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leejk

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Feature Request: Proxy Viewport Size
« on: July 11, 2024, 12:00:43 AM »
Hi,
Often plant objects are too big, so have to be scaled down. However the proxy size stays the same size in the viewport, which makes visualizing the distribution of other proxies difficult. Ideally the proxy should be affected by the geometry local scale factor applied on the Geometry rollout. I am not aware of a workaround for this so could this be a feature request?

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Re: Feature Request: Proxy Viewport Size
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2024, 10:17:05 AM »
Hi,

I'm sorry but that is not possible. Forest can use objects from the scene, but cannot not modify them.
Just think that a proxy would be used by multiple Forest objects, each one with different scale values.

As workaround, you would scale the proxy object using the Max transform tools. Forest will scatter the proxy using the same scale.

Carlos Quintero
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leejk

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Re: Feature Request: Proxy Viewport Size
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2024, 03:15:46 AM »
Hello,

Are we talking about the same thing? I am referring to the proxy object that FP displays in the viewport. Seems like these could be controlled separately for each FP object even if they all used the same instance of the source object, because the global scale on the FP geometry rollout would control the size of the source object and thus it's viewport display. Right now, if I lower the scale on this rollout to my desired size, the proxy object displayed in the viewport still reflects the original scale size, which is unwanted.

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Re: Feature Request: Proxy Viewport Size
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2024, 09:57:11 AM »
Hi,

No, definitively we were not talking about the same issue. Apologies by that.

Regarding your question, i did a quick test and the viewport proxy seems correct. It scales according the Global and Local scale values in the Forest 'Geometry' rollout.
Please, would you upload a sample scene with this issue ? If file is too large, please send it to our support team, as described here.

Thanks,

Carlos Quintero
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Re: Feature Request: Proxy Viewport Size
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2024, 07:42:59 PM »
OK sorry, it is correct. I think I must have been using the wrong scale setting.