New Gadget Available : GreenSquares fixes StartPoints

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New Gadget Available : GreenSquares fixes StartPoints

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There is a new gadget available from my site (std terms) to make it easier to reverse the StartPoint and EndPoints of many 2D vectors in VCP or Aspire, all at once. GreenSquares has no dialog front-end, but it is simple to use : Select the vectors you need to work with, and it will flip the Start and End points for the majority of the vectors according to their distance from the centre of the selected BoundingBox. Run it once to get all vectors aligned coherently, run it again to make them run the opposite way if needed.

This may be useful if you have brought in the vectors without being able to control the Starts, if the Starts became messed up by edits, or you just want to flip them a specific bunch. Flipping a few with the node tool is fine, but hundreds or thousands is unpleasant. Even worse is trying to find a few dozen bad eggs in a large crowd of properly aligned vectors.

If you need it, you need it badly. Manual is attached

YouTube tutorial is here :
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Where is the gadget?
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First sentence. It's on Paul's site that is in his signature.

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OH on your website of course :oops:
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This is a very useful tool. Thanks for taking the time to create it Paul.

You Da Man!

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Thanks Prof Gadget for creating those amazing gadgets !

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Thanks, Paul. It will be very handy.
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You are very welcome ... it is a niche gadget, but it came in handy working with flutes.

John : that sound like something that the Illustrious Mayor of Toronto would say in his best patois ...
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Thank you Paul.
Please humour me.
What is a "sandbox" please?
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Thank you Paul ! I haven't needed it yet, but, as I learn and experiment
with other ways of toolpathing I am certain it will be a useful tool to have.

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thank you again paul. wish I'd had it yesterday. ted

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Gadget Rock Star!

Thanks Paul! I have payment for a pretty big job for me coming Friday (I hope)... The VCP 7 upgrade will be purchased so I can make use of your gadgets.

Thanks again!
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Ms Wolffie wrote:Thank you Paul.
Please humour me.
What is a "sandbox" please?
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It is just a safe place to play. The sandbox files are already setup with some working examples that you can fool with to see how the codes work (or don't) without risking anything important. I don't want to call them real examples because they are nowhere near that level of 'ready to cut'.

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OK, I See, I Think
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Paul, thank you so much for all you do for us! I just downloaded a couple of gadgets and sent you $75 on PayPal... fantastic work!
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