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Getting the poly count of the LODs of a model?

Original Post by: chrisell Wed Feb 10 15:43:15 2016


(Using Python) I'm trying to figure out the best way to grab poly counts for any model open in the editor.

Started with

ok=mgMostDetail(db)

To get the highest LOD. I can count walking the database using MWALK_ON. But how do I step down through subsequent LODS?


Any tips on how I can do this would be appreciated.


Original Post by: chrisell Wed Feb 10 17:28:08 2016


Wow - I totally skipped that. I'd seen mgMostDetail and mgLeastDetail but I totally spaced it on mgLessDetail and mgMoreDetail.

Thanks :)

Original Post by: SteveThompson Wed Feb 10 17:23:05 2016


To do what you just did for the highest LOD, just call mgLessDetail. After you do this only the polygons for the nodes in this LOD will be on.

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