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BJ2366

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paving alignment. Newbie
« on: June 11, 2020, 10:04:52 AM »
Hello everyone,

I am a newbie at railcone but a long time forest pack user.

I looked at different tutorials (specially the parquet ones) in order to build a paving pattern.

I built two pavers : 1 full 1 half and alike the parquet tutorial would like a 1/2 to begin a row and a full to follow. I use a array 2s with a y size of 1.5 m.

I could not change the alignment of the offset : see photo attached it is currently along the x spline (red arrow) and would like it to be along the green arrow, nor really achieve the look of beginning a row with 1/2 etc..
I am not using a clipping area as you will see in the settings attachment.

I am also attaching the settings from my style editor.

If anyone could help me I would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks in advance and have a nice day

Dragan

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2020, 11:18:55 AM »
Hi
I can say on behalf of Itoo, in Forum Lite Section only generic support is provided, including questions about general features, technical specifications, and licensing.
So consider upgrading to RailClonePro, both RC4 & support is the best on the market  ;).

I can only help you with some suggestion image.
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BJ2366

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2020, 12:43:58 PM »
Hello,

thank you so much for your time spent to help him, really appreciate it.
I am long time forest pack user ( landscape architect) and unsure of how much i will use need railclone at this point, so wanted to try out the lite version.
Thanks your your helm but in railclone lite I can only have one single generator at a time.

Thanks again

Alex

Dragan

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2020, 05:21:32 PM »
Ah.. maybe I can create it all in one generator.
3DSmax isn't my natural surrounding, I model everything in CAD. I use 3Dsmax for rendering. Since you know everything about ForestPack I don't need to tell you anything special about it, but RailClone rapidly increased my productivity.
So, don't hesitate to upgrade to RailClone Pro.

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BJ2366

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2020, 05:25:26 PM »
Hello there,

if you could that would be great.
I am certain you are right about railclone, it just appears to be quite something to grasp / learn.
But like everything it will take some time but if it is likr forest pack, it appears very powerful.

Thanks

alex

Dragan

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2020, 01:47:11 PM »
Hi, sorry for the delay (After all you are RC_Lite user for now  ;D )
It can be done but need some calculations.
Please consider upgrading. You already now how Itoo support is effective.
 
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BJ2366

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2020, 04:48:16 PM »
Hello there,

Thanks so much.
I almost fell off my chair after discovering the railclone object!!!
Tanks again.
I tried reproducing it in 2014 and realized at the end that the spline itself and its vertex can cause some problems even though the railclone object is correct.
In any case thanks again for your time b/c it is quite a railclone object!!
Have a nice day

alex

Dragan

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Re: paving alignment. Newbie
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2020, 05:03:17 PM »
Glad to help.
This is a specific situation with offset alignment considering how RC menage the array but with nesting option in Pro version everything is much more powerful.
Once you figure out the `logic` everything is pretty much straight forward.
You just need some mathematic knowledge (in my case I have my son for hard-working when I couth him in the good mood for helping me) and some idea how to stack segments.  ;)