Axel

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  • in reply to: Size of background image #44780
    Axel
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    Hi Marven,

    I try to send it via email.

    Brgds, Axel

    in reply to: Size of background image #44773
    Axel
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    Hi Marven,

    thanks for your advise. I tried what you wrote, but even with 8096 it is cropped and part is missing.

    I checked what Delftship does when it asks for reducing the size and it goes down to 4800. And this is so small that it is very much unsharpen and important lines are not visible anylonger.ย  And even 8096 (if that worked) is already quite unsharpen. Of course this is individual and depends on the plan I use. It is the first time because the plan is from a larger ship. Would be however great if that could be solved. Anything I could look in my graphic settings? I don’t know where to search there.

    Brgds, Axel

     

     

     

    in reply to: Size of background image #44771
    Axel
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    Hi Marven,

    the background image I use has 13000 x 2100. I don’t know what size my graphic card can handle maximum. I have no issue opening it in other software for editing for example.

    Best regards, Axel

    in reply to: Size of background image #44765
    Axel
    Participant

    Hi Marven,

    thanks for your reply. That is understood so far, but the issue is that when I keep it in original size, the image is cropped and only partly visible which makes it unusable. Maybe an error?

    brgds, Axel

    in reply to: Orbit Feature Origin #44173
    Axel
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    Hi Terry,

    I second that. I posted very similar feature request here some weeks ago. I use a kind of CAD software as well where it is very easy to center view by selecting the part and press a center-view-button. Maybe the developers can integrate such a feature.

    Cheers,

    Axel

    in reply to: Background Images in v.310 (324) #44026
    Axel
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    Hi Terry,

    thank you again. This is a way I tried once, only to see if the offset table I prepared really works. And it worked. I did not bother to start creating the hull, but I saw by the structure of the points from a distance that it looked right. The next step was to add surface by surface and then fairing until the hull was properly built. I usually do have WLs, buttocks and stations on drawings, then I can also use another software, but as soon as I cannot get a proper full set of lines I use delftship but haven’t used it for long, so I had this trouble with the background image adjustment.

    Delftship seems to be really nice when you even have a GA plan only and pictures of the hull, so you can define some rough control points along the outlines and then start shifting the points to the appropriate shape. Of course it needs a while and you need some ideas how the hull shape is in real, therefore is good to have pictures of the original hull which on historic ships is not so easy.

    Cheers,

    Axel

     

     

    in reply to: Background Images in v.310 (324) #44023
    Axel
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    Hello Terry,

    many thanks for your input again. This guideline is really helpful. I set up the arrangement completely from scratch and that was the difficulty with trial and error until I got the image correctly aligned to the size fitting on AP and FP (in the top/bottom view due to missing FP/AP marks, rest was ok). Using a parent hull I thought makes more mess than doing all from scratch. It is maybe compared to reading and do corrections on someone’s text than rather writing it from the beginning by yourself ๐Ÿ˜‰ I am presently creating the hull using a body plan view without waterlines and buttocks and from scratch. But I will also try with the basis of a parent hull and setting up the desired intersections for the image adjustment.

     

    Cheers,

    Axel

     

    in reply to: Background Images in v.310 (324) #44019
    Axel
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    Hello Terry,

    thank you. That’s tricky with the stations, I was aware of that feature but did not think about trying it in the beginning before modelling a hull, just for the purpose of scaling the image. No question, the new image editor is nice, an undo button there would be great but this is something for the feature request in the other site of this forum. If the developers could make it possible to see the red AP and FP line in the top and bottom view and a margin line of the beam which we entered before starting at all would be also very handy. Your last point sounds logical. It is also good that they separated the image editing from the main tools windows.

     

    Cheers,

    Axel

    in reply to: Background Images in v.310 (324) #44016
    Axel
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    Hello Terry,

    thanks for your reply and help. I see that the profile (side) view of your project looks same as mine. Also in the 3D view of the background editor it’s ok, since the FP and AP marks are visible. There it is possible to scale and adjust the image to the FP/AP marks. But in the front and aft view (3D background editor) the draft mark, center line and base line are visible which is also fine since I can scale it along these lines. The problem is in the top/bottom view where only a center line is visible. There should be the FP and AP marks at least as a reference. How is it in your project? Do you have the AP/FP in top and bottom view?

    It would be also fantastic if the control points can be seen in the background editor to have reference points for scaling. Otherwise it’s a hell of a trial and error until I found the image is adjusted and scaled properly.

    Best regards,

    Axel

     

    in reply to: Background Images in v.310 (324) #44009
    Axel
    Participant

    And, in the normal Home tab I can even not see the FP/AP and any beam marks in the top/bottom view. But at least the control points are visible which I set at the beam and AP/FP position.

    in reply to: Background Images in v.310 (324) #44006
    Axel
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    Hello,

    I would like to continue on this topic. I use the latest version built 331. Background image editor 3D view: in the top/bottom view I cannot see any markings of the AP and FP, any lines that show the beam are also not visible. In the front/aft view the beam is also not marked. In all views the control points are not visible. All these markings are really vital to properly position and scale the background image. In the older versions I remember it was possible to edit the background image (scale and move) in the normal Home tab. Did I forget to activate or did I overlook anything that makes these items visible in the background image editor?ย 

    Thanks,

    Axelย 

     

     

     

     

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    in reply to: Hull Modelling with stations only #39485
    Axel
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    Hi! Many thanks for these steps how you got to the good result! I think I can try it the same way. Good to see such tutorial as a guide ๐Ÿ™‚

    Cheers,

    Axel

    in reply to: Hull Modelling with stations only #39467
    Axel
    Participant

    Very odd and uncommon, then is better to have the station arrangement on a top view as shown there or you align the stations according to the outline if no station markers.

    in reply to: Hull Modelling with stations only #39464
    Axel
    Participant

    Hi Icare,

    thanks for the input again and well what you mentioned to Maryak, correct, an odd distance is not common and if it happened you can adjust it on the forcastle outline.
    Looking forward seeing your screenshots ๐Ÿ™‚

    Cheers,
    Axel

    in reply to: Hull Modelling with stations only #39462
    Axel
    Participant

    Commonly, if you have a bodyplan with the transversal section from a shipyard, it is divided always in the same distance based on the LPP. As you said, fore and aft part is rather complicated designed hence they sub-divide the stations by half, but always the exact distance.
    If you have a final framing plan where all frames are shown (can be 200 or more depending on the vessel’s length) then you have to stick with the frame distances shown on each general arrangement plan.

    But as above mentioned, the bodyplan for initial construction of a hull, they have either 10 or 20 stations with same distance (and fore / aft half stations or even quartered) I guess this is why they call it stations and not frames, because frames are rather on the final framing plan which indeed show each single frame in shape.

    Cheers,

    Axel

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