Std Placement

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Std Placement.svg Std Placement

Menu location
Edit → Placement...
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Tasks Placement, Placement


Placement is how FreeCAD specifies the location and attitude (orientation) of an object in space. Placement can be specified in multiple forms and manipulated via scripting, the Properties panel or the Edit → Placement... dialog.


  • Short description
    • Select an object in the tree view.
    • In the Edit menu, select Placements...
    • Change the parameters for the translation or rotation, according to the desired action.
    • Click OK or Apply
  • For a full description see Tasks Placement and Placement

Links and Example

A practical example of using this command is in the tutorial Aeroplane.