Std Workbench

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Std Workbench

Menu location
View → Workbench
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
Workbenches


Description

The Std Workbench command activates a selected workbench including its graphical user interface (GUI).

FreeCAD interface base divisions.svg

The Workbench dropdown list indicated by number 10 in the standard interface


Usage

  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Select a workbench from the Workbench dropdown list in the Workbench toolbar. This option is not available if the current workbench is <none> (no workbench).
    • Select a workbench from the View → Workbench sub-menu.

Notes

Preferences

  • The start up workbench can be changed in the preferences: Edit → Preferences... → General → General → Start up. See Preferences Editor.

Scripting

See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

To change the worbench use the activateWorkbench method of the FreeCADGui module. This method is not available if FreeCAD is in console mode.

import FreeCADGui

FreeCADGui.activateWorkbench("PartDesignWorkbench")