I need to move the world coordinate system in Rhino to be able to export the geometry to Revit in the right location. I do not want to move the objects in the Rhino file as I have set up views already. Hope there is a simple solution. Thank you.
Hello - use
ExportWithOrigin for this.
Is there a way to change the world coordinates without exporting? Sometimes, I will receive a file with geometry drawn miles away from zero, zero, zero. And, as Vangel is experiencing, I don’t want to move views and such.
If not, what would you say would be the best practice in this situation?
Pascal, could we use a CPlane to set exports coordinate system, thank you.
Hi Ryan - the Miles-from-the-origin workaround has been the one outlined here -
Hello - currently only the origin is moved the orientation is World. It is probably possible to make a script that will export oriented objects - I’ll take a look.
@VangelKukov - does this script do what you need? It uses the current CPlane.
ExportFromPlane.py (905 Bytes)
To use the Python script use
RunPythonScript, or a macro:
_-RunPythonScript "Full path to py file inside double-quotes"
Thank you Pascal.
Pascal, the script did not work for me as expected. The ideal output will be a Rhino model with World Coordinate System, matching the active view’s CPlane of the original Rhino model. I think that having the possibility to choose from a list of CPlanes when exporting Rhino geometry is a good addition (Rhino VisualARQ already has that option, I believe, cheers).