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Tiling Script

Post by DK » Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:32 am

Hi.
Can anybody shed light on how the Moho "Tiling" menu script "Create Tile" is supposed to work?
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Re: Tiling Script

Post by hayasidist » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:55 am

there are two scripts in "tiling" -- one is Create Tile and the other is Repeat Tile. Run "create" to make a tile shape and its background fill; then manually edit the "design" vector layer to put what you want on the tile; you can also scale the Tile group to set the tile size; then run Repeat to arrange the tiles over the workspace. There seem to be a few "presets" in there that maybe could have been opened up in a UI (e.g. repeat by ref) but ...

It's a bit slow when you use small tiles.
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Re: Tiling Script

Post by DK » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:10 pm

Thanks hayasidist.
I thought it may have been some type of automatic tile creator like some I have seen online where you nominate part of an image and the software creates a seamless repeating tile from the selection.
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Re: Tiling Script

Post by Víctor Paredes » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:59 pm

This script was created by Mike after some conversations with Nina Paley.
The first script creates two layers, the mask and the content layer. In the content, you can draw and animate whatever you want.
After that, you can run the other script to multiply that tile. Delaying the animation can create some nice effects.
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Re: Tiling Script

Post by DK » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:29 pm

Thanks Victor.
It would be nice to see a sample of what can be achieved if anyone has used it before?
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Re: Tiling Script

Post by SimplSam » Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:31 pm

Have you also checked out Stan's super-duper wizardly layer copy script?

http://mohoscripting.com/uploads/1/sz_layer_copies.zip


Part 1: https://youtube.com/watch?v=ki3xH-dArLc


Part 2: https://youtube.com/watch?v=5D9ov6u1eQE
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Re: Tiling Script

Post by Víctor Paredes » Wed Sep 09, 2020 3:57 pm

Ah! that layer copy script is awesome. We used it in so many Wolfwalkers scenes!
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