Arch Add

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Arch Add.svg Arch Add

Menu location
Arch → Add
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Arch Remove


The Add tool allows you to do 4 kinds of operations:

The counterpart of this tool is the Arch Remove tool.

Arch Add example.jpg

A box added to a wall as a component.

How to use

  1. Select the objects to be added together. The last object selected will be the host Arch object.
  2. Press the Arch Add.svg Add button.


See also: Arch API and FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

The Add tool can be used in macros and from the Python console by using the following function:

addComponents(objectsList, host)
  • Adds the given objects in objectsList to the given host object.
    • objectsList can be a single object or a list of objects.


import FreeCAD, Arch, Draft, Part

p1 = FreeCAD.Vector(0, 0, 0)
p2 = FreeCAD.Vector(2000, 2000, 0)

Line = Draft.makeWire([p1, p2])
Wall = Arch.makeWall(Line, width=150, height=2000)

p3 = FreeCAD.Vector(0, 2000, 0)
p4 = FreeCAD.Vector(3000, 0, 0)

Line2 = Draft.makeWire([p3, p4])
Wall2 = Arch.makeWall(Line2, width=150, height=2000)

Arch.addComponents(Wall2, Wall)