Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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I can't guarantee, that I used exactly the same positions as in the example, but they would appear to have been similar.
manos wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 7:19 am Does anybody know anything more specific about this ?
Check out the "right hand rule," that explains why transposing one of the points leads not to a rotation but a 'flip'.
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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Thank you @Bance
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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manos wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 7:19 am ....
Very interesting and useful. Does anybody know anything more specific about this ?
Hi manos, greetings to the Community!

Here is an animation showing an alignment with a "universal method"...
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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I get it, understand learn the default tools...

But, these examples are the reasons I use Manipulator. So, just to show the alternates.

Select a face, Ctrl-select another face click one icon. Done.

Want is flipped the other way, click a checkbox, then click the icon.

Align the normals, a checkbox, then click the icon.


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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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I didn't know such tool exists at FreeCAD and I created my own one ;-) LOL

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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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domad wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 6:16 pm Here is an animation showing an alignment with a "universal method"...
Thanks Domad but is it safe to use it with bodies from PartDesign ?
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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dprojects wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 7:11 pm I didn't know such tool exists at FreeCAD and I created my own one ;-) LOL
Woodworking WB It sounds intertesting .
Thanks dprojects
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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drmacro wrote: Thu Jul 07, 2022 6:37 pm I get it, understand learn the default tools...
But, these examples are the reasons I use Manipulator.
:roll:
OK Manipulator then, I will try it once more drmacro.
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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manos wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:00 am .......
Thanks Domad but is it safe to use it with bodies from PartDesign ?
Hi manos, greetings to the Community!
It is the oldest, safest and most stable method (not that the others are not) but unlike the others you learn to reason and understand "work plans" and 3D modeling (in the strict sense of the definition) by managing it appropriately "the virtual universe" regardless of the modeling software.
Here are some modeling examples whose sketches and bodies have been positioned in this way:

https://forum.freecad.org/viewtopic.php ... 80#p506513

https://forum.freecad.org/viewtopic.php ... 9db3e06714

https://forum.freecad.org/viewtopic.php ... 9db3e06714
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Re: Question on Alignment 2: Orientation

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domad wrote: Fri Jul 08, 2022 7:46 am
Here are some modeling examples whose sketches and bodies have been positioned in this way:
https://forum.freecad.org/viewtopic.php ... 80#p506513
Thanks for the examples. The first seems to me be the more promising.
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