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Orientation of flex parts
avatarNovember 20, 2012 09:59AM
Hi all, I'm making good progress implementing flexible parts in my LDCad



But now I'm wondering if I chose the right default orientation (namely positive z direction). I did notice most donor shapes (e.g. 166.dat) use y, but I felt that was 'weird' when I started out, but now I'm wondering if z is really all that great.

So my question to the part modeling experts is what are the considerations for choosing an (internal) base orientation for (flexible) parts.

Also what's a logical part center to use as a default (starting point, center of arc, etc) ?

Any thoughts / pointers would be appreciated.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 2012-11-20 10:00AM by Roland Melkert.
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Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert602November 20, 2012 09:59AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Steffen261November 20, 2012 12:25PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Tim Gould288November 20, 2012 01:10PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert214November 20, 2012 02:28PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Michael Heidemann222November 21, 2012 02:27PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Tim Gould214November 21, 2012 02:39PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert263November 20, 2012 02:26PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Steffen218November 20, 2012 04:10PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert203November 21, 2012 09:34AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Tim Gould216November 21, 2012 02:21PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert215November 21, 2012 03:03PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Philippe Hurbain255November 22, 2012 12:03AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Tim Gould244November 22, 2012 01:13AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert206November 22, 2012 10:17AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Tim Gould274November 22, 2012 12:37PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert227November 25, 2012 09:46AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Philippe Hurbain229November 25, 2012 10:15AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Roland Melkert278November 25, 2012 10:32AM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Travis Cobbs225November 20, 2012 06:53PM
Re: Orientation of flex parts Steffen228November 21, 2012 03:48PM



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