This Dir? visual bug exists for a year or so still


#1

It only applies to open extrusions.
To reproduce it:

  1. Draw a line and ExtrudeCrv it.
  2. Run Dir command.
  3. Click on the surface to flip its face direction AND reverse U or V or both.
    Note the face and backside colors did not flip. Now backside has face color and face, backside color.
    "Flip"ping it twice, “refreshes” it.

(John Brock) #2

Does it work correctly in the WIP?


#4

No problem in WIP. But we’re still on R5 and it’s very annoying to deal with. What sucks is that this bug was introduced “fairly recently”. I’m hoping for a quick fix.


(John Brock) #5

There will be no more V5 service releases.
As far as I can tell, it is working correctly in V5 SR13 and in the current V6 WIP builds.


#6

We can’t use WIP 'cause R5 blocks still do not translate to WIP properly - they are invisible. And to rebuild the library…


(Pascal Golay) #7

Hi Hunam - my quick test here works as expected:

Insert a dxf file as a linked block in V5, save, and open the resulting file in V6/WIP - the block looks correct here. Is that a reasonable test for what you are seeing?

-Pascal


#8

Opened template file is R5.

Making blocks in it with R6 objects turns them invisible.


(Pascal Golay) #9

Hm. I cannot repeat this so far… can you send me the resulting file please? thanks…

-Pascal


#10

Emailed.


(John Brock) #11

I’m pretty sure there are bug reports for that for V6.
Just to be sure, can you send a simplified example and steps to follow to illustrate the issue?
I’ll be sure to get it on the developer’s list.


#12

Open any R5 file in WIP.
Create some objects.
Select them and run Block command to make a Block.
They disappear visually.
Still selectable. Become visible again when Exploded.

Pascal has my R5 file if you need it.


(John Brock) #13

I just now tried it in V6 and it works fine.
I opened a V5 file with a polysurface in it in V6.
Block, insert, now I have a visible block instance in V6.

Try the next public WIP that should go out this evening.


(Pascal Golay) #14

Hi Hunam - thanks -

I see that the block in your file is not visible - but I can make new blocks and it works as expected. Still poking…

Aha - text disappears. Curves not, so far.

Yep, V5 does not come into it - any block containing V6 text (V5 text gets converted) disappears in layout space.

https://mcneel.myjetbrains.com/youtrack/issue/RH-36967

thanks!

-Pascal