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Forrest Color / Railclone Color
« on: December 30, 2021, 10:57:25 AM »
I'm using some simple geometry for Light distribution ... sometimes it is comfortable to distribute them by Railclone Object defined by spline-mat-ID ... but sometimes i prefer distributing them via Forrestpack ...
Is it possible to use Railclone Color varying color maps in Forrestpack or vice-versa?

Latest info i found was regarding Railclone 3 beta. where the forrest-color was introduced as railclone color - but i'm not sure if those are compatible now, or if i need to create a second shader with corresponding "multimap" for each Tool I use.

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Re: Forrest Color / Railclone Color
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2021, 11:20:44 AM »
I'm afraid at present it isn't recommended to use Forest Colour and RailClone colour interchangeably. This is due to the need to support engines like V-Ray GPU who have to implement their own support for these maps.

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Paul
« Last Edit: December 30, 2021, 11:22:16 AM by Paul Roberts »
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Re: Forrest Color / Railclone Color
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2021, 11:25:14 AM »
We worked on this for some time. But unfortunately we found several problems, and had to discard the idea.
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Re: Forrest Color / Railclone Color
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2021, 01:00:11 PM »
ok... well i tried... the multimaps are not working in corona-render, but at least the light material with standard color set is working. It might be ok for now. Maybe i try corona multimap to work with forrestpack and railclone ... so for with railclone it works mostly (sometimes it requires an edit-mesh operator on top)