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Away3D 3.6 Cookbook by Michael Ivanov

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Morphing Away3D geometry with AS3DMOD

The AS3DMOD library is quite popular between Flash 3D developers. In fact, the library is the smallest of all the rest we discussed in this chapter. It contains a set of classes known as modifiers whose purpose is to deform the geometry of 3D objects. Some of them, such as Bend and Skew, modify the geometry in the way that their names imply, others such as Perlin or Cloth add cool physical behaviors to mesh surface like wavering banner in wind.

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AS3DMOD also includes some unique modifiers that don't affect mesh but allow adjusting different properties of a 3D object. These are Pivot and Wheel modifiers. Pivot allows you to manipulate a model's pivot position, whereas Wheel is designed to help solve orientation ...

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