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by easyw-fc
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes
Replies: 13
Views: 226

Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

I already experimented with the annotation plane, however when I look at the last frame of your animated gif I find the 3 measured values hard to read because of missing contrast. So what about of changing the color of the text to e.g. red or blue and defining a background color for the text box of...
by easyw-fc
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes
Replies: 13
Views: 226

Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

This is a very useful WB! The measurement works well. I apologize to come directly with an improvement proposal: The measured values are often a bit hard to read. Maybe you can "steal" the value visualization from the Arch WB. Here is a comparison: The white on blue numbers of the survey tool are e...
by easyw-fc
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes
Replies: 13
Views: 226

Re: how to measure the diameter of imported shapes

Thanks, I found this macro: https://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/Macro_MeasureCircle This works, but for every part I have to measure a dozen radii in a row and with the macro I must execute dozen times - menu Macro -> Macros - select the macro - press execute Is there maybe a quicker way? Maybe you bea...
by easyw-fc
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Another approach to assembly solver (A2plus)
Replies: 1484
Views: 39165

Re: Another approach to assembly solver (A2plus)

yes, have a look inside my file. I would like to change the square profile seize (40->30 for example) and the whole assembly could be recomputed automatically. ;) Check out the shape created as well: it's not a solid. I'm unable to proceed with a FEM analysis. Thanks a lot I have made an assembly s...
by easyw-fc
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Importer can't find DXF libs, opens TCP without asking.
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Importer can't find DXF libs, opens TCP without asking.

2) One of my big issues; I gave no permission to connect to the internet. :? :evil: Have you checked the DXF import option on Preferences? There is a checkbox to 'Allow FreeCAD to automatically download and update the DXF libraries'; that should handle it. This is the second time (I have installed ...
by easyw-fc
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Union fails
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: Union fails

I made a boolean fragment and then created a solid from external faces
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by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Loss of coordinate systems during .stp (AP214) import/export
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: Loss of coordinate systems during .stp (AP214) import/export

The LCS should be then moved inside a Part
imported-w-LCS.png
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It would be nice to have it in an Import/Export STEP code ...
by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] missing tooltips in STEP export preferences
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: missing tooltips in STEP export preferences

some tips on pcurve option (0025654: Disable writing pcurves to STEP and IGES by default)
https://tracker.dev.opencascade.org/view.php?id=25654
by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Issue exporting STEP file
Replies: 13
Views: 363

Re: Issue exporting STEP file

wmayer wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:49 am
Sure?
inside the https://tracker.dev.opencascade.org/view.php?id=29888
at the Description:
Description Some names in the Document are last after performing XCAFDoc_Editor::Expand().
This is a regression after #0029599.
by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Issue exporting STEP file
Replies: 13
Views: 363

Re: Issue exporting STEP file

wmayer wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:16 am
Unfortunately the access to the related ticket is inaccessible: https://tracker.dev.opencascade.org/view.php?id=29599
it is related to:
https://tracker.dev.opencascade.org/view.php?id=29888

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