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Richard Birket

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Frozen objects irritation with ForestPro
« on: November 04, 2010, 03:17:16 PM »
Whenever we create a ForestPro object, a number of frozen 'template' objects are also created. Our office finds this annoying as we use the 'unfreeze all' and 'freeze selected', or 'freeze unselected' (etc) buttons in combination with the 'hide frozen objects' checkbox to quickly and efficiently hide large chunks of geometry in a scene easily.

When we use 'unfreeze all' (which we do very often) a dialogue box appears asking:-

'This will unfreeze all objects. Do you want to unfreeze all layers as well?'
Yes, No, Cancel

We don't use Layers in our workflow, and this dialogue only appears if there is an FP object in scene.

Can't these template objects (which, as far as I am aware, we never actually use as we always use vrayproxies or 3d geometry within the FP object) be hidden/created in a different way so that they are not just created as frozen objects? It just seems a bit crude and annoying.
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Rich

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Re: Frozen objects irritation with ForestPro
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2010, 05:26:32 PM »

Yes. We have plans to replace the current template layer, by a system similar to RailClone, where the referenced objects are stored internally.

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Re: Frozen objects irritation with ForestPro
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 11:55:28 AM »
Great.  ;)
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Rich

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