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by easyw-fc
Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Google Summer Of Code 2016
Replies: 111
Views: 18373

Re: Google Summer Of Code 2016

for one a rather detailed description is needed, so someone needs to have some serious thoughts about it. And then there needs to be a contact person for this. may be from http://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?t=5086 I did a code review into the OCC STEP implementation to judge what we can do w...
by easyw-fc
Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Google Summer Of Code 2016
Replies: 111
Views: 18373

Re: Google Summer Of Code 2016

ickby wrote: Sorry, but this is outside of my scope of interesst.
I just say it would be nice to add this topic on GSOC ... not mentioning who could be the mentor ;)
Mine was just a request on forum...
Cheers
M
by easyw-fc
Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:16 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Google Summer Of Code 2016
Replies: 111
Views: 18373

Re: Google Summer Of Code 2016

it would be nice to consider also this feature for GSOC:
- import/export STEP file using STEPCODE http://stepcode.org/

as pointed out at the forum
viewtopic.php?t=5086
viewtopic.php?t=6685

Maurice
by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration
Replies: 72
Views: 23484

Re: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration

PrzemoF wrote:Beautiful!
Is there any chance of sharing the frame model? I'd like to run FEM frequency analysis on it.
you mean the shield?
crazyshield_B.7z
(125.87 KiB) Downloaded 122 times
that is the wrl file of the shield
the original artwork is here
https://github.com/bitcraze/bitcraze-me ... ter/models
by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration
Replies: 72
Views: 23484

Re: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration

very nice results! are you in any way part of the FreeCAD PCB project, or are you annyhow in contact with this project? https://github.com/marmni/FreeCAD-PCB https://sourceforge.net/projects/eaglepcb2freecad/ kicad StepUp is derived from many FC projects/WBs. kicad StepUp is aimed to create a bidir...
by easyw-fc
Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration
Replies: 72
Views: 23484

Re: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration

Have you done any work in going from FreeCAD back to PCB layout? kicad StepUp is a bidirectional tool... so if you design e.g. an enclosure or a 3d model in FreeCAD, clicking on the 'Export to kicad' button you'll get a VRML to be used in kicad https://kicad-info.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/original...
by easyw-fc
Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration
Replies: 72
Views: 23484

kicad StepUp: ECAD MCAD bidirectional collaboration

Hi, kicad StepUp is a tool set for ECAD MCAD collaboration based on KiCad and FreeCAD The StepUp tool can be used: - as a script - as a FreeCAD Macro - as a FreeCAD Mod WB here a case study on a Kicad board as displayed on: - internal kicad 3d-viewer (VRML models exported by PartToVRML Macro ) - Fre...
by easyw-fc
Sun Feb 14, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: export VRML from FreeCAD with python for smaller size, kicad and Blender compatible
Replies: 9
Views: 1983

Re: export VRML from FreeCAD with python for smaller size, kicad and Blender compatible

Hi to all, here two screenshots of the realistic rendering in Blender thanks to the new VRML exporter and kicad StepUp :D https://raw.githubusercontent.com/easyw/kicad-3d-models-in-freecad/master/exportVRMLwColors/kicad-stepup-armory-3D-realistic-rendering.png https://raw.githubusercontent.com/easyw...
by easyw-fc
Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:11 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Problem with STEP files, colors and Ray Tracing WB
Replies: 28
Views: 5059

Re: Problem with STEP files, colors and Ray Tracing WB

Hi again,

it is much easier to fit the object inside the pov rendering, just moving it in FC ...
thanks and please keep me updated :D
by easyw-fc
Sat Feb 13, 2016 10:22 pm
Forum: Users Showcase
Topic: Texture
Replies: 39
Views: 13986

Re: Texture

Hi Mario, this VRML Macro has been done to create wrl models for kicad from FreeCAD the standard way of exporting vrml from FC will generate a big and quite complex VRML structure Moreover the VRML exported with this macro is Blender compatible, so now it is possible to easily render kicad boards an...

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