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Dragan

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Nesting A2S Generators
« on: November 05, 2019, 12:15:21 PM »
Hi
Would this be possible and why not? :D
I`m looking for a way to translate/rotate nested A2S generators inside the `Extended Spline` area.
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« Last Edit: November 05, 2019, 12:20:45 PM by Dragan »

Paul Roberts

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Re: Nesting A2S Generators
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2019, 02:58:23 PM »
Hi Dragan,

I'm taking a look at this and it may well be a bug when nesting inside A2S generators. Even without using Extend X/Y size to area it still does not work. I am forwarding this case to our development team for further investigation. Hopefully it can be fixed in the next update.

All the best.

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Dragan

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Re: Nesting A2S Generators
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2019, 01:52:30 PM »
Great! Working fine on RC4.1!
Thank you for the quick fix.
Working fine on RC4.1!
Back in the business! 8)

Still, have some unwanted clipping but not so critical since the first tests satisfy all "real life" tasks.

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JK4326

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Re: Nesting A2S Generators
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2019, 02:49:40 PM »
Hi,

I have a problem with defining the rotation of an object. I want to make a window with a fixed point in the center of a hinge but I can't control rotation point with Transform alignment pivot or other options.
Here is GIF showing exactly the situation based on the file uploaded above.

I noticed on your RC4 promo video you have successfuly created opening doors.
How can I solve it?

Dragan

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Re: Nesting A2S Generators
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2019, 03:30:32 PM »
Hi.
You need to translate Segment along X-axis.
X=-SIN(DegToRad(`angle`) * `Thickness of the frame window`

Sorry. Can`t help you more without MAX file.

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JK4326

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Re: Nesting A2S Generators
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2019, 07:05:17 PM »
Hi,

Thanks Dragan, it's the way I started solving it to make translation of the origin along x and y axis in function of opening angle. It would be fun to solve if I find some time.

I thought that plugin developers may have knowledge how to fix it without using analytic geometry.

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Dragan

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Re: Nesting A2S Generators
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2019, 07:59:37 PM »
Hi
Here is a Macro that should help you with rotation and X/Y center position.

Just input your Segment and set rotation Angle and Hinge Center.
There is a checkbox that switches rotation along X or Z axis rotation depending on your Style. (1LS or A2S)
Segment Size should override segment thickness and set user value to frame thickness only ( without e.g. handle). 
The alignment parameters will select alignment on the Y/Z Axis and cycle alignment: 1-Pivot, 2-Bottom,3-Center,4-Top,5-Automatic.

Need some experimenting but eventually, you will catch it  8) ;)
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« Last Edit: November 20, 2019, 09:21:02 PM by Dragan »