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8 Aug 2022 22:40:02 EDT (-0400)
  Re: vrotate question  
From: jr
Date: 21 Jul 2022 16:40:00
Message: <web.62d9b858132fa4421be3cd4b6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

"m@b" <sai### [at] googlemailcom> wrote:
> ...
> I think what you want is this:
>
>    sphere{0, 1 translate<5,0,0> rotate<0,i_,45> rotate<45,0,0>}
>
> i.e. apply the x rotation after the i_ thing. I don't think it is
> possible using vrotate.

ah, ok, need separate rotations.  (the "i_ thing" was just a placeholder for
frame_number)


> If you need to define the points in advance you could try this:
>
>    #local p2_ = transform {translate<5,0,0> rotate<0,i_,45> rotate<45,0,0>};
>    sphere{0, 1 transform p2_ }

thank you for the 'transform' reminder!  I currently write 'sphere
{vrotate(...),...}' in the scene, so need to re-organise the sphere centres etc.
 think I can make the transform into a macro :-).  cheers.


regards, jr.


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