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shaise
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby shaise » Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:49 pm

Hi Everyone!

A bug was reported to me about sheet-metal files saved then loaded that they do not load properly. This bug was fixed, please DL the latest version.

shai
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby shaise » Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:36 pm

Hey Ulrich!

Thanks for your permission to add it to the workbench. The latest version now includes your tool!
I had to change some print commands to logs and errors to work with the report view.
I have added your name to the ReadMe file and in my site. Let me know if you want me to mention it elsewhere.
Is "normandc" you github user? I want to add you as a contributor so you can edit any changes directly.

shai
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby abdullah » Sat Jun 13, 2015 5:18 am

shaise wrote:Thanks for your permission to add it to the workbench. The latest version now includes your tool!
I am not Ulrich, but wanted to say that it is great to start integrating things together. :)
shaise wrote:Is "normandc" you github user?
That I guess it is going to be Normand's github user account... ;)
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby ulrich1a » Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:43 pm

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shaise wrote:Hey Ulrich!

Thanks for your permission to add it to the workbench. The latest version now includes your tool!
I had to change some print commands to logs and errors to work with the report view.
I have added your name to the ReadMe file and in my site. Let me know if you want me to mention it elsewhere.
Is "normandc" you github user? I want to add you as a contributor so you can edit any changes directly.

shai
My github user name is "ulrich1a"

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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby cox » Sat Jun 13, 2015 10:28 pm

Thank you Guys,

Math is normally hard to disprove, but this combined effort is greater than the sum of its individual parts.

Love it

1+1=1010 :-)
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby shaise » Sun Jun 14, 2015 6:09 am

ulrich1a wrote: My github user name is "ulrich1a"
Ulrich
I have added you as a contributor to: https://github.com/shaise/FreeCAD_SheetMetal
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby kwahoo » Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:09 pm

hi,

Sheet Metal Workbench is very easy to install and use. Great job!

I have a question: is there way to set K-factor, neutral line?
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby ulrich1a » Mon Jun 15, 2015 9:10 am

kwahoo wrote:I have a question: is there way to set K-factor, neutral line?
The unfolding is based on the macro: http://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/index.ph ... alUnfolder
At the time I made the unfolding macro, I was fiddling a lot with the code analyzing the part. So I put not much effort in the user interface, which is not existing. Only errors are reported.

I coded an automatical K-factor according to DIN 6935. See line 397 and following in the macro code.
Selecting and using an K-factor for a certain bend is left as future improvement.

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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby JMG » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:26 pm

Hello!

After some time thinking about what to do with this (sheet metal workbench), and given the fact that is not possible to me to dedicate my time exclusively for this anymore (I've started to write my degree project), my decision is to share what I have now (and write down the ideas I have for it ). In order to do it, I will review-clean the code that I have, create a github repository and create a exclusive thread dedicated to its development.

Javier.
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Re: Sheet Metal Workbench

Postby abdullah » Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:15 am

I think you have made the right choice and I also hope you can find the way to make some money with it (I read the other threads). I do not need funding myself, but I think it would be great to find a way so that paid development produces LGPL code for FreeCAD.