Manipulator Workbench

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Introduction

Manipulator-ico.png Manipulator WB is aimed to help FreeCAD users in Aligning, Moving, Rotating and Measuring 3D objects through a friendly GUI.

Features:

Aligner-ico.png Aligner: a set of tools to move and align 3D parts

Mover-ico.png Mover: a set of tools to move and rotate 3D parts on different Axis

Caliper-ico.png Caliper: a set of tools to measure 3D parts, with some Snap facility and Radius, Length, Angle measurements.

These helpers work with Part, App::Part and Body objects.

The Tools can be Floating or Docked Left or Right.

Each Tool has a Help Button Help-btn.png to get some useful tips

References

Tools

Detailed description here

Manipulator-WB-@Work

YouTube Tutorial Manipulator-WB-@Work

Aligner

Manipulator-WB-Aligner.gif


Mover

Manipulator-WB-Mover.gif


Manipulator-WB-Mover-with-App Part&Body.gif


Manipulator-WB-Mover-with-External-Reference.gif


Caliper

Manipulator-WB-Measure-Radius.gif


Manipulator-WB-Measure-Angles.gif


Manipulator-WB-Dimension.gif


Manipulator-WB-Dimension-2.gif


Manipulator-WB-Parallel-Planes-Distance.gif


Manipulator

Manipulator-WB-Assembly-Parts.gif

Installation

Automatic installation

- automatically using the FreeCAD Add-on Manager (bundled in to 0.17 dev version under Tools Menu)

From GitHub

- manually by copying the Manipulator folder to the Mod sub-directory of the FreeCAD application.

Manipulator github page

Supports

  • FreeCAD v0.15 4671
  • FreeCAD v0.16 >= 6712
  • FreeCAD v0.17 >= 11707