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by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Create Points Only For Selected Mesh Face
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Create Points Only For Selected Mesh Face

add-on wb "mesh remodel" is your best bet,
if you look into the source, maybe even possible to roll your own "face2points" command?
by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: FreeCAD does not satisfy you, go your way.
Replies: 12
Views: 336

Re: FreeCAD does not satisfy you, go your way.

deep breath and relax jpg87, summer is here and why not arrange some good food and wine, simple things to take your mind off fc :-) you alone cannot stop how others learn and their state of mind, and you cannot let it get to you. after all, comparing the fc-forum with overall social media, one would...
by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Basics of drawing
Replies: 9
Views: 499

Re: Basics of drawing

something simple as how the make a line longer if in draft, change value of length Snip macro screenshot-5681ab.png or Draft_Trimex if in sketcher it is just to click/hold a point and drag it anywhere you want, in sketcher it is so simple and intuitive that most people will not discover it on their...
by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: To create text
Replies: 8
Views: 185

Re: To create text

Snip macro screenshot-7e7929.png ps: also I had never used shape string before this post. could make sense to have something else than "default" prefilled, regardless of that the tooltip is crystal clear imho. psII: to make it easier on other readers of the forum, for the future, please a...
by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:45 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Solid To Wires
Replies: 3
Views: 116

Re: Solid To Wires

assume a cube, 2 ways (the first simpler than the other): using (menu) part/create a copy/create shape element copy select edges and or faces (single or multiple) and invoke the menu command the same command (extracting shapes) is in curves wb as well using draft/downgrade once on cube gives faces a...
by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:21 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Extruding Multiple Wires Together
Replies: 7
Views: 191

Re: Extruding Multiple Wires Together

extrusions are done per face, so if you make your rectangle and circle with the property "make face" set to true it becomes quite clear why fc does 2 extrusions from the compound (even more clear if you downgrade that compound). now the question is, how does one make a face with a hole in ...
by heda
Sun Jun 13, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Toolbar drag handles disabled depending on Qt theme
Replies: 5
Views: 541

Re: Toolbar drag handles disabled depending on Qt theme

did you run it as a regular macro and it made the toolbars movable again? (just to make sure) Macro_at_Startup even if you have it in auto startup, one would imagine that you have to run the script when you load new wb's anyways, since those tb's are likely not loaded at time of start-up (or tell fc...
by heda
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:43 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Set Draft Working Plane
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: Set Draft Working Plane

it works on my box in the console (assuming that draft wb has been loaded once), so something is different on yours.
by heda
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Set Draft Working Plane
Replies: 10
Views: 182

Re: Set Draft Working Plane

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App.DraftWorkingPlane.setTop()
by heda
Sat Jun 12, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: To create text
Replies: 8
Views: 185

Re: To create text

already written, did not bother to take it out... Draft_ShapeString from the first paragraph... "This shape can be used to create 3D letters with the Part Extrude command." and there are links to tutorials. the documentation of freecad is simply not as bad it is made out to be by some. btw...

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