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nightrider
09-03-2011, 11:36 AM
Im building poolhouse now and I try Modo and here I can use short cut in modo to move edges to my plan.
I use z kee and now Im able to move my edges side around my pllan in modo but I cant found how I shulld do this to lgw.

And If I have cirkel and delite half and now I use edges tool
and choice my edges in modo I can extrude this but not in lgw
I have try to Lwcad to but this I cant do maby I havent found this tool yet
thx for al the answer

Sensei
09-03-2011, 11:44 AM
Hard to understand..

Do you want to slide edge or edge loop, so it stays in the same plane as existing geometry?

SwiftEdgeLoop does that.
http://www.trueart.pl/?URIType=Directory&URI=Products/Plug-Ins/SwiftEdgeLoop

Check out videos
http://www.trueart.pl/?URIType=Directory&URI=Products/Plug-Ins/SwiftEdgeLoop#Videos

nightrider
09-03-2011, 12:11 PM
Here you can se to my image file the reed arrow show you the egdes here I cant draw this edges to me 90 grades I can bridge that are not problem here only that I cant draw the edges after my plan.
This are simply sketsch hope you understand me better now

Sensei
09-03-2011, 12:18 PM
In regular LW people are usually using Extender Plus and Move tool.

I have plugin EasyMesh http://easymesh.trueart.pl
which is making this slightly faster. Just press right mouse button on edge and move mouse like here:
http://www.trueart.pl/Products/Plug-Ins/EasyMesh/Graphics/Movies/EasyMesh_5.gif

nightrider
09-03-2011, 12:23 PM
I se now that this plg are not free I dont think I purcase 50$ for this

prometheus
09-04-2011, 01:50 PM
uhmm not sure if I follow you exactly what you need to do..
but try this..select edge, press e (for extender) press t for move..and use the topview to move the extended edge, just press e again and move..and again and again.

Thats it.

Michael

prometheus
09-04-2011, 02:24 PM
You could try out px_bezier Its free but you have to use 32 bit lightwave, but it should work under Lightwave 10 32 bit.

you can choose line mode or curve mode, and you can easy make straight curves or curved with snapping mode for precise action.

you can use it in polymode, use extrude or extend mode, or use the belt mode as shown in the attached image, if you set the bank angle to 90 degree, you get it to work as a wall.

Michael