Frequent question: How do I hide constraints in Freecad?

How do I turn off constraints in FreeCAD?


  1. Select an already placed constraint, then press. ToggleActiveConstraint.
  2. Alternatively, got to the task panel, to the Constraints section, select the constraint, then open the context menu (right-click), and select Deactivate.
  3. To activate the constraint again, select it, and press. ToggleActiveConstraint again.

How do I hide measurements in FreeCAD?

You can select all constraints in the list to the left and hide them in the rightclick menu.

What is a block constraint in FreeCAD?

Constrain Block blocks a geometric element in place with a single constraint. It is mainly intended to be used with. B-Splines, which can be difficult to fully constrain otherwise.

How do I mirror a sketch in FreeCAD?


  1. Select sketch to be mirrored (typically by clicking on it in the tree view).
  2. Click on Mirror sketch or choose Sketch → Mirror sketch from the top menu.
  3. The resulting sketch is created as a separate new object.

How do I get rid of the grid on FreeCAD?

If that is the case, you will want to first go to the Draft Workbench, then go to Edit > Preferences… > Draft > Grid and snapping tab. There you can set your grid preferences.

How do you lock a sketch on FreeCAD?

Select one or more vertices (points) in the sketch. Constrain lock button. To edit the constraints values, double-click on a constraint value in the 3D view, or double-click on the constraint or right-click and select Edit value in the Constraint list in the Tasks tab.

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