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Dragan

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Roof on none perpendicular sides
« on: December 17, 2017, 06:42:58 PM »
Hi
I got some project of small house with some non perpendicular walls and this causes sliced Verge  ???
The architect will not change anything and I have to model according to these plans  >:(
So, is there any simple solution for this situation... I will edit spline to fix this small deviation but I`m interested for permanent solution for a future projects.
Also, it will be nice to have Parameters for Verge Offset to move on the outside of the spline limits.

Best Regards
Dragan




 
« Last Edit: December 17, 2017, 07:23:03 PM by Dragan »

Paul Roberts

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Re: Roof on none perpendicular sides
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2017, 01:46:58 PM »
Hi,

I'm afraid that the Extend X/Y size to area mode used for the roof libraries always creates a rectangular array. If you need the the verge to follow the angle then the only workaround I can think of would be to use L1S arrays and create a spline for each course of tiles, but I understand that would involve a bit more preparation.

If however the roof can remain rectangular in plan, you could turn off Slice for the verge segments. You'll then need to open the Macro and change the Generator's Clipping Area > For No Slice parameter to Preserve. This will prevent tiles being sliced, even if they cross the boundary of the clipping spline.

Thanks for the suggestion about the verge offset. I've added that to our wishlist to improve the styles for a future update.

I hope that helps,

All the best,

Paul.
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Dragan

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Re: Roof on none perpendicular sides
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2017, 02:04:08 PM »
Hi Paul, thank you for quick reply.

Hm, I assume that slice off/preserve method will not work cause it will not cut top verge as well.

I`ll use additional L1S array. It is small project for now and L1S will do just fine.

Best Regards
Dragan