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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2016, 10:54:03 AM »
Hi!,

It look as though you haven't turned on Extend X/Y Size to area in the generator's setting.



This option automatically derives the size of the array from the Clipping spline, ensuring it is large enough to fill the whole area.

I hope that helps,

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2016, 03:57:10 PM »
Yes, awesome. Can you post the lap siding, too?

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #17 on: April 01, 2016, 04:05:08 PM »
Can you share the lap siding model that was used in the script?

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #18 on: April 01, 2016, 07:05:19 PM »
Hi!

I can't find that particular file right now but here's a different one. Actually this one is more flexible with a few more controls and works with Clipping areas or if you prefer you can use an X Spline for the path and a parameter for the height instead.

I hope that helps.

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2016, 12:24:01 PM »
Many thanks for all that cool stuff, the roof one is a must and should be a nightmare for A-Tiles tools owner like-me :s.

Now, there is just the need to have a picker tool to be perfect :D.


If i have a request, it's maybe a global panel wich grabb all railclone objects too manage them in one panel.

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2016, 02:16:45 PM »
If i have a request, it's maybe a global panel wich grabb all railclone objects too manage them in one panel.

What do you mean by "manage" ?

I currently use near done script for managing RC objecs. I could add features You want for a public release:
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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2016, 02:57:53 PM »
Nice looking script Rokas! We actually have a RailClone lister in the current beta

You can read more about it here: http://docs.itoosoft.com/display/RAILCLONE/RailClone+Lister



The final release is due in the next few days.

Thanks!

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Re: Scripts for RailClone slicer question
« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2016, 04:27:00 PM »
I am stuck making a style of double hung windows.
I get to the slicing of the default row.  It seems this type of window may need a second segment "default row"
because the upper and lower sashes are in different planes...please see image.
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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #23 on: July 08, 2016, 04:37:35 PM »
You're right, In this case you'd need different segments for each side of the window. There will inevitably be some slicing operations that the script can't handle, especially for more complex styles, In which case I'd probably duplicate the window and slice the two versions using different settings to get all the segments that you need. That said, I wonder in this case if it might be better to create the frame and the sashes separately? That way you would also have the potential to open and close them if you like. To do this you'd probably need two additional generators, so you'd end up with one for each sash, and one for the frame.

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #24 on: July 08, 2016, 04:46:37 PM »
Hi Paul, that was fast!  Opening is not a priority as we do stills 99.9%
I'm going to try just using no x-evenly row, and make the default row include upper and lower sashes.
I'll update in a few...
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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #25 on: July 08, 2016, 04:53:46 PM »
No problem at all.

I forgot to mention there's a thread here about windows in response to the tutorial that has some other questions and sample files for more complex setups. Some of them might be useful for your needs.

http://forum.itoosoft.com/index.php?topic=3320.0

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #26 on: July 08, 2016, 05:38:13 PM »
I've been reading those, and had previously made a good style, but cannot make this double hung work :(
Well, I've been at it an hour and that's the limit I have ATM.  I emailed a file to support, in case you have a chance to look?

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #27 on: July 08, 2016, 06:18:15 PM »
No problem,

I've just sent you an amended file so you can see how I tackled this and the segments needed. It's basically a modified version of the file shown in the tutorial but with segments added to the sequence operators so that the geometry above the central Y evenly bar account for the change in sash position. I hope that helps.



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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #28 on: July 08, 2016, 07:05:00 PM »
Hi Paul,

I know I've said it before, but that's incredible and you're so helpful!
I'm back in the file later this afternoon, but will check it out first :)

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Re: Scripts for RailClone
« Reply #29 on: July 11, 2016, 02:06:59 PM »
Can you please post this file for others to learn from and use?

No problem,

I've just sent you an amended file so you can see how I tackled this and the segments needed. It's basically a modified version of the file shown in the tutorial but with segments added to the sequence operators so that the geometry above the central Y evenly bar account for the change in sash position. I hope that helps.



Cheers!

Paul