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:Break it up so each major section has its own page... thats why hypertext was invented. -Overbrain Unplugged 13:36, 10 October 2010 (UTC)

Geometric Library

Line and Point, Vector

Calculates the vector from a point 'to' the closest point on a line

vector gLXdV(vector O,vector D,vector A){
    return (O-A)-((O-A)*D)*D;}
Input Description
vector O Origin of Line
vector D Direction of Line
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
return vector gLXdV Returns origin of closest point on Line to Point
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Point, Distance

Calculates distance of line to point, same as measuring magnitude of Line and Point Vector, but faster on it's own

float gLXdZ(vector O,vector D,vector A){
    vector k = ( A - O ) % D;
    return llSqrt( k * k );}
Input Description
vector O Origin of Line
vector D Direction of Line (unit vector)
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
return float gLXdZ Returns numerical distance from Line to Point
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line Nearest Point, Nearest Point

Returns nearest point on line to given point

vector gLXnX(vector O,vector D,vector A){
    return gLXdV(O,D,A) + A;}
Input Description
vector O Origin of Line
vector D Direction of Line
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
return vector gLXnX Returns nearest point on line given point
Requirement
function vector gLXdV(vector O,vector D,vector A)
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, Vector

Shortest vector of two lines

vector gLLdV(vector O1,vector D1,vector O2,vector D2){
    vector A = O2 - O1; vector B = D1 % D2;
    return B*( (A*B)/(B*B) );}
Input Description
vector O1 Origin of Line 1
vector D1 Direction of Line 1
vector O2 Origin of Line 2
vector D2 Direction of Line 2
Output Description
return vector gLLdV Returns shortest vector between the two lines
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, Distance

Returns the distance between two lines

float gLLdZ(vector O1,vector D1,vector O2,vector D2){
    vector A = D1%D2;float B = llVecMag(A);A = <A.x/B,A.y/B,A.z/B>;
    return (O2-O1) * A;}
Input Description
vector O1 Origin of Line 1
vector D1 Direction of Line 1
vector O2 Origin of Line 2
vector D2 Direction of Line 2
Output Description
return float gLLdZ Returns numerical distance between the two lines
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, Nearest point

Closest point of two lines

vector gLLnX(vector O1,vector D1,vector O2,vector D2){
    vector nO1 = < O1*D1, O1*D2, 0>;
    vector nO2 = < O2*D1, O2*D2, 0>;
    vector nD1 = < D1*D1, O1*D2, 0>;
    vector nD2 = < O2*D1, O2*D2, 0>;
 
    float t = ( nD2.x*nD1.y - nD1.x*nD2.y );
 
    t = ( nD2.y*(nO1.x-nO2.x) - nD2.x*(nO1.y-nO2.y) ) / t;
 
    return O1 + D1*t;}
Input Description
vector O1 Origin of Line 1
vector D1 Direction of Line 1
vector O2 Origin of Line 2
vector D2 Direction of Line 2
Output Description
return vector gLLnX Returns closest point between the two lines
2D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, intersection point

Computes intersection point of two lines, if there is any, else <-1,-1,-1> if none.

vector gLLxX( vector A, vector B, vector C, vector D ){
    vector b = B-A; vector d = D-C;
    float dotperp = b.x*d.y - b.y*d.x;
    if (dotperp == 0) return <-1,-1,-1>;
    vector c = C-A;
    float t = (c.x*d.y - c.y*d.x) / dotperp;
    return <A.x + t*b.x, A.y + t*b.y, 0>;}
Input Description
vector A Start of Line 1
vector B End of Line 1
vector C Start of Line 2
vector D End of Line 2
Output Description
return vector gLLxX The intersection point of the two lines, else <-1,-1,-1> if none
2D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, two nearest points of lines

Two closest points of two lines on each line

vector X1;vector X2;
gLLnnXX(vector O1,vector D1,vector O2,vector D2){
    vector nO1 = < O1*D1, O1*D2, 0>;
    vector nO2 = < O2*D1, O2*D2, 0>;
    vector nD1 = < D1*D1, O1*D2, 0>;
    vector nD2 = < O2*D1, O2*D2, 0>;
 
    float t = ( nD2.x*nD1.y - nD1.x*nD2.y );
 
    t = ( nD2.y*(nO1.x-nO2.x) - nD2.x*(nO1.y-nO2.y) ) / t;
 
