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#1
[Originally posted by didierburton]

This book is really great! I've run many examples, and I had two questions:
1. When do I really need the vrml97.jar? It seems to slow down the exemples
that make use of it.
2. For efficiency, is there a way to easily switch to a "wireframe" mode when
the scene becomes too complex? Is that feature somewhere hidden the j3dui
package?
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#2
Re: Wireframe visualization
[Originally posted by author]

> This book is really great! I've run many examples, and I had two questions:
> 1. When do I really need the vrml97.jar? It seems to slow down the exemples
> that make use of it.

It is needed any time the desk, drawers, or lamp is used. The vrml97.jar file
is only used to load the model geometry. After the models are loaded it is
not used, so I don't understand why it would be slowing things down.

> 2. For efficiency, is there a way to easily switch to a "wireframe" mode when
> the scene becomes too complex? Is that feature somewhere hidden the j3dui
> package?

There is no universal "wireframe" switch in Java 3D or the j3dui code. Sorry.

--jon