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Patrick Thieszen

Labeling marionette/worksheet objects

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Using a worksheet and a marionette network, I can create 61 circles (one rank of organ pipes) with spacing based on a percentage of their diameters. I'm trying to figure out how to create number labels for the pipes. I want the largest circle to be "1" and so on with the label using the same center as it's circle.

Pipe Labeling.vwx

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I added a few text nodes and a Remap Domain node to your definition. If you need to change text font and size you can use the "Set Character Properties" node in the "Objects - String & Text" category.


Pipe Labeling_sb.vwx

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I should elaborate, I'm trying to label the circles 1 through 61, 1 having the largest diameter. I've placed labels below the circles in the desired order. In the worksheet, col. E is a reordered col. B, which has the pipe diameters, and col. A is the corresponding note number (I found out how not to do what I want when I discovered VW does not have a vlookup function for worksheets.)

Pipe Labeling_sb_pt.vwx

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Okay, this is the absolute least elegant way to get what you want, but it does work.


I'll try to slim it down a bit later, but hopefully you can follow it a bit as is? All the nodes are in default content, there's just some sort manipulation going on with the extra nodes...

Pipe Labeling_sb_pt_MFarrell.vwx

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