"Solid" clipping plane

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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby iari » Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:26 pm

Thank you...
I think it should be integrated as an horizontal feature for all workbenches, as suggested by pablogil.

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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby freecad-heini-1 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:22 pm

iari wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:26 pm
I think it should be integrated as an horizontal feature for all workbenches, as suggested by pablogil.
+1
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby bernd » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:52 pm

wmayer wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:56 am
bernd wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:07 pm
it is integrated in FEM Workbench of FreeCAD 0.18 already.

bernd
Can you show us how to use it, please?
- start FreeCAD
- open schenkel.stp
- change to FEM workbench
- select a face of a shape
- click on icon "Add clipping plane on selected face"
- select the long small box to move the clipping plane
- select one of the 6 cubes to zoom the clipping plane icon
- select the slab wireframe box to move the clipping plane icon
- select one of lines between the cubes and the wireframe box to change the clipping plane angle

- you can add as much clipping plane as you want, but only one by one, not more than one at once

freecad-heini-1 wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:22 pm
iari wrote:
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:26 pm
I think it should be integrated as an horizontal feature for all workbenches, as suggested by pablogil.
+1
what is an horizontal feature ?
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby bernd » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:53 pm

adding a clipping plane only works on a shape, but it clipps everything including FEM meshes and FEM vtk post processing pipeline as Thomas (thschrader) has shown very well.
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby wmayer » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:41 pm

bernd wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:52 pm
- start FreeCAD
- open schenkel.stp
- change to FEM workbench
- select a face of a shape
- click on icon "Add clipping plane on selected face"
- select the long small box to move the clipping plane
- select one of the 6 cubes to zoom the clipping plane icon
- select the slab wireframe box to move the clipping plane icon
- select one of lines between the cubes and the wireframe box to change the clipping plane angle

- you can add as much clipping plane as you want, but only one by one, not more than one at once
But the shape or the mesh are hollow inside.i.e. the appearance is not solid.
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby bernd » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:11 am

ahh no this clipping plane is not solid, but is not in the task panel which is very very important for FEM work flow, because all constraints input is in the task panel and FreeCAD clipping plan uses the task panel as well. Thus the tool was written in FEM to have a clipping plane independent from task panel. This is what HoWil has been asked and what I was refering when I posted first.
iari wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:15 am
has there been any development on the issue of solid clipping plane? Can this feature be integrated in the clipping pane form, sooner or later?
My post folloed on this post, but my one was refering to the post of howil.

Sorry for any inconvenience in the regard of SOLID clipping plane.

BTW: this would be a great add on to the clipping plane anyway ...
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby freecad-heini-1 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:31 am

I would like to see something like this:
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For Part and PartDesign and other pobular Workbenches.
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 90#p241390
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby pablogil » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:46 am

freecad-heini-1 wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:31 am
I would like to see something like this:
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For Part and PartDesign and other pobular Workbenches.
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 90#p241390
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Re: "Solid" clipping plane

Postby bernd » Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:34 pm