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Blog series by daltxguy updated 10-04-2010 11:41 AM 5 parts 31134 reads 78 comments total

Part 1: The first pre-release of cutlist 4.1 sketchup plugin

06-06-2010 10:29 AM by daltxguy | 17 comments »

I’ve started work on the next version of the cutlist plugin for Sketchup. This blog is intended to give anyone interested advance information on what’s coming up, pre-release copies, discussion of any issues which come up, questions and so on. This will lead to a new ‘stable’ version 4.1 which will be the next current version. The first pre-release is now available from here cutlist4.1pre Please not that this link will not be permanent and may be removed witho...

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Part 2: Cutlist minor enhancements

07-28-2010 02:04 PM by daltxguy | 11 comments »

I had a chance to add a few minor enhancements.The link is still the same for the ‘pre’ version as before, now up to v4.1.0.4Anyone downloading the ‘pre’ version will automatically get this change The list of changes: Additional characters which may end up in titles or material names which would otherwise give problems are now properly converted to display in html. These characters are the space(), single quote (‘), less than (<), greater than (>) and das...

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Part 3: Cutlist - more output enhancements

07-31-2010 01:00 AM by daltxguy | 2 comments »

The cutlist4.1.0pre link has been updated and anyone downloading now will now get v4.1.0.5 What’s new? Tilde (twiddle) ie ’~’ character has been restored to the cutlist window display. SU most commonly displays ’~’ on some measurements if it cannot display it accurately in the units you have selected. This might alert you that your part was not drawn correctly Tilde ( ’~’) now has been removed from the csv output ( cutlist csv and CutListPl...

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Part 4: Listing by Sub-Assembly...finally

08-03-2010 03:13 PM by daltxguy | 40 comments »

Often requested and finally here! I’ve finally changed the Sketchup cutlist4.1 plugin to show the partslist by sub-assembly based on the nested components in your model. I’ve uploaded cutlist4.1.0.6pre You’re really going to want to delete the old version completely before installing this version because the structure of the plugin has changed completely. The ruby script is now called ‘cutlist.rb’ and it’s really just a stub with all of the main code...

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Part 5: Cutlist 4.1 final

10-04-2010 11:41 AM by daltxguy | 8 comments »

Time has come to wrap up the current set of changes for cutlist and make the ‘4.1pre’ series official. Our seasons have ticked over, daylight savings time has kicked in, it’s warmish and it’s daylight until 8pm and I’m in the shop more than in front of the computer. I’ve still missed out quite a number of changes I’d like to make and have had requested. I will get to them. For anyone who has already downloaded and installed, there are...

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