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  1. TV All-in-One

    No need to keep different size TV symbols any more with this handy Marionette. The screen image is adjusted automatically to the size of the screen and standard screen sizes can be chosen from a popup-menu.
     
    Features:
    Generates a TV set at standard sizes or at a user-defined custom size The "Automatic Size" option will fit the maximum available size into the given Box ("Shelf"). Choose from different Images to be shown on screen Add a frame in black gloss or aluminium Option to use surround light (aka "Ambilight") Wall mounted (centre of box) or free standing Can be used inside an interiorcad cabinet and will automatically adjust its size to the available space inside its box   
     

    133 downloads

       (3 reviews)

    15 comments

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  2. Gravity Wall

    This Marionette object creates a Gravity Wall based off of a folder of symbols and a poly line. The poly line is the path of the Marionette object - to edit the poly line, right-click on the object and choose “Edit Control Geometry.” Within the Object Info palette (OIP) of the Marionette object, you can set the overall wall height, the angle at which the wall is slanted, and the pattern of the different symbols that will make up the wall. You can also offset this pattern on each row.
    It’s important that the only symbols in the referenced folder be ones that you wish to use as blocks in the wall, and that each block symbol should have the same Z height - if the blocks are different heights, the wall will not be able to accommodate them.
    In this file, there is also a network form of the script. This functions in a similar way to the Marionette object, except it creates a wall based off of a referenced poly line (a poly line that already exists in the document) instead of control geometry. To reference a poly line, give that poly a name in the Name field in the OIP and then reference that same name in the network.
    GravityWall.mp4

    50 downloads

       (1 review)

    3 comments

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  3. Simple Exercise: Table

    This is a simple exercise for beginners. It was created with the pre-installed nodes only without the need for additional scripting.
     
    Created in VW2020
    Marionette Table.pdf

    24 downloads

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  4. Parametric Books

    Features:
    Places books from a designated symbol folder in a box ("shelf") Eliminates books that are too tall or wide for the box Allows to randomize the sequence of placement within each book collection Option to repeat the list to fill long shelves Six different types of random angles or all straight Offset from shelf edge (Random Max/Min) Allows for any number of stacks in-between standing books Number of books per stack (Random Max/Min) Offset and angles for stacked books (Random Max/Min) Option to have only stacks, no upright books  
    Known Issues:
    The gap between angled books and stacks is not correct. I won't fix it 🙂  
    IMPORTANT
    *** Configure your books using the Marionette instance provided in the document. Then, make a copy. Ungroup that copy to lock its values. Start over. This will speed up your workflow considerably and you won't have to wait for each Marionette instance to recompile ***
     

    395 downloads

       (4 reviews)

    5 comments

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  5. Clothes Rail

    Populating empty wardrobes has never been easier. This Marionette will add a clothes rail, complete with coat hangers and even some garments, to your wardrobe. 
    Features:
     
    Clothes Rail is placed at correct distance from top of shelf space Choose from a variety of rail types and rails supports (HETTICH) Coat hangers can be placed (with custom spacing) - option Random rotation of coat hangers - option Random deviation from set spacing - option Random garments can be placed - option Show shelf cage - option Supports copying and pasting between documents Automatic filtering for garments that are too long for the given space "Reset on Move" is OFF Integrates with interiorcad cabinets and can be configured from within. Will resize with parent box.  
    Known Issues:
     
    Garment lift height filtering is not currently possible as popup menus cannot receive dynamic content. Don't use a garment lift in a cabinet that cannot accommodate it. Kinda makes sense.  
    Some notes on how to use this Marionette:
    All symbols and miscellaneous geometry is contained within the Control Geometry of this Marionette. The clothes included are courtesy of archive3d.net and free to use in commercial or personal work. If you want to put this Marionette to good use, I recommend you purchase some proper high-quality CGI content from the usual sources on the web and replace the ones I have included. (The textures also need some love.)
    To replace the garments, right-click the Marionette and choose "Edit Control Geometry". Find the group with the garments. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES UNGROUP ANYTHING. Enter the group with the garments. In there, you will find all the clothes symbols. Start replacing at your heart's content. You're safe to do so as long as you stay within the group.
     
