MillFace needed(okay, would benefit from) this new feature: [Path] MillFace: add feature - exclude raised areas. You know you wanted it in the past. Here it is. "Exclude Raised Areas" is the new property to enable the self-titled feature. Pockets (holes, depressions, slots, etc...) are still milled over as expected; but, enable the new feature and that raised stud in the middle of the face will be excluded - left alone - not touched - safe - a tree in the midst of a milled plateau. Okay, you get the idea...
If not, I attached a few pics: before and after.
The new feature does NOT include avoidance detection. So, raised areas that are slanted out, angled out, bulging out, have overhangs pointing outward, etc... will not be adjusted for by the algorithm. Perpendicular areas and those sloped inward (half sphere, cone, studs, etc) should all be safe.
Descriptions of pics:
- Standard MillFace operation without adjustments - view 1
- Standard MillFace operation without adjustments - view 2 - model hidden
- NEW, 'ExcludeRaisedAreas' feature enabled - view 1
- NEW, 'ExcludeRaisedAreas' feature enabled - view 2 - slot is milled over, stud is excluded