How to place Light inside pony wall

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I am working on a TI project. We are adding a 36" high pony wall with an artistic etched glass panel on top.

The glass panels will be lighted from below and inside the pony wall. The pony wall will be 8" thick with a

cherry wood cap. There will be a slot cut into the wood cap where the glass panels will be placed.


How do I show light lights inside the pony wall and facing upward ? Or is there another way to get the glass panels

to appear to be light from below in the 3D model ?





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If you don't need an actual wall you can use a box with an open top sized as needed. Place a polyline solid with a slot

cut in it and a light source from below  spot light set to 90 degrees versus -90. you can use 3D light source if you don't care about seeing a symbol.

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Thanks William & Dennis,


William, the picture you sent is what we are looking to do. The only difference is the wall will be longer and the glass panel will encompass three pieces of glass

and each one free formed with slightly different colors and textures. Did you add a light source inside of the wall to achieve the illuminated look ?


Dennis, I'm going to try your suggestion in a few minutes.




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Mike - there are a couple of ways to accomplish this depending on what your needs are.  You could also make the pony wall a polyline solid with a hole in it

and a cap polyline solid with a matching hole in it and 3 polyline solids for the glass panels.

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