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MeshInstancer Op

Ops.Gl.MeshInstancer


MeshInstancer
Namespace: Ops.Gl

Op author: pandur

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Current version: Ops.Gl.MeshInstancer_v4

draw the same mesh multiple times very fast


summary (oneliner)

For better performance you should use the "trigger once" op on the mesh going into the Geom input. Check the example patch to see this being applied.



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Inputs

exe (Trigger)

geom (Object)

The shape that will be instanced


Scale (Number)

Global scale for all instances, disabled if scale array is used


Limit Number of Instances

Limit Instances (boolean /Number)

Enable to set a limit on how many instances are created


Limit (integer /Number)

If limit instances is enabled this number determines how many instances are created


Parameters

positions (Array)

Needs an XYZ array to determine the positions of each instance


Scale Array (Array)

needs an X array to determine the scale of each instance


Rotations (Array)

Needs an XYZ array to determine the xyz rotation of each instance. 0-360 degrees


Outputs

Num (Number)

Total number of instances/shapes


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mesh instancer

This patch demonstrates how we can generate 3 arrays of random numbers between 0-1.
Using the arrayMultiply op allows us to smoothly change the range of each array going into the position, scale and rotation arrays.

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Examples using MeshInstancer ()

Public Patches using MeshInstancer ()