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Re: Platform Question
Posted By: Steve LevinsonDate: 7/12/04 10:02 a.m.

In Response To: Platform Question (Ernie)

: Using the platforms tag extend from "both": Can a a polygon that
: has a floor and a roof both rise/or/lower simultaneously (like in a small,
: confined elevator)? In my experience, it's either the floor, or the roof -
: or you get a screwy "both" option that has both above and below
: moving in sync - but ignoring the values you enter in.

The only way to do what you want was demonstrated by Frigidman a long time ago - you need to use a stationary elevator and use moving platforms as walls. This means having your floors on the same level with each other - 5D style. It can be done for two levels with an elevator that exits on the opposite side on the second level, but the two levels cannot interact with each other - no connecting stairways, no views that include windows from the other level etc. I think it's probably best to stick with elevators without ceilings - unless you want to take on the challenge of writing B&B code.

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Replies:

Platform QuestionErnie 7/11/04 11:52 p.m.
     Re: Platform QuestionScifiteki 7/12/04 1:08 a.m.
     Re: Platform QuestionSteve Levinson 7/12/04 10:02 a.m.
           Re: Platform QuestionAdam Ashwell 7/12/04 11:42 a.m.
                 Re: Platform QuestionErnie 7/12/04 4:10 p.m.
           Re: Platform QuestionJohannes Gunnar 7/13/04 5:10 a.m.
                 Re: Platform QuestionSteve Levinson 7/13/04 7:49 a.m.
                       Re: Platform QuestionAdam Ashwell 7/13/04 10:33 a.m.
                             Re: Platform QuestionJohannes Gunnar 7/13/04 10:57 a.m.

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