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Old 12 December 2013   #1
sketch and toon / illustrator issue

I have a question regarding Sketch and Toon in combination with Illustrator.
When I export a front view of a tube I just want a rectangle to appear in illustrator.
But with these settings I get a rectangle with all the lines of the faces of the tube.
Where am I going wrong?

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Old 12 December 2013   #2
No one?
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Old 12 December 2013   #3
If it does not need to be S&T ... what's wrong with cel render ...

But then, I have no idea what you want to do in Ai either ...
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Old 12 December 2013   #4
Originally Posted by vid2k2: If it does not need to be S&T ... what's wrong with cel render ...

But then, I have no idea what you want to do in Ai either ...


I make sections and floorplans of interiors.
Export them to illustrator and with cadtools put dimensions on scale in it.
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Old 12 December 2013   #5
I did not find a solution yet.
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Old 12 December 2013   #6
I've tried to imitate your settings, and I don't get the same result; I get a simple rectangle, as you want. Could you upload a test file that shows the problem?
 
Old 12 December 2013   #7
Me too. But the rectangle has a lot of overlapping lines. Its not just 4 lines but more.
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Old 12 December 2013   #8
The few times Ive done exports to illustrator it always was a lot of cleanup to do inside illustrator including:

Selecting lines with white arrow and

object menu -> path -> join

and pathfinder unite command
 
Old 12 December 2013   #9
Thats the problem. I was hoping sketch and toon would fix that for me.
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Old 12 December 2013   #10
Hi Birdy, could you provide a simple example illustrator file with this overlapping line issue?
(I don't have sketch & toon here)

I'd like to test a few tricks and see if it could be of any help to quickly (or quicker) clean up the mess inside Illustrator.

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Old 12 December 2013   #11
Without a file ... you just have those who want to help you experiment on their own ...
trying to "guess" what process / content is in your c4d file.

You've been asked twice ... and I'll make that three ... care to share a file ?

EDIT:
In short, I don't get extra lines in the S&T as you do.
C4D file and Ai screen capture attached.
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Last edited by vid2k2 : 12 December 2013 at 05:04 PM.
 
Old 12 December 2013   #12
Originally Posted by vid2k2: In short, I don't get extra lines in the S&T as you do.
C4D file and Ai screen capture attached.


Of course you don't het overlapping lines because you are in perspective view.
Here is a simple file with just a cube and a tube. In illustrator the tube has more lines then I need.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u...ntitled%201.c4d
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Old 12 December 2013   #13
Using your file ... thank you ... and setting the S&T up differently
... file attached ... And exporting to Ai, pic 1 as it came in ... and
pic 2 after deleting the blue bars.

EDIT: My perspective render from "front" view
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Old 12 December 2013   #14
Thanks a lot. With some minor tweaks I got it right now.
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