shape binder for plane?

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garya
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shape binder for plane?

Postby garya » Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:53 am

Is there a reason one cannot use a shape-binder to reference a plane?
I need to mirror a feature in one body around a reference plane in another. I managed to do it without using a shape-binder by referencing the plane directly (I think that's how I did it), but I get messages saying "Links go out of scope".
If I attempt to create a shape-binder for the plane, I get the message "Error".

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chrisb
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Re: shape binder for plane?

Postby chrisb » Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:49 am

You can use a ShapeBinder of a DatumPlane, alas you cannot see it. So you have to select it from the tree when selecting the custom plane. You may need 0.19 to do so.
You need at least FreeCAD 0.19.23300 to edit my current sketches.
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garya
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Re: shape binder for plane?

Postby garya » Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Thanks