Datum Plane orientation request

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Re: Datum Plane orientation request

Postby realthunder » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:15 am

Zolko wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:46 am
But there is something that's more important in my eyes: that the size of the coordinate system remains constant on the screen, that it doesn't scale with the part when zooming in and out.
I just added that in commit this and this. It is in LinkDev branch not LinkStage3, because I am working on some other features right now.
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Re: Datum Plane orientation request

Postby Zolko » Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:18 pm

realthunder wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:15 am
I just added that in commit this and this.
I replaced the 2 files and tried to compile, both with the LinkStage3 and also from the main git repo, but it doesn't compile.

EDIT: I replaced all 4 files, and now it compiles and the size of the LCS is now constant on the screen, exactly as it should. Yes, this is very good, this should be default.
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Re: Datum Plane orientation request

Postby Zolko » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:29 pm

realthunder wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:15 am
Zolko wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:46 am
But there is something that's more important in my eyes: that the size of the coordinate system remains constant on the screen, that it doesn't scale with the part when zooming in and out.
I just added that in commit this and this. It is in LinkDev branch not LinkStage3, because I am working on some other features right now.
now that LinkStage3 might be the next v0.19, could you include this fix into it ?
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Re: Datum Plane orientation request

Postby realthunder » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:04 pm

Zolko wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:29 pm
now that LinkStage3 might be the next v0.19, could you include this fix into it ?
Yes, sure.
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Re: Datum Plane orientation request

Postby RatonLaveur » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:31 pm

Hello all, sorry to revive this topic, but I'm really struggling with the Datum Plane creation.
I never know which direction they are oriented until my sketch is mapped drawn and extruded. Now i can always flip the plane or reverse the sketch mapping mode in a few clicks, but it is a bit tedious and can become rather frustrating when some sketches just break completely when this happens.

Has the original question of this post been resolved somewhat? (i.e.: visualize during datum plane creation what the normal positive axis is).

Thank you for your kind help.

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