Release notes for v0.19

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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby Kunda1 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:20 pm

Roy_043 wrote:
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Kunda1 wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:47 pm
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Note: the extension is gltf (GLTF). You need to rename the dedicated wiki page.
Thanks, relevant wiki pages have been fixed
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby nonick » Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:36 pm

openBrain wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:54 pm
nonick wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:43 pm
Hello,

this macro:
https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD-macr ... er.FCMacro

was recently merged and I dont have an access to the wiki so I can't update the docs.
This is a macro for exporting selected objects to slicing software (mainly to 3D print).

Regards,
Damian
Please take care of not hijacking this topic. This is about Release Notes. Macros (as workbench addons) are external to core app hence not concerned about this. There is a topic about getting wiki permissions already. :?: Was your macro submitted to community in the "Python scripting" subforum before being added in the repo (as per the guidelines) ? :?:
Yes, it was. I'm very sorry that you had to read such un unrelated message.
But I published the post here according to the comment found in recent macro repo PRs, that links to this thread and says:
(...) Note: If you don't have wiki access, then please mention your contribution on the 0.19 Changelog Forum Thread.
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby aapo » Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:50 am

TechDraw: New export and printing paper sizes are supported if matching SVG templates are available in the template directory, e.g. the "Architectural paper sizes" Arch B, C, D, E are now possible. Also, the possibility to use arbitrary "Custom" paper sizes for TechDraw PDF export and printing is now available. The user still needs to create or download an SVG template matching the desired output paper size. The new paper sizes are available for Qt5, but not for Qt4.

Forum thread: https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=54512

Commits: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/comm ... 67413e31a1 and https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/comm ... 4f997a40c7
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby uwestoehr » Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:35 pm

aapo wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:50 am
TechDraw: New export and printing paper sizes are supported...
Thanks for this new feature.
You can directly add this to the release notes:
https://wiki.freecadweb.org/Release_notes_0.19
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby aapo » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:55 pm

uwestoehr wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:35 pm
Thanks for this new feature.
You can directly add this to the release notes:
https://wiki.freecadweb.org/Release_notes_0.19
No, I can't, as I don't have a FreeCAD wiki account. And I don't particularly want one, I've got enough on my plate with the forum and github contributions. :D
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby uwestoehr » Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:56 am

aapo wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:55 pm
No, I can't, as I don't have a FreeCAD wiki account. And I don't particularly want one, I've got enough on my plate with the forum and github contributions. :D
I can do this for you but having a Wiki account does not harm. having it does not mean you have to use it more often than to describe new features.

However, I just wanted to add your new feature but I don't understand how to get e.r. a drawing with the size "Arch B". What do I have to do?
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby aapo » Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:26 am

uwestoehr wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:56 am
However, I just wanted to add your new feature but I don't understand how to get e.r. a drawing with the size "Arch B". What do I have to do?
The commits just make it possible to export or print these new sizes from TechDraw, which was previously impossible even if you had a template with correct size. Now it works, but you'll still need to make an SVG template with e.g. "Arch B" size, and put it into the FC TD template directory. I have no experience in creating such templates, but user pfong made an example "Arch C" template for testing. It is available for download here: https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=54442

So, to sum it up, it has always been possible to make e.g. "Arch C" pages and drawings in TechDraw, but it was impossible to print or export them before these commits :shock:
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby uwestoehr » Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:20 am

aapo wrote:
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:26 am
So, to sum it up, it has always been possible to make e.g. "Arch C" pages and drawings in TechDraw, but it was impossible to print or export them before these commits :shock:
OK, I added it now to the release notes: https://wiki.freecadweb.org/Release_not ... _Workbench
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Re: Release notes for v0.19

Postby aapo » Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:00 pm

uwestoehr wrote:
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:20 am
OK, I added it now to the release notes: https://wiki.freecadweb.org/Release_not ... _Workbench
Nice! Thank you very much :D