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Pavlov
01-13-2012, 12:00 PM
Hi all,
quite often i'm n need of drilling shapes with elements which are on same layer.
By now i've to:
- select cutter shape
- cut'n'paste it on another layer (it will create an unneeded layer in layout too, if obj is actually loaded there)
- select FG/BG layers
- Use Drill tool, selecting axis i need;
- Delete cutter shape.
- Done.

Unconfortable at best.

I'd like a simple script or tool which allow faster drilling between flat, parallel shapes:

- Select shape to be cutted, and then cutter shape.
- Activate "Fast Drill" tool, which automatically performs a cut along most-close axys to shape's normals. (maybe we could have an "preset" panel where we chose what we want it to do - cut, core, tunnel, etc.
- Done.

bye
Paolo

jeric_synergy
01-13-2012, 12:25 PM
- cut'n'paste it on another layer (it will create an unneeded layer in layout too, if obj is actually loaded there)
That's why I'd like an OPTION to have all new modeling layers be "invisible", so you could create cutters and guides w/o constantly having to clean them out of Layout.

So, somewhere in Modeler options would be:




[_]Layers default to invisible

jeric_synergy
01-13-2012, 12:29 PM
BUT, to the original "Speed Drill" question:

Can it all be done w/LScript? (Including turning off the cutter layer?)