[OpenSCAD] feature request: centering axes independently

chrysn chrysn at fsfe.org
Mon Mar 26 09:21:07 CEST 2012


On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 10:11:55PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> For some stuff
> 
> 	center() {
> 		object;
> 	}
> 
> would also be very very useful when building complex objects where parts
> are rotated.

how should that work? what's the "center" of a generic object? even if
we had bounding box information at hand (which, afaik, we don't),
cartesian bbox is not interchangable with rotation. if you have, for
example, a cone tilted around its original bbox center, how would you
find its new center?

regards
chrysn

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