Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Daid

OpenSCAD polygon builder.

Recommended Posts

Posted · OpenSCAD polygon builder.

I'm making extensive use of OpenSCAD. The only problem I found is that the polygon function is hard to use. I rather draw my polygons visual. So I created a simple polygon editor for OpenSCAD in Javascript+HTML.

It can be found at:

http://daid.eu/~daid/3d/

Action screenshot:

http://daid.eu/~daid/Screenshot.png

How does it work? Well, simply paste the OpenSCAD code containing polygons in the lower left text area. And the polygons will show up. Then use the edit/add/delete tools to modify the polygons and it will update the code automatically (like magic). Just copy it back to OpenSCAD for the final result.

Example code:

 

$fs = 0.4;render() intersection() {rotate([-90,0,0]) linear_extrude(height=20,center=true) polygon([[24,0],[21,4],[15,7],[-13,7],[-21,4],[-24,1],[-24,-5],[-13,-4],[-12,0],[-9,0],[-7,1],[11,1],[13,-1],[25,-2]]);linear_extrude(height=20,center=true) polygon([[23,-3],[25,0],[23,3],[19,6],[12,8],[-20,8],[-23,6],[-24,0],[-23,-6],[-20,-8],[12,-8],[19,-6]]);rotate([-90,0,90]) linear_extrude(height=100,center=true) polygon([[8,-8],[-8,-8],[-8,2],[-7,5],[-5,7],[5,7],[7,5],[8,2]]);}translate([-3,0,-2]) cylinder(r=1,h=20);translate([ 8,0,-2]) cylinder(r=1,h=20);

 

I've tested it in firefox, IE and chrome. Which all worked without a hitch.

If you want an offline version. Just save the page, everything needed for the tool to function is in a single HTML file.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Our picks

    • Ultimaker Cura 4.0 | Stable available!
      Ultimaker Cura 4.0 is mainly focused on the improved user interface and cloud integration.
      As always, we want to collect your user feedback for this release. If there are any improvements you can think of, feel free to mention it here and help us to shape the next release.
      • 98 replies
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to the Ultimaker Community of 3D printing experts. Visit the following links to read more about our Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy. Thank you!