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mitchel palmer
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Decals / Labels improvement

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alessandro Mar 4. 2 Replies

does anyone know if placing labels or decals has been improved?The last time i tried Flamingo it was all a bit in the dark, you had to render the image to see where the decal was. Any chance it is…Continue

updates on material preview and decal preview?

Started Nov 6, 2012 0 Replies

just wondering if there has been any updates to have the decal or material preview in the rhino workspace?i last trialled Flamingo about 6 months ago and this feature was not available. this is…Continue

interface and interaction comments

Started this discussion. Last reply by mitchel palmer May 3, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi guysfirstly, i have only been playing with Flamingo for a few hours so please excuse me if i have overlooked some interface commands that i am not aware of. i was initially excited to see a revamp…Continue

mapping issues

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scott Davidson May 3, 2012. 1 Reply

hi guysi am trying to map a cylinder with a decal.1. there is no image of the decal to work from, so effectively i am working blind2. i cant seem to be able to change the dimensions of the decal when…Continue

 

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Alessandro replied to mitchel palmer's discussion Decals / Labels improvement
"Indeed, I found it difficult positioning of the circular surfaces. Where the decal had to wrap the body of the object. In reality, an improvement of positioning handles would be a good thing greetings"
Mar 4
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to mitchel palmer's discussion Decals / Labels improvement
"Not yet.  It's on the list for the v5 compliance project-- still a few months away."
Mar 3
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Decals / Labels improvement

does anyone know if placing labels or decals has been improved?The last time i tried Flamingo it was all a bit in the dark, you had to render the image to see where the decal was. Any chance it is live or can be adjusted in some sort of preview mode like keyshot or other render engines?See More
Mar 2
mitchel palmer posted a status
"i am just checking back in, have decals and material editing been made live in Rhino or is it still placing blindly?"
Feb 19, 2013
mitchel palmer posted a discussion

updates on material preview and decal preview?

just wondering if there has been any updates to have the decal or material preview in the rhino workspace?i last trialled Flamingo about 6 months ago and this feature was not available. this is critical when placing multiple decals or complex textures etc. its a real drag to have to render the scene just to check a decal or texture placement...example below:…See More
Nov 6, 2012
Scott Davidson replied to mitchel palmer's discussion Rhino displaying Flamingo Decals
"At some point they will.  I am not sure an exact date.  We are currently working on a version that will do this, although there are a few challenges that will complicated the process.  We will see as we move forward with the project."
May 7, 2012
Paul Hecko replied to mitchel palmer's discussion Rhino displaying Flamingo Decals
"What about "textured" materials? Will they view properly in Rhino5 any time soon? "
May 5, 2012
mitchel palmer replied to mitchel palmer's discussion interface and interaction comments
"Hi Scott thanks for taking the time to respond to my comments. please know i was not trying to sound too negative and realise i have probably raised questions already covered. i did not know you could drag to a layer, thats a great tip. i will…"
May 3, 2012
Scott Davidson replied to mitchel palmer's discussion Rhino displaying Flamingo Decals
"Decal preview is coming in the next version of NXT Rhino 5.  We are just getting Rhino 5 into a position to show Decals.  We are just seeing Rhino 5 settle down in this area.  We are starting to look at this for a Rhino 5 only version…"
May 3, 2012
Scott Davidson replied to mitchel palmer's discussion mapping issues
"We should look at this.  For Decals, you should be able to see a preview of the projection while you are editing its placement. You can use the top center point to change the height.  The right and left buttons to change the width.…"
May 3, 2012
Scott Davidson replied to mitchel palmer's discussion interface and interaction comments
"For materials, I usually will drag a material ovver a layer to assign it to the layer, of drag it onto an object to assign it to an object.  I use the properties dialog very seldom. The material previewing is something that is coming in our…"
May 3, 2012
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