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23 Jun 2021 14:46:07 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Request for new feature: example  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 18 Sep 2004 03:21:58
Message: <414be216@news.povray.org>
"John D. Gwinner" <joh### [at] cornelledu> schreef in bericht
news:414bd710$1@news.povray.org...
> So .. what you want is a way to take say a group in Moray, and declare the
> exact position of it to be a runtime calculated object through trace?
>
> What if you had a plugin that would do something similar?  You could:
>
> 1) Place an item on the scene with the plugin (I guess as a 'grouped'
> object)
> 2) Do an initial render
> 3) Script output by the plugin would do a trace, and output a file with
the
> locations of the object.
> 4) Those locations would be read in by the script, and the object
> repositioned in the scene.
>
> Would that do it?
>
Yes indeed, I think that would do the job. I am not much of a plugin
builder, but if somebody could do the job.... would be much appreciated!

Thomas


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