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FreeCAD_drawing_dimensioning

Drawing dimensioning workbench for FreeCAD v0.15.4576 and newer. This workbench in not maintained.

Linux Installation Instructions

For Ubuntu (Linux Mint) we recommend adding the community ppa to your systems software resources and install, via the sysnaptic package manager, the desired addon.

Refer here for more information: https://launchpad.net/~freecad-community/+archive/ubuntu/ppa

On other Linux distros try to install manually via Terminal and git, replacing apt-get if not installed, with your distro's package manager:

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

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

$ cd ~/.FreeCAD/Mod/FreeCAD_drawing_dimensioning
$ 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

Copy or unzip the drawing dimensioning folder to the directory FreeCAD.app/Contents/Mod where FreeCAD.app is the folder where FreeCAD is installed. (thanks PLChris)

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_drawing_dimensioning
$ python test

Acknowledgements

My thanks to BRLRFE and the other users who also contributed to this workbench.

Wiki

For instructions on usage of the workbench refer to the wiki (link on top of the page) [https://github.com/hamish2014/FreeCAD_drawing_dimensioning/wiki]

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