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Offline germannick

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Alignement tool
« on: March 29, 2019, 12:10:19 am »
An alignment and distribution tool to define spaces between objects or to align them to each other (bottom, top, left, right, horizontal center, vertical center, vertical and horizontal centers.

Offline RX7_Mark

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2019, 08:51:32 am »
Yes, please.

Changing the Position Tool to reference off of another surface - like assembling in CAD. Let me choose surfaces to be coincident to each other or set a distance.

Offline Öner

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 09:42:29 pm »
I use the bottom edge of the screen to align the objects.  this is weird.  i think it was good if there were a grid or smarts guides.

Offline germannick

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 10:26:35 pm »
Öner,

I  printed a grid on a clear plastic sheet that I stick to my screen when needed.  ;D

Offline lshank

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2019, 10:50:41 am »
I would LOVE to see this tool also!! Sometimes I find myself going back to the CAD model to rearrange parts if need be, then re-importing to KeyShot- because it's easier than "eyeballing" things.

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2019, 09:29:29 pm »
Öner,

I  printed a grid on a clear plastic sheet that I stick to my screen when needed.  ;D

you are a wise man  :)

Offline Will Gibbons

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2019, 01:06:14 pm »
Öner,

I  printed a grid on a clear plastic sheet that I stick to my screen when needed.  ;D

you are a wise man  :)

You can turn on a real-time view grid in the Camera settings. Also, there's a ground grid option too. Not sure if you've come across these.

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Re: Alignement tool
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2019, 09:29:00 pm »
Some modeling tool features can be quite handy.
For arranging I prefer to work with the geometry view. The camera option orthographic and a shaded view with edges helps to bring the parts to the right place.


But complex scene should be pre-arranged in the modeling tool (CAD).


My two cents.


Marco