    X1 = O1 + D1*t;
    X2 = X1 + nD1%nD2;}
Input Description
vector O1 Origin of Line 1
vector D1 Direction of Line 1
vector O2 Origin of Line 2
vector D2 Direction of Line 2
Output Description
vector X1 Closest point on line 1 to line 2
vector X2 Closest point on line 2 to line 1
Requirement
global vector X1
global vector X2
2D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, nearest line

Input two lines, the function will return a list containing two vectors responding to the line nearest between them. As well as two floats corresponding to the scalar value on the two line of where the line has an end located at.

list gLLnL( vector v0, vector v1, vector v2, vector v3 ) {
    float Eps = 0.000001; vector vx; vector vy; vector va; vector vb; vector vc;
    float x; float y; float d0; float d1; float d2; float d3; float d4;
    va = v0-v2; vb = v3-v2; if(llVecMag(vb)<Eps) return [];
    vc = v1-v0; if(llVecMag(vc)<Eps) return [];
    d0 = va*vb; d1 = vb*vc; d2 = va*vc; d3 = vb*vb; d4 = vc*vc;
    float den = d4*d3-d1*d1; if( llFabs(den) < Eps ) return [];
    float num = d0*d1-d2*d3; x = num/den; y = (d0+d1*x)/d3;
    vx = v0+vc*x; vy = v2+vb*y; return [vx,vy,x,y]; }
Input Description
vector v0 Point on Line 1
vector v1 Point on Line 1
vector v2 Point on Line 2
vector v3 Point on Line 2
Output Description
[vx] Nearest point on Line 1 to Line 2
[vy] Nearest point on Line 2 to Line 1
[x] Scalar value representing location of vx on line 1 (range [v0,v1])
[y] Scalar value representing location of vy on line 2 (range [v2,v3])
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line Segments, nearest line segment

Input two line segments, the function will return a list containing two vectors responding to the line segment nearest between them. As well as two floats corresponding to the scalar value on the two line segments of where the line segment has an end located at.

list gLSLSnLS( vector v0, vector v1, vector v2, vector v3 ) {
    float Eps = 0.000001; vector vx; vector vy; vector va; vector vb; vector vc;
    float x; float y; float d0; float d1; float d2; float d3; float d4;
    va = v0-v2; vb = v3-v2; if(llVecMag(vb)<Eps) return [];
    vc = v1-v0; if(llVecMag(vc)<Eps) return [];
    if( llFabs(vc.x + vc.y + vc.z) < Eps ) return [];
    d0 = va*vb; d1 = vb*vc; d2 = va*vc; d3 = vb*vb; d4 = vc*vc;
    float den = d4*d3-d1*d1; if( llFabs(den) < Eps ) return [];
    float num = d0*d1-d2*d3; x = num/den; y = (d0+d1*x)/d3;
    if(x<0)x=0; else if(x>1)x=1; if(y<0)y=0; else if(y>1)y=1;
    vx = v0+vc*x; vy = v2+vb*y; return [vx,vy,x,y]; }
Input Description
vector v0 Start of Line Segment 1
vector v1 End of Line Segment 1
vector v2 Start of Line Segment 2
vector v3 End of Line Segment 2
Output Description
[vx] Nearest point on Line Segment 1 to Line Segment 2
[vy] Nearest point on Line Segment 2 to Line Segment 1
[x] Scalar value representing location of vx on Line Segment 1 (range [v0,v1])
[y] Scalar value representing location of vy on Line Segment 2 (range [v2,v3])
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Line, two nearest points with vector and distance

Computes two closest points of two lines, vector and distance

vector X1;vector X2;vector V1;float Z1;
gLLnnXXVZ(vector O1,vector D1,vector O2,vector D2){
    vector nO1 = < O1*D1, O1*D2, 0>;
    vector nO2 = < O2*D1, O2*D2, 0>;
    vector nD1 = < D1*D1, O1*D2, 0>;
    vector nD2 = < O2*D1, O2*D2, 0>;
 
    float t = ( nD2.x*nD1.y - nD1.x*nD2.y );
 
    t = ( nD2.y*(nO1.x-nO2.x) - nD2.x*(nO1.y-nO2.y) ) / t;
 
