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by easyw-fc
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Replies: 28
Views: 567

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

I am sure there was a good reason for this choice, and there are probably some power users for whom it still makes complete sense. However, it also complicates the GUI behavior for newer users or those who only occasionally need to import a STEP file. Once there were two options 'Import STEP with c...
by easyw-fc
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Replies: 28
Views: 567

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

Makes sense, but a user would never know that. A single consistent import dialog that lets the user choose old/new method would be clearer. Once there were two options 'Import STEP with colors' and 'Import STEP' present on Import menu offering the two importing methods. One option have been removed...
by easyw-fc
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Let's talk about GUI standards - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Replies: 28
Views: 567

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

Unfortunately, the behavior is often different between the File->import menu and a workbench menu item. Don't believe me? Try importing the attached toolholder.stp file from the main menu and from the Part workbench. One gives a single compound solid, the other gives two solids. this has been done ...
by easyw-fc
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Part Design module development
Topic: STEP/IGES color
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: STEP/IGES color

Hi community My name is cristian and I'm new to the forum In automotive environment (and molds too) the color of a surface is used to set accuracy in the milling machines, so a drawing is not needed to define the precision of the faces From several days I'm going to modify FreeCAD in order to store...
by easyw-fc
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:27 am
Forum: Developers corner
Topic: Create file from Python WB
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Create file from Python WB

Hi guys, I'm involved in WorkBench development written in Python. For debug purposes I need to create a file from within the python code. Is there a way to do it? I've tried to call open("filename", "w"), but got "Read-only file system" exception... If not, is there any other ways to output data be...
by easyw-fc
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Import and export step file without multiple parts for IDF
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Import and export step file without multiple parts for IDF

Hi, I changed the position and rotation of original Molex step file and exported as .step by freecad. The export freecad create all this sub items that I need to remove to work correctly with IDF import. The IDF import don't put the step model in the right position on pcb if the imported step compo...
by easyw-fc
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Another approach to assembly solver (A2plus)
Replies: 354
Views: 6317

Re: Another approach to assembly solver (A2plus)

If I will find a way to create a file from within the python, I could create HTML directly from the code. here a sample code for writing a file to home folder import FreeCAD, os, sys from os.path import expanduser home = expanduser("~") out_file=os.path.join(home,'myfile.txt') FreeCAD.Console.Print...
by easyw-fc
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Import and export step file without multiple parts for IDF
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Import and export step file without multiple parts for IDF

it seems something for Defeaturing/Repairing WB :)
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BTW @fiffo in which way did you modify the STEP model?
the one from Molex is a single Solid plus a Compound, and not a bunch of shells...
by easyw-fc
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: FreeCAD DLL Load failed: Workbench
Replies: 51
Views: 7314

Re: FreeCAD DLL Load failed: Workbench

attached the log of dw, if it can help to find the problem. Many thanks for your help. you are using FC 0.18 win32 on Win Vista 32b Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit), version 6.00.6002 Service Pack 2 Program Executable: d:\program files\freecad_0.18.14061_x86_dev_win\b...
by easyw-fc
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: OCC 7.3 win daily
Replies: 0
Views: 71

OCC 7.3 win daily

sgrogan wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:37 pm
+1, build triggered.
is there a win daily build option for OCC 7.3?
Thank you
M

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