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6 Dec 2023 18:34:02 EST (-0500)
  Re: Looking for a interactive viewer  
From: lelama
Date: 21 Sep 2016 13:05:00
Message: <web.57e2bd8f4ca2376721263ef70@news.povray.org>
"Mr" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> "lelama" <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am looking for an interactive viewer "a la Blender".
> >
> > Something very simple would be sufficient. Starting from a .pov, I would like to
> > render the file and click on some buttons to change the camera position and
> > camera.angle in real time and that's all.
> >
> > Is there something out of the box for Ubuntu ? All modelers I have seen seem
> > dead.
> Do you know that Blender features a POV importer and exporter? Could you tell us
> why you don't like it, so we can keep improving it?
> https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Extensions:2.6/Py/Scripts/Render/POV-Ray

I didn't know it. I will try.

On the video, we only see the full fixed rendering and some wireframe
representation. What I really want is the real time rough representation, not
with wireframes. Within Blender, I can move with the mouse in this rough
rendering to inspect the details of my constructions. This a feature I miss in
povray. To really "see the perspective", I think moving the image is a real
advantage. It is probably as important as the shadow to really "feel" the

Thank you for the answer. This is very nice when people try to help :-)

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