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labs:lightutilities [2015/09/14]
127.0.0.1 external edit
labs:lightutilities [2016/03/18] (current)
sandy
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-====== Light Utilities for v4.0 ====== +====== Light Utilities for V4.0 ====== 
-> **Summary:​** //This plug-in adds several light manipulation commands in a new menu to Rhino V4.//+> **Summary:​** //This plug-in adds several light manipulation commands in a new menu to Rhino V4//
  
 =====Background===== =====Background=====
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 There are some for rectangular lights (the plug-in calls them area lights for now) and some for spotlights. There are some for rectangular lights (the plug-in calls them area lights for now) and some for spotlights.
  
-Rectangular lights are the most difficult to use in Rhino so this  plug-in ​allows the user to make some  '​special' ​ones that have handles and some commands to manipulate the handles, see below.+Rectangular lights are the most difficult to use in Rhino so this plug-in ​lets you make some special ones that have handles and some commands to manipulate the handles. See below.
  
 =====Downloads===== =====Downloads=====
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-**AreaLightPlace**- places ​a rectangular light with a target point and a source location. Default size is 10 by 10 units but you can enter anything you like (square) and change the size later using //​AreaLightResize//​.+**AreaLightPlace** ​ 
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 +  * Places ​a rectangular light with a target point and a source location. Default size is 10 by 10 units but you can enter anything you like (square) and change the size later using //​AreaLightResize//​.
  
 **AreaLightResize** **AreaLightResize**
  
-  * Selelct ​the edge points on a rectangular light created by //​AreaLightPlace//​ to resize the light from the center.+  * Select ​the edge points on a rectangular light created by //​AreaLightPlace//​ to resize the light from the center.
  
 **AreaLightOrient** **AreaLightOrient**
  
-  * Selelct ​the center point of a light created with //​AreaLightPlace//​ to wobble it around its target point.The light source point is constrained to a sphere. +  * Select ​the center point of a light created with //​AreaLightPlace//​ to wobble it around its target point. The light source point is constrained to a sphere. 
-  * Selelct ​an edge point to swivel the light on its axis (center to target point) +  * Select ​an edge point to swivel the light on its axis (center to target point). 
-  * Selelct ​the target point of the light to wobble it around the center of the rectangle+  * Select ​the target point of the light to wobble it around the center of the rectangle.
  
 **AreaLightSlide** **AreaLightSlide**
  
-  * Selelct ​edge points of a light created with //​AreaLightPlace//​ to slide it in the plane of the light. +  * Select ​edge points of a light created with //​AreaLightPlace//​ to slide it in the plane of the light. 
-  * Selelct ​the middle point of the light plane to slide it in and out from the target point on its axis.+  * Select ​the middle point of the light plane to slide it in and out from the target point on its axis.
  
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 **SpotlightAngle** **SpotlightAngle**
  
-  * sets the cone angle of one or more spotlights numerically+  * Sets the cone angle of one or more spotlights numerically.
  
 **SpotlightPivot** **SpotlightPivot**
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 **SpotlightTarget** **SpotlightTarget**
  
-  * Aligns ​ one or more spotlights to point at a user defined location.+  * Aligns one or more spotlights to point at a user defined location.
  
 **SpotlightTargetObjects** **SpotlightTargetObjects**
  
-  * Aligns one or more spotlights to point at the center ​ofone or more objects' bounding box centroid.+  * Aligns one or more spotlights to point at the center ​of one or more object'bounding box centroid.
  
 =====Comments===== =====Comments=====
labs/lightutilities.txt · Last modified: 2016/03/18 by sandy