Updated JoinFeatures + new tools: Boolean Fragments, Slice, XOR

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DeepSOIC
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Re: Updated JoinFeatures + new tools: Boolean Fragments, Slice, XOR

Postby DeepSOIC » Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:56 pm

renatorivo wrote:Hi,
From http://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/index.ph ... Part_Tools
** [[Image:Part XOR.png|32px]] [[Part_XOR|XOR]]: removes space shared by even number of objects (symmetric version of [[Part_Cut|Cut]]) (v0.17)
To me it seems symmetrical to Part Common
or am I wrong?
Renato
It is complement of Part Common (except, it behaves differently if there are triple overlaps).

I still haven't really come up with applications for this tool, except maybe a small one... It can be used to make faces with holes, by first blindly filling every wire with a face, and then blindly applying Part XOR (it is handy that it doesn't matter which go first: outer boundaries or hole outlines). But it is mostly usable for Python... and slow.

Still have not found the effort to write wiki page.