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RC2292

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I appreciate padding becomes redundant when using a clipping area but is there a way of faking this?
Would love this to be an exportable parameter without editing the clipping spline.
 

Paul Roberts

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Re: Using Roof Macro & can't find a way of faking bottom row padding.
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2019, 10:43:45 AM »
Hi,

You can achieve this by adding an empty Segment to the Bottom inputs and using the fixed size setting on X and Y to create a gap at the bottom of the array. In RailClone 4 you can use a Transform node instead of a segment node too (useful for Macros)



I hope that helps,

All the best,

Paul
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RC2292

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Re: Using Roof Macro & can't find a way of faking bottom row padding.
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2019, 11:27:11 AM »
Thanks for the reply Paul.

Sorry I didn't make myself very clear.
I meant the opposite so it overhangs the outside of the spline at the bottom.

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Re: Using Roof Macro & can't find a way of faking bottom row padding.
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2019, 01:14:45 PM »
Ah - in that case, I am afraid not. Internally Clipping is the last function to be processed, so anything that overhands an edge would get removed. There's not really a way around this except to create the roofs using X/Y splines instead.

Hope that makes sense.

Paul

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Re: Using Roof Macro & can't find a way of faking bottom row padding.
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2019, 01:28:14 PM »
Yes unfortunately it does.
Thanks Paul.