to...
by shaise
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 239
Views: 36104

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

drmacro wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:12 pm
I can cut and paste the cells. But, Is there a way to generate, for example, a CSV file or just export the spreadsheet to LibreOffice Calc or that Excel?
just go to the spreadsheet workbench, and you have export options.

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