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I realize your Free Library tools were created by others and perhaps "off-subject"... but if possible could you say a little about how to use some of them?
I'm referring to:
Gradient Marker (?)
Level Object (?) (I'd like to put a dynamic elevation marker on the top of a [yard] wall in Plan view, but 'gravity' for the Level Dimension Tool doesn't work for walls .)
Cutline (can a fill be automatically trimmed around the cutline?)
I'm afraid I haven't had a look at these objects - we just thought there were some useful items and collected them for ease of installation.
I remember Parapicture from years ago - I believe it is somewhat similar to the Picture object in the current U.S. library - it shows an image file on a rectangle to be used as a picture on the wall, a carpet on the floor, etc. I don't know what the difference is between it and the one in the U.S. library - perhaps some additional parameter options.
I wish I could be more help. Perhaps Scott can fill in something here, since he may have used some of these in practice.
Has this been removed ?
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The link was apparently broken when our website was moved. I have fixed it above, and repeat it here for your convenience:
I have not looked at this file for a very long time - use and enjoy if you find it useful - but I can't really answer questions about it.
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