[Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby mario52 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:46 pm

hi

I do not know maybe the complexity of project !?

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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby leoheck » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:54 am

I still have this issue. Where can I to post this issue?
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby chrisb » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:49 am

The first thing to repair would be to remove the cyclic dependency in your model. Look at the Std DependencyGraph to find where it occurs.
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby freedman » Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:57 am

I only work in Part Design. I make a quick clip-Pocket and slice the model in half and delete the clip when I'm done. I also use the clip to send to TechDraw. I hope papyblaise doesn't mind me using his plug just once, it's cool. Thank you.
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby saso » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:05 am

triplus posted this in the "FreeCAD on the web" topic https://github.com/fougue/mayo check the clipping functionality in the screencast at the bottom of the page
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby leoheck » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:17 pm

@crisp thank you for the suggestion, I need to understand modeling better. I am still not mature enough on Freecad.

@thanks freedman, this is actually a good way to work around it.
saso wrote:
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:05 am
triplus posted this in the "FreeCAD on the web" topic https://github.com/fougue/mayo check the clipping functionality in the screencast at the bottom of the page
@saso, is it the right URL you wanted to share?

Some guys helped me to report this issue on the macro. It is working for me now.
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=38946
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby kisolre » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:27 pm

leoheck wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:17 pm
s it the right URL you wanted to share?
It is the correct link. At the bottom of the page there is a Screencast section with a long gif which shows the clipping functionality.
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby chrisb » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:59 pm

leoheck wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:17 pm
@crisp thank you for the suggestion, I need to understand modeling better. I am still not mature enough on Freecad.
Parametric 3D modeling is indeed not easy at all. It is far more difficult than e.g. using a 2D vector graphic program. My recommendation: Follow the forum, try to find solutions to the modeling questions posed here; compare your solutions to those given from other users.
And if questions occur with your model, then you can always ask yourself.
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby HarryGeier » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:56 am

I tried too about 2 weeks ago..still have the error.. i once modified it for me so it works ( 0.18 /Windows )
if wanted i can post it back here..
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Re: [Feature request] Clipping plane improvement

Postby looo » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:37 am

There is a way to add faces to clipped solids with opengl. If I remember correctly this works by drawing the backside and removing the frontside [1] of closed meshes.

[1] https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 88#p170708
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