Civil engineering feature implementation (Transportation Engineering)

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Re: Civil engineering feature implementation (Transportation Engineering)

Postby Joel_graff » Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:49 am

vocx wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:37 am
Ha. Well... how does this image reflect the work of Trails? How is it any different from what you can create with Draft? I think we need a more impressive image, that is more transportationy engineery.

What do you say if you come up with a better image in a few days after you rewrite the classes? I mean, there is no rush, I just wanted to know if there was already a nice image to present the workbench. After all, the release notes don't have to be finished right now.
Without watching the video, you can't really tell. But the behavior of the trackers is entirely unlike anything that exists in FreeCAD... outside of sketcher.

I won't really have anything more impressive than that, I'm afraid.
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Re: Civil engineering feature implementation (Transportation Engineering)

Postby vocx » Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:22 am

Joel_graff wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:49 am
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I won't really have anything more impressive than that, I'm afraid.
Okay, then it's fine. Also, a link to the video would be nice (which one? Again, many videos in this thread).

I personally dislike the use of animated GIFs in the release notes; such animations and videos can be provided through a link. In my mind the release notes should be something static, like a poster, or something you can read in a paper.
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Re: Civil engineering feature implementation (Transportation Engineering)

Postby Joel_graff » Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:50 am

vocx wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:22 am
Okay, then it's fine. Also, a link to the video would be nice (which one? Again, many videos in this thread).

I personally dislike the use of animated GIFs in the release notes; such animations and videos can be provided through a link. In my mind the release notes should be something static, like a poster, or something you can read in a paper.
https://youtu.be/QRTd7056yy8

I tend to agree on the gifs, actually. Still, a little animation can go a long way. If only the Wiki would render them...
You can find the FreeCAD Trails workbench for transportation engineering on my github at:
https://www.github.com/joelgraff/freecad.trails