LibreFredo 6 extension not working

hello everyone, I hope you’re all fine during this situation. However i have stumbled upon a major problem and i’ve been trying to seek help for weeks now and can’t seem to get any help from the author of the plugin or of sort so if any if you could help me out, I would really really appreciate it as i really need to get a few things done and only that extension can save me .

the Librefredo 6 extension.

I’ve been on the sketchucation webpage on the forums and the respect author Fredo and a moderator TIG have been trying to help me, but it dosen’t seem to help. Below are the solutions I’ve tried and yet failed

  1. repair Sketchup by running the setup file as an adminitrator
  2. Reinstalled Sketchup
  3. right clicked on the plugin folder and went to security and made sure the permissions are ticked to
    ‘‘Allow’’
    I am also having Failed to Load RBZ file and i don’t know why. All other plugins seem to be working fine, it’s only that the Libfredo tools are the ones that I usually use for my project but without them I feel crippled.

If any one can help me in any way, Please do!.

Kind Regards
A.F

Fredo6 and TIG are two of the most knowledgeable people when it comes to extensions for SketchUp.

FWIW, one of your profiles is incorrect. Please update it. Here it says you are using 2017 and there, 2019.

The LibFredo6 extension doesn’t do anything on its own. It’s just a library of routines that most of his other extensions use. You have to install it to allow the others to work, but you can’t use it on its own.

Which one (or several) of his extensions that DO do something do you want to use?

Hello sir,

I am aware of that and i actually use Fredo scale and fredo push and pull mostly and round corners as well. but unfortunately i haven’t been able to use it since weeks now after i had to install the new version of Librefredo

This sounds like you didn’t install the extension properly. I suspect that you copied the .rbz file into the plugins folder rather than using the extension manager (or in this case the SketchUcation plugin store extension) to install it. That’s not the right way! A .rbz file is the zipped distribution form of an extension, it is not loadable.

Did you also re-install the extensions you want to have working, fresh from SketchUcation? Then restart SU.

And as Steve suggests, make sure you have opened Window/Extension Manager, and used the [Install extension] button to load the .rbz file(s) (one at a time) from your downloads folder.

Yes sir, I have done that. apparently according to what TIG told on the forums is that my system is or is being overly protected so i need to allow the file. I’ve done what he’'s told me by unblocking the file but for some reason i am still having an issue.

So i am actually waiting for a microsoft agent for a remote access as they know about my problem. Maybe they can somehow fix. So atleast it’ll be clear from their Side, and then I shall try again. Fingers crossed lets hope it works.

Thank you for your prompt response

Over at SketchUcation I noticed that there’s a ‘blocked file…’ warning on his RBZ properties > security dialog, and the associate ‘Unblock’ check-box was not ticked…
That seemed like probable cause resulting from over-zealous security settings… perhaps in Internet Options or a Firewall…
I’ve also given him a link to a web-site which lists various ways of fixing this issue…
However, these involve some understanding of the security-settings and/or how to run commands in the power-shell…

Hopefully this ‘Microsoft agent’ will be able to unclog his set-up !

Try disabling your security apps. You should only use one.

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Already tried that as well RLGL, still it didn’t help at all :frowning: