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Balancing/area gadget

Postby Kayvon » Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:39 pm

This is a gadget I wrote for balancing clock hands. It can be used to determine the total area of an object and tell you how balanced the object is left-to-right. Usage is simple:
  • Highlight the object to want to balance
  • Rotate the object so it's balancing left-to-right
  • Move the object so its pivot is at x=0
  • Run the gadget
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Re: Balancing/area gadget

Postby Rcnewcomb » Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:24 am

Thanks for sharing
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Re: Balancing/area gadget

Postby Nthkentman » Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:13 pm

Kayvon wrote:This is a gadget I wrote for balancing clock hands. It can be used to determine the total area of an object and tell you how balanced the object is left-to-right. Usage is simple:
  • Highlight the object to want to balance
  • Rotate the object so it's balancing left-to-right
  • Move the object so its pivot is at x=0
  • Run the gadget



Silly question.. after unzipping the gadget how do you import or install it into V Carve 8.5?
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Re: Balancing/area gadget

Postby slowoodworker » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:18 am

Silly question.. after unzipping the gadget how do you import or install it into V Carve 8.5?

Oh, don't say that. I'm looking for the same answer.

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Re: Balancing/area gadget

Postby highpockets » Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:29 am

slowoodworker wrote:Silly question.. after unzipping the gadget how do you import or install it into V Carve 8.5?

Oh, don't say that. I'm looking for the same answer.

--Rich Farwell


Make note of where you unzipped the gadget.
In VCP or Aspire click on File->Open Application Data Folder
A Windows Explorer window will open to VCP data folders.
Click on Gadgets.
Copy the Balance_Gadget.lua into the Gadgets folder.
Close Explorer window and restart VCP.
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Re: Balancing/area gadget

Postby Nthkentman » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:33 pm

Cheers for the info... Will have a play tomorrow
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