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by elsordo
Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Anomolous behavior in property box
Replies: 15
Views: 557

Anomolous behavior in property box

I'm running the following version of Freecad OS: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.18.16093 (Git) Build type: Release Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-18 Hash: 690774c0effe4fd7b8d2b5e2fb2b8c8d145e21ce Python version: 2.7.15rc1 Qt version: 5.9.5 Coin version...
by elsordo
Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ARCH - How to model gravel and backfill
Replies: 0
Views: 170

ARCH - How to model gravel and backfill

I am designing a house that has a frost protected shallow foundation and I need to model the pads of compacted gravel that are under the footings of the building. I model the pads as ARCH Structures. However, there is a property that is causing me some issues. For the material, I would like to say t...
by elsordo
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ARCH - Working inside of a building
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: ARCH - Working inside of a building

meme2704, I did some additional experimentation and found that by breaking up the single wall (the four walls in the tutorial joined into one) into its constituent parts allows me to hide a wall and directly get to the window and door objects from inside. I would use this technique to place interior...
by elsordo
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: ARCH - Working inside of a building
Replies: 3
Views: 186

ARCH - Working inside of a building

How does one work inside of a building using the ARCH workbench. Attached is a copy of a model that Yorick built for one of the ARCH tutorials. I was able to hide the roof slab, roof beam array, and the horizontal section plane so I could access the floor slab. The question is "How do I access the i...
by elsordo
Sun Sep 02, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Problems with Draw Style on Arcs
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Re: Problems with Draw Style on Arcs

Indeed, the problem is with my platform. I tested the behavior on a Windows box and a different Ubuntu box and found that the Draw Style worked correctly. I tried updating the open-source drivers but the problem persisted which is not surprising given that the Mobo/Processor pair dates back to 2011....
by elsordo
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Problems with Draw Style on Arcs
Replies: 3
Views: 265

Problems with Draw Style on Arcs

I have a strange problem. I have a model, called house.fcstd, that contains two arcs in addition to other geometry. The arcs disappear when I set the Draw Style Property to anything other than "Solid". In the same model, I created a Line object and had no problems setting the Draw Style property to ...
by elsordo
Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Units passed to Draft.makeRectangle
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Units passed to Draft.makeRectangle

Thank you!
by elsordo
Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Units passed to Draft.makeRectangle
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Units passed to Draft.makeRectangle

So the underlying unit of measure is millimeters. Which class/module handles the conversion between units. I would like to re-use the unit conversion code instead of re-inventing the wheel. I am writing some python scripts to help me design a house using US building technology and as a result I have...
by elsordo
Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Python scripting and macros
Topic: Units passed to Draft.makeRectangle
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Units passed to Draft.makeRectangle

I have a question regarding units. I created a new document and set the "units" preference to "US customary (in/lb). I then switched to the ARCH workbench and then created a rectangle. I set the length to 30 ft and the height to 20 ft. In the python console following python code sequence appeared in...
by elsordo
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Draft, Arch & BIM
Topic: Window not attached to wall
Replies: 0
Views: 471

Window not attached to wall

I'm having problems with ARCH Window objects that don't seem to be attached to Arch Wall objects. Attached in a simple model containing a wall with two windows (actually they are to be doors). The object identified as Window001 in the model tree does not seem to move when I change the Length attribu...

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