FreeCAD - The Alignment Tool

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The Alignment Tool - FreeCAD TurboTute (A series of quick-hit videos on various aspects of FreeCAD.)

This tutorial is an introduction to the alignment tool.
It occured to me that this is a new tool which isn;t immediately obvious to find.
I give a couple of usage examples of the tool and cover most of its functionality at a low level.

Why not have a go for yourself. Experiment and let me know how you get on!

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Target audience - Beginner/Intermediate
Assumed prior knowledge - Basic understanding of FreeCAD and simple commands for manipulating objects and interacting with menus. Watching of previous videos is advised as many earlier concepts are not explained in detail here.

FreeCAD is still under development so make sure you SAVE YOU WORK OFTEN, don't say I didn't warn you!

Software: FreeCAD 0.13 daily build 0784 (Git) running on a 64bit Ubuntu Linux machine.

FreeCAD's home page:
http://goo.gl/R24Uv

Happy FreeCADing :)

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