Feature request: Embed LineGroup.csv like FCPAT.pat in the document

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IngoMeier
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Feature request: Embed LineGroup.csv like FCPAT.pat in the document

Postby IngoMeier » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:30 am

Hi!
wandererfan wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:00 pm
Until quite recently, hatch file locations were stored as absolute file paths. The hatch files are now embedded in the document.
I would like to have the LineGroup.csv embedded like the FCPAT.pat.


Thank you in advance!

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Ingo
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Re: Feature request: Embed LineGroup.csv like FCPAT.pat in the document

Postby wandererfan » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:48 pm

IngoMeier wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:30 am
I would like to have the LineGroup.csv embedded like the FCPAT.pat.
Do you have >1 person updating a document? That would be the use case where an embedded LineGroup would be most useful.

LineGroups are generally provide default line weights at object creation time. If you change LineGroups during an edit session the lines you've already created won't change.

All that said, this is a good idea. I'll add it to my TODO list, but it might be good to make a ticket so it doesn't get lost.
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Re: Feature request: Embed LineGroup.csv like FCPAT.pat in the document

Postby IngoMeier » Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:26 pm

wandererfan wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:48 pm
Do you have >1 person updating a document? That would be the use case where an embedded LineGroup would be most useful.
And I have another case:
When testing a new version of FreeCAD in a different folder and loading old files, FreeCad complains about missing "Line Set" (Sorry, can't remember the exact phrase).
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Re: Feature request: Embed LineGroup.csv like FCPAT.pat in the document

Postby Kunda1 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:41 pm

IngoMeier wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:26 pm
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Re: Feature request: Embed LineGroup.csv like FCPAT.pat in the document

Postby IngoMeier » Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:51 am

Kunda1 wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:41 pm
Per the guidelines, please do not add your freecad info to your signature as it is dyanmic and subject to change, which will be confusing to anyone reading your older posts.
Yes, you are right!. Already deleted.