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by kisolre
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Hollow out using thickness
Replies: 9
Views: 182

Re: Hollow out using thickness

First, avoid mapping sketches to faces (where you select a face and then create a sketch on it). Search the forum for "topological naming issue". Second did you create Pad001 just to have a face where to map Sketch002? And later you removed that whle padding with a pocket? Juct map the sketches to b...
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: V0.19: Gas Turbine Engine for RC Aircraft
Replies: 4
Views: 1064

Re: V0.19: Gas Turbine Engine for RC Aircraft

When I have multiple features that depend on a single master sketch, I make a copy of the CarbonCopy rather than a new CarbonCopy for each feature. Perhaps that is not the best way or a bad habit? That is actually quite clever. If you have one full CarbonCopy it is easy to find it in the tree and d...
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: sketch part up side down
Replies: 10
Views: 179

Re: sketch part up side down

Sketch has its own coordinate system which depends on its Placement property. If sketch is under a body them Placement also depends of its Attachment mode/properties. When referring to Base planes we usually mean bodies base planes (if part design is used). Those under bodies Origin property. The "t...
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: V0.19: Gas Turbine Engine for RC Aircraft
Replies: 4
Views: 1064

Re: V0.19: Gas Turbine Engine for RC Aircraft

Impressive as allways :-)
Could you elaborate on CarbonCopy kicking sketch out of Part container? Since it happens while editing the sketch how is that possible?
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: freeCAD crashes when creating fillet
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: freeCAD crashes when creating fillet

The green selected edge on smaller parallelogram.
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: freeCAD crashes when creating fillet
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: freeCAD crashes when creating fillet

Hi I tried an under windows it succeeds up to 0.7mm and then I got Access violation but not a crash. Probably windows builds handle OCC errors more gracefully. I success 6mm , maybe more , but I do sketches and Pocket + pad Check again first screenshot in OP. This is not the edge that needs filleti...
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Solidworks to FreeCAD Sketch questions
Replies: 5
Views: 138

Re: Solidworks to FreeCAD Sketch questions

#1 easiest way add point, create symmetry of edge vertices around that point. This will put it in the middle.
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: freeCAD crashes when creating fillet
Replies: 17
Views: 386

Re: freeCAD crashes when creating fillet

I tried an under windows it succeeds up to 0.7mm and then I got Access violation but not a crash. Probably windows builds handle OCC errors more gracefully.
by kisolre
Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: facegenerating: 3 sketches one cornerpoint how to connect??
Replies: 10
Views: 232

Re: facegenerating: 3 sketches one cornerpoint how to connect??

Just fully constraint each sketch so corner vertices to be in their proper places.
by kisolre
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: [Feature Request] Ability to create a report from the CLI or in the GUI of all installed external workbenches/addons
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: [Feature Request] Ability to create a report from the CLI or in the GUI of all installed external workbenches/addons

And in my case there was a problem with having too many workbenches that will crash FreeCAD. Having consistent way to retrieve and post that info will be of help.

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