Medeek Wall Plugin

Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Fri Jul 29, 2022 8:49 pm

Version 2.9.3 - 07.29.2022
- Enabled independent control of exterior and interior stud depths for staggered stud walls (rectangular only).



Previously staggered studs were auto-calculated and one could not independently control the stud depth for the exterior and interior studs. This latest update allows for granular control of the stud depths and makes the staggered stud feature more flexible and useful.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Wed Aug 03, 2022 1:11 am

After some further thought to window and door casings (interior trim) I realized it would be useful to enable a system whereby the user could essentially create their own profiles and add them into the plugin (library folder) themselves.

I will probably include some pre-added profiles like the 365 and a few other common ones, but this way it will be much more flexible for the user and customizable.



I will start with the door casings first and then add this feature to the window module after.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:39 am

First look at custom casings:





Notice that when CUSTOM casing is specified for the Casing Style, the edit or draw menu will provide a preview of the profile as shown.

Now I need to work on enabling this for arched doors and also updating the global settings with this new option.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:52 am

Version 2.9.4 - 08.05.2022
- Enabled CUSTOM door casings for rectangular doors.
- Added a thumbnail preview into the edit and draw door menus showing the custom casing profiles.
- Added a thumbnail preview into the Door tab of the Global Settings and added the custom profile parameter.





Additional profiles can be added into the "casings" sub-folder of the "library" folder within the plugin folder. Placement of the profile is important, so best practice is to open one of the two examples within this sub-folder and duplicate its positioning and grouping.

I will still need to enable this feature for arched doors and all window types, so much more work is yet to be done in this regard. It seems there is never a lack of work when it comes to this plugin.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sat Aug 06, 2022 9:34 am

Version 2.9.5 - 08.06.2022
- Enabled CUSTOM door casings for arched doors.
- Added CUSTOM D and CUSTOM F door casing options for rectangular doors.



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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sun Aug 07, 2022 9:17 pm

Version 2.9.6 - 08.07.2022
- Added STYLE G and CUSTOM G casing options for rectangular doors.



I had to add in these two styles since they are used in our own home. I think I have finally beaten this horse to death but if there are any other styles you feel should be added please feel free to contact me or post them here.

The profile for the upper molding is found in the "system" sub-folder of the "library" folder. It can be edited and customized by the user. The file name is: CM_HEADER.skp
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Mon Aug 08, 2022 7:34 am

First look at Style G applied to a window:

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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Tue Aug 09, 2022 8:49 am

Version 2.9.7 - 08.09.2022
- Enabled the following CUSTOM casings for rectangular windows: CUSTOM, CUSTOM D, CUSTOM F, CUSTOM G.
- Added a thumbnail preview into the edit and draw window menus showing the custom casing profiles.
- Added a thumbnail preview into the Window tab of the Global Settings and added the custom profile parameter.
- Added a STYLE G casing option for rectangular windows.
- Fixed a compatibility bug with CUSTOM door casings.

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