trueSpace cob file from Blender

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trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by clintonman » 30 May 2020, 22:38

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Image shows meshes with vertex colors created in Blender and loaded into trueSpace.

I've started doing my most recent project in Blender and started doing some scripting. This upcoming script is an update to the truespace cob file export included in the Blender 2.43 release so it works with the new Blender versions. It still needs some TLC before first release and it has a permanent limitation in that if 2 vertices share the same location, they will export as one vertex. This is because of the not so friendly data organization inside Blender. Maybe in the future I'll be able to figure it out and fix it.

My main motivation for this is that I want to edit NURBS inside trueSpace instead of Blender. Still have to do an experiment or 2 to see if it's feasible. Getting the old script updated is the first step.
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Re: trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by RAYMAN » 31 May 2020, 15:19

most important with nurbs is the booleans if nurbs feature!Boolean operations in nurbs arent messing up topology as in polys!
NR1 reason to use nurbs!!!

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Re: trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by bitkar » 01 Jun 2020, 13:04

can it be done in reverse? model in tS and then load cob or maybe even scn into Blender?
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Re: trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by clintonman » 01 Jun 2020, 14:14

bitkar wrote:
01 Jun 2020, 13:04
can it be done in reverse? model in tS and then load cob or maybe even scn into Blender?
trueSpace COB Object and SCN Scene Import for Blender
http://clintons3d.com/plugins/carrara/index.html
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Re: trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by clintonman » 05 Jun 2020, 15:30

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Got a nurbs surface from Blender into trueSpace!

The final piece of the puzzle will be loading a trueSpace nurbs patch into Blender.
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Re: trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by RAYMAN » 07 Jun 2020, 16:10

Great!
Is there a way one can use or make a boolean function ad and subtract in nurbs in TS or also in Blender???

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Re: trueSpace cob file from Blender

Post by clintonman » 07 Jun 2020, 18:54

RAYMAN wrote:
07 Jun 2020, 16:10
Great!
Is there a way one can use or make a boolean function ad and subtract in nurbs in TS or also in Blender???
Nope, can't do that in either one.
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