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Animation with follow geometry
« on: March 27, 2015, 03:08:19 PM »

I'm sorry if topic has been posted before, I can't find it..

When rendering animations including meadow or grass with "follow geometry" (modifiers: bend and twist), mental ray crashes after first frame. It's fine with single frames -but with multiple frames it crashes?

(software: 3ds max 2013, Mental ray - Forest Pro 4.3.7)
« Last Edit: March 27, 2015, 04:28:42 PM by FG1239 »

Michal Karmazín

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Re: Animation with follow geometry
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2015, 05:40:17 PM »

We've done some testing here simulating your conditions (rendering a Range of frames / Active Time Segment, having Forest's Animation mode set to Follow Geometry with items animated by the Bend modifier), but we are unable to reproduce these troubles.

Would you please save and send us the minidump file of the crash / mental ray log file? Thanks in advance.

Also, please feel free to send us the simplified scene (containing problematic Forest object(s)) through WeTransfer to to analyse it here.

Kind regards,