How can I non-uniform scale a compound?

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lutz_dd
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How can I non-uniform scale a compound?

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Even if I scale a simple Cylinder-solid non-uniform (x=y=1.01, z=2.0) the result is no longer a valid geometry according to CheckGeometryResults. It seems to be an old issue ... see https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 233#p52233

What is the right way to scale a compound in the Part-WB?

PS. I try to use the clone-compound as the cutout in the body to gain some margin for real world assembly.

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TheMarkster
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Re: How can I non-uniform scale a compound?

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Did you try the clone in a boolean? It might still succeed. If it fails try making a fusion instead of a compound.
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