Multiple Axis Systems

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JohnForeman
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Multiple Axis Systems

Postby JohnForeman » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:41 pm

Does FC support multiple axis systems? If not, are there any plans to support it in the future?
thanks
chrisb
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby chrisb » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:15 pm

For modeling: yes, for path creation: no; only a prototype exists. It is planned for the future, helping hands are welcome.
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JohnForeman
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby JohnForeman » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:29 pm

Chris,
can you point me in the right direction for the 'modeling' multiple axis functionality?
As for a helping hand, i wish i knew enough python and C++ to help but my skills are limited and i'm buried in other work tasks.
thanks
-John
mario52
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby mario52 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:56 pm

hi

see Create and display local coordinate system
Zolko wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:50 pm
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lcs = App.activeDocument().addObject( 'PartDesign::CoordinateSystem', 'LCS' )
It's very nice and powerful, but hidden from sight for no reason that I can understand.
see Model origin

mario
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chrisb
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby chrisb » Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:48 am

Meanwhile it is integrated and documented: PartDesign CoordinateSystem.
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JohnForeman
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby JohnForeman » Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:35 am

chrisb wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:48 am
Meanwhile it is integrated and documented: PartDesign CoordinateSystem.
i dont have that button on my part design work bench
kisolre
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby kisolre » Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:06 pm

JohnForeman wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:35 am
i dont have that button on my part design work bench
Please post your FreeCAD version. Docs say: "Introduced in version 0.18"
JohnForeman
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Re: Multiple Axis Systems

Postby JohnForeman » Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:21 pm

kisolre wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:06 pm
JohnForeman wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:35 am
i dont have that button on my part design work bench
Please post your FreeCAD version. Docs say: "Introduced in version 0.18"
Yes, i had .18 but not the latest build. I just installed and have it now. thanks