I have wrestled with this 'problem' for far too long, I would like to create hanging tiles (usually seen on UK houses) with rows of decorative hanging tiles at specific positions.
Attached is a 'solution', the first image works perfectly BUT only if I stagger the splines for the tiles to follow and only in one plane (so I would have to do the returns separately), ID 1 for standard tiles and ID 2 for the decorative (I based this on the drop kerb example), the second attachment is trying to do the same with a return at each end, which I can't offset any tiles and as you can see in the second attachment after adding a corner tile, I get 2 'copies' ?
No matter what I do I can't find a solution to offset the tiles (without staggering the splines), the 1/0.5 (or indeed the 1.5/1 width tile sequence) at the start and the end of the splines doesn't have any effect.
So, is there a way to do this, offset all tiles on alternate rows, and be able to place exactly at the start and end of another spline ID the decorative tiles ?
The 2 attachments show the tiles 'following' each spline as in the hip bonnet tile roof example, if I just using a clipping path for the standard tiles I can't work out how to place the decorative ones exactly where I want (following the offset of the other tiles).