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by jruiz
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Feature Request: Substractive Revolution.
Replies: 11
Views: 269

Feature Request: Substractive Revolution.

Suppose a sketcth S is made on a face of certain body B , then the revolution of S, say R , is made so that R be into B.
Wouldn't it be nice to have a tool for getting the "pocket" P resulting from P = B -R?
by jruiz
Sun Aug 11, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Feature request: Equal sign preceding assignation in Spreadsheet WB
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Feature request: Equal sign preceding assignation in Spreadsheet WB

If you want e.g. the text B1 to show in a cell you have to preceed it with a quote: 'B1 . If you want e.g. the text 'B1' to show in a cell you have to preceed it with a quote as well: ''B1' . Thanks a lot crisb. This is the effect I was looking for. As openBrain said. It would be consistent with ot...
by jruiz
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Feature request: Equal sign preceding assignation in Spreadsheet WB
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Re: Feature request: Equal sign preceding assignation in Spreadsheet WB

It already adds "=" before formulas and if you just type cell number it is interpreted as formula and "=" is added. Which version are you using? Help/About/Copy to clipboard OS: Windows 8.1 Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.19.17505 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: ma...
by jruiz
Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Feature request: Equal sign preceding assignation in Spreadsheet WB
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Feature request: Equal sign preceding assignation in Spreadsheet WB

I think that it would be useful to impose that the assignation of values to cells referring to other cell addresses or cell aliases, be preceded by (for example) the equal sign.
by jruiz
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Optical Workbench.
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Re: Optical Workbench.

I'm hired to another company at this moment. That company does a lot with optica. I can tell you it is a bit more than that Most used term i hear around me is aberration(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_aberration) see: here for series of books they use here...: https://photonics.intec.ugent.b...
by jruiz
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Optical Workbench.
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Re: Optical Workbench.

I don't think it is easy since there are specialised software tools for that... see for pricing here: https://www.zemax.com/pricing/opticstudio/individual-license On the other hand how cool would it be to have this in FC I was thinking that developing the "optical workbech" I mentioned was almost s...
by jruiz
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Optical Workbench.
Replies: 7
Views: 468

Optical Workbench.

I was wondering if it would be very hard to implement a couple of tools for converting: Some objects (points, line segments, arcs of curves, pieces of planes or any other surfaces) into sources of light, Surfaces into mirrors ( and Three dimensional objects into refracting "prisms.", ) As I am imagi...
by jruiz
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] Arbitrary cone
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: Arbitrary cone

Both Part Loft and Part Sweep, can use a vertex/point as a profile, but there are limitations/complications. See the wiki for a detailed explanation. The point/vertex can be a Draft WB point but there is also a point in Part WB . Part_Loft particularly under the subtitle "Limitations and complicati...
by jruiz
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] Arbitrary cone
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: Arbitrary cone

Hi The answer is yes, except that a point is not recognized, it is necessary to create a mini circle (r = 0.01mm) Thanks a lot for your answer. These two ways of "cheating" loft tool (yours and that of chrisb ) work fine. The users have choices... meme2704 is wrong, you can use a point. the wiki ex...
by jruiz
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: [Solved] Arbitrary cone
Replies: 13
Views: 393

Re: Arbitrary cone

meme2704 wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:47 am
Hi
The answer is yes, except that a point is not recognized, it is necessary to create a mini circle (r = 0.01mm)
Thanks a lot for your answer. These two ways of "cheating" loft tool (yours and that of chrisb ) work fine. The users have choices...

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