Canvas 3D - Mesh Tag

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Meshes are a complex array of vertices that make up a 3D shape. Much like their primitive counterpart, a mesh shares the same types of attributes. These attributes set the mesh in 3D space and allow it to be manipulated within JavaScript.

Tag Attributes

  • name
    • Usage: <mesh name="mymesh" />
    • The name attribute specifies the identifier so that the mesh can be referenced within JavaScript. This is an alpha numeric String.
    • If this value is omitted, the Mesh will not be accessible within JavaScript.
  • href
    • Usage: <mesh href="" />.
    • The href attribute is a hyperlink reference to a mesh file.
    • This attribute is mandatory.
  • position
    • Usage: <mesh position="0.0, 8.3, 2.4" />.
    • The position attribute refers to the 3D co-ordinates at which the model is located.
    • If this attribute is omitted, the default position is {0.0, 0.0, 0.0}.
  • orientation
    • Usage: <mesh orientation="0.0, 3.5, 2.5" />.
    • The orientation attribute is the direction the model is facing.
    • If the orientation attribute is omitted, then the default orientation vector is {0.0, 0.0, -1.0}.
  • size
    • Usage: <mesh size="2.1" />.
    • The size attribute sets the relative size of the mesh.
    • If it is omitted, the default value of the size is {1.0}.


 <mesh name="somemesh" href="file:///file.mesh" position="0.0, 0.0, 6.0" size="2.5" orientation="1.0, 2.0, 3.0" />


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