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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0003858PartFeaturepublic2021-02-06 06:46
Reporteruwestoehr Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
Status newResolutionopen 
Product Version0.18 
Target Version0.20 
Summary0003858: Additive primitives of the Part WB should use existing task dialogs of PartDesign WB
DescriptionWhen you insert an additive primitive like a box in the PartDesing WB you get a nice task dialog where you can specify the dimensions etc.

When adding a primitive in the part WB, there is no task dialog at all. Since there exists task dialogs for primitives in PartDesign the part WB could use them somehow.

This would increase the usability because a visual feedback during the creation of a primitive is very helpful and currently you have to set the dimensions etc. in the Data tab of the Combo view without any visual preview.
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wmayer

2019-02-24 17:31

administrator   ~0012752

When adding a primitive in the part WB, there is no task dialog at all.

Uwe Stoehr
This is not correct. In the one toolbar of the Part wb the first five buttons are supposed to quickly create some standard primitives. The sixth button opens a task panel where some further primitives are listed and there you can define the parameters.

Since there exists task dialogs for primitives in PartDesign the part WB could use them somehow.
Technically this is impossible because the PartDesign library links the Part library. So, it's not possible to use PartDesign stuff in Part as this would cause a cyclic dependency and thus to unresolvable linker errors.

uwestoehr

2019-02-24 18:11

developer   ~0012756

> The sixth button opens a task panel where some further primitives are listed and there you can define the parameters.

Hmm, but this dialog offers for example no rotation and also no visual preview. The PartDesing dialog offers both. Also issue 0003857 applies for all primitives added this way.

> Technically this is impossible

OK. So let's keep this as feature request for an improved task dialog for the Part WB.

Kunda1

2020-12-08 20:38

administrator   ~0015120

@uwestoehr was this issue addressed recently ?

uwestoehr

2020-12-09 12:22

developer   ~0015122

Only partly: existing primitives use now the PartDesign dialogs, but when creating a new primitive like a box, you don't get any dialog.
I failed to get this working. So the bug must be kept open.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-02-24 13:57 uwestoehr New Issue
2019-02-24 17:31 wmayer Note Added: 0012752
2019-02-24 18:11 uwestoehr Note Added: 0012756
2020-12-08 20:38 Kunda1 Note Added: 0015120
2020-12-09 12:22 uwestoehr Note Added: 0015122
2021-02-06 06:46 abdullah Target Version => 0.20