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Bance
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by Bance » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:22 pm

You have to have had it open at least once in your session, otherwise the preferences aren't available.
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by Dinoman » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:34 pm

chrisb wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:02 pm
You have to open the Assets or follow this link: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/rele ... g/0.19_pre
Hi Chris, Thanks again, tried your Link ?? but way too many options for me, Regards DM
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by drmacro » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:38 pm

Dinoman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:34 pm
chrisb wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:02 pm
You have to open the Assets or follow this link: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/rele ... g/0.19_pre
Hi Chris, Thanks again, tried your Link ?? but way too many options for me, Regards DM
Wow, I never heard anybody complain about options. ;)
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by Dinoman » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:45 pm

Bance wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:22 pm
You have to have had it open at least once in your session, otherwise the preferences aren't available.
Hi Bance, Thanks, I do not understand what you are saying, I can click on Preferences and it opens but no sign of the next part Drafts ??? so what am I missing, also doing the Toothbrush holder I got to the part where is says click on "Coincident" but I cannot find any such tool, any help appreciated, Regards DM
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by drmacro » Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:02 pm

Dinoman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:45 pm
Bance wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:22 pm
You have to have had it open at least once in your session, otherwise the preferences aren't available.
Hi Bance, Thanks, I do not understand what you are saying, I can click on Preferences and it opens but no sign of the next part Drafts ??? so what am I missing, also doing the Toothbrush holder I got to the part where is says click on "Coincident" but I cannot find any such tool, any help appreciated, Regards DM
The preferences selection has no option for Draft workbench setting, until after you open the Draft workbench at least once.
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by chrisb » Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:36 pm

Dinoman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:34 pm
Hi Chris, Thanks again, tried your Link ?? but way too many options for me, Regards DM
To get better advice you should give some input. We don't even know your operating system.
You need at least FreeCAD 0.19.23300 to edit my current sketches.
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by Dinoman » Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:30 pm

chrisb wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:36 pm
Dinoman wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:34 pm
Hi Chris, Thanks again, tried your Link ?? but way too many options for me, Regards DM
To get better advice you should give some input. We don't even know your operating system.
Hi ChrisB, Thanks, I am on Windows 7 and Freecad 0.18, started another Tutorial and I still cannot find the tool "Coincident" any help appreciated, Regards DM
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by drmacro » Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:59 pm

With the sketch open:
  • Select two vertices
  • find this icon: Image
  • click it
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by Roy_043 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:07 pm

That is the new v0.19 icon. In v0.18 it is just a red dot. It is the first tool in the 'Sketcher constraints' toolbar.
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Re: Easy Tutorial

Post by chrisb » Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:08 pm

drmacro wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:59 pm
find this icon:
No, in 0.18 it still was the dot, hardly distuingishable from the slightly bigger geometric element.

Edit: crosspost, the similarity to the geometric element should be noted, so I don't remove the post.
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