[Papervision3D] Animated Scale in DAE
paul at paultondeur.nl
Sun Apr 18 08:27:08 PDT 2010
Scaling is not working correctly with animated DAE's. This is a
Papervision3D bug. The best solution is to scale your model in your
modelling tool, before exporting it to Papervision3D.
On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 3:40 AM, Glen <53effie at rogers.com> wrote:
> I never did get the scale animation working in the DAE file exported out of
> Lightwave. Anybody have any suggestions?
> I got around it but removing all the animation from my DAE and handled all
> the animation in AS3/Papervision3D instead. I would still like o find a
> solution though if one exists in case I need this functionality down the
> On 2010-04-16, at 12:03 PM, Glen wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> > I have an animated DAE that I am bringing into Papervision3D which for
> the most part is working fine. I have one element that has it's rotation
> animated and that works fine as do 2 other static elements. In the past I
> have also animated position without any difficulty. Now I wish to animate
> the scale of an object and I can't get it to work. If I set the scale of X,
> Y, or Z to anything other than 1, the object does not appear when I test the
> movie in Flash. Further testing has shown that even if the scale is static
> but not equal to 1, the object still doesn't appear. Any thoughts on what
> might be causing this? Because the timing of the scaling is tied to
> something else that happens in the the animated DAE, I would prefer to
> control the scaling in the DAE, not in Papervision3D.
> > For reference I am using Lightwave3D 9.6 and it's built in DAE exporter.
> Is there perhaps a problem with the syntax that LW uses in their DAE export?
> Does anybody have a DAE with animated scaling that works in PV3D that I
> could have a look at? Perhaps by comparing the XML I might be able to
> determine what is different in the syntax, if anything.
> > How can I figure out what version of Papervision3D I am using? Perhaps
> this is a bug in an earlier version?
> > If scaling isn't supported in animated DAE files via Papervision3D, is
> there any way that I can make an object disappear without using
> Papervision3D to control when it appears and disappears? So far any attempts
> to control visibility via shaders (transparency) in Lightwave have not
> worked in Papervision3D. Again, this appearance and disappearance is tied to
> something else that happens in the DAE so I'd prefer to control the
> visibility in the DAE file.
> > TTFN.
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