[Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:05 pm

It seems you may have some restriction (security-based) to create subdirectories in /Users/21imac/Library/Application Support/.LIBFREDO6_DATA_Dir.

Possibly, this has to do with the mode of your finder, which may require "View Hidden files".

Can you check.

Worse case, create the directory manually: /Users/21imac/Library/Application Support/.LIBFREDO6_DATA_Dir.

Please note that there is a 'dot' before LIBFREDO6_DATA_Dir. On Mac, I think this to make the directory hidden.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby oyercab » Fri Dec 28, 2018 4:22 pm

The directory is there, but it is hidden. I was able to see it by opening Terminal. Now what should I do? (The dot does make it hidden.)
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:23 pm

oyercab wrote:The directory is there, but it is hidden. I was able to see it by opening Terminal. Now what should I do? (The dot does make it hidden.)

Could you enable the option "view hidden file" in your Finder.

In the Terminal, type
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES; killall FINDER

If it does not work, then it would mean that your Support folder is protected against file creation by program, and then you'll have to find how to allow it via changing some security settings.

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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby oyercab » Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:58 pm

fredo6 wrote:Could you enable the option "view hidden file" in your Finder.

In the Terminal, type
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES; killall FINDER

If it does not work, then it would mean that your Support folder is protected against file creation by program, and then you'll have to find how to allow it via changing some security settings.

Fredo


When I did that, I got this response "No matching processes belonging to you were found."
But I can see the folder by typing the following two lines, one at a time:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

killall Finder

What should be inside that hidden folder? It only contains a folder named DefaultParameters,
which has two files: FredoCorner.def and ROundCorNer.def (spelled just like that)

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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:06 am

oyercab wrote:What should be inside that hidden folder? It only contains a folder named DefaultParameters,
which has two files: FredoCorner.def and ROundCorNer.def (spelled just like that)

LibFredo6 tries to create a file named "LibFredo6_all_defaults.dat", but apparently it cannot, based on the error that you get in the Ruby console.

So, this may be related to some security settings.

In the Ruby console, could you copy and paste the following command and press Enter
File.open(File.join(LibFredo6.appdata_dir, "LibFredo6_all_defaults.dat"), 'w') { |f| f.puts "###" }

Do you get an error?

If so, could you type (same command, but with a .txt extension)
File.open(File.join(LibFredo6.appdata_dir, "LibFredo6_all_defaults.txt"), 'w') { |f| f.puts "###" }
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby oyercab » Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:10 am

I deleted the hidden folder .LIBFREDO6_DATA_Dir.
and then uninstalled LibFredo6, FredoCorner and RoundCorner.
After doing that, when I re-installed LibFredo6, another file showed up below the folder DefaultParameters inside the hidden folder. It wasn't there before.

Then I re-installed FredoCorner and RoundCorner, and now they are both working!!

Thank you so much for your help and time, Fredo.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:03 am

OK. Strange, but glad it worked. This may be useful to know for other Mac users.

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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby notapoireau » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:30 pm

découverte de ce plugin malin, bien que son interface ne rende pas son utilisation des plus pratiques; heureusement la généreuse et très détaillée documentation est là.

Par contre, impossible de savoir ce que le plugin considère comme étant une arête invalide. Et si je pose la question, c'est justement parce que sur un modèle simple (un anneau type bague semi ouverte) aucune arête et aucune surface ne peuvent être sélectionnés. Bon c'est vrai que je ne suis pas super à l'aide avec Sketchup, mais j'ai réussi à faire fonctionner ce plugin sur d'autres modèles.

Quelque chose m'échappe encore avec Sketchup; une fois de plus!
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:04 pm

notapoireau wrote:Par contre, impossible de savoir ce que le plugin considère comme étant une arête invalide.

RoundCorner permet de filtrer les arêtes selon leur propriétés (plain, soft, smooth, hidden). En general, on ne considère que les arêtes plain (donc non-soft, non-smooth, non-hidden).

