Move imported DXF - Import Options, lassoo etc

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sjb
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Move imported DXF - Import Options, lassoo etc

Postby sjb » Mon May 25, 2020 9:48 am

Folowing Yorik's "Freecad A Manual" example, I tried the DXF import. Being unable to find a way to "lassoo" the resulting "cooktop" (hob) objects, I tried creating a group. This might work using the "Move" tool, but here a simple "mouse drag" would be quicker.

Should I ammend the import options, eg. "Join Geometry" to follow this example? The example text simply says

"Insert the two DXF files, and move them to a suitable location on the tabletop"
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Syres
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Re: Move imported DXF - Import Options, lassoo etc

Postby Syres » Mon May 25, 2020 10:28 am

In the 3D view, Shift+B to box select the DXF(s) to be moved and then Draft>Move, click a vertex on the DXF and move the mouse cursor to the desired location is the procedure I would use.
sjb
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Re: Move imported DXF - Import Options, lassoo etc

Postby sjb » Mon May 25, 2020 3:13 pm

Ah... "Shift+B" - Thanks!