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  Re: Use a vector Image  
From: Bob H 
Date: 25 Aug 2001 11:43:01
Message: <3b87c785@news.povray.org>
"Ken" <tyl### [at] pacbellnet> wrote in message
news:3B87B083.E191F33A@pacbell.net...
>
>
> Rahul Pilani wrote:
> >
> > I have an image in both vector and raster format.. which i want to use
to
> > create an object in pov ray of the same shape as the image.. anybody
have
> > any idea how do i go about it?
> > Rahul Pilani
>
> One possibility is to use your image to create a height_field object.
> It has its limitations but is the only method I can think of off the
> top of my head.

Or he could convert to GIF and then convert to DXF then convert to triangle
mesh.
Nevermind, HF is a better way to go than that.
Hmm, can it be converted to VRML by any chance?  There is a VRML to POV
converter available at http://www.chemicalgraphics.com/paul/

Bob H.


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