POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.text.scene-files : 3D Text with Sphere_sweeps : Re: 3D Text with Sphere_sweeps Server Time
5 Jul 2022 05:15:03 EDT (-0400)
  Re: 3D Text with Sphere_sweeps  
From: Dave Blandston
Date: 20 Jun 2022 21:35:00
Message: <web.62b11f6718b1901c22d125f7607c1b34@news.povray.org>
"Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
> Now the thing is, the objects have to be converted into isosurfaces for all of
> this to work:
>
> #declare _Box = function (X, Y, Z) { max((X*X-1),(Y*Y-1),(Z*Z-1)) }
> #declare _Sphere = function { x*x + y*y + z*z - 1 }
>
> And so you'd need to do a Bill P ObjectAsIso type conversion.  Because you can't
> have the infinite gradient between object and no-object.
>
> So it would work, but it might be rather slow...


Ah-ha! Thanks for the follow-up! I've been trying to figure out how to make it
work since your last post - and not getting anywhere.


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