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    form•Z 9 beta

    Hi I've received this email : form•Z 9 Beta Hello Jean-Luc DAUREIL, Thank you for your interest in form•Z 9 Beta.You are on the list to get the beta as soon as its released.Look for the details on 9-5-19. With regards, AutoDesSys, Inc. www.autodessys.com Where should we follow the release today (9-5-19)?
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    Display Scale

    Hello Chistopher Thank you for your ideas I developed a small procedure from yours that works very well here 1- Draw a rectangular positioning frame Width = width of the image to be produced x scale factor Height = Height of the image to be produced x scale factor (eg image width 38 cm at 1/100 gives 3800 cm) Place this frame in the plane defined in relation to the model (section, facade, plan ..) 2-Adjusting IMAGE options (Use Custom Size) / View parameter "camera view" The size of the image is the one that serves as the basis for the scale of the setting frame before 3-Adjusting the view display only the positioning frame (and execute "Fit all" taking care not to leave any margin (Fit all> fit border = 0%) The view exactly matches the tracking frame 4- setting the render and rendering 5-OPTION: passage in photoshop for possible editing of the image (except the size) 6-Import in the draft (v6.7.3) compositing with an import Hidden line with this method the image coresponds with the vector line hidden line with 1 pixel of tolerance Draft layout and output pdf and paper This technique works on all our screens whatever the resolution and the pitch size (because it no longer uses Display scale version 6.7.3) It is transferable on 8.5 except (of course) for the DRAFT import !! Thanks you very much for your ideas! Cheers
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    Display Scale

    Hello Have the "display scales" options present in versions 6.7.3 (display menu) been completely removed in the current versions? We used this option extensively to produce images at a precise scale with respect to a given paper size. For example a facade or a section. In version 6.7.3 we are faced with minor issues that arise from the way this option works. The principle is to display the view on a scale on the monitor. And the calculation is based on a monitor pitch around 0.264 mm (for example a line of 4000 cm is always displayed at 1/100 by 1513 pixel This allows us to calculate the pitch in constant in the algorithm (1513 x 0.2645 = 400 mm) Combined with the image option setting or the camera view setting, it allows you to set an image as close to what it needs to be for scalable paper printing ... As the screen pitch has evolved a lot in the last few years (0.216 see less), it falsifies the calculation a lot. We have to play on the zoom value to rectify the problem ... It would have been enough of an entry in the preferences to adapt exactly the menu to a specific screen ... These possibilities seem to have been abandoned today So what is now the best way to display a model view at a given scale compared to the image produced? For example how to calculate an image of a building for a specific paper format at a specific scale in version 8.5? (for example 40 cm paper, scale 1/100 for an image at 150 dpi) JL
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    Drafting and more

    I've sent my email by message on this forum. And SOOORRY for the email. I will see what I can do..
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    Drafting and more

    Hi Thank you very much ! I've sent an email.
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    Drafting and more

    Hello everyone I renew the machines of the office we are looking forward to our new machines but we have already installed formZ 8.6 AND 6.7.3 on a laptop under windows 10 (compatibility mode win xp sp2) we work EVERY DAY with formz 673 for drafting on windows 10 (64bits) we installed in 32 bits we can not install the old pylon plugin ... the installation seems possible but the tools are not available (customize tools) IF somebody bas an idea.... Moreover for a reason that escapes me completely open dialogue does not allow access to network drives ?! drag a .fmz on the open application does not open the file !!? I am very worried to work with Z 673 for the draft with our new machines ... I hope that formz 9 will bring us a layout of much better quality (at least at the sketchup level) if form 673 does not work completely on win 10 and if Z 9 does not bring anything new for the drafting I am afraid of having to find another soft for the draft it's hot what are the options?
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    Parametric scripting

    Yes of course !😜
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    SDK History

    hi Chris Thanks you for your input... great news Have you the complete list of all you scripts ? I have to check all scripts I actually use... Thanks in advance Chris
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    SDK History

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    SDK History

    Hello everyone This section of the forums seems very quiet ... I am a little lost. I had looked a little bit at the version 6 SDK. At the time I had the idea to see if I could contribute. For lack of basic basic training and also for lack of time I had to give up. I feel that a lot has changed (python?) Would there be someone Chris? or Z support that can make a very short history of SDK form Z? Would it be possible to give me some pointers about the future? (in the perspective of contributing even if I am trained for this) I have the impression that the project "LAB" is stopped Do you know who made this contribution that seemed very dynamic and why it seems extinct?
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    6.7.3 Draft and Window 10

    Hello everyone Do you know the compatibility limits between forZ 6.7.3 and Windows 10 regarding the draft? I have a crash recurring during the manipulation of quotation (3 line each in campound> tool of displacement of the line of odds (reposition dimension) For more information, I've attached à CpUZ report about the laptop ... (No graphic card (CPU) some glitches with display in draft... Thank very much in advance... JLD LAPTOP-JACNMFSG.pdf
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    Drafting v. Layout

    hi Phanos I miss it tremendously it would be great, but I do not think that is envisaged ... and by the force of things I still use 6.7.3 daily Jean-Luc
  13. Hello everyone I am working on an object with which I encounter some difficulties for the display It is a perforated metal plate. I create the perforation from an image with a specific software. This software generates a .dxf which consists only of circles (smooth) I import the .dxf into 6.7.3 formZ then extrusion circles and boolean difference with the plate. The principle is simple but on my old machine is already a little long. Once obtained the object (smooth) I also do a facetted version. (without triangulation) FormZ 673 displays well both objects in wireframe (it is very fluid in openGL and much less in native) By cons I do not display the surface in interactive shaded for the faceted and the program tells me that I do not have enough memory to display the smooth ... On FZ 8 I display the shaded work of the faceted version. (not the smooth version) Render Zone rendering is slow on FZ 673 Can someone explain to me why I have so much trouble with an object (quite heavy) but no more than other files I'm working on? What strikes me is that when the complexity is distributed in a large number of objects it is much more fluid whereas a single complex object (from the topological point of view) is much more difficult. Do you have the same difficulties on FormZ 8.6 with a recent powerful machine? I thank you in advance someone has time to open the file to tell me ... Jean-Luc PS I am changing the design ... I manage to make a rendering that I can then use as a transparency map to visualize the result PLAQUE Bison.zip
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    environment background

    Thank you Christopher Ok not sure to understand you about "shaded" Shaded render in Z6.7.3 does not support the rendering of the environment I guess you're talking about interactive shade (OGL) in version 8 And yes a reflexive object logically reproduces the defect (looking from +x axe by default) I confirm under Z6.7.3 at least