Make simple building diagram drawing

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JamesEJ
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Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by JamesEJ » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:28 pm

HELLO Guys. Nube here, but experienced otherwise. I need to make simple drawings, like a rectangle with smaller rectangles and/or squares inside of it. Also need to write the name of the internal squares/rectangles. Imagine a rectangular top view of a main building with several rooms in it that are also rectangular in different parts of the main building and you should get the idea. Thanks, Jim
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Re: MAKE SIMPLE BUILDING DRAWING

Post by Kunda1 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 5:31 pm

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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by JamesEJ » Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:06 pm

Sure, no problem! I used the edit option & mine changed but the title above yours did not.
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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by chrisb » Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:13 pm

You may have a look at the Arch workbench, but as simple as you describe your project, a pure 2D program would do.
FreeCAD can also do 2D: You can use Sketcher workbench to create sketches controlled by geometric and dimensional constraints and you can use Draft workbench, where you rather use coordinates you know and various snapping options.
You need at least FreeCAD 0.19.23300 to edit my current sketches.
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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by sgrogan » Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:28 pm

JamesEJ wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:28 pm
Imagine a rectangular top view of a main building with several rooms in it that are also rectangular in different parts of the main building and you should get the idea.
Something like this?
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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by JamesEJ » Thu Sep 03, 2020 8:57 pm

Yes, sgrogan! you got the idea right of. How to do that plz
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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by sgrogan » Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:29 pm

I used Sketcher WB to create the outline. I didn't fully constrain the sketch for expediency (you'll notice the "building" is in mm)

Next I used the TechDraw WB to make a projection of the Sketch.
Then I added some Annotations to the TechDraw page.
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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by JamesEJ » Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:46 am

I am lost on the specialized FreeCAD jargon. Is there a "how to" section or ?
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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by Bance » Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:16 am

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Re: Make simple building diagram drawing

Post by JamesEJ » Sat Sep 12, 2020 12:38 pm

I am studying it now. Used the Highlighted ques you provided. Thanks
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