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ritoo

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Cluster gaps
« on: January 15, 2022, 09:00:10 AM »
Hello, would it be possible to implement gap between clusters option?
Thanks

RealViz

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Re: Cluster gaps
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2022, 07:02:06 AM »
Just add a blank geometry with a specific color.

ritoo

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Re: Cluster gaps
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2022, 08:33:53 AM »
but I'm not talking about some localized empty areas (clusters) but rather collision setting for a cluster, as if  cluster was ONE object.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2022, 11:41:03 AM by ritoo »

RealViz

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Re: Cluster gaps
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2022, 10:40:22 AM »
Oh, sorry. Now I understand. Interesting feature. Now the only way to do it would be to create a bitmap/procedural map.

ritoo

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Re: Cluster gaps
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2022, 01:03:23 PM »
how would you set it up procedually (with noise map for instance)?

Paul Roberts

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Re: Cluster gaps
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2022, 02:32:05 PM »
I'm afraid the clustering algorithm we use doesn't allow us to add a gap around each cluster. As RealViz mentions, you might be able to do something with a custom map in combination with Forest Pack's Distribution > Diversity > Match Color Id on map feature. Maybe someone who is clever with substance or OSL could create a map that would work to create this effect.

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RealViz

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Re: Cluster gaps
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2022, 08:33:57 AM »
Perhaps a simple Noise 3D might suffice.
Edit: Or combination with cellular.
« Last Edit: January 19, 2022, 08:36:09 AM by RealViz »