View Full Version : Clones of object aligned to normals

09-09-2006, 05:36 PM
New user of LW.

I know that you can clone objects to the points of another object in a background layer. What I want to do is similar expect that I want to have the clones aligned to the normal of the object surface at those points. Is there a way to do this? Thanks

09-09-2006, 05:50 PM
Zardoz suggested a few plugins in another thread - see http://www.newtek.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56259. I tried the SP_Clone - it's pretty cool.

09-09-2006, 06:13 PM
Thank you. It appears to be just what I need!

09-09-2006, 10:25 PM
Hmmm. Tried adding the spclone plugin in Modeler 8.5 but the program reported that it could not. Any suggestions? Is there a newer version somewhere? Thanks.

09-10-2006, 04:16 AM
Sp_ Clone looks like it's windows only.

I'm using Pictrix (http://www.pictrix.jp/lw/index_1.html) Pp- Clone and Dp_ Clone which work brilliantly

09-10-2006, 01:37 PM
Pictrix PPClone2 is Mac OS friendly, it aint free but it works just great an it's here http://www.pictrix.jp/lw/index3.html , and I used it on this recently http://www.newtek.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=36328&d=1156621557

09-10-2006, 03:06 PM
gerry g,
The toy airplane model is impressive! I assume you used pp clone on the rivets?