Frequent question: How do you undo fusion in Freecad?

How do I merge two parts in Freecad?


  1. Press the. Part Fuse button in the Part tools toolbar.
  2. Use the Part → Boolean → Union entry in the Part menu.

How do I change the origin of Freecad?

Right click on object, choose Transform. The dragger tool is on the axis cross, but the object is off in the distance. We need to drag the object to the origin.

How do you get a body in FreeCAD?


  1. Press the Body button. An empty Body is created and automatically becomes active.
  2. Now you can press New sketch to create a sketch in the Body that can be used with Pad.
  3. Alternatively, add a primitive PartDesign Feature, for example, Additive box.

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.

How do you use Boolean in FreeCAD?


  1. Activate the Body which is to receive the Boolean feature. …
  2. PartDesign Boolean button.
  3. In Boolean Parameters, click on the Add body button. …
  4. In the 3D view, select the Body to use in the Boolean feature. …
  5. Select the type of Boolean operation in the drop down menu (Fuse, Cut or Common)
  6. Click OK.
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How do I export from FreeCAD to STL?

FreeCAD: How to export shapes as STL file?

  1. Select a shape that you want to output on Tree View.
  2. Select [File]-[Export…] from menu bar.
  3. In [Export file] dialog, select [Mesh formats] from [Save as type]. Export file dialog.
  4. Enter the name of file to be output to [File name]. …
  5. Click Save to save the file.

How do I merge projects in FreeCAD?


  1. Select the File → Merge project… option from the menu.
  2. Select a FreeCAD file in the dialog box.
  3. Press the Open button.

How do I get rid of the grid on Freecad?

If that is the case, you will want to first go to the Draft Workbench, then go to Edit > Preferences… > Draft > Grid and snapping tab. There you can set your grid preferences.

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