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From: Bald Eagle
Date: 3 Dec 2018 15:30:00
Message: <web.5c05919ab4bd0d7a765e06870@news.povray.org>
"Kenneth" <kdw### [at] gmailcom> wrote:

> But what baffles me at the moment is why it DOES work, when
>      image_map{concat("png ","my_image",str(frame_number - 1,-4,0),".png")
> does not-- since both constructions involve strings, in what *appears* to be a
> similar way.

When you do it the cancat way - POV-Ray sees it as a string.
When you do it the #include way - it parses it as a keyword.

Maybe something handy would be to have something like

keyword (my_keyword) so the whole write/read/parse sequence could be avoided

in the far far future   ;)


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