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"Sorry, yes Modifying the ACA configuration as I described fixed the problem.  Thanks…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 25 to Missing material assignments

5 Apr 25
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"If you use a custom display configuration for rendering, go to the display manager,…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 24 to Missing material assignments

5 Apr 25
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"The problem appears to be in the Display Configuration.  i created a display configu…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 24 to Missing material assignments

5 Apr 25
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"i keep trying to upload the smaller files but i keep getting an error.  Are there an…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 24 to Missing material assignments

5 Apr 25
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"Rich, I have the same problem so I clicked on the "Report Problem" button but have n…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 3 to AutoCAD 2014

14 Apr 3
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"Roy, That worked perfectly, thanks a bunch for the help!! "

Todd Dodd replied Oct 1, 2012 to NXT Question or Acad Question

4 Oct 1, 2012
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"Here is one that i have been playing with.  The model was created by someone else i…"

Todd Dodd replied Sep 28, 2012 to NXT Question or Acad Question

4 Oct 1, 2012
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"Accidentally uploaded this with out saying anything about it.  I am not using HDRI's…"

Todd Dodd replied Aug 21, 2012 to First attempt with NXT, comments welcome

1 Aug 21, 2012
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"I figured that 29 Million pixels might be high esspecially for my old dog of a machi…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 13, 2012 to Walkabout - Resolution

9 Apr 13, 2012
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"As I am looking at the settings I am confused.  There is a "Viewport" option where y…"

Todd Dodd replied Apr 13, 2012 to Walkabout - Resolution

9 Apr 13, 2012
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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"If they're behind a diffuser-- yep-- modeling the diffuser as a light source will get you most of the way there.  The type of lighting that a lot of folks are using, though, is these exposed 3M lighting strips.  They resemble…"
6 hours ago
Jan Verzelen replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"okay, but why should one try to draw each separate light source? As you mentioned before, most of the time these are behind a diffuse cover. "
7 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"It works pretty well for this-- where the surfaces are diffuse.  Peter's got a more reflective surface which probably would show reflections of the individual light sources in the roll.  It's an interesting problem (and an actual…"
7 hours ago
Jan Verzelen replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"this s what i get when trying to simulate led strips. i used rectangular hidden and visible area lights with the path tracer."
7 hours ago
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"I'll give it a whirl tomorrow."
7 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"Yep-- these sometimes do exhibit discreet reflections.  Does the hybrid engine do any better with these? "
7 hours ago
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"Most hidden LED strip light is now sold from a roll by the metre. This is the sort of stuff we use. I've tried using a rectangular area light, but that gives me an unrealistic rectangular reflection. I may have to resort to Photoshop to fake…"
7 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Hidden lighting
"You might try modeling them with a hidden, rectangular, area light. Many of these LED strip lights are encased in a plastic diffusing tube for this very reason. Make sure the light is facing the right direction."
8 hours ago

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