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by Mika38
Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: UX/UI Design
Topic: The home page of the website should be more welcoming
Replies: 1
Views: 566

The home page of the website should be more welcoming

Who is FreeCAD for? A couple of user cases: The home user/hobbyist. Got yourself a project you want to build, have built, or 3D printed? Model it in FreeCAD. No previous CAD experience required. Our community will help you get the hang of it quickly! The experienced CAD user. If you use commercial ...
by Mika38
Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Volume of irregular solid
Replies: 18
Views: 3286

Re: Volume of irregular solid

Dear chrisb,

It's a not much work, it's even a pleasure to share idea. Also, my first post was way too short.

Mika
by Mika38
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Volume of irregular solid
Replies: 18
Views: 3286

Re: Volume of irregular solid

An other way to do it is to create one part per face. Then, constraint all of then two by two by adding a spherical joint on each corner. Then you mesured the volume. This way no math, the software do every thing, but, I don't know if FreeCAD can do it. Could you give an example for that technique ...
by Mika38
Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Volume of irregular solid
Replies: 18
Views: 3286

Re: Volume of irregular solid

Hi,

An other way to do it is to create one part per face. Then, constraint all of then two by two by adding a spherical joint on each corner. Then you mesured the volume. This way no math, the software do every thing, but, I don't know if FreeCAD can do it.

Best regards

Mika
by Mika38
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17

But this comment annoys me: :evil: There is no explanation of what a PPA is. Did you bother to click on the What are PPAs and how do I use them? link? Yes, I did click on this link. I'm sorry, I forgot this link went I wrote my last comment. Is it our wiki's job to explain all the operating systems...
by Mika38
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17

Dear All, I would like to thank you for your support. You solved my problem. Let's try to solve this problem once and for all, this way no one will be in my situation again. There is a trap somewhere . :D Let's investigate! I tracked down what I did wrong, and my conclusion is: The lack of informati...
by Mika38
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17

We changed the freecad-daily PPA package name to freecad-daily so it could be installed at the same time as the freecad-stable PPA. So to install the 0.17 development version, it is not enough to add the PPA, you need to install the new freecad-daily package, either from your software manager or fr...
by Mika38
Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17

There seems to be something strange with your path. Could you please add your complete FreeCAD info as indicated here: http://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2264 and post the result of the command echo $PATH here. OS: Linux Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.17.7744 (Git) Build type:...
by Mika38
Sat Feb 25, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: freecad-daily, error : File format not supported: 0.17

Hi, Try "frecad-daily" command instead if I write frecad-daily or freecad-daily I've got back : FreeCAD-daily : commande introuvable (command not found in french) I found the problem you need to restart your computer before launching the V0.17 with the launcher. I still have no idea how to launch t...
by Mika38
Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Proposition of new workbench: Kinematic Scheme
Replies: 29
Views: 5529

Re: Proposition of new workbench: Kinematic Scheme

I just tested Linkage 3.4.2 and it is great. It works on windows 7 pretty well. No ubuntu version. I will try to give an overview of my experience with this software. link: http://blog.rectorsquid.com/linkage-mechanism-designer-and-simulator/ List of function of this program : - create revolute, pri...

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