Jump to content
  • 1
RussU

Clipping Symbols

Question

HI all,

 

Maybe someone has a suggestion about how to do this, but I would love to see a symbol clipping/slicing feature added.

While you can scale them to be shorter, that deforms the detail. I'd like to be able to put a clipping pane, or slice so that the symbol still appears in part counts etc,

 

So for example, if I have a ply board run of 30', I can laydown 4 full 8' symbols to make a 32' long run, and then clip off the last 2'. That way the part count will still read as 4 needed, but the geometry shows 30' long.

 

Any ideas (I don't want to use symbol scaling, as it squashes the detail, rather than cutting it off, as in real-world)

 

Thanks in advance

 

Share this post


Link to post

2 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0

Seems like the same query came up nearly 9 years ago!

 

Share this post


Link to post
  • 0

Hi @RussU this is something similar to ideas being floated by @digitalcarbon.  Take a look at his posts.  

 

Also have a look at this thread.  

 

Edited by Markvl

Share this post


Link to post

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

 

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.

×