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policarpo
08-03-2003, 02:50 PM
Hey...does anyone know where I can find Metafrom Plus for LW7.5 on OSX?

It's an old plug in from the 5 days...and I can't seem to find it in my legacy plug-ins folder.

Thanks in advance.

riki
08-03-2003, 06:46 PM
Can you use 'SubDivide - Metaform' instead?

policarpo
08-03-2003, 08:17 PM
Metaform Plus allows you to subdivide nGons in modeler. It works like MeshSmooth in 3dsmax.

harlan
08-03-2003, 10:13 PM
Wow, Riki's image pretty much somes up the way I feel about now....wooooooo!!!

;)

paintboy
08-04-2003, 05:18 AM
yeah, metaform plus allowed you to set the numer of subdivisions,
i think it disappeared in 6.5

policarpo
08-04-2003, 07:05 AM
hrmm...i'll look at the lw6 install then. cause i have it for the PC version of 7.5.

thanks.

paintboy
08-04-2003, 07:24 AM
cause i have it for the PC version of 7.5.


imagine that, in the PC version but not the mac....?
how could this be?
;)

policarpo
08-04-2003, 07:35 AM
well...let's not get carried away.

it was availble on 5.5 and 6 on the mac, and since you guys hadn't really heard about it...i don't see it as an issue.

;)

i'll let you know what i find out. ;)

Gonna have a look at my LW6 install CD when i get to work.

mlinde
08-04-2003, 08:57 AM
Originally posted by paintboy
cause i have it for the PC version of 7.5.


imagine that, in the PC version but not the mac....?
how could this be?
;)

If you pay attention to some of the facts surrounding deprectated features and functions of Lightwave, especially the line coming from Newtek, you would know that tools that have (a) been replaced or (b) ceased development never were ported to OS X. I wouldn't be surprised if the OS 9 version of LW still had metaform, since it is a legacy tool in a legacy codebase. Many of the tools/features that have been upgraded or replaced were not modified for the OS X version because they are no longer current, and something newer (and hopefully better) exists to do the same thing.

policarpo
08-04-2003, 09:03 AM
yep...that is the case.

MetaformPlus.p only works for Classic.

Oh well...guess i gotta keep modeling efficiently and with Quads. ;)
I was just being lazy and wanted a quick fix...

no biggie though.

paintboy
08-04-2003, 09:41 AM
for the record:
it was policarpo that had it for the PC, i dont have a pc...yet.
for some reason the Quotes did not take?
i will take credit for the smart assed comment tho=)

was a nice tool.

policarpo
08-04-2003, 09:49 AM
LOL!

yeah...i figured as much. :p

Oh well...at least David Ikeda ported his PowerTools to OSX! WOO HOO!!!

riki
08-12-2003, 07:42 PM
MetaformPlus.p is in the Legacy folder, works great for me on OS9 but dang I have to upgrade to use David's Power Tools.

policarpo
08-12-2003, 08:56 PM
Originally posted by riki
MetaformPlus.p is in the Legacy folder, works great for me on OS9 but dang I have to upgrade to use David's Power Tools.

yes you do!

his tools rock!

cresshead
12-29-2003, 06:29 PM
re metaform plus...lightwave7 disc doesn't have metaform plus on the install but luck would have it that newtek sent out lightwave 5.6 to me so i can use it with lightscape and i just loaded the 5.6 plugin into l.7 and i now have metaform plus!....

BTW i don't have a legacy folder..is this somthing that you have when you install lightwave on a MAC only rather than a pc install that i have??

been looking for this for a while!

cheers

stee+cats

cresshead
01-01-2004, 07:51 AM
okay found metaform plus...tis cool!:)