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by fosselius
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: STL to STEP Lossless
Replies: 22
Views: 969

Re: STL to STEP Lossless

Hi guys, I'm a 3D Artist who was given the task of converting an STL (3D Scanned) file to STEP file. In this case the stl came from a 3d scanner. It's not a degraded file exported from a CAD format like we normally see. my bet is on raw voxel data that just got "filled" with triangles to create a s...
by fosselius
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:44 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Tips on Improving File Opening/Saving Speed
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Tips on Improving File Opening/Saving Speed

sadly, best/fastest solution for this issue right now is to get faster memory/storage/CPU..

Things might improve if ASM3 gets merged which have some support for links and partial loading etc.
by fosselius
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: STL to STEP Lossless
Replies: 22
Views: 969

Re: STL to STEP Lossless

this image says it all: (from stl wiki)
The_differences_between_CAD_and_STL_Models.svg.png
The_differences_between_CAD_and_STL_Models.svg.png (19.5 KiB) Viewed 503 times
more details here:
https://youtu.be/stBIvcZPb-Y
by fosselius
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Potentially Corrupted Save (All Parts Unnamed)
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Potentially Corrupted Save (All Parts Unnamed)

can you provide your detailed version info? It might be valuable if this happens to someone else in future. "Open the Help --> About FreeCAD menu then click on the "Copy to clipboard" button, and paste its content in the text input area. This will provide us valuable information on your exact versio...
by fosselius
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Potentially Corrupted Save (All Parts Unnamed)
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Potentially Corrupted Save (All Parts Unnamed)

please see point 1 and 3 of:
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2264

https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/releases

That said, this looks really strange, sadly it is probably very hard to reproduce and hence to find the cause and fix. It might already be solved in the 0.18.x releases.
by fosselius
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:15 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly3 preview
Replies: 1386
Views: 131841

Re: Assembly3 preview

Looks like @realthunder continues to hack away ... yes :) but i think the Link work is more interesting to follow: https://github.com/realthunder/FreeCAD Screenshot_20190413-072054_Chrome.jpg compared to mainline: Screenshot_20190413-072329_Chrome.jpg *note* commits and changes does not directly re...
by fosselius
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Building a model with several parts
Replies: 6
Views: 264

Re: Building a model with several parts

i think this would be a good layout: 1. Build solid (body) and show/explain why operations resulting in multi solids fail. show sketch based on face vs sketch based on plane. 2. Position several bodies relative to each other, manual placement, part container and nested parts 3. revisit 1. but use sp...
by fosselius
Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Error in placement and entering data
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: Error in placement and entering data

0.18 Have been released, can you try with 0.18?
was the pic above the 0.18 release?
https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/releases

https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/rele ... taller.exe

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