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  Re: New camera, or new camera docs illustrations.  
From: scott
Date: 30 Jun 2009 05:46:34
Message: <4a49defa@news.povray.org>
>> SO you still expect me to trawl through all the scene files, looking for 
>> the camera block that is actually the active one, then calculate what 
>> image dimensions I should tell POV I want, just to get an image with 
>> square pixels?  That doesn't sound too ideal to me, *especially* when 
>> most of the time you do want square pixels.
>
> So you're saying that your major objection is that you don't want to look 
> through the source code, right?

And then do a calculation to figure out what to tell POV, yes.  I've used 
enough 2D and 3D programs, and none works like this, it's completely 
counter-intuitive.  All programs I've seen automatically assume you are 
working with square pixels unless you specifically check or uncheck a 
certain option, IMO it should be the same for POV.


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