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Offline AlainUSA

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #30 on: September 12, 2012, 04:20:58 pm »
Thanks for version 5, David ! I love it ! Especially the 3D export ! I'm using it BIG TIME !

I already drew my layout structures in 3D with Sketchup aside of version 4, so when v5 was out, the first thing I did is exporting my AnyRail layout plan to the DAE format, import it in Sketchup and match the track layout on my existing 3D structures in Sketchup to verify if everything fits as expected ! And it worked like a charm ... And let me tell you it is a complex 3 story layout with helicoides. Here are a few screen shots with just the track layout and the match with my existing 3D structure in Sketchup! All the track work is a direct export from AnyRail in DAE format! The variation of colors of the rails represents the different sections (the color coding has a meaning for my wiring and block functions).
You will also find a 3D animated movie to travel "through" the layout. The AnyRail 3D is a great feature and indispensable to me ! Thanks for providing it !













Animated movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDV5COs_TP4

/AlainUSA
« Last Edit: September 12, 2012, 04:24:26 pm by AlainUSA »

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #31 on: September 12, 2012, 04:45:01 pm »
Thanks for version 5, David ! I love it ! Especially the 3D export ! I'm using it BIG TIME !

I already drew my layout structures in 3D with Sketchup aside of version 4, so when v5 was out, the first thing I did is exporting my AnyRail layout plan to the DAE format, import it in Sketchup and match the track layout on my existing 3D structures in Sketchup to verify if everything fits as expected ! And it worked like a charm ... And let me tell you it is a complex 3 story layout with helicoides. Here are a few screen shots with just the track layout and the match with my existing 3D structure in Sketchup! All the track work is a direct export from AnyRail in DAE format! The variation of colors of the rails represents the different sections (the color coding has a meaning for my wiring and block functions).
You will also find a 3D animated movie to travel "through" the layout. The AnyRail 3D is a great feature and indispensable to me ! Thanks for providing it !













Animated movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDV5COs_TP4

/AlainUSA
Wow 8)

Offline Micha68

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #32 on: September 12, 2012, 10:57:25 pm »
awsome layout and great views!

Michael

Offline lesleys

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2012, 07:05:19 am »
David, In version 5, how do you change the colour of a surface? I have tried to change the colour of a road I created, and am unable to do so. Thanks, Stephen.

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2012, 07:55:42 am »
@Stephen: if you select the surface, you can set its fill and line color in the Ribbon.

David.

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #35 on: September 17, 2012, 05:03:58 pm »
I have version 4 purchased in Jan 2010 so I justmiss out on the free upgrade.
Can anyone tell me how much it will cost to upgrade from 4 to 5 please. I have read that anyone withversion 2 or 3 is a 50% discount so I am thinking version 4 may be better than the 50%????

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #36 on: September 17, 2012, 08:14:42 pm »
A version 4 licence should be valid for V5 as well, independently of when you actually purchased it.

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #37 on: September 17, 2012, 08:26:04 pm »
Yes, but similarly, a license for version 3 is valid for version 4, but not for version 5.
You always get one major upgrade for free.

Later upgrades can be purchased with a 50% discount.

David.

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #38 on: September 24, 2012, 04:38:51 am »
@Ralph...  Try using tbe 'undo' command (ctrl-z).

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Re: Version 5 is out!
« Reply #39 on: September 24, 2012, 03:42:27 pm »
@ Jeff

did you get your 'puter fixed?