[OpenSCAD] User Poll: What do you want to see from OpenSCAD development?

nop head nop.head at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 15:14:14 EST 2019


I use this:  https://github.com/nophead/NopSCADlib#Clip Not quite what you
want but it can clip against any plane perpendicular to one of the axes.

On Fri, 22 Nov 2019 at 18:01, Jordan Brown <openscad at jordan.maileater.net>
wrote:

> Here's a stupid little feature that I often want:  a "clip" operator that
> cuts away everything on one side of a plane.
>
> Yes, you can do this with difference or intersection with a big cube, but
> I find it ... aesthetically unpleasant ... to have to decide how big the
> cube should be.
>
> At its simplest (and probably as a default) it should just cut away
> everything where Z<0, so
>     clip() sphere();
> gives a half-sphere above Z=0.
>
> That's enough, but for extra credit let the caller specify a normal vector
> (as for mirror()), or for double extra credit a point and normal vector so
> as to define a plane and an orientation.
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