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GDL 101 windows question - setting the origin

Anonymous
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Finally got my own window "working" (basically a curtain wall with graphically editable panel materials, staggerable transoms etc) and I'm pretty happy with it BUT...

I missed something in class.

I think what I'm asking is : how do you set your origin in 2d and 3d so it's not in the middle of your window?

In 3d, to get my window co-ordinated with the A B ZZYZX co-ordinates I'm having to move the object Addx -A/2 (similar in 2d)

This means when I stretch it in 2d or 3d it expands from the centerpoint. Not very user friendly when I just want to stretch it to the right length from the origin.

I've been searching the forum for a bit but no joy on this yet.
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Barry Kelly
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So the window appears exactly inside the wall opening and equal to each side?
The image is nothing like your window but it should look similar to this?
Barry.
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