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08-22-2006, 02:30 AM
Due out as soon as I track down all the bugs...
my first plug-in... it is a simple useful tool which extends the EIAS functionality. There is no name yet (what's in a name) but it is a simple instancing tool for EIAS. This is early for me to post, but I am excited to get to this point where I have a working example.
In this example, there is a uber sphere, XP and my plug-in...
I am planning an alpha release asap... hope people will find this useful
08-22-2006, 03:03 AM
Looks interesting. I can imagine several uses for this. Looking forward to its release.
08-22-2006, 04:06 AM
Nice! Can you attach particle emitters (or other plugins) to each instance? or 'could' that be added to the plugin?
I may be off my rocker...either way, I will use it!
08-22-2006, 04:21 PM
Hi, Charles... hope people will find this usefulCjIt depends from how interested/usable the "instancing options" are :)
08-23-2006, 12:27 AM
each instance has position/rotation/scale channels which are controllable via XP... there will be no terrain detection, it is meant as a basic instancer, not a Placer Depositor style plug... more utilitarian...
FYI, wil be a free plug...
08-23-2006, 01:15 AM
each instance has position/rotation/scale channels which are controllable via XP... there will be no terrain detection, it is meant as a basic instancer, not a Placer Depositor style plug... more utilitarian...Well, "more utilitarian" == better :) IMO it's a good idea to add some aux channels for each instance (besides position/rotation/scale), for example:
- selected flag;
- 1-2 custom channels (user can define their names and type)
08-23-2006, 01:22 AM
well, hopefully feadback will provide insight into that... and I am trying to keep things simple for my first plug. Those are good ideas, maybe v0.01b I can add some of those :)
08-23-2006, 01:22 AM
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