Paste multiple items along entity question

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Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by Clive » Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:11 pm

I don't seem to be able to paste more than 10 multiple items along any entity - unless i don't understand something?

Please enlighten me on how to paste more than 10 multiple items along an entity.
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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by andrew » Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:37 pm

I cannot reproduce this here.

Note that the preview is limited to 10 instances, simply to avoid a slow-down during preview when pasting an item 2000 times. As soon as you click the target entity, all 2000 copies are created.

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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by Clive » Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:55 pm

andrew wrote: As soon as you click the target entity, all 2000 copies are created.
Okay yes I see, no problems, as you say as soon as I click on the target entity all is good :wink:

With that out of the way, I'd like to say thank you Andrew for this brilliant tool, it's just so so useful :D
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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by Clive » Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:00 pm

Oh my goodness, my brain is just getting full with the potential uses for this tool, thanks again :D .
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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by andrew » Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:01 pm

I hope it will be useful for cases like this one discussed in the forum recently:
viewtopic.php?f=107&t=3156

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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by Clive » Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:03 pm

andrew wrote:I hope it will be useful for cases like this one discussed in the forum recently:
viewtopic.php?f=107&t=3156
Absolutely yes and more - I'm thinking laser Cutting and CNC Router projects 8) .
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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by andrew » Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:04 pm

OK - please show us if you have something to demonstrate this tool :)

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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by Clive » Thu Jan 15, 2015 9:08 pm

andrew wrote:OK - please show us if you have something to demonstrate this tool :)
Sure, leave it with me and I'll get back to this thread.
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Re: Paste multiple items along entity question

Post by Clive » Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:26 am

andrew wrote:OK - please show us if you have something to demonstrate this tool :)
Using your example Andrew, how's this to be getting on with :)

2000 Points pasted along a Linear Archimedean Spiral, imagine trying to work this one out without the use of this new cool tool :wink: .
2000  Points Pasted along Entity.png
2000 Points Pasted along Entity.png (44.9 KiB) Viewed 2806 times

Here's the CAD file:
Spiral.dwg
(75.67 KiB) Downloaded 80 times
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