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4 Jul 2022 01:51:42 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Outputting the outlines of a scene  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 18 Feb 2020 01:31:46
Message: <5e4b84d2@news.povray.org>
I looked at the file again and luckily each object definition is 
preceded by an #undef, so all I had to do was define an empty object 
with the same name before parsing the file, and the object would then be 
skipped.


Michael


On 2/17/2020 1:34 PM, Bald Eagle wrote:
> 
> Mike Horvath <mik### [at] gmailcom> wrote:
> 
>> Is there any way in POV-Ray to "walk" down the tree and get the name of
>> every one of these objects? I'm guessing there is not since I've not
>> heard of anyone ever doing this.
> 
> Likely not.
> But it does suggest to me that you might be able to import all that text into a
> spreadsheet and filter out all of the "object { ............ <" lines and
> copy-paste that into a text file.
> 
> 
>


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