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===SEE ALSO===
===SEE ALSO===
[[Get View]]  
[[Get View]], [[View]]
[[Category:Commands|Set View]]
[[Category:Commands|Set View]]
[[Category:View Module|Set View]]
[[Category:View Module|Set View]]

Revision as of 04:43, 23 June 2010

set_view sets viewing information for the current scene, including the rotation matrix, position, origin of rotation, clipping planes, and the orthoscopic flag.

This command is extremely useful for making movies. One may set up the scene to be rendered, then save the exact orientation, with respect to the camera, of the scene using, the Get_View command. The output from the Get_View command may then be used by the set_view command to restore the orientation of the scene.


set_view (...)  where ... is 18 floating point numbers


   set_view (\
       0.999876618,   -0.000452542,   -0.015699286,\
       0.000446742,    0.999999821,   -0.000372844,\
       0.015699454,    0.000365782,    0.999876678,\
       0.000000000,    0.000000000, -150.258514404,\
       11.842411041,   20.648729324,    8.775371552,\
       118.464958191,  182.052062988,    0.000000000 )


cmd.set_view(string-or-sequence view)


Contents of the view matrix

  • 0 - 8: column-major 3x3 matrix which rotates model axes to camera axes
  • 9 - 11: origin or rotation relative to the camera in camera space
  • 12 - 14: origin of rotation in model space
  • 15: front plane distance from the camera
  • 16: rear plane distance from the camera
  • 17: orthoscopic flag


Get View, View