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Rokas

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Change of orientation
« on: June 19, 2015, 02:21:45 PM »
Why is this happening and how to avoid it:



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Re: Change of orientation
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2015, 06:48:03 PM »
It seems the RailClone object was created in the XZ plane, so when the spline is rotated 90º the direction as seen from RC is a vector with X:0, Y:0.
That causes an indetermination to get the Z axis, which is computed as the perpendicular of this vector.

How to fix it:

1) Select the spline in Base Objects and click "Realign". That will align RC with the local axis of the spline (XY).
2) In the Generator properties, set X Rotation = 90º.

I suggest this procedure to create rotated arrays, because several computations in RC are done considering that the object is aligned on the XY plane.
Carlos Quintero
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Rokas

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Re: Change of orientation
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2015, 06:56:15 PM »
Yeah it was created in XZ plane, as I needed that...
I will have to think of workaround for my style in mind...

Thanx