Question: How do I change the color of a line in Freecad?

How do I change the color of a part in Freecad?


  1. Right-click on an item in the tree view. If the items supports the FaceColors feature, there is a context menu entry Set colors… and you can click on it.
  2. To select face(s): …
  3. Choose in the dialog a color for the selected faces.
  4. Click OK to close the dialog an accept the changes you made.

How do I edit sketch in Freecad?

Right-click on a sketch in the tree view and choose Edit Sketch. Select sketch in the tree view and choose Sketch → Edit Sketch from the pull-down-menu. Simply double-clicking on the sketch.

How do I make a dotted line in Freecad?

Re: How to display a dashed line.

Yes, select the item in ComboView, then at the bottom select View tab then look for the property”Draw style” which by default is “solid”.

How do I change the length of a line in Freecad?


  1. Pick two points or one line or one point and one line.
  2. Invoke the command several ways: Press the. Constrain distance button in the Sketcher toolbar. Use the K then D keyboard shortcut. Use the Sketch → Sketcher constraints → …
  3. A pop up dialog opens to edit or confirm the value. Press OK to validate.

How do I change my appearance in FreeCAD?

Change one or more display properties. See Options. The objects will update immediately. Optionally select one or more new objects whose display properties you want to change.


  1. Select the View → Appearance… option from the menu.
  2. Select the. Appearance… …
  3. Use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+D.
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How do you paint in FreeCAD?

Re: Painting or filling out an area with color

If so, right click on the item in the treeview, and select “set colours…” from the menu that pops up. Then select the specific desired faces on the object, and change their colour.

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