Freecad - ribbon UI

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marcin86
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Freecad - ribbon UI

Postby marcin86 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:34 pm

Hello Freecad'ers!

I have some idea about Freecad button interface. Can we make ribbon's like in other software? Like in Libre? (1.jpg)
It will be more user friendly for all CAD users. It will be nice to do it for 2K and 4k screens.

Ribbon: File-Print / 3D operation / Skech / View / Tools / Export addons

I know only little bit JAVA (8000 char code for special calculator). I can learn Python and help write code - and make bigger icons.

In Libre they made very nice ribbon/classic option. (6 options of interface). 2.jpg

Have nice day!

Marcin
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Re: Freecad - ribbon UI

Postby Kunda1 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:02 pm

Please search the forum before posting. This topic has been brought up numerous times:
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=27348
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 10#p168843
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Re: Freecad - ribbon UI

Postby marcin86 » Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:44 pm

Hello Kunda,

Thank you very much for help and links for add-ons. I have have added in "Addon manager": Selectortoolbar and ToolbarStyle. (1.jpg)
I added also typical Ribbon on top. (2.jpg)
Now it looks like typical CAD softoware- Inventor / Solidworks. (3.jpg)

I'm happy in 80%:
- the bar of view is useless / to big. It will be better to move all VIEW option to box. (4.jpg)
- some operations are less used (probably it will be better to have some small icons and big icons)

Any way thank you very much for help - I will try little bit to change 2 add-ons.
Marcin
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Re: Freecad - ribbon UI

Postby Jee-Bee » Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:59 pm

I can remember there was a post somewhere were MS comes back on their ribbon and introduced something similar to the original buttons. I was unable to find it back...