How to do a sketch normal to picked line?

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JoseAntonioGutierrez
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How to do a sketch normal to picked line?

Postby JoseAntonioGutierrez » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:38 am

Hello to everyone in this forum!! I'm industrial engineer. I love FreeCAD and I want to be usefull soon working together.
I'm very good in CATIA design and I want to do a similar workflow in FreeCAD.
How can I do a sketch (or a plane) normal to a user picked line in its middle point or a parametric point in this line, e.g a point to 15 mm next to one of the vertex of this line.

I think improving auxiliar geometric planes and lines FreeCAD will be the future of design CAD.
Thanks again!
mario52
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Re: How to do a sketch normal to picked line?

Postby mario52 » Thu Feb 19, 2015 11:03 am

hi welcome
try this macro Macro_WorkFeatures
mario
Maybe you need a special feature, go into Macros_recipes and Code_snippets, Topological_data_scripting, Dialog creation. My macros on Gist.github.
JoseAntonioGutierrez
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Re: How to do a sketch normal to picked line?

Postby JoseAntonioGutierrez » Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:15 am

Thank you very much Mario52!!! Time to work!
Any advice to start to work in Python for FreeCAD?
I'd like to be an active partner but I think there's a lot of information but it's not very ordered and I have not free time enough.
mario52
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Re: How to do a sketch normal to picked line?

Postby mario52 » Sat Feb 21, 2015 10:28 am

hi
Here there are management related links Python programming Are you looking for help regarding FreeCAD python scripting ?
for participate in the wiki How to get wiki editing permissions
here many macro useful Macros_recipes
welcome to the club and if you want more information ....
mario
Maybe you need a special feature, go into Macros_recipes and Code_snippets, Topological_data_scripting, Dialog creation. My macros on Gist.github.