    Enjoy.

    383 downloads

       (1 review)

    9 comments

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  6. NanaWall WA67

    This is a Marionette Object that can be used to simulate the WA67 Aluminum Clad Wood Folding NanaWall door. It allows you to set the panel width and height as well as the configuration and system. Based on these parameters, it calculates the overall frame width and height and creates a record format for the door that can be called in a worksheet. The insertion point of the door is the center left of the door, so if you choose a configuration with a different number of panels or you change the panel width, the PIO will extend or contract from the left (instead of from the center like regular door PIOs in Vectorworks). I would welcome feedback on the usefulness of this - is there something you would like it to do that it doesn't do? What does it do that you don't need it to do? As far as other types of NanaWalls (such as sliding panels), I am trying to figure out a way to script those as well.
     
     

    229 downloads

       (5 reviews)

    4 comments

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  7. Multi-Fold Sliding Shutter/Faltschiebeladen

    The Multi-Fold Sliding Shutter is a parametric Marionette Object, that can be setup in size, opening angle, border width, material and filling style.
    Der Faltschiebeladen ist ein parametrisches Marionette Objekt, das in Größe, Öffnungswinkel, Rahmenbreite, Material und Füllstil eingestellt werden kann.
     
    Created by ComputerWorks GmbH.
    Compatibility: Vectorworks 2019 and higher

    39 downloads

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  8. Gabion/Gabione

    The Gabion is a parametric Marionette Object, that can be setup in dimensions, mesh size and wire thickness.
    Die Gabione ist ein parametrisches Marionette-Objekt, das in Abmessung, Maschenweite und Drahtstärke eingestellt werden kann.
     
    Created by ComputerWorks GmbH.
    Compatibility: Vectorworks 2019 and higher

    48 downloads

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  9. Pipe and Base Objects

    My First Run at creating new objects.  I used the swivel CB object below for the start of what I made so thanks go to him.
     
    just Drag into your File and set the sliders in the OIP.
     

     
     

    54 downloads

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    2 comments

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  10. Barn Door

    Here is a Marionette object that functions as a schematic Barn Door. It opens and closes with a slider and has separate 2D and 3D geometry. The wheel and hanger are a symbol, so if you wish to change their look you can edit the current symbol or create a new one. The insertion point of the symbol must be where the wheel touches the track.
     
     

    222 downloads

       (3 reviews)

    9 comments

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  11. Graphic Panel 1.2

    Added an Image Scale factor, just to aid tweaking....

    14 downloads

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  12. Graphic Panel

    This is a path-based MariObject that creates a panel with image graphics. Can be used as a wall hanging, etc. The boundary can be any shape. The object scales an image resource to fit the control geometry. Also, it attaches a record that reports on area, overall height and width, etc.
     
    NOTE: this is all standard Marionette nodes, but uses a Fill node that is not standard (at least until next service pack). I found some bugs in the script of that node and we've got them in the buglist.

    9 downloads

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  13. Swimming Pools

    Adjust dimensions as needed.
    Right click and edit the control geometry to change the shape of the pool.
    Draw a new polygon and delete the old one will also work.

    33 downloads

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  14. Cupds

    Adjust dimensions as needed.

    63 downloads

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  15. Downpipes

    Adjust dimensions as needed.

    56 downloads

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  16. Marionette Translate Character to Geometry

    A Marionette PlugIn, that collects a custom drawing (font character, picture whatever) and refer it to a regular font character. 
    This "Font" is placed into the control geometry container. Also we could just use a blue symbol.
     
    The Heart of the script is a custom node "create font dict" which manage collecting the control geometry. Also it returns a dictionary sequence data type. A dictionary is very useful if you want to have pairs of data. In this case a character and a drawing group with informations forms a pair. 
     
    Sure, the script could be improved by several things (multi-line, alignment, page based etc. )  But I think it is very useful to have that plug in. Have fun with it. Maybe you can share your own fonts and your wonderful handwriting here. Thanks.
     
