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Component Aggregation Code┬áV.1 [05.July.2009] – via RhinoScript

RHINSCRIPT CODE

Option Explicit

'Script written by Luis Quinones + Griffin Frazen
'Script copyrighted by [n]igma + studioBoom + computationalMatter
'Script version Wednesday, July 29, 2009 9:28:46 AM
Call Main()

Sub Main()

    'User input
    Dim arrObj (9)
    Dim gens
    'prompt user for number of gens
    gens = Rhino.GetReal("How many generations", 6)
    'arrObj (mesh,pt1,pt2,pt3......pt9)
    arrObj(0) = Rhino.GetObject("Select Mesh")
    arrObj(1) = Rhino.GetObject("Select ref point 1",1)
    arrObj(2) = Rhino.GetObject("Select ref point 2",1)
    arrObj(3) = Rhino.GetObject("Select ref point 3",1)
    arrObj(4) = Rhino.GetObject("Select tar1 point 1",1)
    arrObj(5) = Rhino.GetObject("Select tar1 point 2",1)
    arrObj(6) = Rhino.GetObject("Select tar1 point 3",1)
    arrObj(7) = Rhino.GetObject("Select tar2 point 1",1)
    arrObj(8) = Rhino.GetObject("Select tar2 point 2",1)
    arrObj(9) = Rhino.GetObject("Select tar2 point 3",1)
    'very beginning of main
    Dim arrItems : arrItems = Array     ("Animate", "Off", "On")
    Dim arrDefaults :     arrDefaults = Array(True) 'off is the default
    'in the beginning of main with other user inputs
    Dim arrIterationBlnReturn : arrIterationBlnReturn = Rhino.GetBoolean    ("Would you like to ", arrItems, 
         arrDefaults) If Not isArray(arrIterationBlnReturn) Then Exit Sub

    'For exporting images
    If arrIterationBlnReturn(0) = "True" Then 
    
    Dim intIterationsPerImage : intIterationsPerImage = Rhino.GetInteger ("export images once in how many iterations?", 1, 1)
        If isNull(arrIterationBlnReturn)     Then Exit Sub
        'hardcoded variables:
        'CHANGE THE FILE NAME TO AN EXISTING FOLDER - THE LAST PART IS THE BEGINNING OF THE FILE NAME 
        Dim strFilename: strFilename ="C:Documents and SettingsAnim_"

        Dim dblImageXSize : dblImageXSize =    968
        Dim dblImageYSize : dblImageYSize =    462
        Dim intImageCounter    : intImageCounter =    0
        'turn off unwanted screen info
        Dim strView    : strView    = Rhino.CurrentView()
        Rhino.ShowGrid     strView, False
        Rhino.ShowGridAxes    strView, False
        Rhino.ShowViewTitle strView, False
        Rhino.ShowWorldAxes  strView, False
        Call exportImage(strFilename, dblImageXSize, dblImageYSize, strView, intImageCounter)    
    End If
    Call aggregate (arrObj,gens,0,arrIterationBlnReturn(0),intIterationsPerImage,intImageCounter,strFilename,dblImageXSize,dblImageYSize,strView)
    'Call recursive function
End Sub

Function aggregate (arrObj,gens,ByRef intCounter, blnAnimate,intIterationsPerImage,intImageCounter,strFilename,dblImageXSize,dblImageYSize,strView)

    Dim arrREFPTs(2)
    Dim arrTAR1PTs(2)
    Dim arrTAR2PTs(2)
    Dim arrOBJ1
    Dim arrOBJ2
    'condition based on generations
    If gens > 0 Then

        'compile an array of pts : ref,target1,target2
        'array of ref pts.

        arrREFPTs(0) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(1))
        arrREFPTs(1) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(2))
        arrREFPTs(2) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(3))
        arrTAR1PTs(0) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(4))
        arrTAR1PTs(1) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(5))
        arrTAR1PTs(2) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(6))
        arrTAR2PTs(0) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(7))
        arrTAR2PTs(1) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(8))
        arrTAR2PTs(2) = Rhino.PointCoordinates(arrObj(9))
        'orient the object
        arrOBJ1 = Rhino.OrientObjects(arrObj, arrREFPTs, arrTAR1PTs, 1)
        'at the end of the loop that you want to 
        intCounter = intCounter + 1
        If blnAnimate =     "True" Then 
            If intCounter Mod intIterationsPerImage = 0 Then
                intImageCounter = intImageCounter + 1
                Call exportImage(strFilename, dblImageXSize, dblImageYSize, strView, intImageCounter)
            End If
        End If
        arrOBJ2 = Rhino.OrientObjects(arrObj, arrREFPTs, arrTAR2PTs, 1)
        intCounter = intCounter + 1
        'at the end of the loop that you want to 
        If  blnAnimate =     "True" Then 
            If intCounter Mod intIterationsPerImage = 0 Then
                intImageCounter = intImageCounter + 1
                Call exportImage(strFilename, dblImageXSize, dblImageYSize, strView, intImageCounter)
            End If
        End If
        'calling recursive function (add the minus one so that the gen runs and each time is one less so it counts down to 0 
        'otherwise it will never end
        Call aggregate (arrOBJ1,gens-1,intCounter, 
                 blnAnimate,intIterationsPerImage,intImageCounter,strFilename,dblImageXSize,dblImageYSize,strView)
        Call aggregate (arrOBJ2,gens-1,intCounter, blnAnimate,intIterationsPerImage,intImageCounter,strFilename,dblImageXSize,dblImageYSize,strView)
    End If
End Function

Sub exportImage(strFilename, dblImageXSize, dblImageYSize, strView, intIteration)
    Dim strNumber

    'create a number for the image, additional zeros are added to ensure the files are read in the correct order by photoshop batch actions
    If intIteration < 9 Then
        strNumber = "000" & (intIteration + 1)
    ElseIf intIteration > 8 And intIteration < 99    Then
        strNumber = "00" & (intIteration + 1)
    ElseIf intIteration > 98 And intIteration < 999 Then
        strNumber = "0" & (intIteration + 1)
    Else
        strNumber = intIteration + 1
    End If
    'send the image to an appropriately named file
    Rhino.CreatePreviewImage strFilename & strNumber & ".jpg", strView, array(dblImageXSize, dblImageYSize)
End Sub
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