[PD] GEM position parameters

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue Feb 14 09:41:19 CET 2006

Michael Mihocic wrote:
> Hi!
> I want to use gemwin (GEM library) on a stereo figure.
> What units do the point parameters, e.g. first three parameters of view
> (<view_x> <view_y> <view_z>) have? I am asking because I want to use a

the position parameters are given in cubits (or was it fathoms?), which
happens to be the same unit as [translate] works with.

> head mounted display and I want to present a steroe figure in a defined
> distance.

also note that if you are loading a model, the coordinates of the
vertices will be automagically converted from meters to fathoms (or was
it cubits?).

happy measuring


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