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connie

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export plant
« on: November 14, 2007, 10:53:14 AM »
hi,I want to know if I can export the plants generated by Forest Lite Pack,from 3d max to
vrml format?

I have used the first scene in the tutorial files,according to the specification,I had added
trees in the scene.when I exported  the file to vrml format ,there is nothing except the initiatory scene.the plant was lost.what is the matter?

There is another problem:the trees I added to the scene don't like the example.the backgrouond of trees  is black ,not transparency.

thanks

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Re: export plant
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2007, 06:36:38 PM »
Hi,

The exporting and converting to mesh options are disabled in Forest Lite. With Forest Pro you can export the plants to a static mesh, the dynamic features (limit to visibility, facing camera...) are only available while running 3DS.

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There is another problem:the trees I added to the scene don't like the example.the backgrouond of trees  is black ,not transparency.

Have you assigned the sample material included with the tutorial ? Forest doesn't modify the material, you may use any texture with opacity mask. If the transparency is visible in the material editor, it must work with the Forest object too.


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connie

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Re: export plant
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2007, 07:57:15 AM »
ok,I get it.

I have assigned the sample material included with the tutorial .
the transparency is visible in the material editor, but it doesn''t work with the Forest object .I think if I need modify some parameters.
when I executed "open the material editor and assign the 'Trees' material to the forest object. ", I used the shortcut key"M" to  open the editor,selected the material to the forest object,the result was as follows:(in the attachment)
around the tree ,there was black block.

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Re: export plant
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2007, 08:25:15 AM »
I send you 3 pictures of the settings Use the color map for the difuse map, the alpha map for opacity map
I will sign it only if it is a piece of art!

connie

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Re: export plant
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2007, 03:49:44 PM »
because I use the example in the tutorial ,I get the setting of second picture like you.
but my diffusecolor map is not like your's.
my diffusecolor and opacity is as follows:in the attachment


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Re: export plant
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2007, 07:02:09 PM »
Hi,

Try rendering the scene. 3D Studio doesn't always show the transparencies in the viewport... If i remember well, you must use at least Max 8, Direct 3D and enable 'Show Map in Viewport' in the material (not in the texture).

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connie

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Re: export plant
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2007, 03:26:04 AM »
yes , you are right.
After  I rendered  the scene,I got the right scene.
My configerment is 3ds Max 8,opengl,
thanks a lot.  :)