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  • Mark Birbeck
    In case future generations come to this thread looking for instructions on how to make a 3D viewer work with formsPlayer :), there is now an answer on the
    Message 1 of 6 , Oct 30, 2006
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      In case future generations come to this thread looking for
      instructions on how to make a 3D viewer work with formsPlayer :),
      there is now an answer on the thread:

      <http://skimstone.x-port.net/node/412>

      Mark

      --- In formsPlayer@yahoogroups.com, "rollmann" <bjarke@...> wrote:
      >
      > This thread has been moved to http://skimstone.x-port.net/node/412
      >
      > Bjarke
      >
      >
      > --- In formsPlayer@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Birbeck"
      > <mark.birbeck@> wrote:
      > >
      > > BJ,
      > >
      > > > I have a webpage with a list of parts (xforms:repeat) created
      > with
      > > > XForms, and an ActiveX control which needs to know every time
      > the
      > > > user selects a part from the list or when the selected-index
      > > > changes, so that it can display the correct 3D part. The ActiveX
      > > > control is the 3DXML Player from Dassault-Systems
      > > > (www.3ds.com/3/3dxml).
      > >
      > > Excellent! That's very exciting.
      > >
      > > We actually did something along these lines a while ago--we
      > produced a
      > > 'hello world' demo that had a rotating world, and the text "Hello,
      > > world!" written below it, but that text actually came from the
      > XForms
      > > model. (Actually, the whole thing was just an xf:output!)
      > >
      > > However, we got a little frustrated with the different X3D plug-ins
      > > since each one had different strengths and weaknesses, and we
      > couldn't
      > > create a consistent interface to them. I know that there is
      > supposed
      > > to be a standard definition of the script interfaces supported by
      > X3D
      > > renderers, but we couldn't find one that supported everything
      > > consistently. However, that was two years ago now.
      > >
      > > Anyway, we'll happily help you get this going. Are you ok to work
      > on
      > > this in public? The general principles we'd need to show you in
      > order
      > > to wire in your control are widely applicable (it would be the
      > same,
      > > for example, if you wanted to use an ActiveX control for a video
      > > player, and control it using XForms), so it would be good if you
      > can
      > > share code.
      > >
      > > If so, let's move the question over to the forums in the skimstone
      > > site, since it's easier to maintain over there:
      > >
      > > <http://skimstone.x-port.net/forum/20>
      > >
      > > If you can post there the X3D file (I'm assuming you're using X3D,
      > but
      > > I guess that doesn't matter), some details of how to get the same
      > > plug-in that you have, and a snippet of the form you are using, we
      > can
      > > take it from there.
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > Mark
      > >
      > > --
      > > Mark Birbeck
      > > CEO
      > > x-port.net Ltd.
      > >
      > > e: Mark.Birbeck@
      > > t: +44 (0) 20 7689 9232
      > > w: http://www.formsPlayer.com/
      > > b: http://internet-apps.blogspot.com/
      > >
      > > Download our XForms processor from
      > > http://www.formsPlayer.com/
      > >
      >
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