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smeighan
11-26-2012, 03:49 AM
New Effect.

This is a pretty simple effect, it allows blinking your pixels and changing the blink speed.
A new prompt, blink_speed, is how many ms the led is on and how long it is off.
Unlike all previous effects, this blink rate will be calculated using your frame timing. So if you choose 200ms, it will be 200ms regardless of frame timing.

Standard multi color strings are RED, GREEN, BLUE, YELLOW and PURPLE. The 5 colors i choose match these colors.

For this first effect I set sparkles variable to 100%. This means every pixel in your target will be blinking.

twinkle Effect Settings
username f
user_target A
effect_class twinkle
submit Submit Form to create your effect
effect_name TWINKLE1
window_degrees 180
frame_delay 100
sparkles 100
blink_speed 300
color1 #FF0000
color2 #FFFF00
color3 #FF00FF
color4 #0000FF
color5 #00FF00
show_frame N
seq_duration 5
fade_in 0
fade_out 0
color6 #FFFFFF
direction down
$use_background N
background_color #FFFFFF
fade_3d N
rainbow_hue N
handiness R
speed 1
batch 0
OBJECT_NAME twinkle
http://meighan.net/nutcracker/effects/workspaces/2/A~TWINKLE1.gif

Here instead of 100% of the pixels blinking, i choose 20%.
I also changed the colors.
I slowed the blink rate from 300 ms to 500ms.

The blink rate should be calculated using your frame timing and allows you to pick how fast the lights blink.

If you pick 500 then a pixel will be on for 500ms and off for 500s.

twinkle Effect Settings
username f
user_target A
effect_class twinkle
submit Submit Form to create your effect
effect_name TWINKLE2
window_degrees 180
frame_delay 100
sparkles 20
blink_speed 500
color1 #FFFFFF
color2 #230AFF
color3 #FFFFFF
color4 #0011FF
color5 #FFFFFF
show_frame N
seq_duration 5
fade_in 0
fade_out 0
color6 #FFFFFF
direction down
$use_background N
background_color #FFFFFF
fade_3d N
rainbow_hue N
handiness R
speed 1
batch 0
OBJECT_NAME twinkle
http://meighan.net/nutcracker/effects/workspaces/2/A~TWINKLE2.gif

EMKLLK
11-26-2012, 02:28 PM
you are freakin awesome!

WayneKremer
11-26-2012, 06:08 PM
Incredible Sean! Thanks!

Skunberg
11-27-2012, 12:01 AM
Awwwwwww .......... another simple classic.

Brian

smeighan
11-27-2012, 11:53 AM
twinkle effect was missing from projects.

it has now been added so you can use this effect in any of your projects