3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby roerich_64 » Thu May 16, 2019 7:50 pm

Hello Russel,

Thanks a lot for your time you have generate the step by step points...
I follow them step by step... But: the same... Sorry...
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Now the Point is that 3D_Surface is not activated
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And OpenCamlib not worked:
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Ok. We are working on a very high experimental version of FreeCAD...

So my was and is question is: how can i found the right OCL-LIB? And: have i installed the right OCL-LIB?
How can i test that the right OCL_LIB are installed?
How can i see, that the right settings are done in FC?

Little Stumbling stones... ;-)
I am searching a little tool or help to become confidence that FC found the right OCL_LIB ;-)

Regards
Walter
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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby Russ4262 » Sat May 18, 2019 2:28 am

Walter,
Good evening. I have thought about your reply and additional questions. Thank you for completing the test I requested previously with all the steps. I am quite frustrated because I do not understand the cause of the problem.
roerich_64 wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:50 pm
So my was and is question is: how can i found the right OCL-LIB? And: have i installed the right OCL-LIB?
How can i test that the right OCL_LIB are installed?
How can i see, that the right settings are done in FC?
So, on to the next test... ;)
I am sending you both the Windows x64 3.6 and 2.7 versions of OCL in private messages for this next test. This test is a lot easier. You have my word.
  1. Download the Windows x64 Py3.6 version of OCL from the private message.
  2. Install the library in ALL three places [simultaneously] mentioned in the instructions below. Paste the file in ALL three places at once. Having the library in multiple locations has not thrown any errors on my machine.
  3. Start the FC version where you installed OCL.
  4. Open Path workbench and test to see if ocl is installed and working.
    -
    IF THAT FAILS...
  5. Delete the ocl.pyd files you pasted - ALL three
  6. Repeat the process above (steps 1-4) with the Windows x64 Py2.7 version from the private message.
    -
    IF THAT FAILS...
  7. Delete the ocl.pyd files you pasted - ALL three
  8. Calmly step outside your house
  9. Scream really loudly toward the west and maybe i'll hear your frustration... ;)
To install ocl,
  • copy the the ocl.pyd file
  • navigate to your FreeCAD binary folder
  • You have three options:
    1. enter the 'bin' folder and paste the ocl.pyd file there, as a loose file.
    2. enter the 'lib' folder and paste the ocl.pyd file there, as a loose file. (preferred choice) [You should find 'area.pyd' in this folder also.]
    3. enter the 'Mod' folder, create a new folder titled 'OCL' or similar, enter that new folder, paste the ocl.pyd file there
  • Re-start FreeCAD.

If above test does not work, I have a third solution to try below.
Download the latest: FreeCAD_0.19.16784_x64_LP_12.1.2_PY3QT5-WinVS2015.7z release and do not make any patches before testing for ocl.

If that fails, I recommend trying the FreeCAD_0.19.16784_x64_LP_11.11_PY2QT4-WinVS2013.7z release using the older Qt4 and Python 2.7.

If that fails, I recommend trying the FreeCAD_0.19.16784_x86_LP_11.11_PY2QT4-WinVS2013.7z release for 32 bit Windows.

The goal in these three tests is to identify if it is a Py3 or Qt5 related issue, or an issue unique to the x64 build versus the x32.


I admire your determination and patience, Walter.
I will be so excited with you when you have access to the 3D Surface and ocl in FreeCAD on your machine.
I await good news...

UPDATE: Fri May 17, 2019 10:52 pm - The two private messages are still sitting in the Outbox in private messages. I don't know why they have not been sent ! I have had previous issues with the Private Message system here on the forum.

Respectfully,
Russell
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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby Wsk8 » Sat May 18, 2019 10:47 am

Russ4262 wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 2:28 am
UPDATE: Fri May 17, 2019 10:52 pm - The two private messages are still sitting in the Outbox in private messages. I don't know why they have not been sent ! I have had previous issues with the Private Message system here on the forum.
AFAIK this means, the messages have not been read yet.

mfg
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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby roerich_64 » Sat May 18, 2019 12:25 pm

hi Russel
IF THAT FAILS...
Delete the ocl.pyd files you pasted - ALL three
Calmly step outside your house
Scream really loudly toward the west and maybe i'll hear your frustration... ;)
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Will test them in the next hours. Now it's Tea Time in Ostfriesland (Region at the North-See) ;-)
Thanks a lot for now

Walter
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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby Russ4262 » Sat May 18, 2019 1:23 pm

Wsk8 wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 10:47 am
AFAIK this means, the messages have not been read yet.
Okay. Thanks for the insight. I can work with that.

Russell
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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby roerich_64 » Sat May 18, 2019 3:49 pm

Now i am back from outside of my house... have you heard me? :lol:

So... the issue was so easy... I have found it and can reproduce it ;)

From the older tests i have done with FC PY2x there was the ocl lib taken to the folder:
C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\FreeCAD\Mod\python27_x64-ocl

So i rename there the ocl.pyd to WWocl.pyd and all other Versions of FC with PY3x found his ocl.pyd in his folder ;)

I did not need to use the versions of you in the PM's...

Now it works :D

Thank you Russel, we can sleep quit over the weekend :lol:

BR
Walter
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Re: 3D Surface: 4th-axis Integration and more...

Postby roerich_64 » Sat May 18, 2019 4:45 pm

Wow, awesome!!
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