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by efyx
Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Assembly and drawing module
Replies: 11
Views: 2963

Assembly and drawing module

Hi, the weakest points of FreeCAD are is missing for those two modules (drawing for 2d drawings and assembly which shall contain degrees of freedom). I know there is a way to put dimensions on drawings, but I am talking about something at least like drawing dimensioning addon. I know that everything...
by efyx
Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Idea for Frame Construction Module
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Idea for Frame Construction Module

Hi,
unfortunately I don't have programing skills, but I saw very useful utility for frame constructions. Please see attached links and maybe someone would take care of it:
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa6ttL3V0C8
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NnyFU-fW30
by efyx
Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker
Replies: 179
Views: 29219

Re: Fasteners workbench based on screw-maker

Hi. Hole creator is a great idea - actually I send you sheise request for that in private message. Your workbench is very good, that's a pitty you have no time for that. Anyway maybe someone else could upgreade that module :)
by efyx
Mon Mar 07, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

Finally after hours spent on this, looks like this is compiling. It turned up that, missing packages in repository have different naming and I couldn't find them by menager.. for example typing into searchbar libboost-dev couldn't find file because the right file was libboost1.55-dev.. there were mo...
by efyx
Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

Ever heard of the phrase Give a man a fish .... The community has made a great effort in writing good quality documentation, I suggest you read it. yeah.. but I am an end user which want to spend some time with TechDraw module and give some suggestions and observations to the author. I believe this...
by efyx
Sat Mar 05, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

OK, Are you sure it's 0.14? as I said version 0.14 2935 GIT I just type "sudo apt-get install freecad " and got old version. There is no OCC at localisation given in tutorial. Without it I cannot compile Freecad cloned from TechDraw. Maybe someone could compile that I just run install file? That wo...
by efyx
Sat Mar 05, 2016 7:47 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

I type sudo apt-get install freecad, something installed. I run FreeCAD and it opens in version 0.14 but no utilities at all only empty window with tiltle bar FreeCAD 0.14
by efyx
Fri Mar 04, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

I have done what you said to be done and meanwhile I was forced to install OCC and further cmake-gui shows error. Now it needs opencascade to install. I tried instruction: wget http://lyre.mit.edu/~powell/opencascade/opencascade_6.2.0.orig.tar.gz etc.. but there is no files under that localization :...
by efyx
Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

OK, all dependencies installed.
I tried install PPA from link but got information "trusty (mint) does not support".

cmake-gui installed

what next?

PS. Isn't better to install FreeCAD form installation file, then I should have all necessary files to compile. Or I am wrong?
by efyx
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:17 am
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: Problem with installation
Replies: 24
Views: 2325

Re: Problem with installation

OK. Let's start form the beginning. GIT is some kind of server which allows programmers to switch code between in easy way (no matter how it works closer). Am I right? When I am cloning, it is copying "core" from server with all dependencies or just prepared pack by developer and it is not connected...

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