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Tex Mesh Crashes
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Roy, All...Upgraded to new computer and software...Win 10, ACAD Architect 2017, nXt 1.0.358...Working on new rendering/dwg file, starting with one done last year. Previously working imported 3DS…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich Hart Jan 18.

Legacy Plants
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Using nXt version 348...When inserting legacy plants, they appear in plan (and 3d) very small, not showing the true limits of the plant size as were shown in AR4. See attached image...same plant.Is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Ferris Nov 7, 2017.

CURVED WALL SIGNAGE
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More of an ACAD question...Have exploded, extruded and rotated my text to be used for signage...that occurs on a curved wall.All the letters are individual solids.Any quick-n-easy way to get the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Ferris Feb 14, 2017.

Can't Get Render Window Up
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Started a rendering and reduced the ACAD/nXt windows. Started another ACAD session and did some separate work. Have closed the second session of ACAD...Can't get the render window to come…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Ferris Feb 1, 2017.

 

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Rich Hart replied to John Ferris's discussion Tex Mesh Crashes
"Great! Let us know if you find anythng else that needs attention."
Jan 18
John Ferris replied to akinlolu olugboji's discussion Importing Sketch Up Models
"Thanks Rich! Up and running..."
Jan 18
John Ferris replied to John Ferris's discussion Tex Mesh Crashes
"Don't know how you do it....but you did it! It works... Thanks Rich! John"
Jan 18
Rich Hart replied to John Ferris's discussion Tex Mesh Crashes
"I posted a new version where Importing 3DS files is working again, and your sampel drawing People.dwg is rendering correctly in the latest versions of AutoCAD. I tested this in in AutoCAD versions 2015 through 2018, 64 bit. Note: I have only…"
Jan 17
John Ferris replied to akinlolu olugboji's discussion Importing Sketch Up Models
"Thanks..."
Jan 17
John Ferris replied to John Ferris's discussion Tex Mesh Crashes
"Thanks Rich...Let us know."
Jan 17
Rich Hart replied to John Ferris's discussion Tex Mesh Crashes
"I'll see if I can track these problems down."
Jan 16
John Ferris replied to akinlolu olugboji's discussion Importing Sketch Up Models
"I usually open the SketchUp file and export it to a 3DS file....then add the 3DS file into ACAD via nXt. Although....some issues as of late...see http://accurender.ning.com/forum/topics/tex-mesh-crashes?xg_source=activity John"
Jan 16
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Tex Mesh Crashes

Roy, All...Upgraded to new computer and software...Win 10, ACAD Architect 2017, nXt 1.0.358...Working on new rendering/dwg file, starting with one done last year. Previously working imported 3DS objects (people) are weirding out...putting materials in the wrong locations (see attached.)Thought I'd start from scratch...new file. ACAD...nXT...add textured mesh object...select...select location...pick...crash (see attached for ACAD error message).Next...copied the previously used 3DS people to a…See More
Jan 16
John Ferris replied to John Ferris's discussion Legacy Plants
"Will make do...copying insertions of plants from older projects. Thanks again Roy, John"
Nov 7, 2017
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to John Ferris's discussion Legacy Plants
"Yep-- just checked-- it doesn't look like there's a setting for this.  I'm sure I did it to simplify the blocks inserted into AutoCAD.  It obviously doesn't work very well for some plants."
Nov 6, 2017
John Ferris replied to John Ferris's discussion Legacy Plants
"Actually, it's the nXt plants/trees that are affected by this more profoundly. See attached image files....Just use old copied plants/trees? John"
Nov 6, 2017
John Ferris replied to John Ferris's discussion Legacy Plants
"10-4...Thanks for the quick reply Roy. May end up loading all (well...maybe not all, but at least some favorites) the legacy plants/trees using AR4 into a file for transfer into newer environments. John"
Nov 6, 2017
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to John Ferris's discussion Legacy Plants
"Looks like it's just missing a branch level when it's represented in AutoCAD under nXt-- probably by design to reduce the complexity of the AutoCAD blocks.   The trunks look identical.  No-- I don't think there's…"
Nov 6, 2017
John Ferris replied to John Ferris's discussion Legacy Plants
"Rendering, side by side, showing they are same scale."
Nov 6, 2017
John Ferris posted a discussion

Legacy Plants

Using nXt version 348...When inserting legacy plants, they appear in plan (and 3d) very small, not showing the true limits of the plant size as were shown in AR4. See attached image...same plant.Is there a way to overcome this? Maybe resolved in latest version?Thanks for your help,JohnSee More
Nov 6, 2017

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Render Window

Posted on October 8, 2010 at 9:43am 0 Comments

Odd question: I started a rendering then minimized ACAD. I can see that the rendering is processing by the tab at the bottom of the screen, but can only bring ACAD back up. The rendering window won't restore...maybe I'm not waiting long enough? I can highlight/depress the tab, but nothing happens. Any ideas? Thanks - John

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Rich Hart replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"I don't see the model attached here. Can you send it to me using my email address? rich.hart@renderplus.com"
55 minutes ago
Stuart Nathan replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"I have already sent dwg. But here it is again."
6 hours ago
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"Send a sample drawing with the groundcover if possible-- it may be a scale issue."
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Rich Hart replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"That's what I did too. I installed the older version of AccuRender that you're running, but it works fine for me. Wen you have a chance, could you let it run for maybe a half hour and see if it ever returns?"
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Stuart Nathan replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"Yes it does exist. I am using nxt to add groundcover and browsing for the file. It stops when loading file."
Wednesday
Rich Hart replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"That groundcover file works for me. I assume that we are trying to fine the image file for the grass on you machine, and looking everywhere if we cannot find it, and that is taking forever to do the search. On my machine, that image file is located…"
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Stuart Nathan replied to Stuart Nathan's discussion Crashing
"Here is one."
Wednesday
Rich Hart replied to Wayne Williamson's discussion Roy I Screwed Up
"It looked like the materials Horizontal Siding was being used for some of the walls. I edited that material and saw that it was based on a texture image where the strength was set to 1.0, so the material would simply be the color of the texture…"
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