freecad man page

freecad — An extensible Open Source CAx program for Unix/X11

Synopsis

freecad [options] files
freecadcmd [options] files

Description

FreeCAD is an Open Source CAx RAD based on OpenCasCade, Qt and Python. It features  some key concepts like macro recording, workbenches, ability to run as a  server and dynamically loadable application extensions and it is designed  to be platform independent.

Usage

freecad starts with a GUI while freecadcmd is only a pure command line version that starts a Python interpreter.

Options

These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of the options supported by freecad is included below.

Generic options

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-v, --version

Show version of program.

-c, --console

Start in console mode.

--response-file arg

Can be specified with '@name', too.

Configuration

-l, --write-log

Write a log file.

-t, --run-test arg

Test level.

-M, --module-path arg

Additional module path.

-P, --python-path arg

Additional Python path.

See Also

To get more information about FreeCAD, please visit http://juergen-riegel.net/FreeCAD/Docu/index.php/Main_Page

Bugs

To report a bug, please visit http://free-cad.sf.net/

Author

This manual page was written by Werner Mayer.

Info

July 25, 2007 freecad Linux User's Manual