'Set colors' settings blown away by subsequent features?

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'Set colors' settings blown away by subsequent features?

Postby cad_boeuf » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:39 am


Enjoying the 'Set colors...' feature of V0.18 but I am finding that I got caught out by something - possibly a 'feature' more than a 'bug', but it might help someone plan their model appropriately so as to avoid issues. It seems that colour settings you apply to a feature will get reset by the application of subsequent features. They're not obscured, as previously coloured entities are reset to the default colour. You can see this in the attached model of a resistor - the colours set for feature 'Resistor body' are reset by the creation of a subsequent element 'Colour code bands'. What this would mean, for instance, is were you to apply a fillet to the 'Colour code bands' feature - boom, your band colours are suppressed as a result.

OS: Windows 7
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.15252 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: master
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Python version: 3.6.6
Qt version: 5.6.2
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
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Re: 'Set colors' settings blown away by subsequent features?

Postby HarryGeier » Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:34 am

Verified this "Bug" same here with last week 0.18 on Win10/64
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Re: 'Set colors' settings blown away by subsequent features?

Postby wandererfan » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:13 pm

manuelkrause wrote: ping
manuel has be wrestling with colour consistency for a while now on Assembly2Plus.]
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Re: 'Set colors' settings blown away by subsequent features?

Postby NormandC » Tue Nov 27, 2018 2:19 am

This has been known for a long time BTW, since the introduction of the Body container. I'm guessing this is also related to the topological naming issue.

issue #3028