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boelle
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import of openscad file fails

Postby boelle » Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:45 pm

as per Kunda1 request i now post my "error" ticket here

https://freecadweb.org/tracker/view.php?id=3419

as you can see in the ticket using the latest dev snapshot helped me, but teardrop shaped holes do still not come out like a teardrop shape

here are 2 pics of how a teardrop turns out after export to step format and how it should have looked: https://imgur.com/a/QwBbn
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby chrisb » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:24 pm

boelle wrote:
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:45 pm
as per Kunda1 request i now post my "error" ticket here

https://freecadweb.org/tracker/view.php?id=3419

as you can see in the ticket using the latest dev snapshot helped me, but teardrop shaped holes do still not come out like a teardrop shape

here are 2 pics of how a teardrop turns out after export to step format and how it should have looked: https://imgur.com/a/QwBbn
It's not really the latest dev snapshot, it's not even the latest stable. And the steps to reproduce are very poor. To be honest, this is the FreeCAD forum so please describe how to reproduce in FreeCAD. I have downloaded lots of useless megabytes and now I cannot even import a single file. Could you please explain how to see the issue in FreeCAD?
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby boelle » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:32 pm

"It's not really the latest dev snapshot, it's not even the latest stable"

why do you say that? as Kunda1 said on the ticket https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/rele ... dev_win.7z was the correct version to use

they might have removed it since i downloaded it

"And the steps to reproduce are very poor"

well i cant make it more clear than that, ie open the openscad file in Freecad
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby NormandC » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:37 pm

@chrisb

Could you please move this topic to "Help on using FreeCAD"? As per the Bug submission guidelines, all the bug reports should be reported there.

2. If you are unsure, discuss the problem on the forum first. Open a new topic here on the forum, in the help section, and ask if what you found is a bug. Other users will surely be able to help you determining what you should do.
For months now (if not years) people are posting bug reports everywhere. There are many in the Developers corner. And frankly I find it annoying that the moderators apparently don't give a damn about it. :roll:
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby boelle » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:39 pm

i was just old by kunda1 to post it here :-(

maybe just delete the entire thread?
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby NormandC » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:46 pm

No-no, moderators such as chrisb can move a topic.

Question before I look at this issue: the y-motor-bracket.scad file refers to two other files. Here's the output of the Report view.

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WARNING: Can't open include file 'conf/config.scad'.
WARNING: Can't open library 'pulley.scad'.WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'washer_diameter'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nut_traps'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nut_traps'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'assembly'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'y_motor_bracket_color'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'stl'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'y_motor_bracket_color'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_big_hole'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_holes'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'fillet'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'fillet'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nut_traps'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'teardrop_plus'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nut_traps'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'teardrop_plus'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nut_traps'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'teardrop_plus'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nut_traps'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'teardrop_plus'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'base_screw'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'base_screw'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'base_screw'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'part_base_thickness'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown function 'NEMA_width'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'base_screw'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown variable 'base_nuts'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'NEMA'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'NEMA_screws'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'pulley_assembly'.
WARNING: Ignoring unknown module 'end'.

End processing CSG file
Cannot compute Inventor representation for the shape of Group005.
Cannot compute Inventor representation for the shape of Group002.
Have you downloaded the whole content of the repository? If you didn't download these two files mentioned, then it is understandable that FreeCAD cannot recreate the part as it's supposed to be because there are so many variables missing.
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby boelle » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:47 pm

yes i downloaded the whole repro as a zip an extracted as i knew files depend on each other
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby boelle » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:54 pm

now downloading https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/releases 0.18_pre

sadly its in 7zip so i have to find an online converter and convert to zip

but i dont expect the outcome to be different
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby NormandC » Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:00 pm

I confirm that the file cannot be generated.

Please do the import again, and this time open the report view (View --> Panels). Copy its content and add it as comment in your bug report.

AFAIK the OpenSCAD workbench is not actively maintained, only two persons were working on it and they are not very active anymore.
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Re: import of openscad file fails

Postby boelle » Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:03 pm

will do (or at least try)

there was some improvement thou in the last dev version that is now gone