You asked: How do you center an object in FreeCAD?

How do you recenter on FreeCAD?

Display > 3D view tab – Zoom at cursor to then zoom in on the part you want to see. You can also zoom with box select [Ctrl] + .

How do you align objects in Freecad?


  1. Select the reference object. …
  2. Hold down the Ctrl key while you select the object whose placement you want to change.
  3. Select the Edit → Alignment… …
  4. A new window will appear in the Main view area. …
  5. Define the first point pair by clicking a point in each view.

How do I hide dimensions in FreeCAD?

From the drop-down menu Sketch>VirtualSpace>Switch or via the Sketcher toolbar. Allows you to toggle selected constraints or all constraints.

How do I change the angle in FreeCAD?

To apply angle constraint, one should the follow the steps:

  1. Select one, two or three entities in the sketch. The mode will be chosen depending on the selection.
  2. Invoke the constraint using several methods: …
  3. A datum edit dialog box pops up.
  4. Modify the angle if necessary. …
  5. Click OK.

What is a body in Freecad?

In FreeCAD the word “Body” is normally used to refer to a PartDesign Body object ( PartDesign::Body class) that is defined by the PartDesign Workbench. This is a container object that can hold 2D sketches and 3D geometrical features to build a solid shape.

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How do you attach parts to Freecad?


  1. Select the object to be attached.
  2. Go to the Part → Attachment… …
  3. Under Attachment parameters, Not attached can be read. …
  4. Select a topology element on the object to attach to: vertex, edge or face/plane. …
  5. The first button’s label now adopts the type of topology selected. …
  6. Select an Attachment mode in the list.