Dans la palette de boutons, tu as un filtre qui peut être modifié.

RoundCorner - Palette Selection.png


Dans ton modèle, utilise l'option pour montrer la géométrie cachée.

Fredo

PS: J'ai publié recemment le plugin FredoCorner qui est un peu plus puissant que RoundCorner.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby notapoireau » Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:02 pm

Merci Fredo pour cette précision.
Je n'avais pas perçu cette partie filter des arêtes; bon pas plus succès quelle que soit le Edge Prop. Filter sélectionné, non seulement aucune sélection d'arête n'est possible, mais en plus Sketchup plante (du moins suis-je obligé de "forcer à quitter")

Je vais suivre ta suggestion en installant FredCorner, peut être aurais-je plus de succès...
ah ben non, décidément quand ça veut pas!

Dès que je fais appel au plugin, j'ai un message d'erreur, et il me faut cliquer sur OK une bonne vingtaine de fois pour en sortir. Une fois sortie de ce message d'erreur, même si le contour de la pièce apparait en rouge (donc sélectionné je suppose), je ne parviens pas à arrondir le bord. Je laisse tomber, je le ferai au papier de verre, une fois la pièce imprimée en 3D (je mettrai sans doute moins de temps).
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby notapoireau » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:19 am

Merci Fredo pour cet éclaircissement.

Reste que sur le fichier que j'avais joint, quel que soit le type d'arête sélectionné, le plugin ne fonctionne pas; il ne se passe rien, aucun arrondi n'est effectué.

Quant à FredoCorner, ce n'est pas mieux, voire pire, puisque dès que le plugin est appelé j'ai un message d'erreur.

Bon, je laisse tomber. Pour moi c'est trop compliqué de parvenir à faire fonctionner Sketchup de manière logique et fiable. Je ferai mes arrondis au papier verre, au moins là je suis certain d'y arriver.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:06 am

Verifie la valeur de l'offset qui est probablement trop grand.
Ouvre RoundCorner ou FredoCorner sans aucune pre-selection
Tu peux taper une nouvelle valeur dans la VCB ou en cliquant sur le bouton.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby notapoireau » Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:01 am

Première tentative: dès le lancement du plugin (roundcorner) Sketchup plante.

je relance.
Le plugin est activé (roundcorner): je vois en bas à droite Offset: 30mm , 6s

je change la valeur de 30 par 1: ne change rien, aucune arête sélectionnable.


Puis je vois en haut à gauche cette cas qui semble est désignée par VCB;



je souhaite donc changer la valeur. impossible; que je mette 10 ou 1, la boite de dialogue demandant de valider le nouveau choix ne cesse de revenir demandant la validation de cette valeur.

Bref cela ne marche toujours pas, ou bien ce qui est plus probable c'est moi qui ne sait pas utiliser cela....alors que je suis bien plus à l'aise avec de la toile émeri.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby valid8r » Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:54 pm

Please excuse my inexperience with both Sketchucation and this forum. I am I think replying to a thread when in fact I want to post a new thread for RoundCorner. I can't find a 'new thread' type button so again, my apologies.

My Post Title would be: "Help with RoundCorner toolbar size in Sketchup 2016"
Problem: I have had Round Corner installed for some time and always struggled with the fact that in my installation, the toolbar (the pop-up window for settings that appears after I select either S
harpCorner or say RoundCorner - Bevel) is so small that I can not enter parameters for my roundcorner use. I am able to use the extension, but my problem is with the 'settings window' that appears when I select one of the three main options.

Any help or direction on how to properly ask this question (and your patience is appreciated) would be much appreciated.

Thank you in advance
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:09 pm

@valid8R

You must have a high-resolution screen.

For Sketchup 2016, you have to indicate the scale factor manually.

Go to Window > LibFredo6 Settings > Default Parameters... to display the Default Parameters of LibFredo6.

