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Issue 3.1


Path Animation

Tell your Object3Ds where to go!

Issue: 3.1 (September/October 2004)
Author: Joe Nastasi
Author Bio: Joe Nastasi is the president of Pyramid Design, a software development firm and the developers of A-OK! The Wings of Mercury and FTP Suite.
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Starting Page Number: 38
Article Number: 3118
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This issue, we take a detailed look at the code used for our Path Animation library.

Waypoint Class

The code in the Waypoint class is, for the most part, getter and setter methods to access the various parameters. The possible exception is the handling of the waypoint's finite states. There are four: wpStart, wpTurn, wpMove, and wpDone. Internally, the states are represented by integer values: 0, 1, 2, and 3, respectively. This allows the NextState method to change states simply by incrementing the waypoint's State property.

Sub NextState()

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