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Gavin
08-31-2000, 07:26 AM
Any simple methods for calculating planes from surface normals?

thanks

gav

Gorg
08-31-2000, 07:33 AM
Along with the normal, You also need to know the position of the surface.

Ax + By + Cz + D = 0

So you just replace A = nx, B = ny, C = nz where n mean normal component, and you replace x,y,z by the position and you calculate D.

This gives you the full plane equation