Jump to content
Kevin McAllister

Marionette 2017 Sliders

Recommended Posts

I really like the functionality of the new Slider node in Vectorworks 2017. It has a good amount of flexibility. Here are a few examples of it used for Angle (-90 to +90 range), Angle (1-360 range) and Percent (0-100).

(@MarissaFis there a trick to putting an arrow marker onto one end of a line in Marionette? I thought it would be easy using the Attributes node but that doesn't work. Searching around I couldn't easily find a way to do it....)

Kevin

Screen Shot 2016-09-15 at 9.55.08 PM.png

Sliders.vwx

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post

@Patrick WinklerThanks for the info.... unfortunately I get a error message when clicking the file link.

@MarissaFThanks to you as well. It turns out the Rotate Line node doesn't actually rotate a line. It rotates a copy of a line or technically draws a new line which means any attributes given to the original line don't transfer....... this might be worth updating in its description. Remember before when you were asking about nodes that don't seem user friendly. I'd list the Set Object Marker as one of them. It creates a weird shape by default that looks like two arrow markers squished together at one end and it made me think I was doing something completely wrong. Ideally its default values would be set up so that it creates a simple arrow marker without having any values connected to it. I'd suggest the Style default should be 0 and the Angle default should be 15. It's the default angle that creates the strange marker that confused me. For the wish list it would also be great if it gave you the option of "both" ends in the dropdown.

Kevin

How it works now.....

Screen Shot 2016-09-16 at 8.03.32 AM.png

Ideally how easy it should be to get a basic marker

Screen Shot 2016-09-16 at 8.04.26 AM.png

Edited by Kevin McAllister

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


 

7150 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046, USA   |   Contact Us:   410-290-5114

 

© 2018 Vectorworks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Vectorworks, Inc. is part of the Nemetschek Group.

×
×
  • Create New...