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FreeCAD_assembly2

Assembly workbench for FreeCAD v0.15, 0.16 and 0.17 with support for importing parts from external files. This workbench in not maintained.

Linux Installation Instructions

For Ubuntu (Linux Mint) we recommend to add the community ppa to your systems software resources and install via the sysnaptic package manager the addon of your liking. Refer to here for more information: https://launchpad.net/~freecad-community/+archive/ubuntu/ppa

On other Linux distros you may try to install manually via BASH and git:

$ sudo apt-get install git python-numpy python-pyside
$ mkdir ~/.FreeCAD/Mod
$ cd ~/.FreeCAD/Mod
$ git clone https://github.com/hamish2014/FreeCAD_assembly2.git

Once installed, use git to easily update to the latest version:

$ cd ~/.FreeCAD/Mod/FreeCAD_assembly2
$ git pull
$ rm *.pyc

Windows Installation Instructions

Please use the FreeCAD-Addons-Installer provided here: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD-addons

For more in-depth information refer to the corresponding tutorial on the FreeCAD-Homepage: http://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/index.php?title=How_to_install_additional_workbenches

Mac Installation Instructions

  • download the git repository as ZIP
  • assuming FreeCAD is installed in "/Applications/FreeCAD/v 0.15", go to "/Applications/FreeCAD/v 0.15" in the Browser, and select FreeCAD.app
  • right-click and select "Show Package Contents", a new window will appear with a folder named "Contents"
  • single-click on the folder "Contents" and select the folder "Mod"
  • in the folder "Mod" create a new folder named "assembly2"
  • unzip downloaded repository in the folder "Contents/Mod/assembly2" (Thanks piffpoof)

For more in-depth information refer to the corresponding tutorial on the FreeCAD-Homepage: http://www.freecadweb.org/wiki/index.php?title=How_to_install_additional_workbenches

Testing

$ cd ~/.FreeCAD/Mod/FreeCAD_assembly2
$ python test.py

Acknowledgements

My thanks to BRLRFE, easyw-fc (Maurice), kbwbe and the various others who contributed to this workbench.

Wiki

For instructions on usage of the workbench refer to the wiki link on top of the page.

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