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CC1716

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Merging problem?
« on: May 27, 2011, 05:44:51 PM »
Hi All,

I am newbie to using the forest pro so forgive me if I am missing a obvious thing. All I am trying to do is save select some forest that I have created in 1 scene and merge it into another scene.

When I do that, it seems to come in fine. I select the forest, reassign the custom object ( with the same tree ) re assign the camera. But nothing shows up in my VP or when I render.

The I think the trees are in the scene, due to the overall max file size. But there not showing up?

Any ideas?

Thanks
Alex


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Re: Merging problem?
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2011, 06:51:39 PM »
Hi,

Please, select the Forest object and click the 'Stats' button in the General rollout.  Does it show any error ?, What is the number of items generated ?

Carlos Quintero
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Re: Merging problem?
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2011, 08:27:28 PM »
I'm having a similar issue with the latest beta version -> just downloaded and installed it. The previous version(s?) had the same issue.

If I select a VRay camera and set it to limit to visible items, nothing is showing up in the viewport AND also nothing gets rendered. The stats tell me "N/A" for all entries.

Even though I understand working with a beta means taking a risk, this was still really frustrating since I'm on a very tight deadline atm and it took me a while to figure out the camera limit visibilty was the issue. Plus I had to go through dozens of Forest objects to disable limit visibility... older versions never had this issue.

The weird thing is, it worked fine up until a certain point. Maybe things went wrong when the total number of items got above a certain treshold? I don't know. All I know is that I need to disable this option  ;)

Regards
John

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Re: Merging problem?
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2011, 09:09:02 PM »

I apologize for the inconveniences, but this issue have not been reported before. If you have a scene that we can use to reproduce the problem, please send it to support@itoosoft.com.

By the way, to remove the camera assignment for all objects, use 'Clear' followed by 'Copy' in the Camera options.

Carlos Quintero
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Re: Merging problem?
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2011, 10:45:02 PM »
Absolutely no need to apologise!  ;)  it was just frustrating but I didn't mean to put the blame on you of course!

I have no time to do it now but I will most definitely sent you a (stripped) scene once I'm done with this project which due to the deadline is tomorrow evening (GMT+1).

Thanks for your very quick reply and the tip about camera settings, Carlos! Much appreciated!! Especially considering it's Sunday evening  ;)