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Aug 14, 2017 @ 1:52pm
Aug 23, 2020 @ 7:53am
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Text Generator v1.2 Now with scale controls

Description
This script will auto spawn 3d text.

How to use
  1. apply the "text generator" rig to any model in the scene.
  2. select which workshop font you want.
  3. type in your text then click spawn text, that's it, the group of letters will be spawned at the root of the main camera.
  4. to use the two slider controls; it's best to use them after defaulting all the letters first.


Note
you need al least 1 of the 4 workshops below in order for this script to work
Letters and Numbers (by Netherium)
Splatoon - 3D Letter Models
TF Letters
spyro Letters

Also the Splatoon pack is the only one that has uppercase letters, but no digits.

in a future update I'll add a way to manually import different workshop models if more are uploaded


changes in update 1.2

-each letter model now spawns with its own scale slider
-a scale helper animset is created at spawn. with it you will be able to scale all letters at once and change the spacing
-cleaned up how the scene hierarchy is made
-added some error checking
-defaulting the models will return them to their original spawn pos, instead of the map origin


feel free to modify the script for your own use
if you find any bugs or have suggestions message me in the comments below.

Includes:
sfm\animset\text generator.py
Popular Discussions View All (2)
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Feb 28, 2019 @ 6:13pm
Size?
Scruffygamer
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Jul 12 @ 11:43pm
dont work :C
WL HUT.TF
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135 Comments
OMG Theres A Bear In My Oatmeal!  [author] Sep 20 @ 12:26pm 
the text are 3d models so yes, they can be rotated
ThatsOneBritishGuy Sep 20 @ 3:43am 
is there a way to, well rotate it
SuboRus Jun 5 @ 1:05am 
Error
"TF Letter workshop no found"
theres beanz in my soup Apr 25 @ 10:55pm 
im not able to move the words is it a bug?
OMG Theres A Bear In My Oatmeal!  [author] Apr 3 @ 4:48am 
you dont have a main camera in the shot
MegaPikachu Apr 1 @ 4:30pm 
i tried to make anything and nothing shows up.
i check console and this is there:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<string>", line 469, in <lambda>
File "<string>", line 266, in spawn_text
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'GetCamera'
Ludwig, Shadow Protogen Nov 26, 2020 @ 5:16pm 
I tried to generate the text but it only gives me one letter, is that a bug or what?
OMG Theres A Bear In My Oatmeal!  [author] Nov 13, 2020 @ 4:24am 
are you certain that you are on the motion editor? and have the animsets selected.
Jamal from Retail Nov 12, 2020 @ 4:30pm 
it aint working man there is no option to move it