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Old 03 March 2013   #1
Dashed line

Hi,

Any ideas how to create a dashed curve (stroke)?

Here is one idea with meshes:

http://forums.3dtotal.com/showthread.php?t=69250

Zohar
 
Old 03 March 2013   #2
paint effects
 
Old 03 March 2013   #3
surfaces

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Old 03 March 2013   #4
Could this be a good solution for you?
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthr...?f=87&t=1099248
 
Old 03 March 2013   #5
I'll try it, thanks.
 
Old 04 April 2013   #6
what's wrong with paint effects to poly?
 
Old 04 April 2013   #7
Originally Posted by 3Dmonkey: what's wrong with paint effects to poly?


(Ho, I thought we were just playing a word association game... )
How do you create a dashed line with paint effects?
 
Old 04 April 2013   #8
....away from Maya until now. Just made sure you can do it.

- Attach the default stroke to a curve.
- Convert to Poly
- Set the brush gap size and spacing etc. to do the dashed effect
- Set the brush flattness1 attr to 1 for a flat surface.
- Set strokeShape normal direction as needed.
- strokeShape minClip / maxClip can be used to draw on/off the dashed line.

seems to do the job.
 
Old 04 April 2013   #9
So the brush has gap and spacing properties. Perfect, it's exactly what I was looking for. And I don't even need to convert it to mesh: In the paint effects state it just looks like a connected line in the viewport, but renders okay.

Thanks
 
Old 04 April 2013   #10
No worries. Thanks for your boolean plug-in.
 
Old 04 April 2013   #11
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