Ticket #4403 - [Feature] import PRC file into FreeCAD

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Ticket #4403 - [Feature] import PRC file into FreeCAD

Postby ferdymercury » Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:13 pm

This is a feature suggestion: it would be nice if FreeCAD would be able to import PRC files in the same way it imports STEP files, with nested parts, etc.

Maybe one could reuse this code to implement it: https://github.com/XenonofArcticus/libPRC

This would be a nice feature, as it would allow viewing 3D PDFs in Linux without having to open AdobePDF in Wine/VirtualBox or workarounds like that.

The PRC standard:
https://web.archive.org/web/20091123055 ... PRC-WD.pdf

Related:
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 4&start=10
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 97#p144546
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Re: import PRC file into FreeCAD

Postby Kunda1 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:42 pm

Looks like a valid feature request. Please open a ticket on the Tracker with all this info

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Re: import PRC file into FreeCAD

Postby ferdymercury » Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:55 pm

Thanks, I have clarified it in more detail in the tracker now:
https://tracker.freecadweb.org/view.php?id=4403
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Re: Ticket #4403 - [Feature] import PRC file into FreeCAD

Postby Kunda1 » Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:48 pm

Well done! Thanks for being thorough ;)
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Re: Ticket #4403 - [Feature] import PRC file into FreeCAD

Postby ferdymercury » Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:48 pm