LibFredo6 - Resolution Scale factor.png


At the top of the dialog box, you should adjust the value of the field "High Resolution Screen Factor". Probably a factor 2.

Note that this adjustment is automatic for SU2017, SU2018 and SU2019.

Fredo
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby caritz » Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:41 am

HI i'm working on a youtube channel introducing sketchup extensions in korean language.
Hoping if i and my team can make short films (dur : 1 min) from your works.
Of course we're not selling, will leave all links to your page on the description
we ask any opinion of this
thanks.

ps. The channel is not open yet and we're not gonna proceed without your permission
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:33 pm

caritz wrote:HI i'm working on a youtube channel introducing sketchup extensions in korean language.
Hoping if i and my team can make short films (dur : 1 min) from your works.
Of course we're not selling, will leave all links to your page on the description
we ask any opinion of this
thanks.

ps. The channel is not open yet and we're not gonna proceed without your permission

You have my permission. And thanks for this initiative (and thanks for asking).

Obviously, It will be difficult to review it in your native language :D

Fredo

PS: by the way, you may want to have a look at FredoCorner, which is a separate plugin that does the same and a lot more than RoundCorner. The only restriction is that FredoCorner is for SU2016+.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby notapoireau » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:36 pm

C'est vrai que je ne suis pas un champion de Sketchup, mais j'essaie d'y mettre du mien. Hélas, je vais de déboire en déception.

Dernière tentative en date d’utilisation du plugin roundcorner; tout cela est décidément trop mystérieux pour moi.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby Dave R » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:40 pm

Looks to me as if you need to greatly reduce the offset amount to something appropriate to the size of the model.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby HornOxx » Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:33 am

notapoireau wrote:...tout cela est décidément trop mystérieux pour moi.
:) :) Dave is probably right I think, but before all this becomes too mysterious for you :lol: how about to share your shown model here and briefly describe your intention? so we could look what really happens ...
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby Sunset100 » Thu May 23, 2019 2:41 am

Hos can I increase the size of the button palette? It is much too small to use.
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Thu May 23, 2019 12:10 pm

Sunset100 wrote:Hos can I increase the size of the button palette? It is much too small to use.

It would be good you attach a picture and indicate the resolution of your hi-screen.
This is similar to this user question.

In SU2018 (based on your profile), the adjustment of size is automatic.

In any case, I would recommend you check the Default Parameters of LibFredo6 to see if the parameter are set correctly.

LibFredo6 - Resolution Scale factor.png
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby jessica0194155 » Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:25 pm

I have some problems when I set up the plugins.
It will pop up a window that shows errors like that:
〔C:/Users/LINDA/AppData/Roaming/SketchUp/SketchUp 2018/SketchUp/Plugins/Fredo6_!LibFredo6.rb:28:in `<top (required)>'
Load file Fredo6_RoundCorner.rb happen error
Error: #<TypeError: can't convert nil into an exact number>
C:/Users/LINDA/AppData/Roaming/SketchUp/SketchUp 2018/SketchUp/Plugins/Fredo6_!LibFredo6.rb:79:in `-'
C:/Users/LINDA/AppData/Roaming/SketchUp/SketchUp 2018/SketchUp/Plugins/Fredo6_!LibFredo6.rb:79:in `<top (required)>'
D:/SketchupPro2018/Tools/RubyStdLib/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:54:in `require'
D:/SketchupPro2018/Tools/RubyStdLib/rubygems/core_ext/kernel_require.rb:54:in `require'
C:/Users/LINDA/AppData/Roaming/SketchUp/SketchUp 2018/SketchUp/Plugins/Fredo6_RoundCorner.rb:47:in `<module:Fredo6>'
C:/Users/LINDA/AppData/Roaming/SketchUp/SketchUp 2018/SketchUp/Plugins/Fredo6_RoundCorner.rb:26:in `<top (required)>'〕

Alough I have setted up LibFredo6 v9.5k and RoundCorner v3.3a
Can you help me please~~~~~
I need your help very much!!!!
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby TIG » Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:36 am

I'm sure Fredo will chime in soon...
Just for clarity, have you restarted SketchUp completely after the two RBZs were installed ?

