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Path Instancer

Brief Description

Similar to the Image Instancer Generator but acts on the paths where the modifier is set. Instead of duplicating the rendereed image of the paths, it only duplicates the points of the paths and enables boolean operations between duplicated paths.

Controls

Parameter / Script Name Type Default Function
Enabled / enabled Boolean On
Instance Mode / instanceMode Choice Source
- Source: Instantiate the source sub-paths composition.
- Source Sub-Paths: Instanciate sub-paths independently
Num. Dimensions / numDimensions Choice 1
- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
Dimension 1 Size / dim0_size Float 3
Dimension 2 Size / dim1_size Float 1
Dimension 3 Size / dim2_size Float 1
Dimension 4 Size / dim3_size Float 1
Instance Origin / layersOriginMode Choice Global Origin
- Invividual Origins: Each instance transform is relative to its rectangle position selected by Origin
- Global Origin: The anchor point is global to all elements
Instance Origin X / originX Choice Center
- Left
- Middle Left
- Center
- Middle Right
- Right
Instance Origin Y / originY Choice Center
- Bottom
- Middle Bottom
- Center
- Middle Top
- Top
Instance Transform 1 / transformDim0
Accumulate Transform 1 / accumTransform Boolean Off When checked, each instance have the transform applied as many times as its instance index + 1
Centered Accumulation 1 / accumCentered Boolean Off When checked, the accumulation is centered
Transform First Instance 1 / appliesToFirstInstance Boolean Off When checked, the instance transform is also applied to the first instance
Instance Transform 2 / transformDim1
Accumulate Transform 2 / accumTransform1 Boolean Off When checked, each instance have the transform applied as many times as its instance index + 1
Centered Accumulation 2 / accumCentered1 Boolean Off When checked, the accumulation is centered
Transform First Instance 2 / appliesToFirstInstance1 Boolean Off When checked, the instance transform is also applied to the first instance
Instance Transform 3 / transformDim2
Accumulate Transform 3 / accumTransform2 Boolean Off When checked, each instance have the transform applied as many times as its instance index + 1
Centered Accumulation 3 / accumCentered2 Boolean Off When checked, the accumulation is centered
Transform First Instance 3 / appliesToFirstInstance2 Boolean Off When checked, the instance transform is also applied to the first instance
Instance Transform 4 / transformDim3
Accumulate Transform 4 / accumTransform3 Boolean Off When checked, each instance have the transform applied as many times as its instance index + 1
Centered Accumulation 4 / accumCentered3 Boolean Off When checked, the accumulation is centered
Transform First Instance 4 / appliesToFirstInstance3 Boolean Off When checked, the instance transform is also applied to the first instance
Path Index Mode / layerIndexMode Choice Top To Bottom
- Bottom To Top: Source elements are instanciated from the bottom of the list to the top
- Top To Bottom: Source elements are instanciated from the top of the list to the bottom
- Random: Source elements are instanciated in a pseudo-random fashion, controlled by the seed
- Custom: Source elements are controlled by the Path Instance Index parameter
Instance Index / layerIndex Float 0
Path Index Start Offset / layerIndexStartOffset Float 0
Path Index Step / layerIndexStep Float 1
Path Index Wrap / layerIndexWrapMode Choice Loop
- Clamp
- Loop
- Mirror
- Stop
Path Index Seed / layerIndexRandomSeed Float 0
Index Mode / instanceIndexMode Choice Forward How to iterate through instances. This affects Accumulate Transform, Accumulate Time Offset
- Forward: Instances are iterated from 0 to the total number of instances - 1
- Backward: Instances are iterated from the total number of instances -1 to 0
- Shuffle: Instances are spawned in a random order, controlled by Shuffle Seed
Shuffle Seed / instanceShuffleSeed Float 0
Instance Time Offset / timeOffset Time 0
Accumulate Time Offset / accumTimeOffset Boolean Off When checked, each instance have the time offset applied as many times as its instance index + 1
Accumulate Time Offset Mode / timeOffsetMode Choice Stacking Index Whether to use the Instance Index or the Stacking Index to accumulate the time offset
- Instance Index
- Stacking Index
Boolean Operation / booleanOperation Choice Independent The boolean operation applied between generated instances
- Ignore
- Replace
- Independent
- Union
- Intersect
- Difference
- Exclude