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KD4391

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Path Distribution Improvements
« on: September 10, 2022, 02:40:02 AM »
Hi

i just want to put a request forward.

So when i select a spline path as a distribution (in my case, for hanging plants) - it does so evenly.  You can adjust the transform parameters of course but it would be great if there was a function to add gaps (random gaps) so they are not all bunched up together as per the spacing parameter.

RealViz

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Re: Path Distribution Improvements
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2022, 10:06:44 AM »
For random gaps just add empty geometry item and adjust probability.

KD4391

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Re: Path Distribution Improvements
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2022, 12:30:42 PM »
Thanks for that - i feel embarrassed i didnt know this - 30 lashes for me.

iToo

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Re: Path Distribution Improvements
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2022, 12:49:27 PM »
In Forest 8 we introduced an option to randomize position along the path (it will be available on next update), but in this case gaps can be done with an empty object, as RealViz suggested.
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KD4391

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Re: Path Distribution Improvements
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2022, 01:10:59 AM »
Thanks guys

i would be great tho, if one could control the gap more parametrically via a number (ie a particular mm size)

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Re: Path Distribution Improvements
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2022, 08:35:08 AM »
If you need more control over the path, i would suggest to use RailClone instead. It's much more flexible for this task.
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