    X1 = O1 + D1*t;
    X2 = X1 + CP(nD1,nD2);
    V1 = nD1%nD2;
    Z1 = llVecMag(V1);}
Input Description
vector O1 Origin of Line 1
vector D1 Direction of Line 1
vector O2 Origin of Line 2
vector D2 Direction of Line 2
Output Description
vector X1 Closest point on line 1 to line 2
vector X2 Closest point on line 2 to line 1
vector V1 Direction vector of line 1 to line 2
float Z1 Numerical distance of line 1 to line 2
Requirement
global vector X1
global vector X2
global vector V1
global float Z1
2D
By Nexii Malthus

Line and Point, Direction

Works out where point (X) is relative to the line of the segment (L0, L1).

float gLSPdir( vector L0, vector L1, vector X ){
    return (L1.x - L0.x)*(X.y - L0.y) - (X.x - L0.x)*(L1.y - L0.y);
}
Input Description
vector L0, vector L1 Start and End of line segment
vector X Origin of Point
Output Description
float isLeft( vector L0, vector L1, vector X ) Returns float, >0 is Left, 0 on Line, <0 is Right, according to line angle
2D
Copyright 2001, softSurfer (www.softsurfer.com) (Must accept License #2), LSL-Port By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Point, Distance

Finds distance of a point from a plane

float gPXdZ(vector Pn,float Pd,vector A){
    return A * Pn + Pd;}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
return float gPXdZ Returns Distance between plane and point
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Point, Vector

Finds vector that points from point to nearest on plane

vector gPXdV(vector Pn,float Pd,vector A){
    return -(Pn * A + Pd)*Pn;}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
return vector gPXdV Returns vector from point to closest point on plane
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Point, Nearest point

Finds closest point on plane given point

vector gPXnX(vector Pn,float Pd,vector A){
    return A - (Pn * A + Pd) * Pn;}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
return vector gPXnX Returns vector of a point from closest of point to plane
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Ray, Intersection Distance

Finds distance to intersection of plane along ray

float gPRxZ(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D){
    return -((Pn*O+Pd)/(Pn*D));}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector O Origin of Ray
vector D Direction of Ray
Output Description
return float gPRxZ Returns float distance of intersection between ray and plane
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Ray, Vector

Finds distance vector along a ray to a plane

vector gPRdV(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D){
    return D * gPRxZ(Pn,Pd,O,D);}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector O Origin of Ray
vector D Direction of Ray
Output Description
return vector gPRdV Returns vector along a ray to a plane
Requirement
function float gPRxZ(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D)
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Ray, Intersection Point

Finds intersection point along a ray to a plane

vector gPRxX(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D){
    return O + gPRdV(Pn,Pd,O,D);}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector O Origin of Ray
vector D Direction of Ray
Output Description
return vector gPRxX Returns vector point of intersection between ray and plane
Requirement
function vector gPRdV(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D)
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Line, Intersection Point

Finds interesection point of a line and a plane

vector gPLxX(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D){
    return O + D*-( (Pn*O-Pd)/(Pn*D) );}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector O Origin of Line
vector D Direction of Line
Output Description
return vector gPLxX Returns vector point of intersection between line and plane
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Plane, Intersection Line

Finds line of intersection of two planes

vector oO;vector oD;
 
gPPxL(vector Pn,float Pd,vector Qn,float Qd){
    oD = (Pn%Qn)/llVecMag(Pn%Qn);
    vector Cross = (Pn%Qn)%Pn;
    vector Bleh = (-Pd*Pn);
    oO = Bleh - (Qn*Cross)/(Qn*Bleh+Qd)*Cross/llVecMag(Cross);}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane 1 (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane 1
vector Qn Normal of Plane 2 (unit vector)
float Qd Distance of Plane 2
Output Description
vector oO Intersection Line's origin
vector oD Intersection Line's direction
Requirement
global vector oO
global vector oD
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Plane and Ray, Projection

