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Chapter 39. 3D LINGO > MODIFIERS

MODIFIERS

There are many procedures and special effects that you can perform on models once they are a part of a 3D member. Some of these affect the appearance of models, while others have to do with the balance of quality versus performance.

Level of Detail

Level of detail, or “lod,” is a way to get Director's 3D engine to remove polygons from a model so that it renders faster. It only works on models imported from a 3D graphics program, not primitives.


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