AccuRender nXt

advanced rendering for AutoCAD

I know we can now select a set of images to make a texture set. It works great with products like Arroway and others. It usually will recognize the bump and specular maps and give you adjustments specific to those types of maps.

What are the naming styles it looks for? When I try with my own creations, it just sees them as standard maps and I end up having to modify with the advanced tab anyway.

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You can still modify them more easily in Texture Set UI.

 

Including _BUMP, _SPEC, _DISP, _NORM somewhere in the filename should work.

in the (veery distant) future, the possibility to add user-defined masks such as: *_b.*,*_d.* ... would be helpful.

I figured that. I looked at the Arroway textures I had and I think they used _d, _S, _b. I'll try adding a few extra letters next time :)

como se manejaria sta textura en conjunto? se tomarian los parametros qeu da el arroway en su catalogo? como se maneja en el arbol de texturas? cual seria el bumb, el difuso? el especular?
It will recognize the four types above + normal and opacity maps.  You don't need to include all of them, just the ones you want.  Ambient occlusion maps don't work.
Se manejan como conjunto de texturas?....tenemos alguna lectura sobre eso?
There a little bit of information here.

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