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This is a summary of the most important changes and new features available in the 0.11 release of FreeCAD. The complete list can be found [http://sourceforge.net/apps/mantisbt/free-cad/changelog_page.php here].
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This is a summary of the most important changes and new features available in the 0.11 release of FreeCAD. The complete list can be found [http://www.freecadweb.org/tracker/changelog_page.php here].
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A screenshot of the 0.11 version
  
 
=== General ===
 
=== General ===
  
* The [http://crowdin.net/project/freecad FreeCAD translation project] has received huge help from many people around the world and now ships with no less than 13 languages: English, german, french, italian, swedish, spanish, portuguese, russian, ukrainian, norwegian, afrikaans, finnish and dutch
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* The [http://crowdin.net/project/freecad FreeCAD translation project] has received huge help from many people around the world and FreeCAD now ships with no less than 15 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Afrikaans, Finnish, Simplified Chinese, Croatian and Dutch. And many more languages are being worked on for the next releases.
  
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* Several improvements have been brought all over FreeCAD, for example the hierarchy tree now allows complex object stacks, keeping all your geometry history clean and easily accessible and modifiable. New Python API improvements also allow objects to interact better with the tree, defining their own behaviour, icons, etc.
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[[Image:release011-dependency.jpg]]
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* The copy/paste mechanism has also been much improved, now allowing easy copy/pasting of objects between documents.
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* The [[Part Workbench]] features new tools such as mirroring and edge fillets and chamfers.
  
 
=== Sketch and part design ===
 
=== Sketch and part design ===
  
* The constraint solver of the [[Sketcher module]] has been totally rewritten and the Sketcher, even if still not complete, features already a good array of tools such as lines, rectangles, and constraints such as point coincidence, parallelism, fixed length or horizontal or vertical constraints.
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* The constraint solver of the [[Sketcher Workbench]] has been totally rewritten and the Sketcher, even if still not complete, features already a good array of tools such as lines, rectangles, and constraints such as point coincidence, parallelism, fixed length or horizontal or vertical constraints.
  
* In addition to the Sketcher, a new PartDesign workbench now allow you to quickly build solids on top of Sketches. As a rule now in FreeCAD, everything is parametric, you can go back anytime to change your sketch, and all geometry that depends on it will be adapted automatically.
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* In addition to the Sketcher, a new PartDesign workbench now allow you to quickly build solids on top of Sketches. As a rule now in FreeCAD, everything is parametric, you can go back anytime to change your sketch, and all geometry that depends on it will be adapted automatically
  
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[[Image:Movie.png]] Examples: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvXupH5bA0E Sketcher demo] • [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ih9Jp3OAwA PartDesign demo]
  
 
=== Robot simulation ===
 
=== Robot simulation ===
  
* The [[Robot module]] has been extended with many GUI tools and is now fairly functional and allows you to easily simulate industrial robot movements
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* The [[Robot Workbench]] has been extended with many GUI tools and is now fairly functional and allows you to easily simulate industrial robot movements
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[[Image:release011-robot.jpg]]
  
 
=== 2D drafting ===
 
=== 2D drafting ===
  
 
* Snapping has been greatly optimized and now works pretty fast, even on complex objects
 
* Snapping has been greatly optimized and now works pretty fast, even on complex objects
* The "Trim/Extend" tool can now be called "Trim/Extend/Extrude", since it allows you to quickly extrude single faces, offering a convenient shortcut to the standard Part Extrude tool.
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* The "Trim/Extend" tool can now be called "Trim/Extend/Extrude", since it allows you to quickly extrude single faces, offering a convenient shortcut to the standard Part Extrude tool
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* The Draft-to-Drawing sheet workflow has also been enhanced, all the Draft workbench objects can now be placed on a Drawing page, and they all offer the same level of comfort as standard Part objects, offering the ability to change their position, rotation and scale on the fly. They also offer some extra features, such as hatch pattern fillings
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[[Image:release011-draft-drawing.jpg]]
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* The Draft workbench also offers new tools such as regular polygons and bSplines
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* There is also a new Edit tool, allowing to edit the geometry of most of the Draft objects
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[[Image:release011-draft.jpg]]
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* Dimensions can now have their text edited and moved, and wires can have an end arrow, allowing to use them as leaders
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* Several commands such as move, rotate or dimensioning now allow you to do several copies without exiting the tool
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* The Draft workbench also gained a Python [[Draft_API|API]].
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* The DXF importer now support block attributes
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[[Image:Movie.png]] Examples: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7cG-LQK8Ps Draft module demo]
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=== Images ===
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* The image workbench now features an ImagePlane object, allowing you to display an image file inside the 3D scene, that can be used for example to construct geometry on top of scanned blueprints
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=== Documentation ===
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* The [[Online Help Toc|FreeCAD manual]] now has several well advanced translations. Check the main page!
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- 0000168: [Feature] Support custom hatch patterns in the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
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- 0000247: [Bug] Crash on Windows with attached minimal file (Jriegel) - closed.
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- 0000166: [Bug] edges highlight doesn't work anymore (Jriegel) - closed.
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- 0000246: [Bug] Selection of edges in concave areas not possible (wmayer) - closed.
 
- 0000212: [Feature] Contextual menu "Move to group" in the object list (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000242: [Bug] wiki2qhelp.py fails with different languages in Wiki (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000142: [Feature] Show_tangency_lines in drawing view (Jriegel) - closed.
 
- 0000239: [Bug] SelectionFilter doesn't check sub-element type (Jriegel) - closed.
 
