"On 5/8/2012 6:24 PM, AccuRender nXt wrote:
I did what you have suggested above but did not find(HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Autodesk\AutoCAD\R19.0\ACAD-B004:409\AEC\7.0\AecBase70\Preferences ) in my registry but did find the other.After one quick…"
"nXt doesn't really work like that-- all of the objects need to be taken. An object which is hidden from view may show up in a reflection, a shadow, refracted through glass, contribute to diffuse reflection of light in the scene, etc..…"
"Sounds like good method... something I need to look into as I've never used tree images.
Assuming I want to continue working the old way using only fractal trees... Does AutoCAD and AccuRender take time to calculate trees hidden by buildings…"
"I'm usually rendering fairly detailed AutoCAD architectural models on 3Dmodeled sites with lots of AccuRender trees and shrubs. I was wonderingwhat AccuRender 4 (using Acad2004) and AccuRender nXt (using Acad2011)actually "sees" when you select a view to render. Do they "see" and have to"consider" the 50 trees behind the building (adding a lot of calculatingtime to a rendering), or do these programs "hide" and never consider thestuff that's hidden in a view by other entities?"Everything in th…See More