Projects a ray onto a plane

vector oO;vector oD;
 
gPRpR(vector Pn,float Pd,vector O,vector D){
    oO = O - (Pn * O + Pd) * Pn;
    vector t = llVecNorm( D - (Pn*((D*Pn)/(Pn*Pn))) );t = <1.0/t.x,1.0/t.y,1.0/t.z>;
    oD = Pn%t;}
Input Description
vector Pn Normal of Plane (unit vector)
float Pd Distance of Plane
vector O Origin of Ray
vector D Direction of Ray
Output Description
vector oO Projected Ray Origin
vector oD Projected Ray Direction
Requirement
global vector oO
global vector oD
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Sphere and Ray, Intersection Point

Finds intersection point of sphere and ray

vector gSRxX(vector Sp, float Sr, vector Ro, vector Rd){
    float t; Ro -= Sp;
    if(Rd == ZERO_VECTOR) return ZERO_VECTOR;
 
    float a = Rd * Rd;
    float b = 2 * Rd * Ro;
    float c = (Ro * Ro)  - (Sr * Sr);
 
    float disc = b * b - 4 * a * c;
 
    if(disc < 0) return ZERO_VECTOR;
 
    float distSqrt = llSqrt(disc);
    float q;
 
    if(b < 0)
        q = (-b - distSqrt)/2.0;
    else 
        q = (-b + distSqrt)/2.0;
 
    float t0 = q / a;
    float t1 = c / q;
 
    if(t0 > t1){
        float temp = t0;
        t0 = t1;
        t1 = temp;
    }
 
    if(t1 < 0) return ZERO_VECTOR;
 
    if(t0 < 0)
        t = t1;
    else
        t = t0;
 
    return Sp + Ro + (t * Rd);
}
Input Description
vector Sp Origin of Sphere
float Sr Radius of Sphere
vector Ro Origin of Ray
vector Rd Direction of Ray
Output Description
vector gSRxX Returns intersection point of sphere and ray otherwise ZERO_VECTOR
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Sphere and Ray, Intersection Boolean

Finds if there is a intersection of sphere and ray

integer gSRx(vector Sp, float Sr, vector Ro, vector Rd){
    float t;Ro = Ro - Sp;
    //vector RayOrg = llDetectedPos(x) - llGetPos();
    if(Rd == ZERO_VECTOR) return FALSE;
 
    float a = Rd * Rd;
    float b = 2 * Rd * Ro;
    float c = (Ro * Ro)  - (Sr * Sr);
 
    float disc = b * b - 4 * a * c;
 
    if(disc < 0) return FALSE;
    return TRUE;
}
Input Description
vector Sp Origin of Sphere
float Sr Radius of Sphere
vector Ro Origin of Ray
vector Rd Direction of Ray
Output Description
integer gSRx Returns a boolean indicating if there is a valid intersection
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Ray and Point, projected distance

Finds projected distance of a point along a ray

float gRXpZ(vector O,vector D,vector A){
    return (A-O)*D;}
Input Description
vector O Origin of Ray
vector D Direction of Ray
vector A Origin of Point
Output Description
float gRXpZ Returns projected distance of a point along a ray
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Box and Ray, Intersection Distance

Finds intersection of a Ray to a Box and returns intersection distance, otherwise -1 if there is no legal intersection.

float gBRxZ(vector Ro,vector Rd, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br){
    vector oB = (Ro-Bo)/Br;    vector dB = Rd/Br;    vector eB = 0.5*Bs;
    float mD = -1.0;    float D;    vector X;
 
    if(llFabs(dB.x) > 0.000001){
        D = (-eB.x - oB.x ) / dB.x;
        if(D >= 0.0){
            X = oB + D * dB;
            if(X.y >= -eB.y && X.y <= eB.y && X.z >= -eB.z && X.z <= eB.z)
                mD = D;
        }
        D = ( eB.x - oB.x ) / dB.x;
        if (D >= 0.0){
            X = oB + D * dB;
            if(X.y >= -eB.y && X.y <= eB.y && X.z >= -eB.z && X.z <= eB.z) 
                if (mD < 0.0 || mD > D)
                    mD = D;
        }
    }
 
