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Closest Vertex 1.0.0 for Maya (maya plugin)

gets index of the closest vertex to a point

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Compatibility

  • 7.x

Operating Systems

  • Windows

History

Created:02/07/2007
Last Modified:05/10/2009
File Size: 76 KB

This plugin creates a new MEL command "closestVertex" to find the closest vertex on a polygon to a point in space.

 

INPUTS

  - a point (in world space) 

  - a polygon

 

OUTPUT

  - the index of the vertex (on the specified polygon) closest to the point

 

USAGE

   1.  place closestVertex.mll in your plugins directory

   2.  Load the Plugin

   3.  call the command:

closestVertex -p x y z  [objectName]

FLAGS

-p/-point     -denotes the point in space you want to compare to the polygon

 

EXAMPLE

 

If I have a polygon cube, pCube1, and I want to find the vertex closest to the origin:

closestVertex -point 0 0 0 pCube1

to find the vertex closest to the point (20, 15, 30)

closestVertex -p 20 15 30 pCube1

 

CONTACT

I would love to hear your feedback and suggestions

please feel free to contact me at  development@holly-woodland.com

 



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