Avatar
Search
Forum Scope


Match



Forum Options



Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters
Lost password?
sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Option not to export a material
Avatar
Ness

Forum Posts: 1918
Subscriber Since:
October 4, 2012
Thanked 545 times in 1918 posts
Reputation: 23223
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
6
September 15, 2020 - 6:04 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Hi,

I’ve seen with the developers and they will be  working on a future version with this option.

No time line yet though.

Cheers,

Ness

The following users say thank you to Ness for this useful post:

Kerf Works
Avatar
Kerf Works
Sheffield, UK

Forum Posts: 75
Subscriber Since:
July 16, 2018
Thanked 8 times in 75 posts
Reputation: 577
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
5
September 15, 2020 - 10:21 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print

That would be great. It would be a really useful feature to have.

Cheers

Avatar
Ness

Forum Posts: 1918
Subscriber Since:
October 4, 2012
Thanked 545 times in 1918 posts
Reputation: 23223
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
4
September 14, 2020 - 4:51 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Hi,

There’s actually no way to select the materials to export but I’ll ask the developers if they could include this option for a future version. I know that a new version with extra post processor options is planned for release soon so maybe we’ll have something we can use then.

Ness

Avatar
Kerf Works
Sheffield, UK

Forum Posts: 75
Subscriber Since:
July 16, 2018
Thanked 8 times in 75 posts
Reputation: 577
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
3
September 14, 2020 - 5:27 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print

They are no rails on this project. This was just an example project, but is an issue we often run into after following one of the videos that suggested having fake cabinets to look like appliances etc. It means we end up with 2 versions of each project, an export version and the real version.

Another way around it would be the option to hide a unit in project mode. Then when the unit is hidden it also doesnt export.

Avatar
Alex
FRANCE

Forum Posts: 432
Subscriber Since:
January 20, 2017
Thanked 149 times in 432 posts
Reputation: 5889
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
2
September 12, 2020 - 9:45 am
sp_Permalink sp_Print sp_EditHistory

Hi,

there is no solution for this yet,

But can you send me your project to see if the rails can be adjusted differently so they do not appear in the export

Cheers, Alexandre

Avatar
Kerf Works
Sheffield, UK

Forum Posts: 75
Subscriber Since:
July 16, 2018
Thanked 8 times in 75 posts
Reputation: 577
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline
1
September 7, 2020 - 4:30 pm
sp_Permalink sp_Print

Is there an option somewhere not to export a material?

When doing kitchens, we have a set of appliances we drop into place made up from different materials with textrues applied to each material, we also have a material we used for hanging rail.

When we come to export in Optinest these materials also export and need closing. Is there a way never to have a certain material never export? It is fine when it is just a single hanging rail but kitchens might have 12 materials that we need to close and it is a waste of time each time we need to export something. Seems a little check box somewhere that I am missing, dont know if I need to look in Polyboard or Optinest?

In the attached image, we dont need any of the AGA, American Fridge or Concrete pieces

Annotation-2020-09-07-162902.jpgImage Enlarger

Cheers

Forum Timezone: Europe/London
Most Users Ever Online: 256
Currently Online: bryce sutherland
Guest(s) 1
Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)
Top Posters:
terry: 253
mark nichols: 140
Tom Cleaver: 107
jimbouk: 105
syslab: 97
Christopher Paré: 97
Duayne Naugle: 89
Conor Devoy: 78
Jack Travis: 77
Kerf Works: 75
Newest Members:
Michelle Krochmal
Michelle Krochmal
Mladen Bogomirov
‫שמוליק הרשקוביץ‬‎
Thavi Pil
mhmd ali baba
Felix Wichmann
David Atkins
ALex Shtuka
Quinn Vander Helm
Forum Stats:
Groups: 2
Forums: 8
Topics: 1361
Posts: 7628

 

Member Stats:
Guest Posters: 4
Members: 118564
Moderators: 0
Admins: 7
Administrators: Ness, Stefan, michel melon, Carole Bosy, Alex, admin, ipatrick