"Dave Blandston" <IsN### [at] protonmailch> wrote:
> Some notes:
> It's fairly easy but a little tedious to make characters with this macro. What
> worked for me was to make a bitmap image of the characters with a paint program
> then mark locations along a path following the center of the character strokes.
thinking that some code to "scan" a black+white/any high contrast image, as
image_map texture on a box or a plane, would automate that step (leaving only
the "tedium" of providing the char/word bitmaps :-))
> The <x, y> coordinates of the marks can then be typed into Coordinate  array
> entries and if necessary the diameter multipliers can be adjusted. With a little
> practice one can achieve acceptable results. Don't forget that the first and
> last locations aren't actually plotted since the macro uses the b_spline
> sphere_sweep method.
am still quite amazed at how few points are needed.
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