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Registered: ‎10-09-2012
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Diagnostic Shade Draft Angle 2013 BUGS?

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10-09-2012 07:54 PM

I have just upgraded to Alias Automotive 2013 (from 2012) on Windows 7 (64Bit).


When I build a draft surface (Lets say 3 degrees draft surface) then check it with the "Diagnostic Shade Draft Angle" set a 3.1 degrees the surface should fail the draft check, but for some reason it passes right up to 3.16 degrees. If I take the same surface back to version 2012 it works as I would expect. That is, if I check it at 3 degrees it shows blue and red speckled shading. If I check it at 3.1 degrees it turns red and fails (as it should).


Any suggestions. I can't have faith in this tool in 2013 to check my models accurately. I need to take models back to 2012 to do accurate draft checks.....

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Registered: ‎10-18-2009
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Re: Diagnostic Shade Draft Angle 2013 BUGS?

01-16-2013 12:51 PM in reply to: ronald.heffernan

Yes, there was an issue with the "visual" diagnostic (limitation between blue and red not correct in the 2013 Alias Version).

Autodesk corrected that in the 2014 V... If you want to see this issue, try to check with the tool in the palette (not the one in the control panel) and turn on the Curve on surf who show you the draft angle limit... and check again with shader = You should fine some deviation between the "correct" curve on surf position and the "non correct" shading...

Some time if you upgrade some value the shading come back to the right position ! ! ! It is messy, I know...

The new version resolve this issue now... You need to wait a bite!



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