Sketcher CreateSlot

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Sketcher CreateSlot.svg Sketcher CreateSlot

Menu location
Sketch → Sketcher geometries → Create slot
Workbenches
Sketcher
Default shortcut
G S
Introduced in version
-
See also
None

Description

Draws a slot by selecting the center of two semicircle. (In older FreeCAD versions by selecting one semicircle center and an endpoint of the other semicircle.)

When starting the tool, the mouse pointer changes to a white cross with a red slot icon. The coordinates of the pointer are shown beside it in blue in real time.

SketcherCreateSlotExample.png

Usage

  • After pressing the Sketcher CreateSlot.svg Create slot toolbar button, click once to set the center of one semicircle, then move the mouse and click a second time to set center of the other semicircle.
  • Holding Ctrl when creating the second point will constrain the slot to be drawn horizontally or vertically introduced in version 0.20
  • Pressing Esc or clicking the right mouse button cancels the function.

Notes


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