A request for the bigger brains than mine.
I would like to be able to “walk” a surface along a matching edge of another surface to see how they match up.
The real world application for this is to see how panels that I have flattened or squished will go together when sewn or welded. I particularly need it to see how flattened textures match across the seam. So ideally it would work with meshes or surfaces
One of my heavy duty Apparel CAD programs has a similar tool and I’ve included a little video showing it in action.
Hopefully this will be interesting for one of our scripting gurus.
Many thanks, Steve
Hm hm… that seems like a fun puzzle…
Quick and dirty, but maybe it’s good enough to get started
210712_01_GH_WalkAlongEdge.gh (11.9 KB)
could you make that work with GrasshopperPlayer?
Here is the GrasshopperPlayer version:
210712_02_GH_WalkAlongEdge_Player.gh (15.2 KB)
cool! @Steve_Howden with this you can alias or make a regular command and use without having to open Grasshopper.
Thanks for your efforts there. Interesting approach.
Problem is I need to walk surfaces and/or meshes.
I’m flat out on a deadline at the moment, so I’ll take a better look at this in a couple of days when the dust settles.
In the meantime, thanks again. Steve
Surfaces should be doable without changing much. Not sure about meshes, I’ll take a look!