Macro FC Convert Lines

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Macro FCConvertLines.png Macro FC Convert Lines

Description
This macro convert the object line, wire in line Dash, DashDot or DashDotDot with the dimensions given.

Macro version : 00.07
Date last modification : 2017-05-13
FreeCAD version : All
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Author
mario52
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Macro Version
00.07
Date last modification
2017-05-13
FreeCAD Version(s)
All
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None
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None


Description

This macro convert the object line, wire in line Dash, DashDot, DashDotDot, ZigZag, Hand with the dimensions given.

Temporary code for external macro link. Do not use this code. This code is used exclusively by Addon_Installer.


##This code is copied instead of the original macro code

##to guide the user to the offline download page

##Use it if the code of the macro is larger than 64 KB and cannot be included in the wiki

##or if the RAW code url is extra wiki location

import PySide

from PySide import QtGui ,QtCore

diag = QtGui.QMessageBox(QtGui.QMessageBox.Information,u"Information",
    "This macro must by downloaded with this link" + "\n"
    " " + "\n"
    "https://gist.githubusercontent.com/mario52a/3d719574089a5f9044ec/raw/d9b74c264afaca598be14e62a02ad53bbab60a7e/Macro_FCConvertLines.FCMacro" + "\n"
    " " + "\n"
    "Quit this window for access in the download page" )

diag.setWindowFlags(PySide.QtCore.Qt.WindowStaysOnTopHint)

diag.setWindowModality(QtCore.Qt.ApplicationModal)

diag.exec_()

import webbrowser 

webbrowser.open("https://gist.githubusercontent.com/mario52a/3d719574089a5f9044ec/raw/d9b74c264afaca598be14e62a02ad53bbab60a7e/Macro_FCConvertLines.FCMacro")
<class="rawcodeurl"><a href="https://gist.githubusercontent.com/mario52a/3d719574089a5f9044ec/raw/d9b74c264afaca598be14e62a02ad53bbab60a7e/Macro_FCConvertLines.FCMacro">raw code</a>


Macro FCConvertLines 00.png

ConvertLines Dash, Dash dot, Dash dot dot


Use

Copy the macro in your macros folder and launch FCConvertLines Gui

FCConvertLines Gui

First section :

Cut line (Checked by default)

FCConvertLines
  • Select one or more lines in the 3D View
  • SpinBox : for enter number Cuts or cut to length ... (Default number cut suffix displayed "x Cut")
  • Create L. : if this checkbox is checked the line is created
  • Dimension : if this checkbox is checked the number tipped is on length the definition change by tree decimal and the suffix displayed is "x.000 Dim"
  • Bicolor : if this checkbox is checked the lines created are colored alternately Red White if is not checked the color is the color defined with the button Color
  • Points : if this checkbox is checked one point is created and the color is the color defined Bicolor or * The options Options lines are available

Color


Second section :

Type line : Dash

FCConvertLines
  • The screen at the bottom of the macro change in line Dash
  • Select one or more lines in the 3D View
  • Line A : dimension of the dash (see A in the screen)
  • Space B : dimension of the space (see B in the screen)
  • The lines have created the configuration specifications set in options lines

Third section :

Type line : DashDot

FCConvertLines
  • The screen at the bottom of the macro change in line DashDot
  • Select one or more lines in the 3D View
  • Line A : dimension of the dash (see A in the screen)
  • Space B : dimension of the space (see B in the screen) (May be different D)
  • Line 2 C : dimension of the dash (see C in the screen)
  • Space 2 D : dimension of the space (see D in the screen) (May be different B)

Fourth section :

Type line : DashDotDot

FCConvertLines
  • The screen at the bottom of the macro change in line DashDotDot
  • Select one or more lines in the 3D View
  • Line A : dimension of the dash (see A in the screen)
  • Space B : dimension of the space (see B in the screen)
  • Line 2 C : dimension of the dash (see C in the screen)
  • Space 2 D : dimension of the space (see D in the screen)

