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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby Jee-Bee » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:37 pm

in that case i think a broken chain is better.

an open lock looks like you are free to do so...
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby chrisb » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:48 pm

That would have been my alternative :D .
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby openBrain » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:01 pm

chrisb wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:48 pm
That would have been my alternative :D .
:oops: That's what my proposal was supposed to be...
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby chrisb » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:08 pm

Gimp has a closed/open chain in its scale dialog
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby openBrain » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:15 pm

But much more pixels to display it in a decent manner. :)
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby DeepSOIC » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:45 pm

can the tree view maybe have another column for status icons, much like DAGView has?
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby DeepSOIC » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:53 pm

update: such an icon can be a serious shortcutter. For example:
* double-click opens attachment editor
* right-click opens context menu with quick actions related to attachment, such as "Edit attachment", "Enable", "Disable", "Detach", "Highlight support objects"
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby saso » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:09 pm

Existing icon seems quite clear to be an electrical plug and it seems fine to me... Catia has something similar (red lightning, or something like it) to show such objects
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DeepSOIC wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:45 pm
can the tree view maybe have another column for status icons, much like DAGView has?
But would it be equally useful for all the different FC users (architecture, fem, civil, mechanical,...)? IMO it would maybe be a bit over-engineered.
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby DeepSOIC » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:50 pm

saso wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:09 pm
But would it be equally useful for all the different FC users (architecture, fem, civil, mechanical,...)? IMO it would maybe be a bit over-engineered.
I think yes. Moreover, if object is not attachable, no icon is displayed.
The overlay real-estate is getting crowded. Tip, touched, error, latent error, attachment... also, realthunder has some overlays... It's all going to leave no space for the actual icon to shine through. Maybe, also make it possible to turn off completely. It may also be difficult to understand, what overlay symbol means what.

I would prefer these extra icon columns to be on the right-hand side, not like in DAG View. To keep the tree cleaner.
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Re: Marking PartDesign not properly attached datums

Postby openBrain » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:58 pm

DeepSOIC wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:50 pm
I would prefer these extra icon columns to be on the right-hand side, not like in DAG View. To keep the tree cleaner.
This is what SolidWorks implemented. Actually this is an extra "flap panel" on the right of the tree that you can show/hide.
I can't find a picture on the web. If one has SolidWorks installed, maybe he/she can make a screenshot. ;)

EDIT : as a first step of improvement, is the icon I proposed some posts before OK as a replacement, or any modification needed ? :)