Antz

Antz Circular/Helical Distribution

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Instructions

       

Use the form below to select object parameters for up to 6 Branch Levels.

Click Submit and download the compressed zip files. Extract the files and run the .bat file. The antz.exe or antz_b.exe executable should launch and automatically open the associated CSV data file.

See some examples of what's possible...

Select # of Branch Level 0 Objects

Enter # of antz in a Circle:
Enter Circle Radius:
Enter # of antz in Z:
Enter Incremental Rotation Angle IN RADIANS for Successive Z Levels (for helical effect):
Enter Incremental Radius Scale for Successive Z Levels:

Set Geometry and Scale for Branch Level 0 Objects

BL 0 Scale:

BL 0 Topology:

Enter Branch Level-Specific Details:

Branch Level 1 (BL 1)

Enter # of antz in BL 1:

BL 1 Scale:

BL 1 Topology:

 

Branch Level 2 (BL 2)

Enter # of antz in BL 2:

BL 2 Scale:

BL 2 Topology:

 

Branch Level 3 (BL 3)

Enter # of antz in BL 3:

BL 3 Scale:

BL 3 Topology:

 

Branch Level 4 (BL 4)

Enter # of antz in BL 4:

BL 4 Scale:

BL 4 Topology:

 

Branch Level 5 (BL 5)

Enter # of antz in BL 5:

BL 5 Scale:

BL 5 Topology:

 

Branch Level 6 (BL6)

Enter # of antz in BL 6:

BL 6 Scale:

BL 6 Topology:

Set Subobject Origin Offset:

 

Select Object Colors

Select a Default Color for all Objects, then modify colors individually for Branch Levels 2 through 6. Use the Color Legend as a guide.

Branch Level Color Color Legend
1

Legend

2
3

4

5

6