[Bf-funboard] What I would wish for...
ascilator at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 21:58:50 CET 2006
Being able to add maesurements into blender would help alot, I often make
level models small and then have a hard time trying to adjust them to scale
with a character.
On 1/8/06, Ed Halley <ed at halley.cc> wrote:
> Lars Hansson wrote:
> > Is it possible to embed measuring units (such as metre, feet, inch,
> > kilometre, etc... ) for everything created?
> I would also like to see this; it would just be an inert data flag when
> you are authoring a model, but when you are Appending a library model
> into your project, it could do the world-space conversion very easily.
> 1 inch
> 1 Blender Unit = [ 1 foot : ]
> 1 yard
> 1 mile
> 0.001 meter (mm)
> 0.01 meter (cm)
> 0.1 meter
> 1 meter
> 10 meters
> 100 meters
> 1000 meters (km)
> I think the best way to do the conversion easily is to parent all the
> Appended items as-is to a new Empty, and then give the Empty the
> appropriate scale conversion factor to match the current session's scale
> In fact, maybe it's just that each Empty has a "World Units" field, and
> they scale against the user's preferred world units automatically.
> I have previously requested an ability to (1) load a number of objects
> automatically parented into a new Empty, and/or (2) load one object and
> have that object's children loaded with it. Unit conversion is one good
> application of either request.
> [ e d @ h a l l e y . c c ]
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