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More obvious controls for Flex Track

Started by Future-Digital, May 22, 2020, 02:37:05 am

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Future-Digital

If there were ONE thing I could be granted as a wish in AnyRail, right now, I would wish for MUCH more obvious control points for manipulating Flex Track. I can never find them on my complex layout, they are always obscured by SOMEthing.

Second, wish, well, that is easy, also. The ability to make straight, flat walls on building, of different colors. Right now when I want to simulate a building I am just using height contour and everything is sloped and green. Not really very satisfactory.


Bill
"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book." - Groucho Marx

David

If you hover over a flex, lines to its control points are displayed. Would it help to make these lines more obvious?

Height contours are for landscaping, not to create structures!
We intend to create some sort of import function for STL or other 3D files so these can be displayed. But this is not straightforward.
David Hoogvorst. Founder and Owner of DRail Software. Creator of AnyRail.

Dave Wetterstroem

Yes, having the control lines and point be more obvious when that section of flex is selected would be very helpful.

Keesoldscool

I have had the same problem like Bill. I did change the size of the control points (Setting). Made them 40. Also using Centerline and using different layers. It works for me.
Grtz. Kees

Future-Digital

Yes, David, I really would like them more obvious. So much so I recommend that the control points show up as blinking and in a bright color.

(Well, I can WISH, can't I?)

Looking forward to the structures. Thanks for the info. I have no doubt that that will be complicated and not straight forward. Nothing really special is. I will value it and treasure it accordingly.

Meanwhile, since height contours work (sort of) and are very easy to create and use, even though imperfect, I will continue with them while I continue hoping for more and better.


Bill
"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book." - Groucho Marx