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3 Mar 2024 09:57:27 EST (-0500)
  Re: workbench G rendering - cropped  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 8 May 2023 18:35:00
Message: <web.645977f35cd1160a1f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
"Mike Miller" <mil### [at] gmailcom> wrote:

> Does it only work with six pyramids? I have an architectural project I'm working
> on...this would be great for wall assemblies/extrusions.

Well - yes - they are "pyramids" in the sense that they are the expansion of the
6 faces of a cube outwards from the center.  Any object textured with this
pattern shows the "shell" at that distance from the center.

If you're familiar with isosurfaces, the analogy would be a different threshold,
or level set, of the function.

I recall this pattern being discussed here:

http://news.povray.org/povray.binaries.images/thread/%3Cweb.5a3fc73f52f18fa389df8d30%40news.povray.org%3E/


- BE


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