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FreeCAD Not Letting me Pad

I have been trying to model this upright so that I can print a 1:1 template for drilling the holes to ensure that everything is aligned properly but I can’t get it to pad. I’m running this in the latest version of Ubuntu.

OS: Linux
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.18.16093 (Git)
Build type: Unknown
Branch: master
Hash: 690774c0effe4fd7b8d2b5e2fb2b8c8d145e21ce
Python version: 2.7.12
Qt version: 4.8.7
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.0.0
Locale: English/UnitedStates (en_US)

Thank you for your help!

Upright.FCStd (11.0 KB)

Well, I did another drawing and I got it to pad, although I would love to know what I did wrong with that one other than make it more complicated than necessary. Thank you for any input!

If anyone could help me make a 1:1 PDF of this part that would be outstanding. I can make an SVG, but then when I print everything is smaller than I need it to be.
UprightSimple.FCStd (16.4 KB)
Upright.stl (56.9 KB)

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I suspect nobody knows what you mean by pad

It’s the command that is used in FreeCAD, in Fusion and SolidWorks I believe it is extrude. Not a big deal since I redid the drawing and got it to work, just would like to know what to avoid so I don’t do it again now. Of course, having a clean drawing that isn’t overly constrained is probably the correction.