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by silopolis
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Help designing a welding table
Replies: 5
Views: 469

Help designing a welding table

Hi, First post of the year so, first things first, let me wish all member of this great community and this superb project all the very best for 2018 with a big release and hopefully a lot of good things in workbenches, etc. I'm opening this thread to follow up on the discussion started here https://...
by silopolis
Sun Dec 03, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Draft, Arch & BIM
Topic: FreeCAD Arch from CAD to Reality
Replies: 12
Views: 1458

Re: FreeCAD Arch from CAD to Reality

Hi, The generation of the PDF list ist amazing. It could well be transformed into an own workbench. it's pure python + Matplotlib, we used the Rectpack library, we made this program very flexible as it can deal with a bunch of groups separately in an arbitrary way, maybe we will open source it if th...
by silopolis
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Ticket #2474: Linking projects to external spreadsheets
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Re: Ticket #2474: Linking projects to external spreadsheets

@kunda1: done

@jmaustpc: about LO Calc linking, great you did it ! Can you remember if the method you used was the one in the blog post I referenced ? About cross referencing spreadsheets, still have to give it a shot, but thank you for warning me :)
by silopolis
Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Ticket #2474: Linking projects to external spreadsheets
Replies: 7
Views: 1474

Ticket #2474: Linking projects to external spreadsheets

Hi As asked by kunda1 following my comment on issue #2474 about LibreOffice Calc integration via GUI, I'm opening this thread to drag others attention and comments on the subject. Without a doubt, power of a full featured spreadsheet program should certainly be useful in a number of projects ! (see ...
by silopolis
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Arch MultiMaterials
Replies: 41
Views: 5383

Re: Arch MultiMaterials

Hi, Giving MultiMaterials a test this morning with FreeCAD-daily from Zesty PPA on Debian 9/Stretch (SolydK 9 actually), I couldn't have it work with panels. Creating a wall and selecting the mulimaterial at creation works, creating a wall and adding multimaterial afterward works too, but no way wit...
by silopolis
Fri Aug 11, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Macro for Spreadsheet Alias setup and Part Family Generation
Replies: 36
Views: 6892

Re: Macro for Spreadsheet Alias setup and Part Family Generation

Hi, This is just an *amazing* macro that should absolutely be built in the Spreadsheet workbench ! Now, for my next iteration, I just have to design a parametric master cabinet, build the spreadsheet of all dimensions in the range, and generate all cabinets files in one click... This is fantastic ! ...
by silopolis
Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Developers corner
Topic: Bug #1954: Set colors doesn't work on objects that have edit mode reimplemented
Replies: 2
Views: 727

Re: Bug #1954: Set colors doesn't work on objects that have edit mode reimplemented

Hi,

As a woodworker, I wish this could be solved as it would allow me to color code the faces of the wood panel parts, thus easily and visually tracking the face, back, left, right, top and bottom of each one of them.

Bests
by silopolis
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: add new part to existing compound
Replies: 7
Views: 1428

Re: add new part to existing compound

Hi, Request UPed here https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=23540 and duplicate (?) issue opened there https://freecadweb.org/tracker/view.php?id=3136 . Indeed compound commands (explode, filter, fuse) available in Lattice WB would be welcome in Part WB along with a "Add shape(s) to compo...
by silopolis
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Part-WB add element to compound
Replies: 6
Views: 1004

Re: Part-WB add element to compound

Hi, Also looking for this feature, I found this thread as well as a previous one here https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?t=11424 referencing another issue created before http://freecadweb.org/tracker/view.php?id=2498 . I cross referenced the issues in their comments in the tracker. This woul...

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