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Modelling and drafting in ARCHICAD. (Example: How can I model a Roof soffit/fascia?)

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By tenak333
#303391
Hello!
Is it possible to sweep a profile along a line in 3D, for example along a spiral, going upwards?
Thank you!
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By Barry Kelly
#303417
Create a morph plane in the shape of the profile and then use the TUBE pet palette command to extrude it along the path.

Barry.
By tenak333
#303436
Thank you for your answer!
Can I select which path I want to use I do I have to select part by part manually?
And if so, how can I adjust a complicated profile to for example spiral path?
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By Barry Kelly
#303454
tenak333 wrote:
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:08 pm
Thank you for your answer!
Can I select which path I want to use I do I have to select part by part manually?
And if so, how can I adjust a complicated profile to for example spiral path?
I am pretty sure you have to pick the path points manually.
You can not adjust the path once it is created.
You will have to adjust each node of the path.

If you want something that you can adjust the path of easier then you could try the railing tool.

Barry.
By tenak333
#303461
One more thing,
I don't find the option of creating a custom railing profile.
I can see that only railing panel and railing post can be created as custom.
Am I missing something?
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By Barry Kelly
#303485
tenak333 wrote:
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:48 am
One more thing,
I don't find the option of creating a custom railing profile.
I can see that only railing panel and railing post can be created as custom.
Am I missing something?

Create your custom profile and be sure to set it for use with a rail.

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Then in the rail settings choose the 'Profiled Rail' component.

rail_profiled.jpg

Barry.