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NHSA_Rainer
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Cut through a plane ...

Post by NHSA_Rainer »

... in order to see the tolerances between 2 threads ...

Hi,

As some know I need t draw peices with threads and then 3D print them. In order to see the tolerances between Male / Female threads I would need to look at them and I have seen in Fusion 360 it is quite simple to define a cut for viewing this but I ahve searched and searched but but not found the command for doing this.

Thanks for helping me finding this command

regards Rainer
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View>Clipping plane

Lets you adjust the the clipping plane.
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NHSA_Rainer
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Hi Shalmenser and drmacro,

OH :o and thanks a lot. You guys are great. :ugeek:

Just tested it and now just get used to how it works :o

regards Rainer
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Post by LHC »

I really miss the hatching pattern that is applied in Fusion 360 when I am using clipping planes for viewing in Freecad. It just seems to get confusing without them. Anyone know if this feature is being considered or worked on?
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You can also in Part workbench take a cross-section, and then hide everything else to see the clearances.
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