NaviCube: improved style

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Jee-Bee
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby Jee-Bee » Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:30 pm

The issue i have with this system is that what for me is front for architect(for example) could be top.
So we have for ALL faces a list of all options...

My personal preference would be Plane plus direction
XY+ for example would be XY plane with positive Z direction etc.

I think if we want it as easy as possible for everyone use current 6 options with maybe one or two more (less than 10) with last option other what activate a text bar.
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby tyszja » Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:31 pm

I haven't explored FC's coordinate system. But yet it seems to me that until the world directions issue is solved globally like a unit system for all modules at once, there's no much benefit to having just custom cube labels. If there's no issue reported for it then maybe some should fill one.
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby NormandC » Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:36 am

tyszja wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:31 pm
But yet it seems to me that until the world directions issue is solved globally like a unit system for all modules at once, there's no much benefit to having just custom cube labels.
I agree. Like it or not, as it stands in FreeCAD, XY = top and YZ = right.

That being said, I still maintain that the labels on the cube should eventually be translatable. Autodesk products do it, the text is just a little smaller in French but easily readable. If I don't forget, I'll try to take a screenshot (I don't have any Autodesk software at home, just the way I like it ;) ).
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby Jee-Bee » Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:43 am

I don't agree.

This ismy situation

my image comes from: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/resource.html ... 02.tif.jpg
uriserv OJ.L_.2010.200.01.0038.01.DEU.xhtml.L_2010200DE.01005502.tif.jpg.jpg
uriserv OJ.L_.2010.200.01.0038.01.DEU.xhtml.L_2010200DE.01005502.tif.jpg.jpg (36.04 KiB) Viewed 324 times
This is not XY (+Z) is top and YZ +X is right.

It is just that is not the same everywhere. FC has to deal with that.

edit: The image is related to the norm for car manufacurers how to deal with coordinate systems etc.
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby tyszja » Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:46 pm

NormandC wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 2:36 am
That being said, I still maintain that the labels on the cube should eventually be translatable. Autodesk products do it, the text is just a little smaller in French but easily readable. If I don't forget, I'll try to take a screenshot (I don't have any Autodesk software at home, just the way I like it ;) ).
They are translatable. Its just that the *.ts files don't have the right entries for them yet. Additionally I made the labels scale down automatically when they don't fit fully into the cube's face after the translation. They should look fine in all languages once the translation is updated.
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby adrianinsaval » Fri May 24, 2019 4:42 am

Jee-Bee wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:43 am
I don't agree.

This ismy situation

my image comes from: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/resource.html ... 02.tif.jpg
uriserv OJ.L_.2010.200.01.0038.01.DEU.xhtml.L_2010200DE.01005502.tif.jpg.jpg

This is not XY (+Z) is top and YZ +X is right.

It is just that is not the same everywhere. FC has to deal with that.

edit: The image is related to the norm for car manufacurers how to deal with coordinate systems etc.
+1
Similar system is used in aviation.
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Re: NaviCube: improved style

Postby Jee-Bee » Fri May 24, 2019 8:38 am

finaly someone who agrees with me.
i felt a bit alone in this case :(