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Infected.bo

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Forest Color texture question
« on: October 29, 2015, 03:34:15 PM »
Hello
I wonder if Forest color texture works not being assigned to an object being spread by Forest ? I mean just a usual object which elements i want to tint by texture color. I tried but it does not work for some reason...

Michal Karmazín

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Re: Forest Color texture question
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2015, 04:19:27 PM »
Hi,

The Forest Color map works just with Forest objects (to add color variation to Forest items).

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Infected.bo

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Re: Forest Color texture question
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2015, 10:39:15 AM »
ah... thought so.
Are there any plans to change that so it will work on any object ? Maybe a check box or something ? Would be really cool to have all in one place with a plugin you trust , instead of installing anything else.

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Re: Forest Color texture question
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2015, 12:05:23 PM »
Hi,

Well, as mentioned in this "Request - ForestColor support for regular instances" related post:

"Unfortunately this issue is much more complex that it seems: in order to assign unique colors by item and element, Forest holds an internal cache with data about the objects used in the scene. For each object is necessary to store a diagram of its geometry, dependency of elements and much more. ...

This solution would add extra complexity to the plugin and interface, and we think is not worth the effort, since there is an easiest solution: just create a Custom-Edit Forest object and add your individual items to it."


You might find useful, following "ObjectsToForest" script (it'll automatically add selected items & place them to source object's position) for those tasks.

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Infected.bo

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Re: Forest Color texture question
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2015, 04:24:14 PM »
Ah sorry haven't noticed that topic.
Thanks for the explanation !