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Show/Indicate Surface’s Normal Vector in Sketchup OpenStudio Plugin

asked 2023-06-19 20:23:24 -0500

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updated 2023-06-20 09:17:16 -0500

As the title suggests, I think a neat feature to have in the OpenStudio Sketchup plugin would be some indication (besides a lighter/more yellow shade for the surface) of where a surface’s normal vector is pointing. This would be an additional validation/check in addition to the color of the surface.

Having an actual arrow showing the normal direction would be awesome, but I’d settle for a start-end of a vector too.

This would help a user figure out if a surface is oriented properly to its respective space.

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I opened an issue on Github for the OpenStudio Sketchup Plugin.

IanVG's avatar IanVG  ( 2023-11-07 17:24:11 -0500 )edit

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answered 2023-11-08 23:10:26 -0500

Have you looked at the "Render by Surface Normal" option,, I think this does what you want?

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