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29 Nov 2021 10:10:58 EST (-0500)
  Re: slope problem  
From: jr
Date: 31 Jan 2019 13:25:01
Message: <web.5c533c8ec81a0ad348892b50@news.povray.org>
hi,

> clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> > Well, that's pretty much what I see them doing.
>
> given that the "end" is a sphere, I would have expected the cylinders to
> terminate in a curved shape, equidistant.  but I see a right angle.

ouch, sorry, I see now.  need to arrange the other spheres spherically to get
the equidistant ends.


> > Of course since the distance changes as the angle changes, so do the
> > gaps (because you computed each of them to be 5% of the total distance,
> > from sphere center to start of cylinder).

so how can one "fudge" it, ie make the cylinders end a predictable distance from
each sphere?


regards, jr.


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