Draft : More preferences and Drafting directly in a folder

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Draft : More preferences and Drafting directly in a folder

Postby rockn » Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:14 pm

Hi everyone !

I'am using Draft Workbench intensively this days for 2D drafting and I have two featurse request that come in mind.
First : Can we have more visual parameters in the preferences for Construction line. Specially Draw Style, I would like to set construction line with Dashed style.
Second : Can we add a way to draw line directly in a folder ? In my mind I see a combobox in the Draft tool bar (this with workplane, construction mode) where we can choose the existing folder where we want the draft line to be added. This could be a folder or a VisGroup.
In fact this feature exist with Construction line automatically. But I don't know or see a way to have this behavior on normal draft line.

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Re: Draft : More preferences and Drafting directly in a fold

Postby yorik » Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:22 pm

Both are possible, but represent a bit of work...

The draw styles are currently hard-coded in the Part module, allowing custom drawstyles is possible, it is a simple string that describes the line pattern, but I'm not sure how to do that in a convenient and compact way, UI-wise.

The other feature would be easier to add, it could even be merged completely with the construction mode..
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Re: Draft : More preferences and Drafting directly in a fold

Postby rockn » Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:30 pm

Yep, after discussion, indeed, adding a destination Group or VisGroup in the Draft Toolbar could allow us to set all sort of Visual style.
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Re: Draft : More preferences and Drafting directly in a folder

Postby rockn » Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:55 pm

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