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XNA 3d how get models primitives

  1. Jun 21, 2014 #1
    Hi ll, I am currently working on 3d in xna. i have ismple collision detcetion working but I want to do triangle by triangle collision detection.How would I get a models base triangles?

    I have this adapted from online to fit in with my game:
    Code (Text):

     public struct TriangleVertex
                public VertexPositionNormalTexture I0;
                public VertexPositionNormalTexture I1;
                public VertexPositionNormalTexture I2;

    public static List<TriangleVertex> GetModelsPrimitives(Entity E)
            {//all models passed though here MUST be UV mapped
                Matrix theMatrix = E.GetWorldModel();
                List<TriangleVertex> h = new List<TriangleVertex>();
                foreach (ModelMesh mesh in Game1.Models[E.ModelKey].Meshes)
                    foreach (ModelMeshPart part in mesh.MeshParts)
                        VertexPositionNormalTexture[] vertices = new VertexPositionNormalTexture[part.VertexBuffer.VertexCount];

                        ushort[] drawOrder = new ushort[part.IndexBuffer.IndexCount];

                        VertexPositionNormalTexture[] vertices2 = new VertexPositionNormalTexture[drawOrder.Length];
                        for (int i = 0; i < drawOrder.Length; i++)
                        {//sort vertices2 according to draw order
                            vertices2[i] = vertices[drawOrder[i]];

                        for (int i = 0; i < vertices2.Length; i += 3)
                        {//group it into triangles
                            TriangleVertex tv = new TriangleVertex();
                            tv.I0.Position = Vector3.Transform(vertices2[i].Position, theMatrix);
                            tv.I1.Position = Vector3.Transform(vertices2[i + 1].Position, theMatrix);
                            tv.I2.Position = Vector3.Transform(vertices2[i + 2].Position, theMatrix);
                return h;
    but i get an "The array is not the correct size for the amount of data requested" error. any help apreciated.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 21, 2014
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 17, 2014 #2
    I'm sorry you are not generating any responses at the moment. Is there any additional information you can share with us? Any new findings?
  4. Jul 19, 2014 #3
    it's fien found my issue. i needed forgot to UV map the model. apologies. stupid non-code related error.
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