    if(llFabs(dB.y) > 0.000001){
        D = (-eB.y - oB.y ) / dB.y;
        if(D >= 0.0){
            X = oB + D * dB;
            if(X.x >= -eB.x && X.x <= eB.x && X.z >= -eB.z && X.z <= eB.z)
                if (mD < 0.0 || mD > D)
                    mD = D;
        }
        D = ( eB.y - oB.y ) / dB.y;
        if (D >= 0.0){
            X = oB + D * dB;
            if(X.x >= -eB.x && X.x <= eB.x && X.z >= -eB.z && X.z <= eB.z)
                if (mD < 0.0 || mD > D)
                    mD = D;
        }
    }
 
    if(llFabs(dB.z) > 0.000001){
        D = (-eB.z - oB.z ) / dB.z;
        if(D >= 0.0){
            X = oB + D * dB;
            if(X.x >= -eB.x && X.x <= eB.x && X.y >= -eB.y && X.y <= eB.y)
                if (mD < 0.0 || mD > D)
                    mD = D;
        }
        D = ( eB.z - oB.z ) / dB.z;
        if (D >= 0.0){
            X = oB + D * dB;
            if(X.x >= -eB.x && X.x <= eB.x && X.y >= -eB.y && X.y <= eB.y)
                if (mD < 0.0 || mD > D)
                    mD = D;
        }
    }
 
    return mD;
}
Input Description
vector Ro Origin of Ray
vector Rd Direction of Ray
vector Bo Origin of Box
vector Bs Size of Box
rotation Br Rotation of Box
Output Description
float gBRxZ Returns distance to intersection of a ray and a box
3D

Box and Ray, Intersection Point

Finds intersection of a Ray to a Box and returns intersection point, otherwise ZERO_VECTOR if there is no legal intersection.

vector gBRxX( vector Ro, vector Rd, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br){
    float k = gBRxZ(Ro,Rd,Bo,Bs,Br);
    if( k != -1.0 ) return Ro + Rd * k;
    else return ZERO_VECTOR;}
Input Description
vector Ro Origin of Ray
vector Rd Direction of Ray
vector Bo Origin of Box
vector Bs Size of Box
rotation Br Rotation of Box
Output Description
vector gBRxX Returns point of intersection of a ray and a box
Requirement
float gBRxZ(vector Ro,vector Rd, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br)
3D

Box and Point, Intersection Boolean

Finds if there is an intersection of a Point and a Box and returns boolean

integer gBXx(vector A, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br){
    vector eB = 0.5*Bs; vector rA = (A-Bo)/Br;
    return (rA.x<eB.x && rA.x>-eB.x && rA.y<eB.y && rA.y>-eB.y && rA.z<eB.z && rA.z>-eB.z); }
Input Description
vector A Origin of Point
vector Bo Origin of Box
vector Bs Size of Box
rotation Br Rotation of Box
Output Description
integer gBXx(vector A, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br) Returns boolean check of intersection of a point and a box if there is one, otherwise FALSE
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Box and Point, Nearest Point on Edge

Processes point on nearest edge of box to given point

vector gBXnEX(vector A, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br){
    vector eB = 0.5*<llFabs(Bs.x),llFabs(Bs.y),llFabs(Bs.z)>;
    vector rA = (A-Bo)/Br;
 
    float mD = 3.402823466E+38;
    vector X;
    list EdgesX = [< 0, eB.y, eB.z>, < 0,-eB.y, eB.z>, < 0,-eB.y,-eB.z>, < 0, eB.y,-eB.z>];
    list EdgesY = [< eB.x, 0, eB.z>, <-eB.x, 0, eB.z>, <-eB.x, 0,-eB.z>, < eB.x, 0,-eB.z>];
    list EdgesZ = [< eB.x, eB.y, 0>, <-eB.x, eB.y, 0>, <-eB.x,-eB.y, 0>, < eB.x,-eB.y, 0>];
 
