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Re: Help with parts creation
avatarFebruary 05, 2013 02:01AM
Agreed, non trivial!!! I'll see if I can do something...
Edit: Here is the subpart with regenetated top surface matching studs. I let you do the rest...
But there's a lot of problems with this part, such as studs not on grid (maybe they are not in real life? I don't have the part...), and bad middle split (you should convert middle triangles to quads before splitting part!!!).

Otherwise, I used this method to create filling between head and 4-4ndis.
First color ndis and edge of head hole in different color (eg. red and yellow). Then I added triangles one at a time in MLCad, visually adjusting them approximately (using a 0.1ldu grid). This is pretty fast: once you have a triangle (again in a different color, say cyan), duplicate it, and pull one triangle vertex close to the next structure vertex. Don't forget to invert BFC each time, the operation of pulling only one vertex inverts winding! When you're done, put all newly created triangles to the end of file (in MLCad, select one cyan triangle, then select same color, then cut (ctrl-x) and paste (ctrl-v). Then reopen file with LDDP. There, select everything but the newly created triangles, then Tools -> subfile selection. Name your file, eg. snap.dat. This creates a subfile that will be used to snap triangle vertices to the structure, using Unificator. Don't forget to save main file (which contains the triangles and one reference to snap.dat), as LDDP doesn't do it automatically. Then open main file in LETGUI, tool Unificator, option "snap on subfiles", subfile unification threshold = 2.5ldu (may need adjustment). After that, in the result, inline snap.dat. It then remains to re-generate condlines using Edger2...

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2013-02-05 04:43AM by Philippe Hurbain.
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Re: Need help with 93552 Stan Isachenko340September 20, 2012 03:26AM
Need help with parts creation. Attachments Stan Isachenko276September 20, 2012 03:25AM
Re: Need help with parts creation. Philippe Hurbain270September 20, 2012 04:20AM
Re: Help with parts creation Stan Isachenko319September 20, 2012 05:23AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Stan Isachenko268September 20, 2012 10:05AM
Re: Help with parts creation Philippe Hurbain250September 20, 2012 11:18AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Stan Isachenko251September 20, 2012 12:01PM
Re: Help with parts creation Philippe Hurbain258September 21, 2012 01:38AM
Re: Help with parts creation Stan Isachenko291September 21, 2012 02:03AM
Re: Help with parts creation Stan Isachenko332November 04, 2012 04:11AM
Re: Help with parts creation Michael Heidemann283November 05, 2012 10:43AM
Re: Help with parts creation Philippe Hurbain310November 06, 2012 02:53AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Philippe Hurbain258November 06, 2012 05:19AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Stan Isachenko273November 12, 2012 11:45AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Stan Isachenko179February 04, 2013 08:18AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Philippe Hurbain236February 05, 2013 02:01AM
Re: Help with parts creation Attachments Stan Isachenko248February 19, 2013 12:16PM
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