POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.utilities : Polynomial Spreadsheet : Re: Polynomial Spreadsheet Server Time
23 Feb 2024 01:00:00 EST (-0500)
  Re: Polynomial Spreadsheet  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 23 Oct 2017 10:15:00
Message: <web.59edf89463d226a5c437ac910@news.povray.org>
"B. Gimeno" <nomail@nomail> wrote:

> Open without problems with libreoffice 5.3.
> When it comes to getting the results to Pov-Ray, that's when the trouble starts.

Good to hear.

> Is Kevin Bacon a universal constant now?

Well, sort of.  ;)
but only for 6th-degree polynomials   :D

>According to the documentation, the
> polynomial version of the syntax lacks the "command" parameter at first so that
> the program starts processing.

I'm not really sure what you mean by that.
it ought to be poly {
then a list of xyx (PowerX, PowerY, PowerZ):multiplier terms

From the "function" version I lack experience to
> know why it also gets stuck in the calculation. Greetings, and thank you for
> sharing.

It's certainly possible that there's a small typo or something in there.

I've had my hands full with a number of other things, but perhaps tomorrow I
will be able to review the spreadsheet and do some testing with scenes in

It would be easier for me debug anything or explain where your problems are if
you could post a short scene with the results of the spreadsheet that you copied
into the scene.


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