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QuickInsetAuthor: Piotrek Marczak
Updated May 2013 (info) — Rewrite of the original QuickExtrude tool. This tool performs quick modo-like interactive extrude, bevel and inset operations without showing a property page. Piotrek's notes from the si-community thread: Extruding along normal is available only in 2012 SAP for operations that relies on SI units you drag in component's normal direction, for other ops (like point skirting ratio/bevel subdivisions) just drag across screen subdivision highlighting is supported only for level 1 and only catmull-clark J, L hotkeys change subdivision on extrude K hotkey is for repeating operation on highlighted component/subselection ENTER shows op PPG shift makes operations 10x slower LMB is extruding, LMB and then RMB - changes inset ratio of extrusion MMB is beveling, , MMB and then RMB - changes bevel subdivisions RMB is insetting tool can also work in supra mode if you hotkey the tool I've used it to model few production objects and it's pretty useful.

Developed with the interactive tool SDK. See Piotrek's video for a quick introduction

local backup: quickextrude_0.2.xsiaddon (June 2013)   pmQuickExtrude2012.xsiaddon (older but SI 2012 compatible version)   quickextrude_src.rar

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Re: quickinset

Post by Falam » 09 Oct 2012, 14:39

Sorry, what I meant was a action, similar to Photoshop. If the polygons are the same, I run the macro and all the extrusions and bevels are done automatically.

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Re: quickinset

Post by origin » 14 May 2013, 22:01

Updated 1st post with small patch (File with comment " LATEST" )
-fixed some bugs with selection, multiple objects and others
-removed selecting feature
-tool now will extrude by clicking anywhere in viewport when component selection is not empty
-repeat op key 'k' will work also after re-launching tool, e.g. if you want to repeat bevel on different set of components
-better visual representation of extrusion axis

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Re: quickinset

Post by pluMmet » 15 May 2013, 00:26

Great tool. Thanks for keeping it up!

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Re: quickinset

Post by wireframex » 15 May 2013, 08:04

Thanks for sharing ^:)^
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Re: quickinset

Post by origin » 15 May 2013, 17:51

Thanks. Forgot to mention you may need this if plugin won't load http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download ... x?id=30679

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Re: quickinset

Post by Nox » 10 Aug 2013, 11:51

Great update, selecting feature was annoying, now it works perfectly, thanks!

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Re: quickinset

Post by stevejjd » 05 Nov 2018, 10:49

How do I assign a hot key to these tools? Thanks

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Re: quickinset

Post by Maximus » 06 Nov 2018, 10:48

stevejjd wrote:
05 Nov 2018, 10:49
How do I assign a hot key to these tools? Thanks
file > keyboard mapping > on the left column find "custom script commands" then on the right column find "pmQuickExtrude" and drag and drop it to any hotkey you want.

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Re: quickinset

Post by stevejjd » 06 Nov 2018, 22:46

Maximus wrote:
06 Nov 2018, 10:48
stevejjd wrote:
05 Nov 2018, 10:49
How do I assign a hot key to these tools? Thanks
file > keyboard mapping > on the left column find "custom script commands" then on the right column find "pmQuickExtrude" and drag and drop it to any hotkey you want.
Thank you so much ~ I found it :D.

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Re: quickinset

Post by vit » 27 Mar 2019, 10:48

Hello. Who knows how to build this plugin from source. I wanted to compile the plugin with my custom hotkeys. I tried to compile, but I get errors. Thanks in advance.

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Re: quickinset

Post by rray » 27 Mar 2019, 11:55

What kind of error?
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Re: quickinset

Post by vit » 27 Mar 2019, 13:27

When I try to compile the solution, I get this error:


1>------ Build started: Project: pmQuickExtrude, Configuration: Release x64 ------
1>C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\Platforms\x64\Microsoft.Cpp.x64.targets(152,5): error MSB6006: "CL.exe" exited with code -1073741515.
========== Build: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========

I tried to compile in visual studio 2010 express and in vs 2012, but I get the same error.

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Re: quickinset

Post by vit » 27 Mar 2019, 13:39

I started getting this error when I added the path C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC\bin\ to the environment variable.

Without this path I received an error


1>------ Build started: Project: cable, Configuration: Release x64 ------
1>TRACKER : error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified.
1>
1>
========== Build: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 0 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========

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Re: quickinset

Post by vit » 27 Mar 2019, 13:43

Sorry for the name of the cable in the message. I tried to compile an empty project. Same error with quickExtrude

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Re: quickinset

Post by rray » 27 Mar 2019, 13:48

If this happens for simple Hello world project too, it's an issue with the Visual Studio installation. In that case I would try reinstalling VS (maybe upgrade to community version 2017)
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Re: quickinset

Post by vit » 27 Mar 2019, 14:01

Thanks for the advice.