Macro Align Object to View

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Description
This macro aligns the selected object to the current View.

Macro version : 0.1
Date last modification : 2015-01-16
FreeCAD version : All
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Author
Mario52
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Macro Version
0.1
Date last modification
2015-01-16
FreeCAD Version(s)
All
Default shortcut
None
See also
FCCamera Macro_FCCamera


Description

This macro aligns and Position the selected object to the current View.

How to use

  • Direct your view, select your object and run the macro
  • Your object will be the placement of the camera coordinates

Script

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Macro_Align_Object_to_View.FCMacro

# This macro place your object selected to the position ActiveView (camera)
# extact FCCamera
# 16/01/2015

__title__  ="Align Object to View"
__author__ = "Mario52"
__date__   = "16/01/2015"
__version__= "0.1"

import pivy
from pivy import coin

sel = FreeCADGui.Selection.getSelection()
Nameelement = sel[0].Name
App.Console.PrintMessage(str(Nameelement)+"\n")

pl = FreeCAD.Placement()
pl.Rotation = FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.getCameraOrientation()
pl.Base = FreeCAD.Vector(0.0,0.0,0.0)

App.ActiveDocument.getObject(Nameelement).Placement=pl

Example

Credits

Tanks Simplified code to rentlau_64