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I have 2 questions:

How do I place a 2D shape sideways with nodes?
I want to extrude 2D shapes in the x or y direction.

And how do I draw a polygon?

Is there a tutorial for this?


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Thanks again Alan.


But this is only part of what I meant.

I probably should have said 'polyline'


I want to draw a irregular shape and extrude this in the x or y direction.


Any ideas how to extrude this in this direction?


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I think Vectorworks always extrudes into our out of the screen plane.  


So you will either need to change the view before you do the extrude, or use the default extrude and then rotate the object (probably what I would do) to get it to the location you want.

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Screen Plane objects extrude in/out of the Screen Plane

Layer Plane objects extrude perpendicular to the Object Plane

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Can I rotate an extrusion to an other plane with the rotate node?

I thought this node would only rotate it on the base plane

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Thanks a lot guys!!

This is exactly what I was searching for.
I read about the vec3 node, but couldn't think of how to use it.

But this is quite simple.


I used a list to draw my polyline.
Is there a way to extend this list in case I need more points?

This is what I needed it for, a side of the Blum Antaro drawers:

Rotated polygon.vwx


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