Frequent question: How do I delete measurements in Freecad?

How do I remove measurements in FreeCAD?

Re: measure distance tool how to delete measurements? Simply select the Distance object in the Model tree and delete it with the DEL key or from the Edit –> Delete menu.

How do you use the measuring tool in FreeCAD?

FreeCAD: Inserting a measurement

  1. Execute a measurement tool .
  2. Select 2 points on a 3D view to insert a measurement of the 2 points.
  3. Select the inserted measurement in model tree and adjust character color, size and other properties at View tab on Combo View. You can change following properties.

How do you delete a mesh on FreeCAD?

Select the Meshes →

The cursor changes to a hand icon. Select the components you wish to delete in the 3D view. Optionally select Clear selected faces from the 3D view context menu to deselect all components. Select Delete selected faces from the 3D view context menu to delete the selected components.

How do you measure angles in Freecad?


  1. Select two straight edges, two planar faces or one straight edge.
  2. Invoke this command using several ways: Press the Measure Angular‏‎ button. …
  3. Alternatively the command can be launched without prior selection. …
  4. Measurements are automatically discarded when closing the document.
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How do I change the distance between two lines in FreeCAD?


  1. Pick two points or one line or one point and one line.
  2. Invoke the command several ways: Press the Constrain distance button in the Sketcher toolbar. Use the Shift + D keyboard shortcut. ( D is for Distance) …
  3. A pop up dialog opens to edit or confirm the value. Press OK to validate.

How do you move objects in FreeCAD?

Select a object to be moved and select “Transform” on right-click menu. Arrows and spheres appear for each direction X, Y, Z on 3D view. If you want to translate the object, drag an arrow. If you want to rotate the object, drag a sphere.

How do I delete a part on FreeCAD?

Select one or more objects.

  1. Select the Edit → Delete option from the menu.
  2. Select the Delete option from the Tree view context menu or 3D view context menu.
  3. Use the keyboard shortcut: Del.

Where is advanced utility in FreeCAD?

It can be found at the bottom of the main Forum index. matelot wrote: ↑Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:13 pm 7. Click Advanced utility to create shapes and select Solid from shell.

How do I show grid in FreeCAD?

What worked for me on 0.19:

  1. Open a blank FreeCAD project and navigate to the Sketcher workbench.
  2. Go to Edit –> Preferences. Now there should be a Sketcher preferences menu on the left side (this menu is visible only after you opened the Sketcher workbench in step 1). Tick the Show Grid box and enjoy the grid.

How do I change units in FreeCAD?

FreeCAD: Changing unit system

  1. Select [Edit]-[Preferences…] in menu bar to open Preferences dialog.
  2. In the dialog, select [Unit] tab in [General] panel and set a unit system by [Unit system]. …
  3. Set the number of decimal places at [Number of decimals].
  4. Click Apply to apply settings.
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How do I change the grid size on FreeCAD?

So, to change the grid size go to Edit > Preferences > Draft > Snapping settings and change the value for “Grid spacing”.