How to DIsplay/Print a Scaled Side or Top View of a 3DModel?

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How to DIsplay/Print a Scaled Side or Top View of a 3DModel?

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In 3D graphics there are a few tools which will help you display a scaled side/front or top view
set to wire-form, added grid in 1 foot increments, see below for HOWTO:
side top view.jpg
side top view.jpg (151.16 KiB) Viewed 20 times
first i suggest you clone your project and eliminate or move out of view other vehicles and the roadway (so only plain color background)
Then add a plain color background and set the color:
select ground plain color.jpg
select ground plain color.jpg (17.45 KiB) Viewed 20 times
then change color of plain background and sky:
change color of plain background.jpg
change color of plain background.jpg (34.14 KiB) Viewed 20 times
change sky/zero plane/etc color (in example i set all to white)
set sky color.jpg
set sky color.jpg (108.2 KiB) Viewed 8 times
menu to change lighting to brighten:
set light to brighten vehicvle display.jpg
set light to brighten vehicvle display.jpg (57.39 KiB) Viewed 20 times
Using side and (top/bottom arrows) and lence (field of view) to zoom/show:
set side view and field of view.jpg
set side view and field of view.jpg (7.52 KiB) Viewed 20 times
BTW if veh get lost/out of sight, use select veh menu to adjust position and bring into view:
select veh opt 2.jpg
select veh opt 2.jpg (53.86 KiB) Viewed 20 times
Once you select a vehicle, use vehicle position icon to move into view:
set veh position.jpg
set veh position.jpg (31.33 KiB) Viewed 20 times
Optionally add/Set grid size and x y or z grid:
set grid.jpg
set grid.jpg (101.26 KiB) Viewed 20 times
and here's to set wireframe view:
set wireframe view.jpg
set wireframe view.jpg (106.47 KiB) Viewed 20 times
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