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turn off lines between slabs and roofs

Sandramuller
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Screenshot_20230607_184602_Samsung Notes.jpgany way to turn off lines between slabs and roof creating landscapes  but keeping lines in rest of model?

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Barry Kelly
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What lines are you talking about?

Can you point to one in your image?

 

Barry.

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Do you see the grey footpath in front of the house? 

Ahh, so the flat part of your path is a slab and the raking part is a roof.

I thought you were talking about the actual house roof.

 

There is a physical change in the angles of the surfaces, they are not in line with each other.

So you will always see a line at the change of direction.

 

You could maybe convert them into morphs, union them together, select just that joining edge (sub-element selection) and then hide it.

But that would also hide the line in plan and all other views as well.

 

Personally, I would leave it as is.

 

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Until I am certain that the levels and design aren't  changing  too much I was trying to avoid changing it to morph. I was hoping  there was sth else. 

Unfortunately not.

The surfaces are not in line, so there will always be a joining edge.

 

I would even bother converting to a morph, I would say the edge is good.

 

If you don't want to see the edge then there should be a curved transition between the surfaces, and that will be a totally different and possibly tricky thing to model (shells maybe).

 

I guess another option would be to not use roofs and slabs.

You could maybe create a mesh and adjust the heights of the top surface to the points you want.

You can control the visibility of ridges separately in plan and 3D, but you can't control individual ridge visibility.

 

Or you could look at a ramp object, but I think you will still have lines in 3D for different surface planes.

 

 

Barry.

 

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