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KQ8229

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Point-cloud by default
« on: September 16, 2022, 11:01:47 PM »
Hi

The present Display default is Pyramid. Is it posible for me to change that to Point-cloud as default as  the older FP6 version ?

MU3245

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Re: Point-cloud by default
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2022, 11:30:21 PM »
+1 for that request!

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Re: Point-cloud by default
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2022, 08:25:25 AM »
-1
sometimes PointCloud is very slow.

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Re: Point-cloud by default
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2022, 08:43:04 AM »
When we implemented it, Point-cloud was the faster mode, but this has changed with latest improvements in Nitrous and GPUs.
Now Proxy mode (Pyramid) is faster because the geometry is stored in GPU. Instead Point-cloud requires to redraw viewports with each change.

For this reason we changed it as the default view mode.
Carlos Quintero
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Re: Point-cloud by default
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2022, 08:26:05 AM »
+1 Even being slow.. How can you continue without being sure the new forest is more or less OK (it can be seen only via point cloud)? Optionally I'd make forest switch to pyramids after initial tweaking.

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Re: Point-cloud by default
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2022, 11:13:33 AM »
Anyway, if you set Display mode to Point-Cloud, this will be the default option for new Forest objects, until Max resets.

On the other hand, if you get the suggestion dialog to set 'Proxy' mode, just click 'No' to keep your current display mode.
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