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<p><b>Future Goals:</b></p>
1. Create Camera path and Look_at path to create 3-D povray movies.<br>
2. Data Valiation of everything with regular expressions.<br>
3. Develop roofs for POVRAY buildings.<br>
4. Develop multilanguage support.<br>
5. Move area, move all or some objects left-right-up-down<br>
6. G-Code output so you can turn pictures into material objects (please loan me a CNC machine).<br>
7. Develop a complex demo for the movie script.<br>
8. Develop ttf viewer (not necessary kde views ttfs now)<br>
9. Develop image map box generator<br>
10. Develop multi-windows/doors objects.<br><br>

<p><a href="aa--readme.txt">How to make an function .inc file</a>
6-16-2003. If you make an .inc file please send it to me hide@address.com .
I'll paypal $5 for the first person that sends me one.  All help on this
program greatly appreciated.</p>

<p><b>News and Changelog:</b><br>
<p>Version 1.2: (6-2003) Fixed setup.maker, it was broken, so I  rewrote
most of it including javascript, really slick and easy now.  Fixed bug: now you
can make .jpg movie frames.  Fixed movie script to make a mencoder
script for divx 3,4,5, or .mpg.  Still trying to figure out if mencoder
can multiplex sound and video?</p>
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<p>Version 1.1: (6-2003) Added ttftexttransparent and tttextoutline, from a
tutorial at phpbuilder.com, by Brandon Cash.  Big change is register_globals
was on on my version of knoppix, so I fixed it so it now program works with
register globals off.  Changed the movie maker portion of the script.
Added frame viewer see eye candy at www.phpcad.com</p>
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<p>Version 1.0: (6-2003)  I
chose to go to 1.0 because I changed the format of include
function files.  <b>EACH FUNCTION IS NOW COMPLETELY
PLUGGABLE IN ONE FILE.</b>  Between AAAA and BBBB is the GD function,
between BBBBB and CCCCC is the scriptmaker function, between CCCC
and DDDD is the povray function, and between DDDD and EEEE
is the menu setup options.  See pixel.inc in the functions directory
for an example.
Also, the <b>2nd menu is now a javascript menu</b>.  It adds html file
size, but give more specific object options.  Many upgrades
to functions.  However, noticed there is no data validation
so don't use this on the web for the time being.  Plan to
use regular expressions to verify all data.</p>
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<p>Version 25: (5-2003, not released) Povray file "p.pov" is saved on the
server (if you generate it).  However, I have not been able
to get exec() to work with povray.    Thus, enter ./p in povray
directory to make p.jpg from p.pov.
Added grasspatch function to make grass in 2D or 3D
by hand for now.  You must get and install grasspatch.inc, bezier.inc,
and povray 3.5 for this to work. Added 3D lights.</p>
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<p>Version 24: (2-2003) Fixed gd color problem.
All images should look good now. I may be spending more
time developing tax software for linux (phptax.sourceforge.net).
You can place transparent images on gd images, which is nice
(see image.tob).  Added CD labeling template. php 4.3 should
make gd installation automatic yippee.</p>
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<p>Version 23: (12-2002) Now you can use .tob
files as objects in other pictures (only 1 level).
This is great so you can do work in one picture and
use it for the larger picture.  It breaks your picture up
and makes parts reusable.  Started using gd 2.0.1.
Images are nw truecolor and scalable.
Note you can make magazine quality .pdfs by increasing
scale to 60 using a 85 x 110 grid. and using
imagemagicks, "convert a.png a.pdf".  Gimp has exlt.
conversion .pdf->.jpg or .jpg->.pdf quality.
Also when making .mpg movies from frames I recommend using TMPGEnc
with wine.  TMPGEnc is rated #1 in windows out of 50 as an encoder
and you can encode jpeg sequences (p01.jpg, p02.jpg, ... )
with it under wine and multiplex in one step.</p>
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<p>Version 22: (12-2002) Fixed some major annoyances.
TTF's work (however they chew colors for some reason),
movies functions should cache better between pages,
and movies start at frame 1, and checker displays better.
Added about 3 functions that you must use by hand.  Including
the simple and great hlines. Added movie_icon function.</p>
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<p>Version 21: (11-2002)  Fixed bugs.  Now use session variables
to pass variables between pages. Added polygon function that
must be used by hand.
Moved all files into files directory,
ttf's in ttf font directory, Still don't have ttf support.</p>
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<p>Version 20: (7-2002) Began using server-side image maps.
This increases performance by over 200 percent on
large pictures.  Made changes to movies.php GUI.  Added
scrolltext function for movies.</p>
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<p>Version 19: (7-2002) Added objects to make animated .gifs,
.mngs and .mpg movies.  Also, made a checkerboard object.
Improved .ttf object but I still can't get it working
with php 4.1.2 so I installed an older version of php
to get it working 4.0.4.  Discovered killerapp for the
program, making a .png image to use as a webpage.
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<p>Version 18: (6-2002) Converted all php code to meet PEAR PHP
coding standards. Added several different types of
pre-made advertising formats.  Added a feature that
gives help for each object, much easier
than PhpDoc. Fixed curved pov-ray output.
Added security feature, supplying a correct
password with localhost/phpcad?password=123123, will set
all files in directory to the permission "660", with
the owner and group apache.  It
is recommended you change the
webroot directory to "775" which will not allow files to
be created/deleted.
This provides some security on multi-user systems, only if
open_basedir measure is used by the administrator. The reverse
of the password will change all permissions to "777".
Note: on single user systems, systems you don't care about,
or internal networks, you can disregard or remove these lines.
Also a hacker may still be able to access the page through
another language.</p>
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<p>Version 17b: (6-2002) fixed major bug in creating pictures,
causing .png pictures to be much larger than they
should be, draw1.png is back to 4.4 KB. Added .jpg support
with quality settings. Cleaned up .setup.</p>
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<p>Version 17: (5-2002) painfully added textbox (want
to avoid bloat).  It will provide the power to add text and
and pass info to the function, for example
"color=aeaeae&fractal=.454".   Added functions for code 3 of 9
barcode (thanks to Charles Scheffold) and added gdtext. Can
now change POV roof, wall,  and foundation
texture at bottom of pov.php.</p>
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<p>Version 16: html sourcecode should be clean and all
lowercase now. Added rectangle delete, to delete all objects
within a rectangle.  Added ticks to show flatroof.  Added
option in .setup to return without changing.</p>
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<p>Version 15b: program should actually work on Explorer
and Mozilla now.  You have to close forms, especially
if you use two on a page.</p>
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<p>Version 15: Started changelog. <b>Biggest change is the program
now works with PHP 4.1.2, probably above.  It can be used on
lower versions of PHP by eliminating all get
commands  for example $_GET["pfilez"] at the beginning of
each script.</b> Note: these $GET["pfilez"] lines are probably
not necessary, if register_globals is set to "on" in the php.ini file.
Added a couple new color schemes, performed some
cosmetics.  Added 2 story capablity if you go into pov.php
and change 2 lines at bottom. Added "gridon" option  to .setup.</p>
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