Macro Make Arc 3 Points

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Macro Make Arc 3 Points.png Macro Make Arc 3 Points

Description
Creates a arc from 3 selected points.

Macro version: 02.00
Last modified: 2019-07-29
FreeCAD version: All
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Author
Mario52
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Macro Version
02.00
Date last modified
2019-07-29
FreeCAD Version(s)
All
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Description

This macro creates a arc on 3 selected points.

Usage

Launch the macro, select 3 points, the arc is created and the coordinates and the length of the arc are displayed in the report view.

(PS: It is not required to hold down the Ctrl key)

Script

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Macro_Make_Arc_3_Points.FCMacro

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
from FreeCAD import Base

__title__   = "Macro_Make_Arc_3_points"
__author__  = "Mario52"
__url__     = "http://www.freecadweb.org/index-fr.html"
__version__ = "00.02"
__date__    = "29/07/2019"

global selected; selected = []
App = FreeCAD

class SelObserver:
    print( "Create Arc to 3 points ...")
    def addSelection(self,doc,obj,sub,pnt):  # Selection 
        global selected
        selected.append(pnt)
        if len(selected) == 1:
            print( "Point 1 : ",FreeCAD.Vector(selected[0]))
        elif len(selected) == 2:
            print( "Point 2 : ",FreeCAD.Vector(selected[1]))
        elif len(selected) == 3:
            print( "Point 3 : ",FreeCAD.Vector(selected[2]))
            try:
                C1 = Part.Arc(FreeCAD.Vector(selected[0]),FreeCAD.Vector(selected[1]),FreeCAD.Vector(selected[2]))
                S1 = Part.Shape([C1])
                W = Part.Wire(S1.Edges)
                Part.show(W)
                App.ActiveDocument.ActiveObject.Label   = "Arc_3_Points"
                print( "Length  : ",W.Length)
            except Exception:
                print( "Three points are collinear or bad selection")
            del selected[:]
            FreeCADGui.Selection.removeObserver(s)
            print( "End Make_Arc_3_Points")
            print( "_____________________")

s=SelObserver()
FreeCADGui.Selection.addObserver(s)