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Old 05-13-2010, 03:38 AM
TarkaDahl TarkaDahl is offline
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Getting camera position from ive

Hi All

Im trying to get the camera position from an .ive file.

i thought the following code would work

modela = viz.add("Test.ive")
print modela.getChild("Camera01").getPosition()

However it only returns [0.0, 0.0, 0,0]

Is there a way of doing this?

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Old 05-13-2010, 02:25 PM
Jeff Jeff is offline
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The camera data is not exported. One way of doing this is create a box and link it to the camera in Max. You could make the box invisible in Max by assigning a fully transparent material to it or you could make the box invisible in Vizard. Then you can use the GEODE of the box to get the camera position. Take a look at the following kb article which talks about getting a handle to a GEODE.

http://kb.worldviz.com/articles/1157
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