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Rotate: Unskew

Rotate: Unskew

Rotate: Unskew

Hello everyone!

The "unskew" command doesn't seem to work for me, has anyone else had the same issue?

I have skewed geometry and, when I select and apply the command, nothing happens. The rest of the rotate commands work just fine.

Am I using the command wrong? or misinterpreted its usage? Here is the link to the Hexagon docs related to this command:



RE: Rotate: Unskew

The "unskew" option is intended to return a block of piping elements to their previous "un-skewed" orientation. For example, say you have a cantilever with 10 elements in the "X" direction. Next you rotate the cantilever about the "Y" axis 30 degrees. If you follow this with the "unskew" operation, the cantilever should return to the "X" direction.

Caution, just blocking a section of pipe elements and using "unskew" may not result in what you want. For instance, say you have a cantilever at 45 degrees in the "XZ" plane. Do you expect "unskew" to align the elements with the "X" or "Z" axis?

Richard Ay
Hexagon PPM (CAS), Consultant

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