Fifth section :

Type line : ZigZag

FCConvertLines
  • The screen at the bottom of the macro change in line ZigZag
  • This line are created
  • Number heads : number of heads for the total line
  • _____140.0_____ : The length total of the line are calculate in real time and displayed in this window
  • Begin A : dimension of begin line until first head, this section line hare same in the end line (see A in the screen)
  • Dimension B : dimension between the end and begin head (see B in the screen)
  • Gap C : dimension of the head (see C in the screen)
  • Height D : height dimension of the the head (see D in the screen)
  • Number E : number of heads contiguous (see E in the screen)
  • The options Plane and Options lines are available

Sixth section :

Type line : Hand

FCConvertLines
  • This line are created
  • Length A : The length total of the line (see A in the screen)
  • Height B : Height of the line (see B in the screen)
  • Wave : compression or uncompress of the wave (see Wave in the screen)
  • The options Plane and Options lines are available

Seventh section :

Options line :

FCConvertLines

This options are available for all menu

  • __2,00 Width__ : dimension of the width of the line(s)
  • __2,00 Point S__ : dimension of the points of the line(s)
  • Color : color of the line(s) this button are colored with the color selected (if the checkbox "Bicolor" in the menu "Cut line" is checked this option are not used for this menu)

Eighth section :

Option Plane

This option are available only for "ZigZag" and "Hand"

FCConvertLines
  • XY : Plane XY
  • YZ : Plane YZ
  • XZ : Plane XZ

Ninth section :

Button

FCConvertLines
  • Save type : the line configured is saved in one file (one file for one type line). While saving a file header is predetermined depending on the chosen menu (example : Dash is saved, in the save window is displayed "Dash_.FCConvertL" you can modify to "Dash_my_config_10.FCConvertL" or the name you want... this method allow sharpens clear)
  • Load type : load one file configured
  • Name type line________________ : name of the type configured this name is saved in the file
  • Reset : reset the data's in the original configuration
  • Create Comp : this button create on compound with the lines created (ten lines selected = one compound)
  • Create : create the lines separately (ten lines selected = ten lines created)
  • Quit : quit the macro


The files to copy in your directory with the macro (10 files images)

The icon for the toolBar

Macro_FCConvertLines

Title

ConvertLines_Title

Line Dash :

ConvertLines_Dash

Line DashDot :

ConvertLines Dash dot

Line DashDotDot :

ConvertLines Dash dot dot

Line Zigzag :

ConvertLines_Zigzag

Line Hand :

ConvertLines_Hand

View :

ConvrtLines_View-front ConvrtLines_View-right ConvrtLines_View-right

Script

Copy the macro Macro_FCConvertLines.FCMacro in your macros folder

the script on Gist Macro_FCConvertLines.FCMacro

ToolBar icon Macro FCConvertLines.png

Macro_FCConvertLines.FCMacro

Examples

Example dot, dash dot, dash dot, dash dot dot

Macro FCConvertLines 11b.png

Example hand, zigzag

Macro FCConvertLines 11.png

Example hand

Macro FCConvertLines 012.png

All lines created the configuration specifications set in this Option lines

Example hand can make beautiful sine wave or totally anarchic

Macro FCConvertLines 013.png


Example convert ShapeString to sketch (the curves hare not authorized for convert Shape to Sketch)

ShapeString To Sketch.gif


Version

ver 00.07 13/05/2017 correct bug after create "Alternate ...." the dimension of lines stay with the dimension alternative and not restitution the desired dimensions

ver 00.06 20/02/2017 correction of precision cut (replace "numberOfPoints = longueur" to "numberOfPoints = (longueur + 1)")

ver 00.05 11/01/2017 replace de search method macro path

ver 00.04 05/09/2016 setPointSize(8.0)

ver 00.02 18/02/2016

ver 00.01 19/01/2016

ver 00.00 19/01/2016