12d Synergy Community Forum

A few users of 12d Synergy have lamented the loss of the 12d Synergy support forum where ideas could be shared amongst users, so I decided to create a new community-driven forum, hosted here at: https://forums.advanced12d.com/ . So, if you want to share your ideas, discuss problems or get tips and tricks from fellow 12d Synergy users, click the link, sign up and start contributing. Note that this is not an official support channel and is not affiliated with 12d… Read more12d Synergy Community Forum

Fit 3pt Arcs (12d App)

[ Updated 10/01/2022 – v1.2 ] An application for the 12d Model software that allows users to easily fit arcs to existing 3-pt strings, including creating a centre point and closing the arc. !! NOTE:   The new version (v1.2) has been compiled to work with V14C2k or above and may not work on earlier versions. Contact your local 12d distributor for information on how to upgrade to the latest version. Features: Fit arcs to existing strings with 3 points Better… Read moreFit 3pt Arcs (12d App)

Oops! Download links fixed

Thanks to some user feedback on the 12d Model Forum that some links to downloads weren’t working, I’ve had to re-set the “template” used in displaying download links. Turns out an earlier update of a plugin had reset/deleted the previous setting. I’ve now set all the download links again, but this means the posts have been updated and old posts are re-appearing as new posts. Apologies for any confusion caused.

Fit 3d Circle (12d App)

Screenshot of results produced by Fit 3d Circle app for 12d Model

There have been a few recent requests on the 12d Model Forum for ways of fitting a circle/arc through 3 points. Previously, I’ve had the Fit 3pt Arcs (12d App), but that’s designed to fit plan circles to objects. Things like columns, piles, tanks and the like where the surveyor- this was created for surveyors- can only survey points around the outside, but needs a nice clean circular representation for plans. That macro works well for plan circles with varying… Read moreFit 3d Circle (12d App)

Duplicate Model with Attributes

Someone recently asked on the 12d Model Forum how to duplicate a model and also duplicate any model attributes. I’d previously had the same problem and, frustratingly, none of the built-in options in 12d Model will copy the attributes. At least not in one move. There are workarounds with chains and the Attribute Manipulator, but figured it was such an obvious and easy fix that I’d write a 12d Model app. So, here it is. A 12d Model app (aka… Read moreDuplicate Model with Attributes