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OU9561

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Hi everyone!
I' trying to create herringbone floor like the image I attach first.
I created the segment, used the herringbone macro and created a multimaterial with 5 material IDs, one for each color. The problem I'm having is that the Material operator sequences the IDs in the X direction, and I need to sequence it in the Y direction. I tried using a sequence operator but couldn't quite figure it out.
I'm guessing is pretty simple, can anyone give me some pointers?

thanks!

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Re: Sequencing Material ID in a herringbone pattern on the Y direction
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 03:35:53 PM »
Hi

Please try following setup:



Hope this helps.
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Re: Sequencing Material ID in a herringbone pattern on the Y direction
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 03:37:47 PM »
Technically this would be more elegant solution:

Idea is the same though.
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Re: Sequencing Material ID in a herringbone pattern on the Y direction
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2019, 04:32:17 PM »
Technically this would be more elegant solution:

Idea is the same though.

Thank you Rokas! this worked for me perfectly, but something weird happened. I had the Clipping area set to extend at 5% and that worked fine until I added the sequence operator, now I cant get the array to occupy the whole clipping area no matter how much I increment the expand (here in the screenshot is at 50%!)

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Re: Sequencing Material ID in a herringbone pattern on the Y direction
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2019, 04:51:40 PM »
Working fine for me. Could You please attach Your max file so we can check it ?
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Re: Sequencing Material ID in a herringbone pattern on the Y direction
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2019, 06:17:45 PM »
Working fine for me. Could You please attach Your max file so we can check it ?

Weird, I was merging just the railclone parts in a new file to send you, and in the new file it worked fine. I deleted and remerged in the original file and now it works.
Thanks!