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… [ Read More » ]

Change Text Case (12d App)

A 12d Model app that allows the user to change the case (i.e. capitalisation) of various text values in bulk.    The app can change: Values of Text objects String names (any object) Point IDs (Super strings) Vertex text (Super string or 4d strings) Segment text (Super strings) Values to… [ Read More » ]

Chain Custom Prompt (12d App)

[Updated 13/04/20 – v1.4] A 12d Model app that builds and displays a user-definable panel (i.e. Graphical User Interface (GUI)). The primary purpose of this macro is for use in chains as a replacement or extension of the Prompt command. The Prompt command built-in to the chain functionality inside 12d… [ Read More » ]

Batch Apply MTF Edits (12d App)

A 12d Model app to make edits to many Apply MTF/Apply Many functions at once. This app does not have a panel or graphical user interface, but is instead run non-interactively. As such, it is designed such that the edits to be made are hard-coded into the application source code,… [ Read More » ]

Set Strings Direction (12d App)

A 12d Model app to set all strings to be the same direction- clockwise or counter-clockwise. This can make various operations easier, such as offset/parallel and applying certain linestyles (e.g. Flow lines). Features: Full source code included User can choose which direction Only changes the strings that are in the… [ Read More » ]

Fit 3pt Arcs (12d App)

[ Updated 06/09/2020 – v1.1 ] 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 (v1.1) has been compiled to work with V14C2g or above and may… [ Read More » ]

Report Used Linestyles (12d App)

A 12d Model app to report linestyles used by all elements in the current project to a file. This app has no panel and requires no user-interaction. Simply run it and the results will be output to a file “all_used_linestyles.txt” in the current project’s working folder. The app is currently… [ Read More » ]