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Beyerman

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max 2008 not finding plugin
« on: February 14, 2008, 09:11:57 PM »
I have just installed forest pro 2.4  the dll's show up in the max plugin folder, but I can't find it in the max GUI...any ideas?

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Re: max 2008 not finding plugin
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2008, 09:18:52 PM »
I have just installed forest pro 2.4  the dll's show up in the max plugin folder, but I can't find it in the max GUI...any ideas?

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Beyerman

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Re: max 2008 not finding plugin
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2008, 09:36:14 PM »
yeah, we just upgraded to 2008 and had to reinstall plugins.  my colleague opened max 9 accidentally  and after shutting it down and opening max 2008, it was in his create panel.  somehow him opening max 9 caused it to work in max 2008.

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Re: max 2008 not finding plugin
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2008, 03:19:06 AM »
I am also having this same problem using Max2008 x32.
I have checked all of the support paths, I have loaded the plug-in manually using the plug-in manager ans still no success.
We are desperate to get this working, can anyone help.

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Re: max 2008 not finding plugin
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2008, 04:43:43 PM »

We have found a problem with the plugins paths in Max 9/2008. In previous releases the paths were configured globally, but from Max 9 this configuration is local to the user.

The entry '<maxdir>\plugins', where Forest is installed, exists by default in the local 'plugin.ini' file. But if this entry is deleted, the plugins won't load.

In Forest 3, we have modified the installer to add this path to the file '<maxdir>\plugin.ini'. This ini defines what plugins are loaded for all users, so it won't be affected by the plugin configuration of each user.

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