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TL1895

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2017, 03:57:38 PM »
Thanks again Paul;  I've been hoping for this capability for some time now :)
edit: (of course others have wished, too)

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #16 on: September 06, 2017, 04:28:31 PM »
Hi, am also having trouble with one of the macros.
Using the running bond macro, beleive I've set it up correctly but for some reason the bricks "drift" over the length which also then makes the corners wrong

Paul Roberts

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #17 on: September 06, 2017, 04:35:12 PM »
Hi!

Please check this post: https://forum.itoosoft.com/railclone-pro-(*)/flemish-bond-brick-pattern/msg18381/#msg18381

There are a couple of things to consider when using this style.

Cheers,

Paul
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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #19 on: September 06, 2017, 05:38:17 PM »
Hi!

Please check this post: https://forum.itoosoft.com/railclone-pro-(*)/flemish-bond-brick-pattern/msg18381/#msg18381

There are a couple of things to consider when using this style.

Cheers,

Paul

Are you referring to this:

1 - The segment's Alignment > Z should be set to Center
2 - Deform > Bend  should be turned Off
3 - The X size of the 1/2 brick should be 50% of the Full brick (this is not automatic)

Yep, already checked these after I saw that post and made these changes before posting (max file is on the post). Anything else to do?

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #20 on: September 06, 2017, 05:40:13 PM »
If I break the corners, then the bricks stay consistent. But obviously then you lose the corner interlock.

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #21 on: September 06, 2017, 06:14:07 PM »
I can see the issue. This macro is for creating a standard brick wall, which expects the bricks to be half as deep as they are long. It's the depth of the brick that creates the step at the corners. Because this bricks are very thin (more like cladding) the style doesn't work.

Please find attached a sample file that shows a way this could be done with bricks with any ratio of side lengths.

I hope that helps, please let me know if you have any further questions.

Many Thanks,

Paul
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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #22 on: September 06, 2017, 06:26:47 PM »
I can see the issue. This macro is for creating a standard brick wall, which expects the bricks to be half as deep as they are long. It's the depth of the brick that creates the step at the corners. Because this bricks are very thin (more like cladding) the style doesn't work.

Please find attached a sample file that shows a way this could be done with bricks with any ratio of side lengths.

I hope that helps, please let me know if you have any further questions.

Many Thanks,

Paul

I see. Think this is the wrong file though, might be the original max?

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #23 on: September 06, 2017, 06:36:50 PM »
Oops! You're right. Here a second try
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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #24 on: September 06, 2017, 06:46:50 PM »
Oops! You're right. Here a second try

Awesome, thankyou

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #25 on: November 17, 2017, 10:04:18 AM »
Hi Paul,

Thanks for your help so far. I was wondering if you could help with an issue i was having with the running bond macro. I have successfully created the brick pattern and have been trying to create a "double brick" veneer wall (i.e. 2 bricks deep) but i keep getting intersecting geometry on the ends. Is there a collision option with the macro that i can add? it would also help with the curved areas as it creates overlapping also.

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Re: Flemish Bond brick pattern
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2018, 11:29:07 AM »
Hi Paul,
thank for providing this style. Sorry for the easy question but I'm new to RC. How do you add a material ID randomizer to the style?
Thanks.