    Usecases:
    1. Handwriting Font
    2. Vectorfont (ability to use sketch view)
    3. For Milling Machines
    4. Fast inserting of object sequences
    5. ...
     
    Update v2019
    1. Script Crashed if input Geometry was None (Integrated a script blocker and an Alert Dialog )
    2. Input Dict was always None, because use of an outdated Script command (vs.GetType() instead vs.GetTypeN()). Issue in many other scripts. One of the very rare incompatibilites of Script commands the past Years.
     

    18 downloads

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  17. Sun Path Diagram

    This is a Marionette Object that downloads weather data from the internet based on the address/location you enter into the OIP. The data this graphic shows is the angle of the sun path at different times of the year. You must have a valid internet connection to use this MO.

    275 downloads

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    5 comments

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  18. Temperature Chart

    This is a Marionette Object that downloads weather data from the internet based on the address/location you enter into the OIP. The data this graphic shows is the max, average, and min temperatures per month at a specific location. You must have a valid internet connection to use this MO.

    138 downloads

       (1 review)

    2 comments

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  19. Wind Rose

    This is a Marionette Object that downloads weather data from the internet based on the address/location you enter into the OIP. You must have a valid internet connection to use this MO. There will be more weather analysis graphs to come!  Here is a video that shows how the Wind Rose works: Wind Rose Video.mp4

    110 downloads

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    6 comments

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  20. Dovetail Detail

    Features:
    Creates a two-dimensional dovetail detail using the standard method for dovetail joints. Available in German and English. Both objects inside the file.  
    Known Issues:
    Go easy on the sliders! I haven't had the time to build in the appropriate safety-nets. Lousy bit of Marionetteering on my part here but there have been a few requests from local users and it works pretty well if you don't overdo it with the dimensions.  
     

    45 downloads

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  21. 2D Light Effects PlugIn

    The Example file contains two PlugIns for 2D Light effects.
    https://youtu.be/34gu6EEvhog
     

    148 downloads

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    1 comment

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  22. Items on Shelves

    Hi, This simple network places items from a selection of symbols onto shelving. You can decide on the shelf width and depth and the item numbers will adjust to suit. The idea is to move the objects to suit your shelving then select different items from the dropdown to get you desired effect. Currently to get a more random looking front when you are happy with the look just explode a few and delete a few items to make it look more real.  Looking at ways to make the random placement automatic, will see how it goes.
     
    You can make your own folders, but you will need to change the script at the beginning to get it to work.
     
    Any questions just ask.
     
    Work in Progress.
     
    Thinking so far in relation to different categories of stock you could create duplicates with symbol folders and Marionette Objects of different stock and use whichever is appropriate.

    51 downloads

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    1 comment

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  23. Gothic arch and more

    This arch is fully changeable from gothic to tunnel.
    You can decide the amount of blocks the high and the width.
     
    By playing in the OIP strange structures can easily be made.

    31 downloads

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  24. Marionette Swivel CB

    Hey All,
     
    I've been trying to learn a bit more about Marionette scripting. I made this adjustable swivel cheesborough as one of my 1st exercises. You can rotate each half of the symbol with 2 sliders in the OIP. It is a symbol in the resource browser, and converts into a Marionette object upon insertion.
     
    Hopefully you all find it useful!

    99 downloads

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  25. 3D Window with 2D content, wall hole and stone curb

    Example of a 2D/3D Marionette PIO with a Custom Wall hole.
    The Geometry of the Window and the embrasure is based on a symbol. Also the 2D Drawing is based on a symbol. The Geometry is reshaped by the 2D and 3D Reshape node. So the Script itself is relatively slim.
     
    Replace the Geometry with everything else you can draw. Generic solids are recommended. Also you could script some additional geometry for window division while frame is parametrized by reshape node.
     
    This will go on. It took about 2 hours to draw the geometry and 2 hours to parametrize it. Impressive, how quick we can produce PIOs with Marionette based on that workflow.
     

    92 downloads

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