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Michael Mayer

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  • @rkmcswain said: I was going to suggest UCSFOLLOW, but after a test, it doesn't appear that UCSFOLLOW does in BricsCAD what it does in the other CAD. It worked so far (v18-v19) for me and was my default setting of choice. Unfortunately it h…
  • AFAIK Windows are Blocks - referenced from another (Library) File. These Referenced Blocks can somehow be brought into and saved in the current file. So you could edit or exchange these Blocks for an inserted Window. If you insert a Window it wi…
  • Thanks Roy. This time I didn't get it, I haven't even realized there was a link I was just happy that there is a problem that others have and I don't ...
  • Not that I would not have v19 problems, But v19 and iTunes are running fine here beside each other on Mojave ...
  • I think I would temporarily use numbered ACAD colors and finally change these to proper RGB Colors at the end. But sounds a bit like lots of room for improvements in color handling though.
  • It seems to only lock when the tooltip is saying Polar - but very often, even when the mouse is constained to a polar direction, the tooltip says Perpendicular, or Extension or something else. Then Shift fails to lock (turn the tracking line red)…
  • Ah, did not realize the Sub Forum ...
  • I think that will happen by the 3D Constraints you apply, Probably these need correct naming or setting for edibility. I assume it may be the Clip Volume Geometry settings which hold the overall Length/Width info (?) while the actual Window Geom…
  • Edit : Oh, no, the geometry seems corrupt. And it doesn't look really round (?) I would recreate it from scratch with real Solids and Direct Modeling. Like from clean 2D Profiles, extruded in Length but leaving a gap where elements should touc…
  • Only the larger part is a Solid. The 3 smaller parts consist of Surfaces and Regions. But Stich Command worked for me for the 3 smaller parts. Then you have 4 Solids that you can Boolean Unite. But check that these 3 really touch the larger Soli…
  • @Hans De Backer said: Michael, help! The last thing you should do to improve performance is explode blocks. Hi Hans, that is exactly what said* *or at least meant and I tried to write. " created Block from each Family Member, m…
  • Vectorworks feels more fluid with the same DWG Imports. I have a current, not so bad, RTX 2070 with 8 GB VRAM. I assigned my 3D Apps to not save energy in Windows but best GPU performance. Nevertheless, I have never seen the NVidia using more th…
  • Yes, and I think (?) Roys Software does basically the same. So I wondered that you said it was so fast. I think in my case there would be around 5000+ Blocks. And I would expect that could need some hours. I had similar before, but just a small …
  • I spent two hours doing what this routine took a few seconds to do on a very large drawing. Interesting. But basically such a program has to do the same steps for blocks as I would have to do manually ? Like : Select 1st Block, Block Edit …
  • But I have to re-test that for replicability before complaining .... done. over here : https://forum.bricsys.com/discussion/34498/bimify-v19#latest
  • As for the Structure Tree in V19. 1. I happily recognized the new checkbox to non-activate auto-expansion of the Tree. (Which I always asked for and is very important for Projects with 4+ digit numbers of Block Instances and Solids. Also my cli…
  • Thanks Louis. So you say Layers are still very important ? I exaggerated. Layers do not disappear, but the way the UI goes, I think they get less and less accessible to work with. That's why I assuemed they will also lose importance. Bricscads…
  • Looks like usin Guides+Cross Section would be the way to go with Loft : https://help.bricsys.com/hc/en-us/articles/360006623914-Loft DMTWIST could be another (faster ?) Workflow : https://help.bricsys.com/hc/en-us/articles/360006763713-DmTwis…
  • Thanks a lot Bernard. Hope it was no false alarm As I also get a 404 error on Mac when I try to open Help on Mac (V19B) Or just a wrong link ? https://www.bricsys.com/bricscad/help/en_US/V19/BricsCAD/index.html Windows V19 works well Mac V18 …
  • Ouh, is it so hard to reach objects inside of Blocks. You need an own Software to do so ? (I get scared when I see code lines ....) I thought there would be an Option inside Bricscad to Select ALL Elements (Solids and Blocks) in a file to edit …
  • Ich denke das ist gut möglich. (Unser NumBlock Komma kann man ja auch nicht zur Eingabe nutzen) Bin aber begeistert dass Sonderzeichen wohl innerhalb Bricscad funktionieren. Soweit ich das verstanden habe gibt es seit v19 keine spezielle Deutsc…
  • You can draw two opposite Edges as lines in top view, pull one end of each in Z Axis up in an isometric, use the Loft Tool to create the nonplanar Face between both lines. Menu>Model>3D Solids>Loft That is a simple Shade Sail, with wit…
  • I may be wrong but I think both comments above mine, from both users registered a few hours ago are SPAM and the linked websites potentially dangerous.
  • I also had some difficulties to make my loaded Point Clouds visible in view Window. It was depending on file and not predictable. I didn't look deeper in it though ...
  • It is better to model tha complete Wall Package as a single Solid in Bricscad. (Although I think it would be cool if separating structurtal from insulation package for outer Walls would be very useful if we could work that way ....) You model b…
  • Looks like the Paper Size with Printing Border. Your Viewports are exceeding that chosen Paper.
  • Yes, the head up display on screen fades much too quickly for me too. The head up display only will appear when you have your Command Line closed. And if you have Command Line open, Distance Tool will also display its values in there. If CL clos…
  • Tijs, I am very very happy to read this. My goal, thanks to Modo and Bricscad Support, is going completely Linux until the end of this year. (Still hope I could stay with preferred Mac platform though. But it doesn't look very bright)) Knowin…
  • Strange. I see that Menu Entry for the first time. (I had migrated partial CUI) I found "Components in Modeling Workspace. But unfortunately It isn't accessible in the Customization Menus, "All available" right section. I copied it over from t…
  • @frooms said: Since our resources are limited, create an official support request which additional format you would like to see in BricsCAD? Better not. Pointclouds don't have priority for me. It is just hard to find demo files in the inte…
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