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I'm starting a series of videos about the excellent TechDraw workbench. Here's episode number 1 covering the basics
youtu.be/7LbOmSGW9F0

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I've written an article about how to view #IFC #BIM files on #Linux, starting with tools with #FreeCAD but also talking about other IFC libraries.

thinkmoult.com/how-to-view-bim

If you work in the AEC industry, please support IFC development. The industry is stuck with proprietary tools developed by monopolies, and needs more #opensource and international standards.

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Two small but nice additions to source code over the past weekend: 1) new dimetric and trimetric views; accordingly the existing "Axonometric" view was renamed isometric, because that's what it was. All three view modes are grouped under the View --> Standard views --> Axonometric menu
2) Setting the default view orientation for new document (Preferences/Display). I've always felt that default top view (XY) is not logical for a 3D program...

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@FreeCAD became "professional" package. Structure of our hybrid powered workoboat, elCAT-0 is done in FreeCAD:

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Winter break highlights: MuseScore 3.0 release, Blender turns 25 years old and Google joins the Blender Development Fund, lots of improvements in @FreeCAD, @GIMP, and Olive, better HDR support in @krita.

See
libregraphicsworld.org/blog/en for more!

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I posted part three of my short end-to-end tutorial making a multi-part acrylic finger-joint box: youtu.be/0Mz6o9sqde4

0.18's Part workbench gets new "Explode compound" and "Slice apart" commands.

We know, we're supposed to be in feature freeze, but we couldn't stop ourselves! Thanks to DeepSOIC for these additions!

forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic

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We feel a great disturbance in the force... The community is massively coming to Mastodon...

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So it's 2019 here, and what's the first thing I'm doing? Why, updating of course.

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From to real life

FreeCAD used to reverse-engineer a centrifugal fan's rotor/impeller and build its replacement.

forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic

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