    integer x = (EdgesX != []);
    while( x-- ){
        float y = gLXdZ( llList2Vector( EdgesX, x ), <1,0,0>, rA );
 
        if( rA.x > eB.x ) y += rA.x - eB.x;
        else if( rA.x < -eB.x ) y -= rA.x - -eB.x;
 
        if( y < mD ){ mD = y; X = gLXnX( llList2Vector( EdgesX, x ), <1,0,0>, rA ); }
    }
    x = (EdgesY != []);
    while( x-- ){
        float y = gLXdZ( llList2Vector( EdgesY, x ), <0,1,0>, rA );
 
        if( rA.y > eB.y ) y += rA.y - eB.y;
        else if( rA.y < -eB.y ) y -= rA.y - -eB.y;
 
        if( y < mD ){ mD = y; X = gLXnX( llList2Vector( EdgesY, x ), <0,1,0>, rA ); }
    }
    x = (EdgesZ != []);
    while( x-- ){
        float y = gLXdZ( llList2Vector( EdgesZ, x ), <0,0,1>, rA );
 
        if( rA.z > eB.z ) y += rA.z - eB.z;
        else if( rA.z < -eB.z ) y -= rA.z - -eB.z;
 
        if( y < mD ){ mD = y; X = gLXnX( llList2Vector( EdgesZ, x ), <0,0,1>, rA ); }
    }
 
    if( mD < 0.000001 ) return <-1,-1,-1>;
    if(      X.x >  eB.x ) X.x =  eB.x;
    else if( X.x < -eB.x ) X.x = -eB.x;
    if(      X.y >  eB.y ) X.y =  eB.y;
    else if( X.y < -eB.y ) X.y = -eB.y;
    if(      X.z >  eB.z ) X.z =  eB.z;
    else if( X.z < -eB.z ) X.z = -eB.z;
 
    return Bo + ( X * Br );}
Input Description
vector A Origin of Point
vector Bo Origin of Box
vector Bs Size of Box
rotation Br Rotation of Box
Output Description
vector gBXnEX(vector A, vector Bo, vector Bs, rotation Br) Returns nearest point on edge of box B closest to point A. Returns <-1,-1,-1> if already on closest point.
Requirement
float gLXdZ(vector O,vector D,vector A)
vector gLXdV(vector O,vector D,vector A)
vector gLXnX(vector O,vector D,vector A)
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Cylinder and Point, Intersection Boolean

Finds if there is an intersection of a Point and a Cylinder and returns boolean

integer gCXx( vector A, vector O, rotation R, vector S ) {
    A = ( A - O ) / R;// Converts to local object frame
    return (llPow(A.x/S.x*2,2) + llPow(A.y/S.y*2,2)) <= 1. // Test radius
        && llFabs(A.z/S.z*2) <= 1.;// Test top/bottom
}
Input Description
vector A Origin of Point
vector Bo Origin of Cylinder
vector Bs Size of Cylinder
rotation Br Rotation of Cylinder
Output Description
integer gCXx( vector A, vector O, rotation R, vector S ) Returns boolean check of intersection of a point and a cylinder if there is one, otherwise FALSE
3D
By Nexii Malthus


Polygon and Point, Intersection Boolean

Figures out if point is inside of polygon or otherwise.

integer gCPXx( list CP, vector X )
{//Copyright (c) 1970-2003, Wm. Randolph Franklin; 2008, Strife Onizuka
    integer i = ~(CP != []);
    integer c = 0;
    if(i < -2){
        vector vi = llList2Vector(CP, -1);
        do {
            vector vj = vi;
            vi = llList2Vector(CP, i);
            if((vi.y > X.y) ^ (vj.y > X.y)){
                if(vj.y != vi.y)
                    c = c ^ (X.x < (((vj.x - vi.x) * (X.y - vi.y) / (vj.y - vi.y)) + vi.x));
                else c = c ^ (0 < ((vj.x-vi.x) * (X.y-vi.y)));
            }
        } while (++i);
    }
    return c;
}
Input Description
list CP Vertices of Concave Polygon
vector X Origin of Point
Output Description
integer gCPXx( list CP, vector X ) Returns TRUE if point (X) intersects concave polygon (CP), otherwise FALSE
2D
Copyright (c) 1970-2003, Wm. Randolph Franklin (Must accept License #1), LSL-Port By Strife Onizuka

