An icon for reversed shape / flip normal or direction

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An icon for reversed shape / flip normal or direction

Postby GlouGlou » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:45 am

here:
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 0&start=20
Is it possible to add to the next freecad? ;)
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby openBrain » Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:27 am

I like this one.
Better if it can be made conform to FreeCAD UI style.
Also better if it applies to both the toolbar icon and the treeview objects. ;)
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby openBrain » Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:20 am

bitacovir wrote: Ping
Could you provide some help here ? :)
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby bitacovir » Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:50 pm

openBrain wrote:
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bitacovir wrote: Ping
Could you provide some help here ? :)
Hi, Sure. I'll apply the FreeCAD Art format on this option . I will back in a couple of hrs.
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby bitacovir » Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:29 pm

openBrain wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:20 am
Could you provide some help here ?
Dear openBrain. I found a similar tool in the MeshWB https://wiki.freecadweb.org/Mesh_FlipNormals with an icon.
Rather than your proposal. I suggest to use the mesh tool icon as convention, with some changes to match PartWB GUI. This way we keep consistency between FreeCAD workbenches GUI.
This is my proposal:
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby openBrain » Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:37 pm

Looks good @bitacovir. Honestly I won't decide for anything. I'll let the original requesters do. ;)
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby bitacovir » Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:24 pm

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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby Pauvres_honteux » Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:11 am

Hi, I like the new icon very much, in my opinion it really shows what the command does. Good job and well done!

I've got a feature request though. In my mind a more straight forward name would highlight what this command does, therefore I like to suggest to change the name to "Flip normal/orientation". I assume this command also flips orientation of a line/curve?
And a new icon in the tree somehow involving an arrow of some sort.
And a clickable arrow in the 3D-viewport attached to the marked line/curve/plane/surface.
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby bitacovir » Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:49 pm

Pauvres_honteux wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:11 am

I've got a feature request though. In my mind a more straight forward name would highlight what this command does, therefore I like to suggest to change the name to "Flip normal/orientation". I assume this command also flips orientation of a line/curve?
https://wiki.freecadweb.org/Part_ReverseShapes
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Re: An icon for reverved shape

Postby Pauvres_honteux » Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:28 pm

Exactly my point!
"flips the normal" is the explanation, i.e. denoting/naming the command "flips the normal/direction" is more informative than the current denomination.