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making a watch band
« on: March 07, 2017, 05:27:34 AM »
can railcone do something like this? if so how
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Michal Karmazín

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Re: making a watch band
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2017, 11:30:53 AM »

Yes, this kind of patterns can be easily build by the RailClone plug-in. It's easier to align it with the local RC's X axis direction - in our Getting Started with RailClone guide (under chapter 9 - Create your first 2d array) you can find following rule for building 2D arrays:

"Rule 2: To avoid gaps, Segments should be the same Y length: Because the A2S array is a stack of L1S generators, if you use Segments with unequal sizes on the Y axis in a row, the overall height of that row is determined by the tallest segment. The row directly above will be positioned after the tallest segment and gaps will appear."

Attaching a simple style set-up (there are several ways how to archive it). A possible option is to have in the Left Side slot of the Array 2S Generator the "Full" & "Half" Segments (or by setting a Padding for the "other Segment") assigned by using a Sequence Operator in the Increment at Y mode (or in a very similar with help of the Conditional Operator using the Segment - Y Counter in the Multiple of 2) and this way the rest of array will adopt accordingly. Hope you'll find it useful.

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