How do I delete part of a Freecad?

How do you delete a constraint in FreeCAD?


  1. Go to the Sketch → Sketcher tools → Delete all constraints menu.
  2. Reply Yes to the dialog pop up.

How do you scale a FreeCAD?

FreeCAD: How to scale a 3D object?

  1. Switch workbench to Draft workbench .
  2. Select a shape to be scaled on model tree and make a clone . …
  3. The made clone is overlapped on the original shape. …
  4. Select the clone on model tree and change the “Scale” property values at Data tab.

Can you modify an STL file in FreeCAD?

Start FreeCAD and create a new document with File > New, In the menu select File > Import and navigate to the mesh file you want to modify. FreeCAD can open STL, OBJ, and AST mesh files.

How do I validate a sketch in Freecad?

Select the Sketch → Validate sketch… option from the menu. Press the. Validate sketch button (not available in the PartDesign Workbench).


  1. Press the. Leave sketch button.
  2. Press the Close button at the top of the Task panel.
  3. Use the keyboard shortcut: Esc (if enabled in the Sketcher Preferences).

How do you refine a shape in FreeCAD?


  1. Select an object that you wish to clean and copy.
  2. Go to the menu Part → Create a copy → Refine shape.
  3. A cleaned, independent copy of the original object is created; the original object is hidden.
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How do you cut a STL model in FreeCAD?

Re: Adding to or cutting away from an STL possible or not?

  1. Select the mesh in the tree.
  2. Switch to the Part workbench.
  3. Go to the menu Part –> Convert to shape.
  4. Select the converted shape in the tree.
  5. Go to the menu Part –> Convert to solid.
  6. Optional: clean up the shape by selected the solid then.

How do I open OBJ files in FreeCAD?

For importing a STL or OBJ file into FreeCAD, create a new FreeCAD document und choose File → Import from the top menu.

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