Std Open

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Std Open.svg Std Open

Menu location
File → Open
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
Ctrl+O
Introduced in version
-
See also
Save, Import


Description

The Std Open command opens and loads project files into FreeCAD's workspace. Note: depending on the installed extension modules, several file types are supported such as: *.IGES, *.STEP, *.BREP, *.STL, *.OBJ, *.PLY, etc...

When loading files be aware that it's akin to a new document gets created. Alternatively, if you want to load a file into an existing document use the Std Import Std Import command instead.

FreeCAD project files have the extension "FCStd". To get more information about the internal layout of FreeCAD projects files read the article File Format FCStd.

Usage

  1. Invoke the command several ways:
    • Pressing the Std Open Std Open button in the toolbar
    • Using the Ctrl+O keyboard shortcut
    • Using the File → Open entry in the File menu

Scripting