Also have you installed SketchUp correctly ?
You can try a "Repair" which won't affect any of your custom set up...
Here's how...

Whilst logged into Windows as your normal user-account, ensure that SketchUp is not running...
Find the SketchUp installer's exe file - usually in your Downloads folder.
Select the installer's exe file's icon, right-click > context-menu > "Run as administrator"
When prompted choose "Repair"...
When it completes restart SketchUp and see what happens...

Installing any complex app like SketchUp must be done this way, so never double-click the installer's exe file to 'Run' it etc, even if your normal-user has some admin powers it is NOT equivalent.
Installing incorrectly has unpredictable results, often relating to folder/file permissions...
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:43 pm

There is something wrong in the loading of LibFredo6, definitely
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby Walkersama » Thu May 21, 2020 12:18 pm

hi i'm trying to use Round Corner but when i click on any of the buttons nothing happens, i've reinstalled sketchup, the plugin, everything. I realized that the same thing happens with FredoCorner
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Thu May 21, 2020 12:56 pm

Walkersama wrote:hi i'm trying to use Round Corner but when i click on any of the buttons nothing happens, i've reinstalled sketchup, the plugin, everything. I realized that the same thing happens with FredoCorner

Could you open the Ruby console before launching RoundCorner and report any error. Thanks
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby Walkersama » Thu May 21, 2020 1:24 pm

fredo6 wrote:
Walkersama wrote:hi i'm trying to use Round Corner but when i click on any of the buttons nothing happens, i've reinstalled sketchup, the plugin, everything. I realized that the same thing happens with FredoCorner

Could you open the Ruby console before launching RoundCorner and report any error. Thanks


I actually managed to solve it by visiting the previous pages and the LibFredo6 page. I was able to solve it by deleting the LibFredo6 folder from AppData. Thanks and incredible work!
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby Goodheart » Sat May 30, 2020 4:35 am

I thought I'd report what I think is a bit of a bug, although I've been able to solve it by deleting the LibFredo6 subfolder from my Users -> Myname -> AppData

A bit of background:

I'm using Sketchup 2019 Pro.

I downloaded your RoundedCorner extension (which is fantastic, by the way) a few days ago into my Downloads folder. I then installed LibFredo6 tools and RoundedCorner from those two files in my Downloads with Window -> Extension Manager, closed and restarted Sketchup, and the extension worked great.

But then....

I decided to clean up my Downloads folder, so moved those two files into a new subfolder I named DownloadedExtensions in my Sketchup folder.

Well, RoundedCorner didn't like that! Something weird was happening: the icon for "rounded corner" actually invoked the sharp corner routine, and the "sharp corner" icon invoked the rounded corner routine (in other words, they were swapped in the menu). That part I could live with, but the routines themselves became all whacked. For example, to create a sphere when everything's working properly I could create a cube of 10x10x10, set an offset of 5, and then run RoundedCorner and voila! Right? Well, for some reason I was getting a cube with rounded edges of about 4 (I think) with holes on two sides and overlaps on the other two.

Anyway, like I said, I fixed the problem by deleting LibFredo6 from AppData (thanks to a suggestion from a previous poster!).

Has anyone ever said to you "you da man!" ???
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Re: [Plugin] RoundCorner - v3.3a - 18 Dec 18

Postby fredo6 » Sun May 31, 2020 9:58 am

@Goodheart

Difficult to know what has happened. Very weird...

You can put the rbz files wherever you wish or even delete them.

But never move, touch or alter the top rb file and the subfolder. They must stay in the Sketchup plugins directory.
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