POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.utilities : Modified Circle_Text() Server Time: 17 Jun 2019 12:38:31 GMT
  Modified Circle_Text() (Message 1 to 1 of 1)  
From: Mike Thorn
Subject: Modified Circle_Text()
Date: 13 Nov 2004 18:34:05
Message: <4196539d@news.povray.org>
The way the default circle_text macro is currently written, it's
difficult to model text where the serifs are aligned to the y-axis and 
the object bends as if it's wrapped around a vertical cylinder (with the 
default macro, the text lays flat on the z-plane). So I
modified it by adding another parameter.

To use, write one more value at the end of the macro, specifiying the
vertical angle of the letters. -90 results in a "normal" alignment 
(right side up),
90 makes it upside down. 0 gives the same result as the unmodified macro.

Just replace your default shapes.inc with the attached file.

~Mike


Post a reply to this message


Attachments:
Download 'us-ascii' (29 KB)

Copyright 2003-2008 Persistence of Vision Raytracer Pty. Ltd.