- 0000123: [Feature] New defaults (Jriegel) - closed.
 
- 0000235: [Patch] [PATCH] rotate tool using keyboard input was broken (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000013: [Feature] Replace group behavior by Property (Jriegel) - closed.
 
- 0000037: [Feature] Change tree group behaviour (wmayer) - closed.
 
- 0000135: [Feature] Artwork for 0.11 release (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000021: [Feature] Reimplementation of Sketch solver (Jriegel) - closed.
 
- 0000223: [Bug] Polyline in draft - unable to remove first 2 lines (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000205: [Feature] Allow to move the text of a dimension (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000171: [Bug] Unify Draft keyboard shortcuts (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000206: [Feature] Make Draft module use python Drawing Views (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000180: [Feature] Allow dxf export of a Drawing sheet (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000209: [Feature] Add texture map property to Draft rectangles (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000158: [Bug] Draft icons don't appear correctly on windows (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000182: [Bug] Bug in Draft DXF export causes some exported faces to loose their last vertex (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000186: [Feature] Dimension - edit Value (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000172: [Bug] Edit->Preferences: missing big icon for Raytrcing (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000181: [Bug] Draft-downgrading a face with a hole only delivers the outer wire, the inner wire(s) is/are lost (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000167: [Feature] Add leader object to the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000170: [Feature] Add visual hint of the current Working Plane (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000161: [Bug] Using draft upgrade tool on a wire + arc doesnt produce expected result (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000146: [Feature] Add python view feature to the Drawing module (Jriegel) - closed.
 
- 0000115: [Feature] Create mechanism to ease updating Drawing sheet from the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000140: [Feature] Dimensioning system in svg drawings (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000147: [Feature] Keep Dimension tool active after completing instead of quitting (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000139: [Feature] Add Polygon tool to the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000114: [Feature] Make Draft sendToDrawing command able to output hatch pattern fills and dotted or dashed lines (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000125: [Bug] FreeCAD crashes when exploring the contents of a Mesh object with the python class browser (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000126: [Feature] make text height and face color settings for the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000113: [Feature] Make Draft objects parametric (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000128: [Feature] copy() methode for the TopoShape objects in Part (wmayer) - closed.
 
- 0000116: [Feature] make an API for the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000118: [Bug] make Draft transform tools work on groups (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000117: [Bug] make Draft Upgrade support non-Draft shapes (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000077: [Feature] Add a method to meshes for separating coplanar faces (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 
- 0000079: [Feature] add translation to the Draft module (yorikvanhavre) - closed.
 

Latest revision as of 12:20, 25 February 2020

This is a summary of the most important changes and new features available in the 0.11 release of FreeCAD. The complete list can be found here.

FreeCAD011.png

A screenshot of the 0.11 version

General

  • The FreeCAD translation project has received huge help from many people around the world and FreeCAD now ships with no less than 15 languages: English, German, French, Italian, Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Afrikaans, Finnish, Simplified Chinese, Croatian and Dutch. And many more languages are being worked on for the next releases.

Release011-translation.jpg

  • Several improvements have been brought all over FreeCAD, for example the hierarchy tree now allows complex object stacks, keeping all your geometry history clean and easily accessible and modifiable. New Python API improvements also allow objects to interact better with the tree, defining their own behaviour, icons, etc.

Release011-dependency.jpg

  • The copy/paste mechanism has also been much improved, now allowing easy copy/pasting of objects between documents.
  • The Part Workbench features new tools such as mirroring and edge fillets and chamfers.

Sketch and part design

  • The constraint solver of the Sketcher Workbench has been totally rewritten and the Sketcher, even if still not complete, features already a good array of tools such as lines, rectangles, and constraints such as point coincidence, parallelism, fixed length or horizontal or vertical constraints.
  • In addition to the Sketcher, a new PartDesign workbench now allow you to quickly build solids on top of Sketches. As a rule now in FreeCAD, everything is parametric, you can go back anytime to change your sketch, and all geometry that depends on it will be adapted automatically

Release011-sketcher.jpg

Movie.png Examples: Sketcher demoPartDesign demo

Robot simulation

  • The Robot Workbench has been extended with many GUI tools and is now fairly functional and allows you to easily simulate industrial robot movements

Release011-robot.jpg

2D drafting

  • Snapping has been greatly optimized and now works pretty fast, even on complex objects
  • The "Trim/Extend" tool can now be called "Trim/Extend/Extrude", since it allows you to quickly extrude single faces, offering a convenient shortcut to the standard Part Extrude tool
  • The Draft-to-Drawing sheet workflow has also been enhanced, all the Draft workbench objects can now be placed on a Drawing page, and they all offer the same level of comfort as standard Part objects, offering the ability to change their position, rotation and scale on the fly. They also offer some extra features, such as hatch pattern fillings

Release011-draft-drawing.jpg

  • The Draft workbench also offers new tools such as regular polygons and bSplines
  • There is also a new Edit tool, allowing to edit the geometry of most of the Draft objects

Release011-draft.jpg

  • Dimensions can now have their text edited and moved, and wires can have an end arrow, allowing to use them as leaders
  • Several commands such as move, rotate or dimensioning now allow you to do several copies without exiting the tool
  • The Draft workbench also gained a Python API.
  • The DXF importer now support block attributes

Movie.png Examples: Draft module demo

Images

  • The image workbench now features an ImagePlane object, allowing you to display an image file inside the 3D scene, that can be used for example to construct geometry on top of scanned blueprints

Documentation

  • The FreeCAD manual now has several well advanced translations. Check the main page!
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