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23 Jun 2021 01:39:56 EDT (-0400)
  Re: bounding box calculator  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 28 Oct 2019 04:20:10
Message: <5db6a4ba$1@news.povray.org>
Op 27/10/2019 om 16:00 schreef jr:
> as part of some stuff I'm playing with, I noticed that the bounding box of the
> "Boy's Surface"[1] contains a lot of .. air.:-)   after reading up on things, I
> wrote a macro which "scans" an object's BB to find the actual dimensions (using
> 'inside()' tests), and print out information about how much "slack" is found[2]
> between object and bounding box face(s).
> 

Thanks! I am certainly going to play with this useful little toy. I 
second Bald Eagle's suggestion about additional wireframes. I am a 
visual guy, and such things would help me no end.

-- 
Thomas


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