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make handling more user-friendly if Sketch is outside of Body object

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wwmayer committed Jan 6, 2019
1 parent 0136445 commit 1a8d3a7030eb75641459a03fbf35516d5fb55561
Showing with 11 additions and 5 deletions.
  1. +11 −5 src/Mod/PartDesign/Gui/Command.cpp
@@ -911,10 +911,16 @@ void prepareProfileBased(Gui::Command* cmd, const std::string& which,
auto* pcActiveBody = PartDesignGui::getBody(false);
if (pcActiveBody && !bNoSketchWasSelected && extReference) {

auto* pcActivePart = PartDesignGui::getPartFor(pcActiveBody, true);
// getPartFor() already has reported an error
if (!pcActivePart)
// Hint: In an older version the function expected the body to be inside
// a Part container and if not an error was raised and the function aborted.
// First of all, for the user this wasn't obvious because the error message
// was quite confusing (and thus the user may have done the wrong thing since
// he may have assumed the that the sketch was meant) and second there is no need
// that the body must be inside a Part container.
// For more details see:
// The function has been modified not to expect the body to be in the Part
// and it now directly invokes the 'makeCopy' dialog.
auto* pcActivePart = PartDesignGui::getPartFor(pcActiveBody, false);

QDialog dia(Gui::getMainWindow());
PartDesignGui::Ui_DlgReference dlg;
@@ -930,7 +936,7 @@ void prepareProfileBased(Gui::Command* cmd, const std::string& which,
auto oBody = PartDesignGui::getBodyFor(sketches[0], false);
if (oBody)
else if (pcActivePart)

sketches[0] = copy;

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