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by jescombe
Tue Jul 19, 2022 12:58 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: STEP file not visible geometry in Path
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: STEP file not visible geometry in Path

Hi, doesn't exactly answer your question, but this is what I do when creating path jobs from (for instance) STL mesh files.. Might be something useful in there?

https://wiki.freecadweb.org/FreeCAD_and_Mesh_Import
by jescombe
Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:12 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: LeadInOut Dressup missing feed rate
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: LeadInOut Dressup missing feed rate

Russ4262 wrote: Sun Jun 19, 2022 2:27 am I reopened the PR #6760
Thanks!
by jescombe
Fri Jun 03, 2022 2:46 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Inspect G-code dialog make moveable
Replies: 9
Views: 638

Re: Inspect G-code dialog make moveable

When using Inspect G-code the dialog opens and is locked in the center of the screen blocking most of the screen. This make's it difficult to see every thing at once. Are you using Linux / GNOME maybe? If so, this can be fixed in the GNOME Tweaks tool... Windows -> Attach Modal Dialogues -> Off Edi...
by jescombe
Sat May 28, 2022 10:54 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: [SOLVED]How to select faces on a mesh
Replies: 4
Views: 669

Re: How to select faces on a mesh

103131 wrote: Fri May 27, 2022 9:28 am Can you tell me what's wrong or how I can do to select, for example, the top faces?
The steps in this wiki page should get you going in the right direction.. https://wiki.freecadweb.org/FreeCAD_and_Mesh_Import
by jescombe
Tue May 24, 2022 8:04 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: [SOLVED] Difficulties installing OpenCamLib
Replies: 16
Views: 1280

Re: Difficulties installing OpenCamLib

Hi everyone, :) In this case, how did you do ? What are the differencies? Thanks in advance. :) As others have said, the AppImages are built with OpenCamLib and should just work.. Is this setting enabled? Preferences->Path->Advanced->Enable OCL dependent features Edit: Have just checked, and "...
by jescombe
Mon May 09, 2022 8:54 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Determining best stepover for 3D surface
Replies: 15
Views: 1717

Re: Determining best stepover for 3D surface

tigermm wrote: Sun May 08, 2022 11:47 pm Does anyone have any further ideas on how to solve this problem?
I've just played with your first file at various stepovers, and get much better results from changing the cut pattern to 'Offset' - the first and last cuts are always well within 0.01mm of where they should be..
by jescombe
Sun May 08, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: question about creating objects for Path processing.
Replies: 5
Views: 632

Re: question about creating objects for Path processing.

I've no experience of the lithopane workbench (I tried it, but I don't see an image in your attachment either). However, if you are starting out with a mesh, you can convert this to a solid that you can then work with in the Path workbench. These steps in the wiki work for me - though haven't tried ...
by jescombe
Sun May 08, 2022 8:56 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Lead in out dressup for inside profile
Replies: 14
Views: 2071

Re: Lead in out dressup for inside profile

Gimbal wrote: Sat May 07, 2022 7:10 pm Am I doing something wrong or is something broken?
What works for me is setting a start point for the inside profile, so it's not starting in a corner. Then the dressup works as you'd hope..
Inside profile leadin.png
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by jescombe
Sat May 07, 2022 10:49 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Bug: LeadInOut dressup created on Cancel
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Bug: LeadInOut dressup created on Cancel

Russ4262 wrote: Fri May 06, 2022 11:36 pm Can anyone confirm? Sample model file attached.
Yes, can confirm I see the same behaviour (28671 appimage)..

Regards,
Jon
by jescombe
Tue Apr 26, 2022 3:24 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: LeadInOut Dressup missing feed rate
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: LeadInOut Dressup missing feed rate

Russ also has a PR open for this which might help. Try testing it and let me know. https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/pull/6760 Thanks, have tried with that fix, but no difference.. Problem appears to be twofold. Feed rate parameters are missing from rapid commands in the dressup module, and the GR...