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Default Scaling after setframe() command


for animation purposes I need to load 2 pallets simultaneously into an elevator, so I thought the easiest and quickest way is to batch 2 items, change the graphical representation of the first one and dispose the second. I used the setframe() command, but as the itemFRAME1 has the size of 2 items, the 3D representation get squeezed (see screenshot). Is there a way or command to change it to the correct scale?
I already experimented with changing the original item (size of yellow box) or doubling the length of the 3D shape used for itemFRAME1, both didn't show any effect.

I really appreciate any hints on how to fix it. Thanks so much in advance.

Regards, Katharina
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Hi Katharina,

please add in your OnEntry in Queue13:
setsize(first(current), xsize(first(current))*2, ysize(first(current)), zsize(first(current)));
This code double the length of your item. You've changed only the shape without changing the length of the item

Your shapes haven't the size of your items. You can see this if you select an item (yellow or red frame). You can change this in FlowItem Bin. Flexsim uses the real size of the items in all objects. If your shape has a different size you simulation can look weird.


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