Tiny MAXScript for spreaded boxes at tanh height
This is a tiny MAXScript to create spreaded boxes at the height of a hyperbolic tangent as shown by the images.
20110210-Generator_MAXScript.ms // 1,15 KB (1.181 Bytes)
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inputMaxWidth = 600.0 inputMaxHeight = 150.0 inputMaxZ = 8.0 inputIncrease = 0.1 inputIncreaseSave = 0.1 inputCount = 0.0 boxLength = 1.0 boxWidth = 1.0 spaceLine = inputIncrease widthCount = inputMaxWidth maxHeight = 0.0 spacing = 0.0 spacingCount = 0.0 currentZAxis = 0.0 -- I'm using while loops here because you can't change the countVar of a for loop. while maxHeight < inputMaxHeight do ( inputIncrease = inputIncrease + inputIncreaseSave + boxLength / 2 -- Spacing is only counted for the final messageBox: spacingCount = 0 currentZAxis = 8.0 * tanh(maxHeight/0.5) while widthCount > 0 do ( boxxy = box length:boxLength width:boxWidth height:0.01 boxxy.pos = [maxHeight, widthCount, currentZAxis] widthCount = widthCount - inputIncrease / 2 -- Spacing is only counted for the final messageBox: spacingCount = spacingCount + 1 ) widthCount = inputMaxWidth - inputIncrease / 4 maxHeight = maxHeight + inputIncrease ) messageBox ("Done.\nLast spacing value was: " + (inputIncrease as string) + "\nand the last row counts " + (spacingCount as string) + " boxes.\nZ ended at: " + (currentZAxis as string))