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19 Jun 2024 15:40:31 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Is an AOI function possible?  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 14 Apr 2024 17:34:28
Message: <661c4be4$1@news.povray.org>
On 2024-04-14 14:50 (-4), William F Pokorny wrote:
> On 4/13/24 13:18, Cousin Ricky wrote:
>> Is it possible to vary a texture by AOI according to a function, rather
>> than by a texture list?  I don't see anything in the aoi syntax diagrams
>> that allows this, but it would be nice to know if I missed something.
> 
> The 'texture list' wording confuses me. Did you mean texture map?

Yes, that is what I meant.  I was thinking the list of textures that go
into a texture_map.

> I believe the short answer is no and that you see the situation correctly.

Thanks.

> There is the slope pattern which might help depending on what you want
> to do, but it too has function usage constraints.

No, the slope pattern is definitely not what I'm looking for.


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