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Flavio

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    Surface Array problem

    Hi, I am creating a chair and I want to apply an array item to indicate the material that will make the covering of the seating. As I am selecting the Array surface and the array Items though, VW points out that for the Surface I need to use a valid base, listing all the options. What I have intially is a solid I have created and in order to use Surface array I tried to convert it in a NURBS and a Mesh but still when I try to execute the command, it won't work. Any Idea on how could to solve this? Thanks
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    Hybrid Object Problem

    Ok I got it. Thank you all for the support.
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    Hybrid Object Problem

    No I do not need all that history and in fact converting it in a generic solid was the way to figure out my problem. ūüėĀ Thanks. As I said I am still new to Vectorworks, and I am still stumbling across a lot issues like this, but since you mentioned how can you "dig" in the solid history? by accessing the solid subtraction view?
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    Hybrid Object Problem

    Here is the solid. Hybrid solid.vwx
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    Hybrid Object Problem

    Hi Pat, Thanks for helping me out. I tried what you said, but when I right click on the object I can only see "edit" which basically leads me to the view of the solids subtraction that have generated my hybrid object. I cannot see any "Edit 2D", could that depends from the version of the software? I am currently using VW 2019.
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    Hybrid Object Problem

    Hi everybody, I am newbie Vectorworks user. I just signed up to the community to hopefully figure out a problem I am having with the so called Hybrid Object. Starting from the bottom, I have created a solid by subtracting a simple solid (cylinder) from a negative void of a second solid as in the image. This apparently resulted in what is an Hybrid Object. As I want to further model the 3D form Vectorworks warns me with the following message: "Hybrid Objects can only be rotated in a plane parallel to the active layer plane.Would you like the working plane set to the active layer plane?" If I say yes, the working plane is automatically set to make the object rotate on the Z axis. Instead I am looking to rotate it on the axis which will position it flat on the larger side. I hope I have been clear enough but If I wasn't please bear with me. Thanks, Flavio
  7. Hi, While creating a short animation I have bumbed into a problem with the settings of the duration of my video. If I use the mode "Orbit point" the software will let me edit the duration of the animation but if I switch to "move along path" it won't. I have to say that I have previously managed to extend the animation to up to 20 seconds in a previous test, but suddenly with my following tests something changed and now I am stuck with only 5 seconds animations. Anyone having the same issue out there? Thanks Flavio

 

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