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AHTOH last won the day on October 23 2019

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  1. AHTOH

    Nurbz surface help needed - Please!

    If I'd you I'd rather redraw those profiles in order to get nice clean model. Seems like the original profiles are quite simple. Yet you should be ready not to be 100% presize. All those import things not always work in FormZ
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    Best Mac-Windows10 Transfer

    Hello Bo. Same thing here. Seems like there is no reason to stick with Mac OS. Yet there is a solution here: https://www.paragon-software.com/home/apfs-windows/ Since I installed it I don't see any difference between my drives except for mac ones are little slower.
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    Learning Form Z 9

    Hi SJD. Yes you are right. Nowdays formZ as majority of 3D apps are way more to be graphically oriented. Ind this is big advantage. Since V7 you can fluently operate it. And as you get aquitted with it you will find great modeling speed improvement. When it comes to me I find myself more modeling than drafting with formZ as I upgraded from 6 to 7. Drafting in v6 is still way far better then the one in current version.
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    Long awaited Draft Layout App.

    Sorry for being a little harsh and sorry I did not notice that option. Yet there is a question: which way I suppose to draw in real scale and than print my blueprints? For some reason there is no interchange between Draft and Layout. Also Draft Layout mode in Draft does not do anything. Or I just did not figure out the way it works.
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    Long awaited Draft Layout App.

    But the idea of the whole thing was to interchange either way. Say my typical workflow is to make quite rough model get it to Drafting and than make precise blueprints. NOT to make precise model which is nearly impossible and totally senseless and than wait for ages it is being rendered within Layout. And than repeat and wait ones more for redraw in Layout. And again after slightest change. Sometimes (usually) it takes so long that I already read entire Internet for third time. I am not sure you guys know but CAD was created to make blueprints faster not slower.
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    Long awaited Draft Layout App.

    Dear Tech. Thank`s for your kind reply on my rough post. My participation on 9 Beta was quite calm yet: I wrote to Support about outlined fonts and was replied to change font and they (you?) don`t have any issues with is. After my second inquiry about inconsistent reply there was a silence. I wrote a post and it was supported by nicer user (sorry I don`t remember who was it) then me who kindly noted that he has either use Autocad or gets often asked about quality of his drawings in a part of fonts. This also was never noticed. I repeatedly asked about your vision as for workflow with Modeling-Drafting-Layout. For some reason you (them?) never managed to reply. My multiple critics to pity Layout implementation and superiority of a concept of outdated Drafting FormZ 6 module also was multiply ignored. Best regards, Anton Voloshin.
  8. Hello formziers. I am one of the biggest enthusiasts of FormZ since 1994. I was waiting for new FormZ for years. So here it is now! And here what I see: Drafting module is useless. You can draw in it and than just throw out your hard work as you cant neither print nor interchange your drawing with modeling environment. If you try to open old Draft file with Libraries you should expect a crash as the only result. Not sure about Component system which is essential for pro architects. Doubt. Anyone tried it with any luck? Fonts do not work properly. The only ones I see are outlined shame as well as they was in v.7-8. I am tired to answer questions if I can print proper project layout. The only real change in modeling is Symmetry Tool. But you can`t draw symmetrical shapes at once but need to do some "boolean" fist and draw in doubtful way than. All the other changes are really minor ones. We all indicated tons of possible improvements in FZ Suggestion forum. Yet almost none of them where implemented. I am terribly sorry Autodessys. You lost my upgrade money and losing my loyalty. Disappointing. There is a topic here about why FormZ is not as popular as the other 3D apps say MODO or Cinema. This is why.
  9. AHTOH

    formZ models exchange site!

    My pleasure. I enjoyed do this for you guys. And proud to be a part of community.
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    formZ models exchange site!

    May be you right or if any of users of formz.xyz give me at least some freelance design, archivis or modeling job I`d definitely make all those models free for everyone. Permanent job proposal would be even better 🙂 Best regards, Anton.
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    formZ models exchange site!

    Hi Ariel. Yes, you right. Links don`t point to models any more as I switched this repository to paid basis. But seems like everyone already downloaded all of my models for free. So I don`t have this project in my priorities for the moment as I already paid for site support and domain about 500$ for all those years and don`t see any point to pay any more not having a penny from it. Especially when only a few users (and I appreciate this) shared their models. So to me it is like one way road: share my assets to crowd and people don`t give anything back even by means sending their models which cost nothing to them. Not speaking hundreds of hours of my own labour to fill the site. I decided if I won`t make enough money at least to pay hosting and domain I will close this site as domain and hosting will expire.
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    Offset Nurbs Edge Like in Rhino

    Than it would look like this: It also took bout 4 minutes along with render 🙂 Enjoy Sink.fmz.zip
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    Offset Nurbs Edge Like in Rhino

    Hi kmwitt. If I would be you I would not try to attach tiff files in order people to see them in browser. TIFF is not intended to that. I`d rather use JPEGs 🙂
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    Layout fonts outlined

    The only workaround I see to produce more or less viable drawings is: To get your model to layout in a scale (say 1:50) Save as a Copy as legacy FZ 6.5 Rename a file from .fml to .fmz Open it with FormZ 6.5 as a model Get it to a Drafting environment and work in proper made app Of course if you have old FormZ.
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    Layout fonts outlined

    Besides: I see the same outlined fonts in FormZ 9 too