RE: Supports in lightyear

From: Miller, Michael W (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 01:29:50 EET

Karl, I don't know why this wouldn't work but I haven't tried it:

Scale your part by about .98, support it, then rescale both parts and supports about the origin to make sure they stay in the same relative position.

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> Hello all,
> I have a part that is bigger then the platform of an SLA500 by > " and need
> to support it. LightYear refuses to do that because the part is larger then
> the platform. Any suggestions? I do not want to split the part so refrain
> from giving that suggestion.
> Karl
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