Polygon and Line Segment, Intersection Boolean

Figures out if line segment intersects with polygon.

integer gVPLSx( vector P0, vector P1, list VP ){
    //Copyright 2001, softSurfer (www.softsurfer.com); 2008, Nexii Malthus
    if( P0 == P1 ) return gCPXx( VP, P0 );
    float tE = 0; float tL = 1;
    float t; float N; float D;
    vector dS = P1 - P0;
    vector e; integer x; integer y = VP!=[];
    @start;
    for( x = 0; x < y; ++x ){
        e = llList2Vector( VP, x+1 ) - llList2Vector( VP, x );
        N = Perp( e, P0 - llList2Vector( VP, x ) );
        D = -Perp( e, dS );
        if( llFabs(D) < 0.00000001 )
            if( N < 0 ) return FALSE;
            else jump start;
        t = N / D;
        if( D < 0 ){
            if( t > tE ){   tE = t; if( tE > tL ) return FALSE;     }
        } else {
            if( t < tL ){   tL = t; if( tL < tE ) return FALSE;     }
    }   }
    // PointOfEntrance = P0 + tE * dS;
    // PointOfExit = P0 + tL * dS;
    return TRUE;
}
Input Description
list VP Vertices of Convex Polygon
vector P0, vector P1 Start and End of Line Segment
Output Description
integer gVPLSx( vector P0, vector P1, list VP ) Returns TRUE if line segment (P0,P1) intersects convex polygon (VP), otherwise FALSE
Requirement
float Perp( vector U, vector V ){ return U.x*V.y - U.y*V.x; }
Perpendicular dot product
integer gCPXx( list CP, vector X ) Only needed for (P0 == P1) safety catch check, so optional
2D
Copyright 2001, softSurfer (www.softsurfer.com) (Must accept License #2), LSL-Port By Nexii Malthus

3D Projection

Projects a vector A by vector B.

vector Project3D(vector A,vector B){
    return B * ( ( A * B ) / ( B * B ) );}
Input Description
vector A First Vector
vector B Second Vector
Output Description
return Project3D(vector A, vector B) Returns result of projection
3D
By Nexii Malthus

Reflection

Reflects Ray R with surface normal N

vector Reflect(vector R,vector N){
    return R - 2 * N * ( R * N );}
Input Description
vector R Ray Normal
vector N Surface Normal
Output Description
return Reflect(vector R, vector N) Returns result of reflection
3D
By Nexii Malthus

For anyone curious to the shorthand used and who wish to use a lookup table can use this as a reference. Or anyone who wishes to add a new function to the library is welcome to but it would be recommended to keep consistency. I tried to minimize the script function names to be easily readable. All the geometric function names start with a g.

g (Shape1) (Shape2) (Process) (Return (Only needed if other than integer))

Here is the legend:

Shorthand Name Description
Geometric Types, all the shapes in the library
X Point vector defining a point in space
L Line A line has an origin and a direction and is infinitely long
LS Line Segment A line segment is a finite line and therefore consists of a start and end position
R Ray A ray is like a line, except it is more distinct as it defines wether it points forward or back
P Plane A 2D doubly ruled surface of infinite size
S Sphere A sphere is defined by origin and radius (No ellipsoid functions available yet)
B Box A box primitive is six sided and defined by origin, size as well as a rotation.
C Cylinder An elliptic cylinder primitive .
VP Convex Polygon Convex Polygon defined by list of vertices.
CP Concave Polygon Concave Polygon defined by list of vertices. Automatic backward compatibility with Convex Polygons.
The Process, What does it do?
d distance Calculate distance
n nearest Calculate nearest
p project Calculates projection
x Intersection Calculates intersection
dir direction Calculates direction
Return, What kind of data do I get out of it?
Z Float Represents that a float is returned
V Vector Represents that a vector is returned
O Origin Represents the Origin of the ray or line
D Direction Direction from the Origin
E Edge Edge of a shape, such as an edge on a box, suffix may mark special case return type

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