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ComponentFinder Improvements and More

Component Finder UI

Glad to announce some exciting and significant improvements and bug fixes for ComponentFinder, for WallCutter and for the Core Extension.  These improvements are based on customer feedback.  Keep it coming! This update is relevant to FlexPack Pro, FlexPack 2017 and to ComponentFinder customers. Important! This update will only work with Sketchup 2017 and up. Below…

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How to make a 4-Panel Door with 2 FlexSliders

FlexSlider 4-Panel Door

One of the features in the new FlexSlider Window/Door is that you can hide parts of the frame in order to make various configurations. In this example we show how to make a 4-panel door combining two FlexSliders. This can serve as a temporary solution for those who need a 4-panel door component Right Now! …

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Sketchup Scale Tool Tip

Scale tool tip video - sketchup essentials

Did you know you can type an exact size when using the scale tool? I was always sure typing in a multiplication or fraction were the only way to go, but apparently there’s more.  This comes very handy when scaling Flex components. It’s a great time saver!   Checkout Justin’s video to see how it’s…

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New FlexSlider Component

Flex Slider Window Door

Meet The New FlexSlider Window/Door!   Open/Close each sash by clicking on it with the interact tool. Show/Hide the sides/top/bottom of the frame by clicking on them to create combinations of window arrangements. Customize the Sashes There are more options inside each of the sashes – go into the sash component by double clicking twice…

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New FlexDoor Feature – Make a pivot door

FlexDoor Move Axis Setting

FlexDoor v1.9 Added a new setting:  ‘Axis – Move’. You can now create a pivot door by changing the position of the door panel’s axis point!  😃 Note: The ‘Arcs’ haven’t been adapted, so you will probably want to turn them off.  You will also want to set the number of ‘Hinges’ to 0 since…

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New WallCutter Feature!

WallCutter Exclude Feature Animation

Just released a significant, much requested, update for WallCutter.  You can now mark sub-components to be excluded from the WallCutter algorithm.  Once marked, the sub-components are ignored, and they stop affecting the dynamic opening. This is good for situations with window trim, sill horns, a sink on a counter top, etc.   This update also…

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Get the latest releases with FlexPack Pro!

FlexPack Pro Cover Image

We’ve recently made some important changes to the FlexTools packages. Over the past year, we have released numerous additions and updates, and we have many more in the pipeline!  Rather than wait for new components and tools to accumulate, and release them as a ‘new yearly package’, we’ve decided that to better serve you, the…

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FlexTools v1.6.1 (BugFix)

We just released another update for FlexTools – v1.6.1 In the previous version (1.6.0) there was a bug that, under some conditions, could prevent FlexTools from working completely!   Please do the following: 1. Do the Automatic Update. 2. If the Red Update button is still visible after the update, no worries – Restart Sketchup,…

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