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nicobulo

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Corona material X presets
« on: May 22, 2017, 02:57:33 PM »
Hi,

I'm working with Corona and since i upgraded to the Beta, the railclone objects i create via the presets come without any material applied.

I posted in the worng forum before and had this answer :
"Regarding RailClone, actually the library doesn't include materials for Corona Renderer, but we're working on that. They will be available in a next update."

I'm very surprised because it worked pretty fine before Beta, maybe I did something wrong but since the day I did the update I just don'get any material applied on the objects.

The only trick I just found is to create the object in another file with another renderer assigned, then convert materials to Corona, then import the object to my working file,
whixh works, but is a little painful !

(PS: can't revert to non Beta version, the railclone objects just don't seem to work anymore)

Paul Roberts

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Re: Corona material X presets
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 03:23:46 PM »
Hi,

As mentioned the next release of RailClone will have Corona materials. If it worked in previous version though it could be that RailClone reverted to standard materials which is the default behaviour for unsupported renderers. As far as I know these are supported by Corona, but of course won't look as nice as native materials. In fact, you're likely to get better results by using Corona's automated converter to convert V-Ray materials to Corona until the new beta is available.

Alternatively you can manually install the attached corona material library to test it out before the new release.

To install it, please unpack and copy both of included files (corona.mat & corona_v2.mat) to:

C:\Users\<your username>\AppData\Local\Itoo Software\RailClone Pro\matlib

Thanks in advance for any comments you can share about it with us / our user community regarding the implementation into your pipeline. I hope that helps, please let me know if you have any further questions.

Many Thanks,

Paul

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nicobulo

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Re: Corona material X presets
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2017, 04:50:43 PM »
Thanks Paul, after copying the files it's working again !

I guess you're right, before your fix the railclone objects came without ANY material applied so I couldn't even convert them to Corona.
The only thing I don't understand is that I never had to convert them to Corona before the problem nor after the fix(which I need to do every time I import anything with non Corona material),
they always came with Corona mtl apllied.

But anyway, it's fixed now, thanks again :)