Medeek Wall Plugin

Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:29 am

Version 1.6.7 - 09.26.2020
- Added additional tool tips to the Wall Corners tab of the Global Settings.



I've been fielding a lot of questions recently about the corner offset parameter and related wall end/corner conditions. I may need to still provide additional documentation and diagrams to further clarify these parameters.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:53 am

Version 1.6.8 - 09.28.2020
- Added a "Refresh Licensee Data" button within the License tab of the Global Settings.



Previously when you renewed your license you would need to go through some convoluted steps to refresh you license data within the plugin. This new feature reduces this process to a single mouse click.

Previously the required steps were:

1.) Remove the existing serial number.
2.) Click the Save Settings button.
3.) Re-enter your serial number.
4.) Click the Save Settings button again.
5.) Restart SketchUp.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:23 am

First look at a 3D batten cladding on rectangular walls:



View model here:

https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/ ... ten-Test-1
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:18 pm

Some more screenshots of battens:







*Notice the format of the batten material and its three numeric values within the name of the material.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:42 pm

Texture vs. 3D Battens:



Personally I prefer the texture myself, lower poly and it looks just as good or better than the real deal.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:22 pm

Version 1.6.9 - 10.17.2020
- Added the ability to create custom "Board and Batten" wall cladding materials within the Material Library.
- Enabled "3D" Board and Batten wall cladding for all wall types: Rectangular, Gable, Shed and Hip.



For the plugin to recognize the wall cladding material as a "board and batten" material is must be in this format:

battens_{decimal value}_{decimal value}_{decimal_value}

The three values are: batten spacing, batten width, batten depth respectively.

There should be no white spaces inserted into the name, only the underscore character in three places as shown.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:02 pm

Another view of board and battens:



Just over five years into programming these plugins, I released the first version of the Truss plugin Oct. 7, 2015.

The further I go it seems like I just keep coming up with more things "todo". I really need to take myself and clone me about five times and then set each clone at developing the various plugins, maybe then I might get somewhere with all of this.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:13 am

Version 1.7.0 - 10.23.2020
- Fixed a bug in the Walls tab of the Global Settings.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:30 pm

The Medeek Wall plugin (and mdkBIM) was featured in this 3D Basecamp Fireside Chat:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/fireside-chat-series-ep7
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:30 am

Version 1.7.1 - 11.15.2020
- Added additional HSS and Wide Flange Beam options to the free standing column (post) tool.

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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:15 am

Version 1.7.2 - 11.16.2020
- Added the ability to create custom "Shiplap" wall cladding materials within the Material Library.
- Enabled "3D" Shiplap wall cladding for all wall types: Rectangular, Gable, Shed and Hip.



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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:03 am

View example model of 3D shiplap here:

https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/ ... iplap-Test
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Thu Nov 19, 2020 4:29 am

Medeek Wall Plugin Tutorial 17 - Tag/Layer Folders:



View model here:

https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/model/ ... er-Folders
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:31 am

Version 1.7.3 - 11.20.2020
- Fixed a bug with zero height gable, shed and hip walls when using the "No Framing" or "CMU" mode.
- Fixed a minor bug with man door and garage door jambs with walls panels that are isolated in groups.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:54 am

Version 1.7.4 - 11.21.2020
- Completed the "Garage Doors" tab within the Global Settings.



Some more slightly tedious code, but necessary.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:28 am

Version 1.7.4b - 11.22.2020
- Completed the "SSW" tab within the Global Settings.

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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:08 am

Version 1.7.4c - 11.22.2020
- Completed the "Beams" tab within the Global Settings.
- Fixed a critical bug with the default settings for the following two window parameters: Jamb Ext. Reveal, Shim Gap.




*** CRITICAL BUG FIX ***

When you first load the plugin it sets default parameters for walls, door, windows etc...
A previous update introduced a typo into the code which incorrectly set the two window parameters listed above. This update corrects those two typos. It is highly recommended to update to the latest version of the plugin.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:00 pm

Version 1.7.4d - 11.23.2020
- Completed the "Columns" tab within the Global Settings.

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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:15 am

We’ve all had a trying year these last few months but somehow, thanks to our customers, we’ve managed to keep up the good fight and are still actively developing our extensions here at Medeek Design.

In recognition of the overwhelming support I have received from the SketchUp community these last few months I will be immediately offering 40% off of the mdkBIM bundle price using the coupon code GIVETHANKS20. (ends Dec. 1, 2020).

This will reduce the bundle price from $170.00 USD to $102.00 USD. This promo code does not apply to any of the extensions purchased separately or to the electrical plugin. The offer also ends on Dec. 1 and no rain checks will issued thereafter.

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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby Gus R » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:35 pm

Sold!

This is a great suite.

medeek wrote:We’ve all had a trying year these last few months but somehow, thanks to our customers, we’ve managed to keep up the good fight and are still actively developing our extensions here at Medeek Design.

In recognition of the overwhelming support I have received from the SketchUp community these last few months I will be immediately offering 40% off of the mdkBIM bundle price using the coupon code GIVETHANKS20. (ends Dec. 1, 2020).

This will reduce the bundle price from $170.00 USD to $102.00 USD. This promo code does not apply to any of the extensions purchased separately or to the electrical plugin. The offer also ends on Dec. 1 and no rain checks will issued thereafter.

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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:23 am

Version 1.7.5 - 11.25.2020
- Updated the Global Settings Reset button with additional parameters.
- Fixed multiple minor bugs with the default settings (storage) for Doors, Windows and Garage Doors.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby Gus R » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:19 am

Nathaniel,

I have a question.

Does right mouse button "Edit Truss Assembly" work with a "Truss Assembly?"
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:23 am

Gus R wrote:Nathaniel,

I have a question.

Does right mouse button "Edit Truss Assembly" work with a "Truss Assembly?"


Yes, but not every type of truss assembly is editable yet. The most common are but I am still working on quite a few of them.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby Gus R » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:33 am

OK, I tried with all three and I can't edit any of them.

Stepdown, northeast and terminal.

I just tested the 3 using default settings.





medeek wrote:
Gus R wrote:Nathaniel,

I have a question.

Does right mouse button "Edit Truss Assembly" work with a "Truss Assembly?"


Yes, but not every type of truss assembly is editable yet. The most common are but I am still working on quite a few of them.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby medeek » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:46 am

This should be moved to the Truss Plugin thread but correct the hip sets are not yet editable. Common trusses and other truss types are see details here:

http://design.medeek.com/resources/pluginchangelog.html

Enter a Ctrl-F and then search for the term "edit". This will show you which assemblies have had the edit function enabled.
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Re: Medeek Wall Plugin

Postby Gus R » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:54 am

OK, thanks.

medeek wrote:This should be moved to the Truss Plugin thread but correct the hip sets are not yet editable. Common trusses and other truss types are see details here:

http://design.medeek.com/resources/pluginchangelog.html

Enter a Ctrl-F and then search for the term "edit". This will show you which assemblies have had the edit function enabled.
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