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Decal Maps onto curve surfaces

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I've been finding it very difficult to get my head around using the attribute mapping tool to accurately positions images on curves. After searching around it seems decals is the best way to do this?

 

It seems very unintuitive to me, I must be miss understanding something in the tutorials I've been following and trying to apply that to my needs. 

 

After painstaking trial and error i've managed to position this decal almost correct (although mirrored) it appears there is no "warping" the decal to the curve? How do I achieve this. I also need the images to line up perfectly with the next one. The image I'm mapping is perfectly proportioned to the curve as it would be in reality.


Thanks in advance 

Nath

 


 

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17 hours ago, nathanhesslewood said:

Is it possible to map complete images to curves accurately in Vectorworks? 

 

Thanks 

Nath 

 

Yes, but only if the curves are arc segments and you break them up into individual pieces. Use cylindrical mapping and scale the cylinder to the diameter of your curve.

 

Kevin

 

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