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Patrick Winkler

Spiral - Network / Switch Case Node

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This is a little script to create Spirals.

Excepts the 'PopUp'- and the 'Switch Case'-Node all nodes are native.

I also created two wrappers:

-'GetPointsOnCircle'

-'DegreeToRadiant'

reagards

Patrick

Edited by Patrick Winkler

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Nice, thanks for the additional nodes.

Another way to make a spring is to use the sweep node.

See attached

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thanks Alan,

I had no idea that the sweep node is that mighty.

The profile input (circle and locus) looks really abstract to me, I try understand the mechanism behind it.

regards

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Hi,

Its a pretty simple item, as with normal sweeping the sweep looks for a centre and it is the node, so all you have to do is to move the node out and you get a bigger radius and the offset just does what it says.

Have a look at the sweep items in this post.

https://techboard.vectorworks.net/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=221312#Post221312

In the VW file you can adjust the setting to obtain different shaped springs by just changing the sweep input.

Edited by Alan Woodwell

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