Std PythonConsole

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Std PythonConsole.png Std PythonConsole

Menu location
View → Panels → Python console
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also


Gives you an extra window showing and accepting python commands.


Choose View → Panels → Python console from the top menu.

If you use a command inside the FreeCAD-GUI which was programmed with python, the python-command will be shown in this window.

You can also type in python commands to be executed by FreeCAD.


FreeCAD comes pre-bundled with a built in python-interpreter.

To find out the version number choose Help → About FreeCAD → Copy to clipboard.

Paste the data in a text editor to see the version of the built-in python interpreter.